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  1. The_Prodigy1982's Avatar
    Guys,
    Just wondering, which of the following do you recommend me?

    • CleanMyMac

    • CCleaner

    • PowerMyMac

    Please also tell me the reason WHY one is better then the other...
    02-25-2021 12:26 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Oh dang. The only one I've used is CCleaner, but that was years ago. I liked it when I was using it, but I can't recall if I was using it on a PC or my old MacBook. Anyway, hopefully others will off their recommendations soon.
    02-25-2021 06:20 PM
  3. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Guys,
    Just wondering, which of the following do you recommend me?

    • CleanMyMac

    • CCleaner

    • PowerMyMac

    Please also tell me the reason WHY one is better then the other...
    I use CleanMyMac, but not for any reason other than I've never used anything else. CleanMyMac works for me so haven't felt the need to try anything else plus it's included in my SetApp subscription.
    02-26-2021 11:31 AM
  4. Quis89's Avatar
    None of these are necessary. Apple doesn't recommend them last I heard and sometimes they can do more harm than good. What are you looking to achieve by using these?
    Last edited by Quis89; 02-26-2021 at 12:00 PM.
    imwjl and doogald like this.
    02-26-2021 11:50 AM
  5. imwjl's Avatar
    None of these are necessary. Apple doesn't recommend them last I heard and sometimes they can do more harm than good. What are you looking to achieve by using these?
    I've had users create a mess or data loss without knowing via some automated clean up tools. It's not rocket science to empty deleted items and delete what's obviously not needed in Applications and these systems folders.

    ~/Library/
    ~/Library/caches

    A duplicate finder app can be handy and you can use tremendously powerful and useful utilities like Beyond Compare (Scooter Software) to help manage things.
    doogald likes this.
    02-27-2021 06:57 AM
  6. doogald's Avatar
    None of these are necessary. Apple doesn't recommend them last I heard and sometimes they can do more harm than good. What are you looking to achieve by using these?
    Fully agree. I have never used apps like this on a Mac. I'd be interested in knowing why OP wants to know about these as well.
    02-27-2021 12:41 PM

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