Purity
Purity
1.10

5.0

Purity free download for Mac

Purity

1.10
03 July 2011

Empty caches, empty logs, and more.

Overview

Purity (formerly known as MacDust) is the next revolutionary step in data hygiene. Purity performs many tasks that take away your precious time. It removes hard to get at files, unnecessary files, and files you might have even forgotten about!

What's new in Purity

Version 1.10:
  • Removed Sparkle

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Wil1113
22 December 2008

Most helpful

I just started using this app, and I must say, I have nothing to complain about. Well done! :D
Like (6)
Version 3.0
@timi
03 February 2012
This version was released a long time ago, I updated the MacUpdate link to a mediafire download. Save it!
Like (1)
Version 1.10
1 answer(s)
Gregm
Gregm
03 February 2012
Thanks for making it available again!
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SickTeddyBear
08 December 2011
This program is dead. Here is what happened to the developer: http://timi.me/pages/about
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Version 1.09
Ibigmac
04 September 2011
New Version Purity v1.10 since 22 August available on Developer page
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Version 1.09
2 answer(s)
Gregm
Gregm
20 November 2011
Developer page *and* download links are dead --- "This domain has expired". Is 1.09 or 1.0 available somewhere else?
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Ibigmac
Ibigmac
22 November 2011
@Gregm: Ups Developer page is now dead. If you like, use Firefox with Better Privacy Add-on. It will do nearly the same, perhaps better. I think, it will work for Safari too. The reason therefor I´ve forgotten.
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MiceLeez
04 July 2011
Is Purity the developer of CCleaner? Sounds familiar. I took a trial and decide to keep it. Handy cleaner for Mac!
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Version 1.09
Monkeyjunkey
27 May 2011
Wanted to try this as a cookie manager, but it lacks support for Firefox 4 and Chromium and does not differentiate between cookies from websites that are e.g. in your bookmarks folder. Nice app - but lots of room for improvement.
Like (1)
Version 1.08
3 answer(s)
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
27 May 2011
This was supposed to be a 3 star review. MU gave it 5. Hm... review editing would be nice I guess.
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@timi
@timi
19 June 2011
It was never intended to be a cookie manager. Purity is for quickly cleaning out large amounts of data. Giving it any kind of star rating (three or five) would be unfair from because you didn't quite grasp what the app is for. I will look into Firefox 4 cleaning, but since nobody had brought it up previously I'm starting to think all interest in this project has vanished.
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Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
21 June 2011
Timi, thanks for the Firefox 4 support. And with already 350 downloads in one day it does not look like there is no interest in this project. Please keep it alive. Very helpful, imo.
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Sgt-Bob-IE
13 January 2011
Very handy for saving a bit of space on your hard drive. Has plenty of options, and the developer always seems to adding new things to clear. Of course it is not a replacement for onyx, but I find myself running this more than onyx for clearing off the application logs.
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Version 1.08
PorkPieHat
07 June 2010
Purity is a nice app. However, the Crash Logs section is confusing. When I click it, several crash logs are listed, but I cannot select more than one at a time, and even when I select just one I am not able to do anything with it -- neither the Save nor Delete icons change in any way, so I cannot delete or save it. It can't even display a selected crash log. What is the purpose of it?
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Version 1.04.2
2 answer(s)
@timi
@timi
08 June 2010
Which OS are you running? When you select a log, the Save and Delete buttons should become enabled and the contents of the log should be displayed in the text box to the right.
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Version 1.04.2
PorkPieHat
PorkPieHat
08 June 2010
I'm running 10.6.3 on a 2.4 GHz Core2Duo Unibody 13" MacBook with 4 GB of RAM, and Purity is working fine on it now. I guess it was just a one-off behavior the first time I ran it right after installing it, because Crash Logs works as expected now. Oddly though, all of the crash logs that appeared before but which I couldn't access are gone now, there's just one that occurred afterward and I can access it just fine. I guess all the things in Crash Logs that I was trying to do the first time actually worked (including deleting all the crash logs), but Purity or my OS was acting strangely because I had just run all the other functions of Purity. Thanks for your quick response though!
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Version 1.04.2
greatwave
11 May 2010
It's a freeware http://free.purityapp.com/ . Easy to use, good job Mike.
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Version 1.04.1
Fargone
20 October 2009
I downloaded and ran this thing yesterday, and thereafter am beset with a host of problems on my MacBook (Leopard; 2008): -Yahoo mail doesn't load correctly -Ditto, Gmail -Screen colors on my favorite online game (Settlers of Catan) are now minus resolution, and with bizarre colors that I barely recognize as indicating the 5 basic Resources essential to the game -A few regularly-browsed sites will not load at all This blows large. I've resorted to using Private Browsing, as at least I can use my computer. Does anyone know what driver(s) I can load, for to fix this manifold problem? Avoid downloading/running MacDust.
Like (3)
Version 3.16
1 answer(s)
@timi
@timi
12 November 2009
MacDust could not have caused any of these problems. Cleaning cookies, history, or any other browser related item can not cause Yahoo and/or Gmail to act up, these webmail services would merely replace their cookie. All cleaning functions are hard-coded, so to remove a file MacDust must be told where it is. I've never heard of these two games (Settlers of Catan) and as such MacDust would not be able to touch them. Your problems have not been caused by MacDust as they are impossible due to permissions, or just not programmed in.
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Version 3.16
JohnnyFave
17 August 2009
This is a nice little app. Cleanly designed, functional, and to the point. I really like the fact it gives me ONE place to clean up & delete wasteful files and caches. The developer seems to be on top of this one, and is doing updates. I do know this, it's a STUPENDOUS BUY for only $9!
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Version 3.14