Download Files To Delete - Best Software & Apps

  • Unlocker

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Move or delete locked files

    8
    379 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
    2818 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
    118 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

    Delete folders with long path names

    8
    45 votes
    • PROS: Simple and intuitive interface, Does its function well, Does not require a lot of machine resource
    • CONS: No help files available, Only deletes folders permanently
  • Shift Delete Recovery

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Shift Delete Recovery to Retrieve Shift Delete Folder, Files

    10
    3 votes
    • Unlocker Portable

      1.9.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Unlock and delete blocked files the easy way

      8
      114 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
    • 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
    • Orion File Recovery Software

      1.11

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Quick, free file recovery

      7
      56 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
    • 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!
    • Delete Doctor

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Get rid of files that are difficult to delete

      8
      28 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
        • 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
          • 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
            105 votes
            • 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
            • 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
            • 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
            • CloneMaster

              5.00

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Quickly find and delete duplicate files

              6
              11 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use, Also finds zero byte files and empty folders, You can delete duplicates from within the program
              • CONS: Not many configuration options
            • Ashampoo Privacy Protector

              1.1.3

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Compact application to encrypt, decrypt, archive and delete files

              9
              8 votes
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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