NetShred X
NetShred X
5.5.0

5.0

NetShred X free download for Mac

NetShred X

5.5.0
29 November 2019

Erase your browser cache, cookies, history, and more.

Overview

NetShred X is the easy-to-use Internet cache eraser for Mac that securely erases cache files your browser and email programs leave behind. NetShred X is the Internet privacy software that is easy, fast, and cleaner. Easy because it runs automatically - you don't have to remember to use it. Fast because it runs in the background - you don't have to wait for it. Cleaner because it will erase, not just delete all Internet tracks for almost every browser and email program on Mac.

Your Web browser stores copies of the images and text that you see when on the internet. This information can be recovered by anyone with access to your computer. These Internet tracks - browser cache, history, download cache, quicktime cache, favicons, cookies and email cache, trash, spam and junk mail - not only potentially compromise your privacy, they also take up a lot of disk space. Clearing your cache, throwing these files in the trash, or deleting them will not remove the file contents from the hard drive - it just removes the file name from the directory, leaving the data intact and recoverable. To dispose of these Internet tracks, you need an Internet eraser to erase them so they can't be recovered.

What's new in NetShred X

Version 5.5.0:
  • Support Compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina

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F451
10 November 2018

Most helpful

Version 5.3.0 is out, and it includes a new app logo plus:

NetShred X is macOS 10.14 Mojave compatible provide you enable System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk Access

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Version 5.2.6
F451
10 November 2018
Version 5.3.0 is out, and it includes a new app logo plus:

NetShred X is macOS 10.14 Mojave compatible provide you enable System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk Access

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Version 5.2.6
F451
16 November 2016
Version 5 is released. Current version, as of this comment, is 5.0.3. I use this in conjunction with Cookie. NetShred X is an excellent product for my needs and I've been a licensed user for many years. You can us its basic features in the preferences and also tailor specifics (if you know what you are doing).
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Version 4.8.7
George6
26 November 2015
would be useful if you could just delete the files and not HAVE TO shred a minute every time. cant imagine which users really would need shredding and on SSDs thats probably useless anyway.
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Version 4.8.7
Macuser-osx
07 November 2015
4.8 Works great. Works as described. Glad to see they are keeping up with updates.
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Version 4.8.6
Macuser-osx
28 October 2014
4.7.10 Doesn't work with OS X.10. It doesn't remove browser history. mirth.com has no repossess. Don't buy.
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Version 4.7.10
Macuser-osx
22 October 2014
Anyone know of a new app that does what this did? I used Netshred for years without issue. But after upgrading to the latest version of Netshred X and OS X.10 (Yosemite) Nethsred X no longer works. It goes through the motions like it's working but when you open the browser (safari or Firefox) the history is still there. I contacted Mirth support but never received a reply.
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Version 4.7.10
Rob-h
02 March 2014
Would be nice to see more frequent updates. The current version of NetShred supports Firefox up to v24 but now we are on v27.
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Version 4.7.8
Rsmacupdate
14 March 2013
I have several questions about this software... 1) The review/comments section here hasn't been added to for 2 years... why? 2) FireFox 14 was a June 2012 release. It is now March 2013... almost 9 months later with no indication that NetShred has been updated to consider FireFox versions 15-19. 3) Considering MacApp store prices... the price does seem high... it might be a better marketing plan to reduce the price slowly and increase the customer base giving more exposure to additional developer products and reducing such criticism and hopefully raising profitability. I realize FireFox's 6 week update cycle is quick, but people generally want to be current especially for security purposes. Perhaps the developer could weigh in on how they are keeping current with FireFox's 6 week release cycle?
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Version 4.7.8
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Big Johnson
Big Johnson
27 April 2013
The comment below yours was posted on 6-12-12. Yours was posted 3-14-12. That's only 9 months, not two years.
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Rsmacupdate
Rsmacupdate
27 April 2013
BibJohnson: You are correct Thanks! Is there some way to edit my original post?
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Big Johnson
Big Johnson
26 January 2014
Oops - I meant yours was posted 3-14-13.
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poetaignota
12 June 2012
I have been using NetShred for many years without any problems. All the more disappointing then when I discovered that Version 4.7.4 was not shredding my history in Firefox 13.0. More disappointing still when my report took three days to produce an (unsigned) one-line response asking me "Which version of Firefox?". It's now a week since my original report and not another word. I don't necessarily expect instant solutions but a polite "Thanks for telling us - we're working on it now" would not go amiss.
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Version 4.7.4
$24.95 will get me almost a pound of real fresh-caught salmon at Whole Foods. I'd rather have that one memorable evening before poverty than have to look at that morbid, depressing, eldritch (thrown in for HP Lovecraft fans) and incomprehensible icon. I know, I know. The icon is not the app. But I wouldn't care if this app did handsprings and mowed the lawn. Not on MY Mac.
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Version 4.7.4
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Maulrat
Maulrat
24 July 2013
yes, over a year old post ... but just wanted to add that you CAN apply your own icon by just copying and pasting one over it (and if youre adventurous replace the .icns resource itself) ... pretty easy stuff. I use a WALL·E (the Pixar movie) icon as a replacement and it looks great and is quite fitting. just sayin'
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