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CHANGELOG

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 5.61.006 Beta:

In preparation for Microsoft's upcoming launch of their NEW Edge Chromium browser (more info) we have been busy adding support for it in CCleaner. So we can start getting feedback as early as possible we have put our progress thus far into a Beta, which contains the following cleaning rules:

  • Internet Cache
  • Cookies
  • Internet History
  • Download History

NOTE:

  • Currently CCleaner treats both the Canary and Dev versions of the browser as the same (more info on them here), meaning both will be cleaned at the same time. Feel free to let us know if this is going to be a problem.

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 5.56.003 Beta:

Software Updater:

  • Software updater has been moved to the second slot in the 'Tools' menu
  • Various crash fixes
  • Improved software identification
  • Added new software to the supported list

Browser Cleaning:

  • Added additional database tables for IE & Edge cleaning

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue causing blank rows in the 'Cookies to Keep' list

Localization:

  • Added support for the 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 5.52.6967:

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Localization improvements to several pages including License Information
  • Code refactoring for improved stability
  • Updated copyright across the application to 2019

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 5.49.6856:

Windows and Browser Cleaning:

  • Added and improved cleaning to the Common Language Runtime (CLR) folders
  • Extended the cleaning of Windows error reporting temporary folders
  • Fixed Firefox cleaning rules which were causing corrupted profiles for some users

General:

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Small UI improvements

What's New in version 5.48.6834:

Browser Cleaning:

  • Added workaround for cleaning Edge while in the 'suspended' state on Windows 10, build 1809. This workaround is temporary while we consider a more permanent solution.
  • Fixed cleaning of Edge cookies in Windows 10
  • Fixed a bug where cleaning Firefox Internet History would corrupt the profile

Feature Previews:

  • Added support for 'feature previews' (limited release of features in development)
  • Keep your eyes peeled for forthcoming feature previews!

General:

  • Renewed our digital security certificate as the previous one was due to expire.
  • The certificate publisher has been updated from 'Piriform Ltd.' to 'Piriform Software Ltd.'

What's New in version 5.47.6716:

General:

  • Fixed cleaning from the Recycle Bin context menu
  • Fixed cleaning via command-line

Browser Cleaning:

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

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 5.43.6520:

  • Removed Font Cache cleaning temporarily while we resolve an incompatibility with the Windows 10 April Update
  • Added preference to select the level of detail on the Cleaning Results screen
  • Added new Privacy menu

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 5.42.6495:

Browser Cleaning:

  • Internet Explorer: Fixed a bug where cleaning Temporary Internet Files left some files behind
  • IE/Edge: Enhanced cleaning of YouTube viewing history (thanks alhazred!)

Cookies:

  • Search terms are now highlighted in the results list

General:

  • Where appropriate, CCleaner Free may recommend improvements to your system’s antivirus protection

Installer:

  • Fixed an issue where localized text was overlapping in the Professional Edition installer

What's New in version 5.41.6446:

UI:

  • NEW! Cleaning results now displayed as a Cleaning Summary (Free and Professional versions only)
  • NEW! Product tips to help users discover less visible features
  • NEW! Fresh, clean Upgrade page design

Browser Cleaning:

  • Edge/Internet Explorer: Fixed cleaning of cookie and icon file types on Windows 10

Localization:

  • Added improved Estonian translations

Technology:

  • Added support for Sciter: a lightweight, embeddable HTML/CSS/script engine for modern UI development

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 5.39.6399:

    Disk Analyzer:

    • Fixed a rare crash where a UI layer was still active

    General:

    • Minor user interface improvements
    • Minor bug fixes

    What's New in version 5.38.6357:

    Browser Cleaning:

    • Edge: Session clean no longer removes set-aside tabs
    • Chrome: Added support for cleaning cookies from Local Storage

    Cookies:

    • Chrome Local Storage Cookies can now be managed from Cookie Manager

    Windows:

    • CCleaner no longer cleans the list of files waiting to be renamed

    Installer:

    • Fixed 'Error opening file for writing' error

    General:

    • Fixed a library dependency that was preventing CCleaner from opening on Wndows XP in some cases
    • Fixed a rare case where CCleaner could check for updates multiple times in a short space of time

    What's New in version 5.37.6309:

    • Edge: Session clean no longer removes set-aside tabs
    • Firefox: Fixed an issue where some favicons were still being cleaned
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