Download Files To Delete - Best Software & Apps

  • Unlocker

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Move or delete locked files

    8
    363 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Embedded with Windows Explorer, Delete or move stubborn files
    • CONS: No configuration settings or extra options
  • Unlocker

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock files Windows won't let you delete

    8
    2795 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Does what it says on the tin, Embedded in Windows Explorer
    • CONS: No extra options
  • IObit Unlocker

    1.1(20150721)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to delete files that may otherwise be blocked

    8
    117 votes
    • PROS: IObit Unlocker is free to download and activate., One-touch access is ideally suited for novices.
    • CONS: There is no guidance in regards to the dangers of terminating a specific program., No support is offered for mobile phone users.
  • Long Path Eraser Free

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows tool to delete files and folders with path too long or filename too long.

    8
    45 votes
    • Shift Delete Recovery

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Shift Delete Recovery to Retrieve Shift Delete Folder, Files

      10
      3 votes
      • Index.dat Analyzer

        2.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Browse and delete hidden Windows history

        8
        24 votes
        • PROS: Quickly deletes .dat files, Good way to browse cached files
        • CONS: Only for the super security conscious, Very basic appearance
      • Unlocker Portable

        1.9.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Unlock and delete blocked files the easy way

        8
        113 votes
        • PROS: No installation required, Very easy to use, Does what it says on the tin
        • CONS: No other options, Not embedded in Windows Explorer
      • DeleteOnClick

        2.2.32.100

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Permanently erase files from the context menu

        8
        19 votes
        • PROS: The easiest way to permanently delete files, Straight to the point: no bells and whistles
        • CONS: No configuration options, No undo feature: be sure before deleting anything!
      • Orion File Recovery Software

        1.11

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Quick, free file recovery

        7
        54 votes
        • PROS: Nice, clear interface, Easy for everyone to use, Recover or securely delete files
        • CONS: Results can vary, as with similar apps, Not many configurable options
      • Delete Doctor

        1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Get rid of files that are difficult to delete

        8
        28 votes
        • LockHunter

          Beta 3 1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Delete locked files in Windows

          6
          33 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use, Attractive interface, Functional
          • CONS: No Help, or general advice about what you should delete
        • ClassicFTP FTP Software

          2.38

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Classic FTP free ftp client to view, edit, upload, download and delete files

          8
          5 votes
          • Documalis Free PDF Editor

            5.6.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Documalis Free PDF Editor allows to open many PDF files to copy, paste, delete pages.

            5
            4 votes
            • Hardwipe

              (64bits) 5.1.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Delete files permanently

              8
              163 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use, Good options, Can delete data from the context menu
              • CONS: Use with care
            • Pocket KillBox

              2.0.0.588

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Delete files that refuse to let you delete them

              7
              104 votes
              • CleanAfterMe

                1.37

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Clean files and registry entries, created during your regular computer work

                8
                21 votes
                • PROS: Select what you want to delete, Fast and easy to use, It can be run from USB devices
                • CONS: Only works with IE for internet history
              • Easy Duplicate Finder

                4.10.2.480

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Get rid of annoying duplicate files

                7
                50 votes
                • PROS: Fast and accurate, Various options for dealing with duplicates, No need to delete files you are not 100% sure of
                • CONS: Interface is not very user-friendly, No explanation of duplicate-finding modes
              • The Ultimate File Explorer

                1.00

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Java

                Get control of files on your phone with this Windows-like file manager

                7
                44 votes
                • PROS: JAVA based, Copy, delete and send files, Easy to use
                • CONS: Requires permissions
              • Similarity

                1.6.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Compare sound files to find duplicates and similarities

                7
                27 votes
                • PROS: Locates duplicate files based on tags and sound, Lets you delete duplicates from within the program, Works with all popular audio formats
                • CONS: Slow analysis, Needs a third-party player
              • Lock-UnMatic

                1.1

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Find out why you can't delete that file!

                8
                2 votes
                • PROS: Drag and drop files to unlock, Fast, Kills processes
                • CONS: Unlocking can also be done in Finder
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
              #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
              11.1(20150721)1178.3Windows
              2(64bits) 5.1.11638Windows
              31.9.227957.9Windows
              41.9.23637.6Windows
              51.9.01137.5Windows
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