Aladdin Systems Inc. has announced a major new upgrade to its Macintosh uninstaller software, Spring Cleaning. The new version incorporates support for Mac OS X and other new features too.
Spring Cleaning is a collection of more than a dozen separate utilities that enable Mac users to remove unnecessary files from their Mac’s hard drive.
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Spring Cleaning, designed to work with Mac OS X, also adds two new features for the new operating system: QuickCompare and AccessMoniter. QuickCompare displays differences between similar files, while AccessMoniter provides a way for you to check files by their last access date. The software also features other new changes like CookieEditor, which enables users to selectively remove Internet cookie files from their machine; MailCleaner, to find and delete mail attachments; and New “Standard” and “Advanced” mode interfaces.
Spring Cleaning also features iClean, a standalone desktop cleaning tool, along with fifteen other utilities to remove old and unwanted applications, files, folders, fonts, Internet clutter, and much more.
Spring Cleaning’s system requirements call for a Power PC-based Mac; Mac OS 8.1 or higher; at least 8MB of available RAM; Internet Config 2.0 or higher; CarbonLib 1.0.4 or higher; Navigation Services 1.0.1 or higher.
Spring Cleaning 4.0 carries a suggested retail price of US$49.95. Users who bought Spring Cleaning after May 5, 2001 can upgrade to 4.0 for free with proof of purchase — others can upgrade for a fee. The company also offers a competitive upgrade for users of Norton SystemWorks and Norton Internet Security for $19.95.