Flush
Flush
3.1
4.2
0.0
Flush free download for Mac

Flush for Mac3.1

15 September 2010

Flash cookie removal tool.

What is Flush for Mac

Flush... Flash Cookie Removal Tool For OS X.

For those who do not know about Flash cookies, more properly referred to as Local Shared Objects (LSO), they operate in a similar way to regular browser cookies but are stored outside the purview of your browser, meaning you cannot delete them from within your browser, whether Safari, Firefox, Opera or any other. Typically they are issued from sites or 3rd party sites that contain Adobe Flash content. Since virtually all Internet advertising is delivered in Flash, Google/Doubleclick and all other Internet advertising companies are sure to be tracking your browsing behavior with Flash cookies. These companies can see you traverse the Internet as you come upon the plethora of sites that contain their embedded advertising.

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Land
Land
Oct 15 2012
3.1
0.0
Oct 15 2012
0.0
Version: 3.1
Developer's site no longer exists. Download link is no more. Flush is … well … flushed.
Er1cCS
Er1cCS
Mar 28 2012
3.1
4.0
Mar 28 2012
4.0
Version: 3.1
I've been using Flush 3.1 for some time without problems. But yesterday, instead of listing the items to be flushed, the program displays the message, "Could not open a new pseudo-tty." It then opens the "standard" "Welcome to Flush 3.1. Do you want to flush these Flash cookies into your Trash now?" window. What's wrong here? How should I proceed?
Vinkri
Vinkri
Mar 18 2012
3.1
3.5
Mar 18 2012
3.5
Version: 3.1
Great to buy airplane tickets (really!)! Many airlines, especially low cost, use flash cookies to "know" if you already asked for a price and propose you the same ticket for a bigger price. But if your flash cookies are flushed, then the original price is displayed... Anyway, Flush is easy to use, it works and it's free...
GeogProf
GeogProf
Oct 7 2011
3.1
0.0
Oct 7 2011
0.0
Version: 3.1
This appears to have been abandoned — no updates in over a year despite that the last version wasn't yet even close to being fully developed and that giant developments in LSO and other such evils have occurred since its release. It is therefore useless.
roger-wilco
roger-wilco
May 6 2011
3.1
4.0
May 6 2011
4.0
Version: 3.1
Using it in 10.4.11 PPC machine. Works fine deleting cookies as advertised, but no way to preview found so far. It displays Terminal and a box asking if I want to delete them now or not. If yes, it deletes them. If not, it closes the window, closes Terminal. How do I preview these cookies please?
Ralf-Runstedt
Ralf-Runstedt
Mar 29 2011
3.1
3.5
Mar 29 2011
3.5
Version: 3.1
Great little utility - it's pretty fast too! :)
Harv
Harv
Feb 13 2011
3.1
3.5
Feb 13 2011
3.5
Version: 3.1
Lately, I developed the following problem on both my machines. Whenever I run Flush, I get the following: File Computer HDName: Users:Shortname:Library:Prefereences:Macromedia: Flash Player wasn’t found. And then I must quit Terminal. Has anyone else had this experience?
Tom46
Tom46
Oct 5 2010
0.3.1
5.0
Oct 5 2010
5.0
Version: 0.3.1
Great app and easy to use. Could it possibly be enhanced to get rid of Google Analytics cookies too?
papericons
papericons
Sep 19 2010
0.3.1
5.0
Sep 19 2010
5.0
Version: 0.3.1
Sorry but the method below kept the website Veoh from working correctly. I want to apologize to the Flush developer for not restricting my comments to the software. I have used Flush for quite some time, find it useful and recommend it to people I know. It does what it says it will do
papericons
papericons
Sep 19 2010
0.3.1
5.0
Sep 19 2010
5.0
Version: 0.3.1
No More Flash cookies (Mac) Go to the following folders and move all you find to the trash: Your Home Folder/Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash Player/#SharedObjects Your Home Folder/Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash Player/macromedia.com/support/flashplayer/sys Go back to the Flash Player Folder. Do a Get Info on the #SharedObjects and macromedia.com folders. Lock them. Restart computer and you should be good to go. You can check if this works by going to Hulu then see if Flush finds any Flash cookies.
Harv
Harv
Dec 30 2009
0.3.1
3.5
Dec 30 2009
3.5
Version: 0.3.1
Great app. As for me, 5 stars! I only wish there were a scheduling capability/preference so I could automatically run it daily.
2ktz
2ktz
Dec 2 2009
0.3.1
0.0
Dec 2 2009
0.0
Version: 0.3.1
i noticed having downloaded it it size GREW from 101K it says here to 266K.... just wondering if anyone else has noticed that.... yeah the PEACE button always makes me chuckle....but love this little app....great stuff.... i dont use any other app like this as read about the hassle most people seem to have and i know this may bot go into as much detail as others ( safari cookies i think it was called from apples site) but im using this little thing for now... anyone know how to check for updates with this? do i have to keep checking here for the latest version all the time ? will recommend this to friends
Virtualtaoist
Virtualtaoist
Nov 17 2009
1.0
0.0
Nov 17 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0
Great Little App, I thought I kept my system regularly clean of internet crud buildup, got a big surprise when I ran this little gem of an app and saw the large list of files Flash had hidden on my system (It's ridiculous what Adobe is letting Flash development rot away to) Anyway, great little app, A couple of suggestions for the developer though. Anyway you could make it so that it automatically runs when started and clears everything? The "Peace" button made me chuckle, but I just want to clean out the cache as quick as possible, no extra buttons please :D
papericons
papericons
Nov 15 2009
0.3.1
5.0
Nov 15 2009
5.0
Version: 0.3.1
Bast*rds! I had no idea cookies could be planted in such a manner. Thank you for making this application!
Fyreflye
Fyreflye
Nov 14 2009
0.3.1
5.0
Nov 14 2009
5.0
Version: 0.3.1
Firefox has an extension that does the same job, but this is a useful tool for those of us who prefer OmniWeb, Safari or other browsers. Very easy to install and use.
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Nov 14 2009
0.3.1
4.0
Nov 14 2009
4.0
Version: 0.3.1
Works just like it says. Why haven't we had this before? Installs easily, finds flash cookies quickly. Then it displays them, and allows you to select them individually or to select all. One more click, and they're in the trash. Empty the trash, and good-bye nuisance. Ahhh. Nice.
Dorkypants
Dorkypants
Nov 14 2009
0.3.1
0.0
Nov 14 2009
0.0
Version: 0.3.1
You can also use Adobe's web page for managing Flash settings to selectively delete/keep Flash cookies:
Free
4.2
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
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