Voralent’s Antelope compresses JPGs and PNGs with a click
August 30, 2014 – 05:20 | No Comment
Voralent’s Antelope compresses JPGs and PNGs with a click

Earlier this year we looked at Voralent’s JPGMini and PNGMini, easy-to-use tools which reduced JPG and PNG file sizes without affecting image quality.
The developer has now released a replacement, Antelope, which handles JPG and PNG …

MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules
August 28, 2014 – 08:57 | No Comment
MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules

IObit has released MacBooster 2.0, a major new build of its shareware cleaning and optimisation tool for Macs. The app, which is available as a 14-day trial download, includes a number of new and improved …

CCleaner 4.17 improves browser cleanup
August 26, 2014 – 13:51 | No Comment
CCleaner 4.17 improves browser cleanup

Popular system optimisation tool CCleaner has been updated to version 4.17 with a series of mostly browser-related improvements.
The official release notes say the new build – also available in a portable version – adds “Google …

Mini review: Argente Utilities
August 25, 2014 – 06:33 | No Comment
Mini review: Argente Utilities

Argente Utilities is a one-stop PC maintenance suite with tools to clean, optimise, repair and generally improve your system speed and reliability.
It’s a relatively lightweight, portable package, arriving as a 7.5MB zip file, and there’s …

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 6 adds new portrait tools, photo effects, delivers UI improvements
August 11, 2014 – 13:16 | No Comment
Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 6 adds new portrait tools, photo effects, delivers UI improvements

German developer Ashampoo has unveiled Photo Optimizer 6, the first major new build of its fast, user-friendly photo tool for over two years.
The program adds a number of new portrait-enhancing tools and a slew of …

CCleaner 4.16 widens cleaning to include TeamViewer and OneDrive, adds repair option
July 24, 2014 – 12:01 | No Comment
CCleaner 4.16 widens cleaning to include TeamViewer and OneDrive, adds repair option

It’s that time of the month when Piriform issues its regular CCleaner update for Windows PCs, and undeterred by the recent CCleaner for Mac 1.08 release, the company has shipped CCleaner 4.16 and CCleaner Portable …

CCleaner for Mac 1.08 adds support for Yosemite Developer Preview, improves browser cleaning
July 22, 2014 – 15:17 | No Comment
CCleaner for Mac 1.08 adds support for Yosemite Developer Preview, improves browser cleaning

Piriform Ltd has released CCleaner for Mac 1.08, a minor update to the Mac version of its freeware cleaning tool. Unlike the Windows version, which is updated monthly, CCleaner for Mac’s updates are more sporadic …

CCleaner for Android 1.02 adds Thumbnail Cache cleaning, minor tweaks
July 15, 2014 – 07:56 | No Comment
CCleaner for Android 1.02 adds Thumbnail Cache cleaning, minor tweaks

Barely a month after its initial release, and Piriform has released not one, but two minor updates to its new Android cleaning app. CCleaner for Android 1.02 promises improved analysis and cleaning processes as well …

Customise and configure your PC with Windows Tweaker 5.0
July 6, 2014 – 04:43 | No Comment
Customise and configure your PC with Windows Tweaker 5.0

Windows is a highly configurable operating system, with hundreds of settings and options available. But taking full advantage of this can be a challenge, as many settings are buried deep in the Registry, while others …

CCleaner 4.15 optimises memory usage, adds support for forthcoming Chrome 64-bit browser
June 25, 2014 – 10:55 | Comments Off
CCleaner 4.15 optimises memory usage, adds support for forthcoming Chrome 64-bit browser

As the month draws to a close, Piriform Ltd issues its regular update to its freeware Windows cleaning utility with the releases of CCleaner 4.15 and CCleaner Portable 4.15.
Highlights in the latest release include support …

CCleaner for Android 1.0 launched, promises cleaning and optimisation for mobiles
June 11, 2014 – 06:31 | Comments Off
CCleaner for Android 1.0 launched, promises cleaning and optimisation for mobiles

After around two months in public beta, Piriform has unveiled the first stable release of CCleaner for Android 1.0. As its title suggests, this is an app for cleaning and optimising Android mobiles and tablets.
The …