Memory Cleaner
Memory Cleaner
5.1

4.3

Memory Cleaner free download for Mac

Memory Cleaner5.1

05 September 2016

Free up wasted memory.

Overview

Memory Cleaner is one of the most efficient memory cleaners available. Don't waste your memory; clean it. Don't waste your time; be productive.

Features
  • Frees up to 2x more memory than the competition
  • Doesn’t freeze your system while cleaning
  • Enable auto-clean and forget about slowdowns
  • Tracks the most memory-consuming apps

How it works:

  • Problem: Launching a memory-intense application, your computer freezes for several seconds. This is probably because the computer is trying to free some memory to run it.
  • Solution: Memory Cleaner frees the memory ahead of time, keeping your memory fresh and clean.

What's new in Memory Cleaner

Version 5.1:
  • Ensures compatibility with the future macOS
  • Shallow cleaning mode

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16 Reviews of Memory Cleaner

Nontroppo
25 July 2016
Version: 5.0

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I can't believe people are still gullible enough to keep falling for this snake-oil software. The OS kernel programmed by generations of smart PhD software engineers across the BSD / Unix community (sharing similar paging mechanisms) knows MUCH better than some 2bit developer the demands across the OS for memory...
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RavenNevermore
05 September 2016
Version: 5.1
All I can think is "Waste Freed up money." lol Use the "sudo purge" command in the Terminal. You may need to install the Developer Tools, (Xcode) but that's free too.
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Nontroppo
25 July 2016
Version: 5.0
I can't believe people are still gullible enough to keep falling for this snake-oil software. The OS kernel programmed by generations of smart PhD software engineers across the BSD / Unix community (sharing similar paging mechanisms) knows MUCH better than some 2bit developer the demands across the OS for memory...
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bowlerboy-jmb
22 May 2015
Version: 4.0
I don't know if version 4 of Memory Cleaner can be any better than version 3, which I just ran in a comparative test against the free Memory Clean application available at the Mac store, but in a head-to-head test, version 3 of Memory Cleaner was only able to deliver a little more than 2 GB of free memory out of 8 GB of RAM, while Memory Clean delivered 6 GB under exactly the same conditions, namely only the Finder was running. So, why pay for an application that is inferior to the free one which does a better job?
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Wts
18 May 2015
Version: 4.0
app store has version 4.0.1 @ MON, MAY 18, 2015

the free trial version works even though i am skeptical about software that claims to purge memory

i like the auto clean feature

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ZipZapMac
01 December 2014
Version: 4.0
Guys what's wrong with you? Why do you ever think thank Memory Cleaner works just like purge? Memory Cleaner monitors your system memory and detects unused blocks. Then it offloads unused memory to your hard disk drive. Of course system do this by itself when it is lack of memory, but usually it do this in critical situation when everything is frozen, on the other hand Memory Cleaner can do it when your system is still functional and prepare some memory for fast access by another applications. Anyway you can try it first, before buying.
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StanislavK2615
01 December 2014
Version: 4.0
Works really well! Doesn't touch system performance.
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bowlerboy-jmb
17 February 2014
Version: 2.2
I don't think it is fair to write a review, so I will just toss out a comment for the technically astute to ponder on. I acquired this application in a bundle tonight; I installed it; I licensed it; and it re-started. It gives me an image featuring a black memory module on a small greenish circuit board, upon which it says that I have 650 MB of free memory. I can click on on an "X" which I suppose would terminate the program, or I can click on the section of the circuit board which says "Clean My Memory." OK, I'm game. Let's clean my memory. Now I get another window which says: Important! Please read the following. Press the (OK) button to clean the memory. For optimal results, don't use any other applications during the cleaning process. [check-box} Do not show this message again OK That's it. That's all of it. Does it strike anyone that something is missing here? I mean, I am not a programmer, but don't you think I should get a Cancel button, too? What if I changed my mind? What if I don't want to clean my memory anymore? What if I don't want to quit all the other applications I am in the midst of using? What if I don't want to interrupt my work flow just to gain some more memory? Wouldn't the act of closing those applications automatically free up memory? If so, then what's the damn point of this application? Now, I don't like an application which gives me a warning message and gives me no other option but to say OK and go ahead to perform the procedure about which it warned not to do without risking unforeseen results? Am I alone in thinking like this? Here we yet another example of a small utility written by a developer who fails to educate us adequately and ahead of time how his application works and what its potential negative impact can be. To give such an application even one star would be a gift that is beyond my generosity. Since the developer gives me so little, I have little choice but to respond in kind. I will now Force Quit this app and trash it, along with the other half-baked applications that come in such software bundles to give us the illusion that we are getting a bargain.
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Soneé
08 March 2013
Version: 2.2
I would have rate this 5 stars but you don't expect to to pay 5.99 for something i can do in terminal
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larrybush
10 May 2012
Version: 2.2
it shows as if it frees the memory but cud not feel the same.
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0.5
Xplicit
15 December 2011
Version: 2.0
Apps like this make your computer slower at best.
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PorkPieHat
15 December 2011
Version: 2.0
PLEASE research this and all other so-called memory-liberating apps before you give a penny to this lying, parasitic developer. NONE of them will do anything even close to freeing your Mac’s memory (a.k.a. RAM, or Random Access Memory). Instead, they only empty the disc cache — which actually SLOWS DOWN YOUR COMPUTER because caches are there to speed it up! But because flushing the cache makes it simply LOOK like more memory is available, scumbags and other evildoers like this scavenger try to use that to get at your money. DO YOUR HOMEWORK. Read all the comments here and on the MacUpdate pages of all the other bullsh1t memory-freeing apps listed above in the 'Similar Software’ section, and search Google for more info — there’s a ton of academic and other expert testimony saying that they’re all BS, but there is NOTHING that supports the claims of these wipers of other people’s bottoms. Oh, and the Fushigi Gravity Ball is a scam too. Now, I suspect, this (cr)app’s ulcerous developer will join the discussion to assassinate my character for telling you the truth about him….
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Tommy-Gun
21 September 2011
Version: 1.3
Doesnt waste free memory at all. But it is a waste of your money. Pure crap
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Blloyd
21 September 2011
Version: 1.3
Note everyone that the Purge command does NOT free memory. You could read the man page which specifies what it does: purge(8) BSD System Manager's Manual purge(8) NAME purge -- force disk cache to be purged (flushed and emptied) SYNOPSIS purge DESCRIPTION Purge can be used to approximate initial boot conditions with a cold disk buffer cache for performance analysis. It does not affect anonymous mem- ory that has been allocated through malloc, vm_allocate, etc. SEE ALSO sync(8), malloc(3) It may LOOK in Activity Monitor like it's freeing memory, but it's just purging the disk cache, which for many things will make them SLOWER.
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Nontroppo
21 September 2011
Version: 1.3
This is pure snakeoil. These junk memory optimisers were all the rage on Windows several years ago, and were categorically confirmed as snakeoil by Sysinternals guru Mark Russinovich. The same critique applies to this junk on OS X. Read the article here: http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/internals-and-architecture/the-memory-optimization-hoax The author of iFreeMem (another of these "optimisers") once had benchmarks on his site purporting to show the benefits of this snakeoil, and when challenged, had to withdraw them as there is no objective benefit (and indeed forcing purging of inactive RAM is more harmful to VM management). If you still want your snakeoil, http://members.cox.net/vmtx/purgememory.htm is free...
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Lvdoc
01 June 2011
Version: 1.2
Would this do the same thing? http://members.cox.net/vmtx/purgememory.htm
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Eric•Woehler
03 May 2011
Version: 1.0
Would need some more details as to what exactly is being done here. What does the app do? Exactly?? I have iMemoryCleaner which is just $2 - while this is $6. Need to see some more details before I think about buying an app. No details here or on developer's web page, so I hope to see some details posted somewhere....
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