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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 5.77.8448:

Cleaning:

  • Added Download History cleaning for Avast Secure Browser

Updates:

  • Updated the visual design of the product update sequence
  • Fixed a bug where the system tray icon was displaying when it shouldn't
  • Fixed a rare bug where Update Notifications would be shown when they shouldn't

General:

  • Improved support for screen readers in the purchase flow
  • Fixed a bug where the license information could be reset and lost

What's New in version 5.76.8269:

Cleaning:

  • We now prevent invalid data from being imported to the 'Cookies to Keep' list
  • We now clean up any of our dump files created more than 14 days ago when you run CCleaner

Accessibility:

  • We've made many improvements to NVDA screen reader support in Health Check
  • We've improved NVDA support for reading checkbox lists and checkbox statuses

General:

  • We resolved a permissions error when enabling the 'Save files to INI' option
  • We fixed an error when enabling the 'Skip UAC' option
  • We fixed a rare bug where an update could unregister CCleaner Professional
  • We've made some text labels clearer

What's New in version 5.74.8198:

Cleaning:

  • This release contains an essential session cleaning compatibility update for Chromium browsers such as CCleaner Browser, Google Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera, Opera GX, Avast Secure Browser and Vivaldi.

Automatic Updates:

  • Updates to CCleaner will now be applied automatically in CCleaner Free.
  • You can review your Update Preferences in the 'Options' -> 'Updates' menu.
  • If automatic updates are enabled, CCleaner will run in the background and check for them twice daily (if you run CCleaner it will always check for an update first).

Update Preferences:

  • We have simplified the 'Options' -> 'Updates' menu down to two settings: one for controlling automatic updates and another for controlling update notifications.

CCleaner Professional:

  • If your license has expired, we will occasionally show you a reminder when you run CCleaner.

General:

  • We fixed a bug where text in warning message boxes was highlighted.

What's New in version 5.74.8184:

Cleaning:

  • This release contains an essential session cleaning compatibility update for Chromium browsers such as CCleaner Browser, Google Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera, Opera GX, Avast Secure Browser and Vivaldi.

Automatic Updates:

  • Updates to CCleaner will now be applied automatically in CCleaner Free.
  • You can review your Update Preferences in the 'Options' -> 'Updates' menu.
  • If automatic updates are enabled, CCleaner will run in the background and check for them twice daily (if you run CCleaner it will always check for an update first).

Update Preferences:

  • We have simplified the 'Options' -> 'Updates' menu down to two settings: one for controlling automatic updates and another for controlling update notifications.

General:

  • We fixed a bug where text in warning message boxes was highlighted.

What's New in version 5.73.8130:

  • This release brings a design update that makes it easier to see the status of your CCleaner Professional license in the app. We've also made it easier to renew your license and reactivate it.

License Management:

  • The status of a CCleaner license is now clearer in the UI
  • Disabled or expired licenses can now be reactivated from the app

Accessibility:

  • Improved screen reader navigation on the Cookies, Registry & Users screens

What's New in version 5.71.7971:

Cleaning:

  • Firefox internet cache cleaning now includes startup cache
  • New! Added cleaning for Spotify to clean cached songs (but not your saved songs for offline use)

Privacy Settings:

  • All users can now opt out of offers for other products

What's New in version 5.70.7909:

Important information for Firefox users:

  • If you use Firefox with a Firefox account, we strongly recommend that you update CCleaner to version 5.70 before cleaning. This version of CCleaner fixes an issue that can cause extension settings to be lost in Firefox.
  • The update also includes performance improvements and improved support for Opera GX.

Important fix for Firefox users:

  • Fixed a bug where CCleaner could wipe extension settings in Firefox if using a Firefox account

Cleaning:

  • Added Smart Clean support for Opera GX
  • CCleaner now differentiates between Opera and Opera GX processes
  • Fixed a rare bug where Health Check would not close all selected browsers

General:

  • Fixed a performance issue where CCleaner could use more CPU than it needed
  • DetectOS syntax correctly supports full Windows build numbers in WinApp2

What's New in version 5.69.7865:

Cleaning:

  • Added cleaning support for Opera GX gaming browser

General:

  • Minor UI improvements
  • Fixed DetectOS from|to syntax functionality in WinApp2
  • Fixed occasional missing information in the Licence Information screen

What's New in version 5.68.7820:

  • This version of CCleaner brings improved cleaning to Firefox and Chromium browsers.

Cleaning:

  • Fixed browser extensions not being shown in Firefox and Chrome
  • Fixed cleaning of 'Last Download Location' in Chromium browsers

Health Check:

  • Users can now provide a comment with their rating

Software Updater:

  • Software Updater displays a message when offline and a 'Try Again' button

What's New in version 5.67.7763:

Cleaning:

  • Added optional cleaning of Firefox crash reports

General:

  • Fixed a potential crash when CCleaner Professional, Business or Tech Editions launch on Windows 7
  • Fixes to the Professional trial to improve the delivery of its guided experience

What's New in version 5.66.7716:

Cleaning:

  • Brave browser can now be cleaned independently
  • Vivaldi browser can now be cleaned independently

Health Check:

  • Fixed an issue where 'Cookies' was also deleting internet history and was incorrectly reporting large numbers of trackers
  • Internet history is now deleted via the ‘History’ Privacy category, which also includes download history and recently typed URLs

Pro Trial:

  • Starting a CCleaner Professional trial now gives you a guided experience to its features

What's New in version 5.66.7705:

Cleaning:

  • Brave browser can now be cleaned independently
  • Vivaldi browser can now be cleaned independently

Health Check:

  • Fixed an issue where 'Cookies' was also deleting internet history and was incorrectly reporting large numbers of trackers
  • Internet history is now deleted via the 'History' Privacy category, which also includes download history and recently typed URLs

Pro Trial:

  • Starting a CCleaner Professional trial now gives you a guided experience to its features

What's New in version 5.65.7632:

Better Cleaning:

  • Added new areas in Internet Explorer’s LocalAppData
  • Improved Internet Explorer cache cleaning

Smart Cleaning:

  • Browser Smart Cleaning now supports Edge Chromium

Health Check:

  • Health Check no longer shows a connection error incorrectly (thanks nukecad!)
  • Improved wording around connection errors to avoid unnecessary confusion
  • Fixed Health Check freezing in some cases when CCleaner is launched (thanks APMichael!)

Localization:

  • CCleaner is now translated into Bengali and Urdu
  • Made improvements to various translations
  • Fixed a bug where the Estonian language option was showing Slovenian

Bug Fixes & Minor Changes:

  • Fixed a bug where erroneous data was being added to the .ini file (thanks larryg1516!)

What's New in version 5.63.7540:

  • This release contains an important security update and some minor bug fixes and UI updates

What's New in version 5.62.7538:

General:

  • Added cleaning for recent searches in Microsoft Outlook

Feature Preview:

  • Some users of CCleaner will be able to preview the next iteration of our Easy Clean feature. We will fully roll out this feature in the coming weeks

Installer:

  • We have listened to your feedback and are testing improvements to the presentation of product offers during installation

What's New in version 5.61.7392:

Windows Cleaning:

  • Added cleaning for Windows 10 clipboard history

General:

  • Improved translations for: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Korean, Norwegian, Slovak, Swedish and Turkish
  • Stability improvements

What's New in version 5.59.7230:

Easy Clean:

  • Fixed a bug that prevented Easy Clean from being shown correctly to a small percentage of users

Software Updater:

  • Fixed a DPI display bug in the upgrade window

Localization:

  • Inserted additional translations into the installer

What's New in version 5.58.7209:

Easy Clean:

  • Fixed a bug that was causing Easy Clean to disappear from the navigation menu

Browser Cleaning:

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the cleaning of Chrome's Download History

Installer:

  • Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer is no longer offered in CCleaner

What's New in version 5.57.7182:

Easy Clean:

  • NEW! Simplified cleaning flow: 'Easy Clean'
  • Original 'Cleaner' renamed to 'Custom Clean'

Software Updater:

  • Software Updater now confirms when there are no pending updates

Startup Management:

  • Added a new tab in 'Startup' to manage Windows Services

Settings & Preferences:

  • Added 'preferred home screen' setting (inherits preference from 'cleaning results' setting)

Installation:

  • Have made steps to address the 'Error opening file for writing' bug by improving termination of existing CCleaner processes prior to install

What's New in version 5.56.7144:

Software Updater:

  • Moved the Software Updater to the second slot in the 'Tools' menu
  • Stability improvements
  • Improved software identification
  • Added new supported software

Browser Cleaning:

  • Improved IE & Edge cleaning

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where the 'Cookies to Keep' list was not saving correctly

Localisation:

  • Added Malay language

What's New in version 5.55.7108:

  • Fixed Opera plugins not displaying correctly

What's New in version 5.54.7088:

Feature Preview:

  • Some users of CCleaner Professional (and its trial) will find an early version of a new feature in the Tools menu. We will fully roll out this feature to CCleaner Professional in the coming weeks

General:

  • Fixed an issue that, in isolated cases, could cause some notifications to be shown too often

What's New in version 5.53.7034:

Cleaning Rules:

  • New cleaning rules for Amazon Music and Amazon Kindle

General:

  • Increased the default Smart Cleaning notification threshold
  • Fixed a crash when running CCleaner alongside Norton AV products
  • Fixed a crash in the Professional Trial

What's New in version 5.51.6939:

Subscriptions:

  • Added 'Subscription Management' button
  • Minor usability improvements to the 'License Information' panel

General:

  • Updated a website link to use HTTPS
  • Added new translations for software update notifications

What's New in version 5.50.6911:

  • Added new menu: 'Options' > 'Updates'
  • Added new controls for automatic updates and update notifications

What's New in version 5.47.6701:

General:

  • Fixed cleaning from the Recycle Bin context menu
  • Fixed cleaning via commandline

Browser Cleaning:

  • Added a new Edge cleaning rule for cleaning Credit Card data

What's New in version 5.46.6652:

Privacy Settings:

  • Added a separate control for the reporting of anonymous usage data
  • Added a link to a Data Factsheet (LINK), which explains the data reported from CCleaner, why it's reported, and what it's used for

Smart Cleaning:

  • Renamed the 'Monitoring' feature to 'Smart Cleaning', to better describe its function (intelligent cleaning alerts)
  • Reworded checkboxes for clarity
  • If Smart Cleaning is disabled, CCleaner's background process will close and the feature will not run on startup

General:

  • Restored previous System Tray and minimize behavior
  • Fixed various stability issues

What's New in version 5.45.6611:

  • Removed Windows.old cleaning rule
  • Fixed a crash in Disk Analyzer
  • Added more detailed reporting for bug fixes and product improvements

What's New in version 5.44.6575

  • Internet Explorer cookies are now cleaned from the INetCache folder in Windows 10
  • Fixed a bug causing cleaning incompatibility with Firefox Malwarebytes extension
  • Added reminders for expired CCleaner Professional subscriptions

What's New in version 5.43.6522:

  • Amended Privacy menu in CCleaner Free to include opt out of sharing usage data with third parties for analytics purposes

What's New in version 5.42.6499:

Browser Cleaning:

  • Fixed a critical issue where very long float values were saved in scientific format, causing the Chrome profile to be lost
  • Fixed a critical issue where systems using non-standard decimal separators caused data to be stored incorrectly, causing the Chrome profile to be lost

What's New in version 5.40.6411:

Browser Cleaning:

  • Edge: Added new 'Set aside tabs' cleaning rule

Windows Cleaning:

  • Added warning for 'Old prefetch data' cleaning rule

    General:

  • Minor improvements to user interface
  • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.35.6210:

    • All builds signed with new Digital Signatures

    What's New in version 5.34.6207:

    Browser Cleaning:

    • Firefox: Internet History cleaning rule no longer removes Favicon content

    General:

    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.33.6162:

    Settings:

    • Fixed an issue where Automatic Update continued to inform users of an existing update after the setting had been disabled

    Browser Cleaning:

    • Updated Edge cookie cleaning definitions to include new tables from Microsoft
    • Fixed an issue in Firefox where extensions could not be deleted due to withdrawal of support for Netscape Plugin API
    • Fixed an issue in Firefox and Thunderbird where cleaning 'Site Preferences' would also clean 'Last Download Location'

    Browser Plugins:

    • Browser Plugins list now saved as browserplugins.txt (not startup.txt)

    Disk Analyzer:

    • Fixed an issue where analysis results did not display the full filepath

    Stability:

    • Improved CCleaner launch sequence to resolve a UI lock

    What's New in version 5.31.6105:

    • Improved Windows 10 Creators support
    • Improved Firefox History cleaning
    • Improved Chrome Cache and History cleaning
    • Optimized Scheduling functionality (Professional only)
    • Improved high-DPI support
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.30.6065:

    • Improved Edge Cookie cleaning
    • Updated Internet Explorer 10 and 11 History cleaning
    • Updated Thunderbird 52 History cleaning
    • Updated Windows Explorer MRU Cache cleaning
    • Improved SSD detection algorithm
    • Optimized Update Checking process
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.29.6033:

    • Improved Windows 10 Creators Update compatibility
    • Updated Edge History and Session cleaning
    • Updated Internet Explorer 10 and 11 Cache cleaning
    • Updated Firefox History and Cache cleaning
    • New Scheduling section (Professional only)
    • Updated various languages
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.28.6005:

    • Improved Chrome and Opera History cleaning
    • Improved Firefox Session and Cache cleaning
    • Updated Windows Explorer MRU cache cleaning
    • Improved 64-bit build architecture on Windows 10
    • Optimized Auto Update process (Professional only)
    • Updated ZoneAlarm cleaning
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.27.5976:

    • Improved Firefox and Chrome History cleaning
    • Improved Opera Beta cleaning
    • Improved Windows 10 Support
    • Improved Uninstall tool version sorting
    • Updated internal architecture
    • Added Foxit Reader 8.0 cleaning
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.26.5937:

    • Improved Firefox History and Session cleaning
    • Improved Opera History cleaning
    • Improved Thunderbird Session cleaning
    • Optimized 64-bit build architecture
    • Updated various translations
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.25.5902:

    • Added support for Firefox Web Extensions
    • Improved Firefox History and Cache cleaning
    • Improved Chrome and Opera Session cleaning
    • Improved Edge Extensions management
    • Improved DPI awareness and support
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.24.5839:

    • Improved Firefox History cleaning
    • Improved Opera and Vivaldi Session cleaning
    • Updated Internet Explorer and Edge Cache cleaning
    • Updated Windows Explorer MRU Cache cleaning
    • Improved Monitoring notifications
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.23.5808:

    • Improved Microsoft Edge and Internet Cache cleaning
    • Updated Microsoft Edge Tab cleaning
    • Improved Firefox History and Session cleaning
    • Optimized Silent Update functionality (Professional only)
    • Updated various translations
    • Minor bug fixes
    • Minor GUI improvements

    What's New in version 5.22.5724:

    • Improved Windows 10 Anniversary Edition support
    • Improved Microsoft Edge Cookie and History cleaning
    • Updated Firefox extension management
    • Improved 64-bit build architecture on Windows 10
    • Updated ZoneAlarm 2016 cleaning
    • Minor bug fixes
    • Minor GUI improvements

    What's New in version 5.21.5700:

    • Improved Chrome 52 History and Cache cleaning.
    • Updated DOMStore cookie cleaning.
    • Improved Auto-Update checking process.
    • Improved crash reporting architecture.
    • Updated Xilisoft Video Converter cleaning.
    • Improved localization and language support.
    • Minor GUI improvements.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 5.20.5668:

    • Improved Firefox Internet Cache cleaning
    • Improved Chrome Download History cleaning
    • Added Vivaldi browser cleaning
    • Improved DPI awareness and high DPI support
    • Added Turkmen translation
    • Minor bug fixes and GUI improvements

    What's New in version 5.19.5633:

    • Improved Firefox and Chrome History cleaning.
    • Improved Windows 10 MRU cache cleaning.
    • Optimized Browser Plugin detection routine.
    • Improved System Monitoring (Professional only).
    • Improved Window resizing and DPI support.
    • Improved Unicode text support.
    • Minor GUI improvements.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 5.18.5607:

    • Improved Microsoft Edge Cache and History cleaning.
    • Improved Firefox 46 Session cleaning.
    • Optimized detection and cleaning of portable browsers.
    • Improved Browser Monitoring functionality (Professional only).
    • Improved Unicode support in Startup and Browser Plugin management.
    • Improved localization support.
    • Minor GUI improvements.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 5.14.5493

    • New Browser Plugins section for browser start up management.
    • Improved Google Chrome and Opera session cleaning.
    • Improved Disk Analyzer file scanning process.
    • Improved TeamViewer and PDF Creator cleaning.
    • Updated exception handling and reporting architecture.
    • Updated various translations.
    • Minor GUI improvements.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 5.11.5408:

    • Added Windows Store apps to Uninstall tool (Windows 8, 8.1 and 10).
    • Improved Google Chrome Download History cleaning.
    • Improve Firefox 41 cleaning.
    • Optimized Start-up Items detection routine.
    • Improved keyboard navigation and shortcuts.
    • Added Microsoft Office 2016 and Camtasia Studio 8.0 cleaning.
    • Updated various translations.
    • Minor GUI Improvements.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 5.09.5343:

    • Improved Microsoft Edge cleaning.
    • Faster UI and styling improvements.
    • Improved Windows 10 Registry detection and cleaning.
    • Improved Internet Explorer 11 DOMStore cleaning.
    • Optimized 64-bit build architecture for Windows 10.
    • Improved Paint.NET and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware cleaning.
    • Improved localization and language support.
    • Minor bug fixes.