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Why CleanMyMac X is essential Mac-cleaning software [Awesome Apps]


MacPaw CleanMyMac X update better monitors your Mac's health
CleanMyMac X offers 30-plus tools for keeping your Mac in tip-top condition.
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One piece of software I consider indispensable for keeping my Mac running clean, quick and clear is CleanMyMac X by MacPaw.

CleanMyMac X packs more than 30 tools for keeping your Mac in tip-top condition, but is especially useful for clearing disc space, freeing up RAM, and deleting malware and adware. The latest version has a new, unlimited seven-day free trial, and Cult of Mac readers can get an exclusive 10% discount.

Keep your Mac running like new with CleanMyMac X

I use CleanMyMac X frequently to clear disk space using the Cleanup tool, which scans your drive for system junk like language localization files, mail attachments and large system caches.

It also has a tool for finding oversized files and folders, which is useful for clearing out big downloads you may no longer want. Over the years, I’ve used CleanMyMac X to clear hundreds of gigabytes of disc space.

Day to day, the Memory monitor proves most useful. It sits in the Mac menu bar and frees up RAM when the computer runs low. Freeing up RAM often serves as a one-click remedy for slow or glitchy apps. I use it all the time.

I also use it to clean out malware and adware. Luckily my Mac hasn’t been infected by any viruses, but a couple of times CleanMyMac X has found sneaky adware.

CleanMyMac X is made in Ukraine by MacPaw, a company that is often confused with MacKeeper, which has a sketchy reputation — but MacPaw is 100% legit. CleanMyMac X is available in the Mac App Store, and has been notarized by Apple to be safe and trustworthy.

A new unlimited 7-day trial lets you try this useful Mac cleaner app

Previously, the trial version of CleanMyMac X was limited in functionality. However, the company just launched a seven-day trial offer that unlocks all the features for a week. This gives Mac owners a much better way to see what this versatile software can do. Download the free trial here.

CleanMyMac X costs $34.95 for a one-year subscription for a single Mac. If you prefer, it’s also available as a one-time purchase for $89.95. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee and cancelling your subscription is easy and straightforward.

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