Black Hole
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Black Hole1.3.1

13 August 2012

Remove sensitive information from your Mac.

Overview

Black Hole is a powerful application that allows you to clear sensitive information from your Mac with a single click. Black Hole automates many operations such as quitting applications, removing recent items from application menus, emptying the Trash, and more. More time for you!

Quit and Force Quit Applications

Black Hole can quit any number of applications with a single click on the "Clean" button. If an application fails to quit after a set amount of time, Black Hole can force quit it for you.

Clear Recent Items in Your Apps

Using this option you can clear recent items from the File > Open Recent menu of most applications. Black Hole comes with a default set of rules, or you can create your own.

Empty the Trash

Emptying the trash is a matter of seconds, even if the files inside it are locked.

Unmount Volumes

Black Hole is able to unmount volumes from your Mac, be it a Mac or Windows share, a USB key, an external hard drive, or a mounted disk image file (.dmg and others). This is invaluable if you store confidential information in encrypted disk images, etc.

What's new in Black Hole

Version 1.3.1:
  • Retina graphics for the new MacBook Pros with Retina display.
  • Black Hole is signed for Gatekeeper support on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
  • Added the ability to shut down, restart or put your Mac to sleep after cleanup.
  • The Recent Items cleaner can now clear Finder and Apple Menu recent items.
  • You can now use bash-like wildcard characters (*) in paths in the Files cleaner.
  • Added new Files cleaner rules for Firefox, Chrome and Opera (many of these use the new wildcards feature).
  • Added many additional rules submitted by users.
  • Black Hole now empties the trash on external volumes as well.
  • Occasional stall while the Volumes cleaner was running.
  • Fixed support links to redirect to the correct webpage.
  • Other small bug fixes.
  • Black Hole is now using ARC and is built using LLVM for better performance.

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How would you rate Black Hole app?

2 Reviews of Black Hole

Passanstoi
05 July 2010
Version: 1.0

Most helpful

As a tester of this new app,i have to say that it doesn't contain many items to clean as i supposed,but it's very useful because you can actually choose the file(or path) if you are aware of what you want to clean. Please consider to add other functions such as supporting cleaning logs etc.,it's quite useful and for me it's sensitive,and also,more built-in rules for common apps would be appreciated.
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Timmyb
11 March 2011
Version: 1.2.1
Why does this app send out netbios packets when it is launched??
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Passanstoi
05 July 2010
Version: 1.0
As a tester of this new app,i have to say that it doesn't contain many items to clean as i supposed,but it's very useful because you can actually choose the file(or path) if you are aware of what you want to clean. Please consider to add other functions such as supporting cleaning logs etc.,it's quite useful and for me it's sensitive,and also,more built-in rules for common apps would be appreciated.
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