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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 5.84.9126:

Improving your CCleaner experience:

  • Smart Clean no longer prompts you to clean certain browsers if they are closed via an automated process (addresses some 'ghost' cleaning notifications)
  • We've made it even simpler to use Health Check in subsequent visits to CCleaner

Driver Updater:

  • We've made it easier for you to know which drivers to revert if an update causes a problem
  • This new revert flow will also help us to understand where improvements to driver compatibility is most needed

General:

  • The PC info section now detects Windows 11 correctly
  • An indicator in the app now tells you when your subscription is nearing expiry
  • Fixed some uncommon bugs in license registration
  • Fixed some Chinese character display issues

What's New in version 5.83.9050:

Cleaning improvements:

  • New support for Windows 10 Snip & Sketch temporary files
  • Improved cleaning of Microsoft OneDrive logs

Driver Updater:

  • Improved error handling messages and options
  • Fixed a bug where driver categories were not displaying correctly
  • Fixed a bug causing UI issues when navigating between tabs
  • Fixed a bug causing the program to hang when scanning for drivers to update

What's New in version 5.82.8950:

  • New PRO Feature: Driver Updater!
  • Our mission at CCleaner is to make our customers' lives easier by simplifying their relationship with digital technology. Today, we're bringing safe and reliable driver updates to CCleaner Professional, with no need to break the bank on an additional app. Our new Driver Updater finds more drivers than built-in solutions, saves you time and stress from having to find drivers on the web, and delivers drivers that are safe and reliable. Improve media performance, reduce crashes and bugs, and enjoy a better PC experience today!

What's New in version 5.81.8895:

Health Check:

  • Fixed a crash if using Health Check without an internet connection

Driver Updater Beta:

  • Released to a limited group for initial feedback
  • You can use the 'Give Feedback' button within the feature to share your thoughts
  • Not yet suitable for users of assistive technologies (it will be when fully released)
  • We expect to make it available to everyone very soon! :)

General:

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Minor UI improvements

What's New in version 5.79.8704:

Cleaning:

  • Added new cleaning of Slack cache (this optional setting does not wipe message history)
  • We have re-enabled the 'Wipe Free Space' feature with new diagnostics information to catch a bug that was reported but not reproduced in our thorough testing
  • We have added optional debug logging to try to catch a rare 'rule duplication' bug

Security:

  • We fixed some instances where the app was using HTTP instead of HTTPS

What's New in version 5.78.8558:

Cleaning Settings:

  • Restored support for local domains to the ‘Cookies To Keep’ whitelist (e.g. ‘localhost’, ‘desktop2’)
  • We have disabled the ‘Wipe Free Space’ feature while we investigate reports of erroneous data erasure

Cleaning Automation:

  • You can now choose to use standard cleaning rules or Custom Clean for scheduled cleans
  • Fixed a bug where unchecking Smart Cleaning did not uncheck its child options

New Onboarding Flow:

  • We've added a new quick start guide called Help Hub that is active during a trial for some users (currently EN only)

Accessibility:

  • The new CCleaner onboarding experience fully supports NVDA screen reader and meets WCAG AA requirements
  • Tab navigation order through different sections of the app window is now more consistent
  • Improved Search Field labelling for NVDA
  • Fixed an issue where Disk Analyzer would hang at the end of analysis if NVDA was running

What's New in version 5.77.8521:

  • This version resolves a crash when cycling quickly through the Options menu. We will roll out this change to everyone over the coming days.

Stability:

  • CCleaner no longer becomes unresponsive when cycling quickly through the Options menu

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