Aladdin Systems Releases Spring Cleaning 5.0 & iClean 5.0, Including OS X Support

Aladdin Systems has released Spring Cleaning 5.0, a major upgrade to the Mac uninstaller program. Spring Cleaning 5.0 includes several new features, and other enhancements, and is fully Mac OS X compatible. The company is also releasing iClean, a tool designed to help Internet users manage cookies, trails, and other Internet privacy issues. iClean 5.0 is bundled with Spring Cleaning 5.0, and is also sold separately. From Aladdin:

Aladdin Systems, Inc. today launched Spring Cleaning(r) 5.0. Spring Cleaning, the #1 uninstaller for the Macintosh, provides additional tools designed to clean Macintosh computers and protect online privacy. Optimized for Mac OS X, Spring Cleaning 5.0 provides over 16 powerful, easy-to-use tools to help users safely and easily remove hard drive and Internet clutter to increase Mac performance and protect online privacy. New 5.0 features include: customizable searches, enhanced Internet cookie editing, drag and drop capabilities, a System Menu to provide shortcuts to features, and root access allowances.

Mac users who relied upon Spring Cleaning as an uninstaller and computer clean-up kit will enjoy the improved cleaning tools and take advantage of new customizable searches and root access allowances for power users. Internet users will appreciate Spring Cleaning 5.0 for its privacy features in iClean, a desktop Internet clean up tool. Used weekly, iClean can get rid of Internet cookies and cache to erase Internet trails and to keep privacy at a maximum.


  • Drag and Drop capabilities- All 16 search tools in Advanced Mode include drag and drop to perform actions and faster searches on a specific volume or folder
  • Customizable searches- Find any type of file while using special actions
  • Cookie Editor enhancement- CookieTosser(tm)/Internet Cache Finder(tm) now edits by creation date, server name and automatically delete cookies from selected servers every time the feature is run
  • System Menu for Mac OS X- A desktop menu bar gives immediate access to all Spring Cleaning searches
  • QuickCompare optimization- Compares Mac OS X files AND folders and application packages
  • Mac OS X optimization- Greater performance with support for application packages/bundles, extensions, support for long file names and larger file sizes, change permissions from within Spring Cleaning, and more...
  • Root Access allowances- Mac OS X feature gives extended access privileges
  • Search Filter access- Easier access to search filter settings both before and after a search
  • Extended Standard Mode features- Advanced Mode actions now accessible within Standard Mode

Includes 16+ Power Cleaning Tools
The 16 cleaning options included are: AccessMonitor(tm), Alias Fixer, Custom Search, Document Finder(tm), Duplicates Finder(tm), Empty Folder Finder(tm), Fat App Slimmer(tm), File Checker(tm), Font Finder(tm), Mail Cleaner(tm), Help Finder(tm), Internet Cache Finder(tm), MacUninstaller(tm), Orphan Adopter(tm), Orphaned Pref Finder(tm), Storage Items Finder(tm). Plus the bonus program, iClean for Internet privacy and clutter removal, includes Cookie Tosser, Alias Fixer(tm), Web Cache Files Remover(tm), Internet History Files Remover(tm), and Empty Trash.

Spring Cleaning 5 is priced at US$49.99. iClean 5.0 is included with Spring Cleaning 5, and is also sold separately for US$29.99. You can find more information on Spring Cleaning at Aladdinis Web site.