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TrashMe
TrashMe
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TrashMe free download for Mac

TrashMe

Version 2.1.23

Uninstall your applications by deleting all related files.

3.9
Based on 48 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$5.99
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TrashMe overview

TrashMe is a powerful apps uninstaller with other useful tools to clean your Mac

  • Drag-and-drop an application to uninstall it
  • Choose application to uninstall in a list
  • Uninstall other components (widget, pref pane, etc.)
  • Protect default apps, opened apps, or any other app
  • Smart mode to auto-detect app moved to trash
  • Manage a list of favorite apps and store registration info
  • Clean macOS caches
  • Force-empty trash
  • Delete junk files (Desktop.ini, Thumbs.db, etc.)
  • QuickLook feature to get preview of related files
  • Reveal files in finder
  • History log

Available languages: English, French, German, Danish, Slovak, Finnish, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Turkish.

What’s new in version 2.1.23

Updated on Oct 22 2020

Version 2.1.23:
  • Fixed small issues

Information

License

Shareware

Size

4.5 MB

Downloads

51382

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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zlazkow
zlazkow
Aug 24 2021
2.1.23
5.0
Aug 24 2021
5.0
Version: 2.1.23
Trshme finds more associated files for every application. I compared simultaneously side by side with AppDelete and Remove-it (iTrash) and always it finds at least 2-3 more files and more amount in MB. So I guess it cleans more thoroughly.
JacAbu
JacAbu
May 24 2019
2.1.21
4.0
May 24 2019
4.0
Version: 2.1.21
Works well but I continue to receive crash messages for the TrashMeHelper App that I installed from the web site.
Picon
Picon
Apr 14 2018
2.1.17
5.0
Apr 14 2018
5.0
Version: 2.1.17
After thoroughly testing many uninstallers (see my comment under AppDelete), this one tied for best app at finding related files that should be trashed along with the app you are throwing away. I was really surprised at how well this app did at finding related files that many other "bigger name" apps missed. Kudos to the developer!
tomlaoshi
tomlaoshi
Oct 4 2017
2.1.16
4.0
Oct 4 2017
4.0
Version: 2.1.16
I'm still using the ancient free version - LOVE IT! I use it for just about everything I need to delete since it cleans up all the residual files. I'm sure the paid version is just as good, if not better.
webjib
webjib
Feb 15 2017
2.1.16
0.0
Feb 15 2017
0.0
Version: 2.1.16
We offer a 20% discount with the coupon code TRASHME20 (only for a few days).
lacwbo
lacwbo
Jun 14 2015
2.1.9
0.0
Jun 14 2015
0.0
Version: 2.1.9
I can't compare it to other similar apps, if there is not trial version. So I guess I'll stick with the ones I have.
lacwbo
lacwbo
Jun 14 2015
2.1.9
0.0
Jun 14 2015
0.0
Version: 2.1.9
Sorry; no trial; no buy. I'm not going to spend anything on an app that I cannot try first.
jack2001
jack2001
Dec 7 2014
2.1.8
0.5
Dec 7 2014
0.5
Version: 2.1.8
possibile che questa applicazione non si possa scaricare in demo, ma solo in una versione free ??
Jude22
Jude22
Nov 28 2014
2.1.8
5.0
Nov 28 2014
5.0
Version: 2.1.8
This review leaps ahead in time. I begged the developer to let me see his beta for version 2.1.9. It gets rid of more files in more places that developers put files of their apps than virtually all the other uninstallers. There is no concern for anxiety over deleting the wrong file and the new beta algorithm is better than ever. Side by side tests with the best uninstallers show TrashMe to uninstall as many or more files. It appears that the developer will be releasing this new version pretty soon. It is not free but the fee is nominal. What is this obsession with freebee software? Why is $7.99 too expensive for the best!?
anonymous-dinosaur-6895
anonymous-dinosaur-6895
Dec 11 2012
2.1.5
5.0
Dec 11 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1.5
I've tried many free and paid trash apps and compared them with TrashMe side by side. TrashMe was the one that I found to get rid of the most files. I love how it stays out of sight until I trash an app and then quickly disappears. It's very simple to use.
Steved
Steved
Dec 11 2012
2.1.5
5.0
Dec 11 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1.5
Like the next commentator, I too don't have the latest version of TrashMe, but the older (free) version works just fine on SL. Years ago I compared all the free or trial ware uninstaller apps at that time and found TrashMe and iTrash to find the greatest number of associated files with the least amount of error. I already purchased iTrash and it works fine. I assume the newest version of TrashMe also works fine, and if I didn't already have a great uninstaller app, I would probably buy this one. As far as all the whiners complaining about developers wanting to earn a few dollars, "Get a life." If you don't want to pay for anything besides free, then don't, but please stop whining and downgrading ratings just because you're a cheapskate. Seems to me that most small developer app prices have dropped dramatically within the past few years, and I can remember when the best rated uninstaller app cost about $20, and gas was about $2 a gallon.
Rsmacupdate
Rsmacupdate
Nov 17 2012
2.1.4
0.0
Nov 17 2012
0.0
Version: 2.1.4
I am not a TrashMe user. I am just looking at the various apps that perform this function. I have an observation or two. There was to trial version to try it out. This made it impossible to compare with the other trials I was able to download. This preventing my further pursuit. It also seems to not support Snow Leopard. There are, in some reports, more users on Snow Leopard than any other version. Even if this report is inaccurate, the users on SL are significant. Although I have both Lion and Mountain Lion, I prefer SL so this placed TrashMe out of the running for me.
anonymous-mackerel-6638
anonymous-mackerel-6638
Aug 6 2012
2.1.3
4.0
Aug 6 2012
4.0
Version: 2.1.3
Great little app, cleans out files related to applications you want to trash as well as Preference Panes, Dashboard Widgets and more. For the price, I know people have and will complain; but honestly, it is a great application and one that is well worth the money. If you want a freeware app, go for it; but don't be surprised (though commercial ware also can succumb too) if the application dies after awhile due to either lack of developer ability (either due to cost of keeping the application updated vs time it takes them to do the updating or whatever reason really) or lack of general user base support. I have used other similar applications prior to using TrashMe, loved them and then moved to TrashMe when it was freeware. I paid for the v2 upgrade as it is a good application, hasn't ever pooched my system and has added features that help me do my maintaining of my Mac. The only issue I have really ever had with TrashMe is the TrashMe Helper application that frequently crashes on me. But that's not a serious issue (for me).
EudoraBryant
EudoraBryant
Aug 2 2012
2.1.2
0.0
Aug 2 2012
0.0
Version: 2.1.2
The free one no longer updates. I have changed to Appcleaner. Appcleaner is a very simple and useful application.
Max66
Max66
Apr 15 2012
2.1.1
3.5
Apr 15 2012
3.5
Version: 2.1.1
I got the App when it was free. Now I see it is not longer free and only available from the App Store :-( Technically, it is a very good App. However, now that it is no longer free and the free version no longer updated, I give a lower rating.
Canisbos
Canisbos
Nov 7 2011
2.1.1
0.0
Nov 7 2011
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Does TrashMe now find files in the following folders? ~/Library/Saved Application State ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.helpd/Generated" ~/Library/Preferences/SDMHelpData" I used to use the old freeware version, and I noticed that these were the main areas where iTrash found files that TrashMe (freeware) did not.
Hal2007
Hal2007
Aug 8 2011
2.0.1
5.0
Aug 8 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
Best of breed, hands down. But, AppCleaner is free and good, too. I need an argument to buy it. How about adding an archive feature, like AppDelete or CleanApp have? This killer feature would finally convince me to spend the money.
GuerillaTech
GuerillaTech
Jul 28 2011
2.0.1
4.5
Jul 28 2011
4.5
Version: 2.0.1
TrashMe is my choice program when it comes to cleanly deleting apps. I upgraded to Lion, so I upgraded TrashMe as well. Overall, the app is a nice improvement. My only gripe is that it seems to have lost the ability to find and display orphaned files for deletion. Is this feature truly gone, or am i missing it somewhere in the app? If it is gone, are there any plans to add it back in the future?
Cindi168
Cindi168
Jul 27 2011
2.0.1
4.5
Jul 27 2011
4.5
Version: 2.0.1
I don't think it's fair to give this app a bad review based solely on its change of price. Developing an app is not cheap, if you want better support, frequent updates, that's the price you have to pay. Plus, the app is only under $10, it always amazes me how some people will spend thousands on a mac without thinking but will agaonize over spending $5 for an app. So on with the review... There's no shortage of uninstaller apps for mac, even with the ability to delete apps in launchpad, other files are leftover. I've used trashme since SL and it is in my opinion the best uninstaller for my needs. I've tried appzapper and appcleaner before using trashme on SL, the biggest problem i had with those apps was that they didn't find as many relevant files to delete as trashme. Not to mention appzapper is $13, unstable and crashes all the time, and hasn't received an update in over a year and a half. I did my research and wasn't interested in apps that ran in the background to monitor my trash because those tend to not play nice with apps that updated over sparkle, so I settled on trashme because it was free and it worked extremely well and received frequent updates. Once I upgraded to Lion and found out trashme was updated to support it, I was happy but kind of bummed it is not free anymore. So I went back to the free appcleaner, but after using it, it kept finding extra and irrevelant files (i could just uncheck to not delete it but it was still annoying). Then I read the trashme developer's comment underneath and that convinced me to buy trashme (i paid the introductory price), and i'm glad i did. The new UI is beautiful and fits with lion seamlessly, but more impressive is its function... it really finds all the right files to delete! It's nice that it also protects your favorite apps, can delete widgets and also has a smart delete function that monitors your trash for deleted apps and also removes the leftover files. I also like how the app is updated regularly, and you pay once to receive lifetime updates. One thing I'd like to point out is that it would be nice if the developer included the previous version for download for people still on SL or leopard. I really hope this app has a long lifespan and the developers continue to make this app even better, so lets support them by purchasing this app. If you think the price is too much then there's plenty of other alternatives, but I think trashme is the best and $7 is not too much to ask for such a polished app.
iTruth
iTruth
Jul 26 2011
2.0.1
5.0
Jul 26 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
Awesome app, works as advertised. Dragging and dropping apps to Trash leaves too many files behind on your Mac that just sit there forever. Not good to say the least. I've been using this since version 1.0 and I love it. TrashMe is the best!
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