Keep your data private! Install Clario for mobile and desktop.
Try NowAd
Trash Compactor
Trash Compactor
1.1
0.8
0.0
Trash Compactor free download for Mac

Trash Compactor for Mac1.1

14 July 2011

Automatically compact and securely delete your Trash.

What is Trash Compactor for Mac

Trash Compactor takes trash security to the next level, compacting and emptying or securely emptying the trash automatically. Use your Trash normally and Trash Compactor will compact, empty, or secure empty the compacted trash, on schedule. Easy to use and easy to configure. You can run automatically or manually. You can schedule it to automatically compact trash and to automatically empty or secure empty compacted trash on schedule. It supports multiple archive formats and DOD government secure-delete standards.

Features
  • Option to Extract accidentally trashed items at any time
  • Configure how often Trash Compactor compacts trash
  • Configure how long to keep trash before deleting it
  • Configure the compacted archive format
  • .zip for maximum compatibility, .7z for maximum compression (space saving)
  • Overwrite Options -- A configurable overwrite pattern -- random, Gutmann, or Department of Defense (DoD) compliant
  • Free 30-day trial

The quoted price is for a 12-month subscription.

What's new in Trash Compactor

Version 1.1:
  • Add 64-bit preferences pane so that System Preferences do not need to restart in 32 bit mode
  • Adds support for OS X 10.7

Related articles

Try our new feature and write a detailed review about Trash Compactor. All reviews will be posted soon.
Write your thoughts in our old-fashioned comment
MacUpdate Comment Policy. We strongly recommend leaving comments, however comments with abusive words, bullying, personal attacks of any type will be moderated.
0.0
(0 Reviews of )
There are no reviews yet
Hal2007
Hal2007
Jul 15 2011
1.1
0.0
Jul 15 2011
0.0
Version: 1.1
What others already said. MUCH. TOO. EXPENSIVE. For what it does. Please correct that and you may expect some business.
Alamak
Alamak
Jul 14 2011
1.1
0.0
Jul 14 2011
0.0
Version: 1.1
The price is just ridiculous. Dream on, folks!
Clarusad
Clarusad
Sep 24 2008
1.0.2
1.0
Sep 24 2008
1.0
Version: 1.0.2
(bis) really too much expensive !!! Hey guys : use TrashTimer, it's a freeware too :) http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/16164/trashtimer
Clarusad
Clarusad
Sep 23 2008
1.0.2
1.0
Sep 23 2008
1.0
Version: 1.0.2
really too much expensive !!! hey guys : use AppTrap, it's a freeware :) http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/25323/apptrap
Foulger
Foulger
Jun 25 2008
1.0
0.0
Jun 25 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0
Good idea, especially the idea of being able to securely delete ones files. I rarely comment on Shareware pricing but US$24.95 for this simple prefpane is patently not going to sell many copies. Surely this is a $5.00 shareware item. God loves a trier.
$12.00
0.8
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.0 or later

Downloaded & Installed 1,787 times

How would you rate Trash Compactor?
Similar apps
TrashTimer
Automatic and secure trash deletion.
Is this app is similar to TrashTimer? Vote to improve the quality of this list.
Vote results
0
Upvotes
1
Total score
0
Downvotes
CleanMyMac X
Delete files that waste your disk space.
Is this app is similar to CleanMyMac X? Vote to improve the quality of this list.
Vote results
0
Upvotes
1
Total score
0
Downvotes
AppTrap
Delete all files associated with trashed applications.
Is this app is similar to AppTrap? Vote to improve the quality of this list.
Vote results
0
Upvotes
0
Total score
0
Downvotes