Trash X
Trash X
1.9.5
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Trash X free download for Mac

Trash X for Mac1.9.5

21 October 2014

Add a desktop trash can to OS X.

What is Trash X for Mac

Trash X is a fully functional trashcan for Mac OS X. Extremely simple to use, it functions just like the classic Mac OS Trashcan - files and folders dropped on it are moved to the trash, and disks dropped on it are ejected. In addition, it also features numerous functions for the power user. You can use it to instantly delete or shred file and folders without sending them to the trash. You can use it to empty or shred trash only on selected disks. And of course, you can use it just like the trashcan you've always had on your desktop. Trash X is completely safe and it requires no system hacks or Terminal command line voodoo. Place an alias or copy of it on your desktop, in your documents folder, or anywhere else you wish.

What's new in Trash X

Version 1.9.5:
  • Updated for OS X 10.10.
  • Minor optimizations and improvements.
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Polak
Polak
Oct 21 2014
1.9.5
2.0
Oct 21 2014
2.0
Version: 1.9.5
Seriously? $10 for this? Something that is already available by default? No thank you.
anonymous-tapir-4715
anonymous-tapir-4715
Jul 22 2012
1.9.2
0.0
Jul 22 2012
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
There's a newbie born every minute. And devs happy to sell apps to them. One hint: use any app here like HideSwitch to make your invisible files temporarily visible. You will see .Trash in your home (User) directory—I certainly hope you have Home in your sidebar. Drag that Trash into the Finder sidebar. It will stay there (at least in Lion & earlier) and, presto, a handy Trash, the contents of which are a cinch to view.
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Jul 21 2012
1.9.2
0.0
Jul 21 2012
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
I love Lion Cache Cleaner, but let me get this straight: Mountain Lion (10.8) is going to sell for $19.99, and this trash utility with a couple of extra bells and whistles is going to sell for half that?
GeogProf
GeogProf
Jul 21 2012
1.9.2
0.0
Jul 21 2012
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
$10?
James
James
Jul 20 2012
1.9.2
0.0
Jul 20 2012
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
For those that want to have this without spending $10 for what in my opinion is abhorrent value, I found this article in my archives and have tested it in Lion. Unfortunately I do not know who wrote it so I can't give credit to the author. I used 'FileBuddy' to find the file as I already have it and it made the task easy. Here is the routine: If you want to add a Trash Can to your desktop, the following works in Panther. The .Trash file is hidden so you need to find it somehow; I used WhatSize to locate the folder and double clicked to open it. Drag the .Trash folder to the sidebar of your Finder. Now create a new folder on your desktop, and then create an alias of the brand new folder. Do a "Get info" on the alias folder and click on "Select New Original" and select the .Trash folder on the Finder sidebar. Job done! Now delete the original folder created on your desktop, and rename and give a swanky new icon to the alias folder. [robg adds: An easy way to get to the .Trash folder is to hit Shift-Command-G (Go to Folder) and then type /Users/your_username/.Trash and hit return; this should open the trash folder for your user in a Finder window. Personally, I just use Command-Delete so I don't miss the desktop trash in the least, but I've had a few requests for a Panther-compatible trash on desktop hack, so here's one solution.]
NotUsed
NotUsed
Jul 20 2012
1.9.2
0.0
Jul 20 2012
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
$10!!!!! Really??!?!?! Wow, someone should file a police report for the robbery attempt.
EndoLab
EndoLab
Aug 18 2011
1.9.1
0.0
Aug 18 2011
0.0
Version: 1.9.1
Your trash is very stinky man…
Ulyssesric
Ulyssesric
Aug 18 2011
1.9.1
0.0
Aug 18 2011
0.0
Version: 1.9.1
It's 9 years after OS 9 died. Let it go, man.
Mediumofmeaning
Mediumofmeaning
Nov 18 2007
1.8.2
0.0
Nov 18 2007
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
charging for a trash can alias? wow.
TomEck
TomEck
Nov 17 2007
1.8.2
0.0
Nov 17 2007
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
It's a joke, isn't it?
Akrobat
Akrobat
Nov 17 2007
1.8.2
0.0
Nov 17 2007
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
I've got a trash can in my Dock and I can add a 'Delete' button to my Finder windows.... so the point of this is?
Jvhvr
Jvhvr
Jun 21 2005
1.7.7
0.0
Jun 21 2005
0.0
Version: 1.7.7
Does not work with Tiger ...
Guest
Guest
Jul 11 2004
1.7.5
1.3
Jul 11 2004
1.3
Version: 1.7.5
So they're charging for trash, these days :-)
Guest
Guest
Jul 10 2004
1.7.5
0.0
Jul 10 2004
0.0
Version: 1.7.5
Some people don't know how to read, either. At the NS web page, there is a -deal- where you can get TrashX + Panther Cache Cleaner for $9.90. _THIS_ deal gives them a 5 for value. PCC -is- worth that price alone, and getting an app that does multiple pass shredding?? Sheesh, that's icing on the cake. TrashX is not pretty, but what it does it does very well. Sure, TrashX is a one-trick pony, and the NS people know that. They add value where they can and then charge us the price of 3 Grande Lattes at Starbucks. Please keep this in perspective and don't gripe about developers who have clue.
Guest
Guest
Jul 10 2004
1.7.5
1.3
Jul 10 2004
1.3
Version: 1.7.5
Completely a waste of money. The only feature it has is that you can "shred" a document, most homes don't need that feature, so save the $.
Guest
Guest
Mar 19 2004
1.7
1.3
Mar 19 2004
1.3
Version: 1.7
What silly reviews these are! TrashX is not replacable by "a symlink to ~/.Trash" or similar, it has significant extra value, such as "empty things from the trash after they've been there for longer than XXX." Annoyingly, it always refuses to run after a system update. Updated versions that work in the new OS are always available immediately (by the time I update), but the necessity is tiresome.
Guest
Guest
Mar 16 2004
1.7
1.3
Mar 16 2004
1.3
Version: 1.7
$9 for something that's already to hand in the Dock, umreal... Do yourself a favourand spend your money on a decent utility like DragThing, forget this get-rich-quick loser.
Guest
Guest
Nov 11 2003
1.6.4
1.3
Nov 11 2003
1.3
Version: 1.6.4
why pay for this when all you need is a symlink to "~/.Trash" ? its really easy to do this, simply open the terminal and type the following: ln -s ~/.Trash ~/Desktop/Trash that will create a folder named "Trash" on your desktop. This folder will point to your trash can. you can move this trash folder anywhere to your hard disk, and it will always point to your trash can.
Guest
Guest
Oct 31 2003
1.6.3
0.0
Oct 31 2003
0.0
Version: 1.6.3
are you kidding me who wants a trash can that moves to a new spot with every application you open. trashx is great
Guest
Guest
Oct 27 2003
1.6.3
1.3
Oct 27 2003
1.3
Version: 1.6.3
It's a shame that the developer wastes his time creating apps such as this, which correctly pointed out by the posts below are superflous and pointless at best. And then have the audacity to charge for it!!! Go make a M$ WORD clone or something that people actually need!
Guest
Guest
Oct 23 2003
1.6.3
1.3
Oct 23 2003
1.3
Version: 1.6.3
OS9 is over. Desktop trash cans and the apple menu are over. CMD-Backspace to delete and SHFT-CMD-Backspace to empty the trash.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2003
1.6.2
1.3
Sep 20 2003
1.3
Version: 1.6.2
Why would anyone waste their time and money on this thing or iCan? Please, go write the next great Killer App.
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2003
1.6.1
1.3
Jun 6 2003
1.3
Version: 1.6.1
>just go to your home folder, type >shift-g, then type .Trash. Badda bing! >Make aliases from that to wherever you want! Uhh. I think you mean command-shift-G! But it does work and this program is certainly not necessary. If you really want a nice configurable desktop trashcan with all the bells and whistles, including multiple choices of icon and optional secure delete, you might try iCan for $10. http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/10440
Guest
Guest
Jan 27 2003
1.5.5
1.3
Jan 27 2003
1.3
Version: 1.5.5
Stupid, just go to your home folder, type shift-g, then type .Trash. Badda bing! Make aliases from that to wherever you want!
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2002
1.5.4
1.3
Dec 20 2002
1.3
Version: 1.5.4
Nice idea, but very slow and buggy. It would not let me change the preferences or register so I trashed it!
Guest
Guest
Dec 17 2002
1.5.3
1.3
Dec 17 2002
1.3
Version: 1.5.3
Very easy to use and if you hate the dock as much as I do then this is just one more tool to help you get back to a better interface.
Guest
Guest
Sep 18 2002
1.5.1
0.0
Sep 18 2002
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
Trash did not work with German Version of Mac OSX 10.2.1 It was saying aftter opening: "application cannot run on this system (1021)" Sorry for you and sorry for me...
Guest
Guest
Jul 24 2002
1.5
1.3
Jul 24 2002
1.3
Version: 1.5
Kind of usless, I have the trash in my dock.... as do most people I'm assming.
$9.99
3.1
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.0 or later
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