Disk Aid - Drive Cleaning & System Optimization
Developer: FIPLAB Ltd
Current Version: 1.5
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Download Size: 7.2 MB - Download
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Disk Aid is a professional grade system utility app for keeping your Mac running at its very best. It is lovingly developed by the leaders in utility software, FIPLAB, who have created award-winning and extremely popular apps used by millions of Mac users around the world.
Our latest app, Disk Aid, has been built from the ground up for the very best performance and disk space saving ability. Disk Aid will deeply clean, optimize and protect your Mac, all whilst saving you up to several gigabytes of precious disk space!
Disk Aid is perfectly arranged into 6 uniquely useful modules:
• Provides a quick and informative overview of your most important Mac system stats.
• Perfect for at a glance statistics and performance monitoring.
• Real-time insight into CPU, Memory, Battery Usage and more.
• This conducts a deep and thorough search to identify all kinds of potential unneeded and junk files that can be removed from your Mac's main hard drive.
• These include Application Caches, Logs, Mail Downloads, Browser Data, Partial Downloads, Old iOS Updates, Developer Files etc.
• Also contains a handy large file scanner that will highlight the largest files stored on your Mac, and is perfect to get rid of those pesky old videos and downloads you no longer need!
• This module by itself can save users several useful gigabytes of space.
• This benefits from our industry leading duplicate detection algorithm. It quickly scans your storage drives to identify exact duplicates, i.e. files and folders that are total duplicates based on their SHA-1 hash values.
• Compare duplicates between multiple folders/locations and selectively choose which duplicates to delete.
• Use our intelligent auto-selection process to save time picking which duplicates to delete and which originals to keep.
• Fully supports external and network drives and also iPhoto and Photo app libraries.
• Blacklist certain folders to ensure they are never scanned.
• Filter and sort duplicates depending on their type/size/name/age, etc.
• This module provides a visual tree map of the storage drive you scan.
• Tree maps can be viewed in various beautiful themes.
• Not just visually pleasing but also very useful as it allows you to quickly identify large files and folders that are taking up the most space on your storage drive.
• Drill-down into folders to see more details.
• Quick Look support.
• Use this information to to either delete or compress files/folders in order to free up valuable disk space.
• The best way to find and remove potential threats to your Mac's privacy and security.
• Remove malicious browser extensions and spyware that cause annoying popup ads.
• Scans your browsers, flash plugins and much more in order to remove Caches, Cookies, History, Downloads, Forms, Recent Searches, Web Storage, Last Session Information and much more.
• The perfect module for not only removing unneeded applications, but also all related files that an application has created in order for it to function.
• Related files include caches, preferences, plist and container/library folders, which are no longer required if you want to delete an application.
Please Note: App Uninstaller cannot remove all apps completely due to sandbox restrictions. If this is the case, it will direct you to the specific file locations and allow you to manually remove any apps/files that it could not automatically delete on your behalf.
We've worked hard to make Disk Aid as powerful and efficient as possible for you to use. We would love to hear your thoughts via email and make any improvements to future versions of this app. We intend to have an active development cycle powered by your feedback and support!
As always, Disk Aid remains at the forefront of disk cleaning apps and now supports macOS High Sierra and Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro!
In addition, this update includes the following:
- Interface improvements
- Bug fixes and optimizations
- Adds ability to find and remove partial downloads, developer files and old iOS software updates to the Disk Cleaner module
Please do email us with your recommendations and suggestions. We love to hear from our loyal users :)
Most Helpful Reviews
Highly Recommended! - I've been a long time user of Disk Doctor and own a number of other apps by these guys and I have to say that this is the best one yet! You not only get the amazing functionality of Disk Doctor but you get FIVE OTHER APPS! This app has helped me clear almost 50 GB of junk off my computer, and has helped me figure out what files to move to my external to free up even more space. I highly recommend this to anyone who needs to free up space before upgrading to El Capitan! Amazing!
Security and privacy is binary- all or nothing- this is nothing - I continued testing this for several months and concluded that it does miss many files. I then use CCleaner to get files that were missed. The app is run as root so there should be no reason for cookies to be left behind. The data remains in cache in different directories for safari and firefox. and in safari, i have to delete objects directly through terminal, then using sqlite3 to delete items left behind in databases. Using latex MacOS and all up to date.
More Reviews for Current Version
Good! - Pretty good app, fast and easy to use. Just what I needed :)
Don’t get ditracted by negative reviews! - This app is really fine. It will delete virtually all of the critical materials that you want to delete. The support is excellent. When you email the company it resonds quickly and helpfully. The complaint about the download problem is bogus. The download is controlled by the App Store not the developers! The remark about using CCleaner to solve problems is also a big problem. Anyone who goes online to check out this app will discover that it will share info about your drive and its contents (admitted by the developer of CCleaner to increase income) to merchants as does Google and others. It also has a major back door issue also demonstrated by several security companies. This is public knowledge and not my imagination. Disk Aid is totally compatible with High Sierra, is quick and efficient. If you do not have it buy it! A wonderful utility for all Mac users.
Won’t download on my iMac? - So far, I have been unable to download ‘Disk Aid” - I’ve used (happily) “Memory Clean” and it works very well. Because of this, I thought that “Disk Aid” might be helpful so I bought it. Now it won’t download and there isn’t a "help option” or a “Customer Service” phone number. Looks like I’m out $15 - won’t make this mistake with this company again.
Great app for keeping your Mac running well - Update: new cleaning options are awesome! found another 6gb of files to remove :) A ton of features within one application. Highly recommend for Mac users who need to free up disk space or just want to keep their Mac in the best possible condition. On first run, saved me a combined 37gb. Good job.
Love Disc Aid - so easy even I can do it! - This program is simple and does exactly what it says. I have been using Disk Aid products for years and I would recommend it to anyone.