Memory Clean - Monitor and Free Up Memory
Developer: FIPLAB Ltd
Current Version: 6.2
Last Updated: 11 months ago
Download Size: 2.2 MB - Download
-- FEATURED BY APPLE AS AN INVALUABLE UTILITY --
AWARDED MACWORLD 'MAC GEM' 2013 - The Best Memory Cleaning App
Memory Clean is the ultimate app for optimizing your Mac's memory and is best used after you have finished using a memory (RAM) intensive app or game.
With the slickest interface and user experience, Memory Clean stands head and shoulders above the rest.
Note: Memory Clean works by purging the Mac's inactive memory and is best used when you close an intensive app that you do not plan to use again quickly within a few hours. During the cleaning process, older Macs may slow down until the cleaning is complete.
Works with macOS Sierra!
Thanks for all your support over the last several years! We are overwhelmed with the success of Memory Clean, which now has millions of users worldwide.
We are working on a major update for Memory Clean and this is a smaller update that sets the groundwork behind the scenes for what is to come! We hope you are excited because we can't wait to show you what we've been working on! Please do leave us a review and let us know your encouraging thoughts and what more you would like from our app. Let us know how you use Memory Clean as part of your workflow :)
If you upgrade via the Extreme Clean in-app purchase, you will gain access our proprietary advanced cleaning algorithm that will free up even more memory. This took a great deal of time to develop and we hope you can support us by upgrading. Once again, we'd like to thank our loyal customers and fans for their support and encouragement over the years.
Most Helpful Reviews
No 1 Utility Now On My Mac - As a Mac user from 1986 to present, I’ve used many utilities and use several weekly. Until now, none were used daily and certainly not hourly. That has changed with Clean Memory. With several GBs RAM one wouldn’t think there should be a concern and usually there hasn’t been. However, I’ve found by cleaning the memory following any intensive memory usage, my Mac is running substantially faster and more stable. I highly recommend it.
Extreme Clean Freezes System - Just installed latest update & purchased the “Extreme Clean” option…. I tried the new “Extreme Clean” 2 times and both times it proceeds slowly to !00% and freezes the system at that point. Reboot is needed to start working again. The normal “Clean” seems the same as before but I will not use the “Extreme Clean” (I paid $4.99 for) again until I until I see another update come through with hopfully a fix… So far a waste of time and $$…. Not happy!
More Reviews for Current Version
Update: One of the most useful apps to improve Mac’s performance - First, I should let you know that I’m getting addicted to FIPLAB apps. They provide great utilities that make your Mac run better. Memory Clean is a handy little app that monitors your computer’s RAM or Memory. (Note, this is not a Disk cleaner, though FIPLAB has that covered too). Memroy Clean does exactly what it says, it frees up RAM in a matter of seconds. It’s very easy to use, with a nice GUI. I tested the app on my MacBook Pro with SSD. I thought I was doing a good job of deleting unused Apps - man was I wrong! I was shocked to find I only had 10% of 8 GB free. With a slight hesitation, I activated the app, and like magic, within seconds went up to 35% free! Next I’ll use it on my iMac, which has reaaly slowed down. Memory Clean is quite amazing. UPDATE: It works very well, and I upgraded to Extreme Clean. Wow! I started with 2% free out of 8GB RAM. Then ran regular Memeory Clean and 23% free. More amazing is what happened when I ran Extreme Clean - free RAM went up 43%.!!! Under perferences you can set Memory Clean to operate automatically at limits you designate. That makes the app even better than my initial review.
Free version vs In-App Extreme Clean - Have used the free version for years on my Macbook Pro. I upgraded this to 16GB, and even though I’m not a big multi-tasker or gamer, I often found I was getting down to 2-4GB free when using multiple desktops. The free version would nicely add sometimes 2GB to available RAM. It would automatically clean once in awhile, but I found myself manually cleaning several times daily. I have just purchased a Mac Mini as ‘backup’ to the MBP, and the Mini is limited to 8GB of RAM. So, I continued to run the free version quite often because my available RAM was usually < 4GB. I wasn’t really happy with the idea that I would have to turn off all other apps when running Final Cut Pro because of the RAM. After reading the help information on Fiblabs site about extreme clean, I purchased it. $4.99 seemed like a good investment if it would find an additional 1GB of memory. The first time I ran it it found an extra 1.3 GB of memory, a significant improvement when my max is 8, and actually closer to 5 given I am running El Capitan. That is a significant improvement for $4.99.
One of the FEW apps I’ve downloaded that I still use :) - Very pleased with this app. It runs in the background and only see it when needed. I run a windows virtual machine on my mac (wish I could be rid of it, but such is life), so this little app saves me a lot of grief and time. Even moreso now with all the new updates and patches to the new Mac OS, Memory Clean helps my Mac Book Pro stay light on her feet :) I’m very, very pleased with the purchase and even more pleased with the Extreme Clean feature!
How did I ever do without this app? - I’m a teacher, at any given time my macbook has multiple docs open in Word, so many tabs on Safari they’re all scrunched together, dozens of pdf’s open in Preview, and emails numbering in the 1000’s. At some point I started to notice I could hear the hard drive whirring and getting hot when I had too much stuff open. Now all I have to do is hit Extreme Clean in this app and my available memory bounces up a gig or two and the noise stops. Granted, I generally try to close a few tabs, or if it goes down into megabytes I close mail but I’d have to close down everything if not for Memory Clean. Use it multiple times a day, can’t live without it.
Hitch Cleaning Memory - I can only presume that Memory Clean is doing what it is designed to do, but I have no reason to believe that it isn’t. What I find a bit confusing is that it requires multiple passes to reach maximum effectiveness. By this I mean (using made up figures since they are never the same), I start with 5.99 free space, execute the program and end with 6.09. When I immediately re-execture the program I end with 6.23. If I continue to re-execture the program the ammount of “free space” increases, in ever lessening amounts. Seems to me the program ought to ‘free’ up all unneeded memory on the first execution because it takes time to re-execute it 3, 4 or more times to truly reclaim all memory that is not necessary to operate the current programs.