Download Optimization - Best Software & Apps

  • DriverPack Solution Online

    17.7.104

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A one-stop free solution?

    8
    1222 votes
    • PROS: It did update our drivers, Provided easy access to optimization options, Completely free, Works on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows XP
    • CONS: Problems while installing drivers could cause bigger issues for some, Optimization features are standard in Windows, No portable version available
  • CCleaner

    5.44.6577

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Clean your PC in real-time

    8
    22797 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Junk file removal, Correcting registry errors, Advanced tools, Free space cleaner, It's free, Available for Mac and Android
    • CONS: Few configuration options
  • NVIDIA Inspector

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software to View Driver and Hardware Information

    8
    19 votes
    • PROS: INVIDIA Inspector is free to use, A clear user interface streamlines the diagnosis of problems
    • CONS: Some have reported that refreshing the screen causes a crash, Users will require the RAR decoder to install this package
  • CamScanner

    3.4.0.20140624

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Scan documents with your smartphone

    7
    57 votes
    • PROS: Offers a variety of editing tools, Export files to social media or cloud drives
    • CONS: Contains ads, Requires in-app purchases on top of subscription
  • Nvidia GeForce Shadowplay

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Nvidia GeForce Shadowplay records the games you have already experienced

    6
    261 votes
    • PROS: Record the most recent minutes, Great optimization
    • CONS: Unstable, Few configuration options
  • 360 Security - Antivirus

    3.4.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Protect your mobile device with 360 Security

    7
    174 votes
    • PROS: Very attractive user interface, Fast and simple to use, Includes lots of free optimization tools
    • CONS: No data monitor option
  • Photo Pos Pro

    3.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Great graphic editor packed with functions

    7
    477 votes
    • PROS: Great array of editing and drawing tools, Support for layers and special effects, Optimization tools
    • CONS: Not very intuitive interface
  • Wise Care 365

    4.8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to use PC system optimizer

    8
    226 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Helps clean, optimise and secure your PC, Slick interface
    • CONS: CCleaner does a better job
  • SlimCleaner

    4.0.30878

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Community-supported PC cleaning and optimization

    7
    200 votes
    • PROS: Thorough, accurate system cleaner, Based on community knowledge, Includes app uninstaller and data shredder
    • CONS: Many items don't have a rating yet, Few configuration options
  • GeForce Experience

    1.8.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Optimise Your PC Gamign with GeForce Experience

    7
    88 votes
    • PROS: A good way to optimise your gaming settings., Comes with video capture and sharing features.
    • CONS: Only of use to PC gamers., Assumes that you use the GeForce GTX graphics card.
  • Aperture

    3.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A better way to refine your images

    7
    158 votes
    • PROS: Nice, easy-to-use interface, Support for facial recognition, Support for geolocation, Great photo optimization tools, iCloud photo sharing integration, Support for iOS filters
    • CONS: Uncomfortable controls, Places feature doen't work properly
  • PC Tune-Up

    3.3.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fuss free registry cleaning and optimization

    7
    18 votes
    • PROS: Great step by step process, Fast, No irritations
    • CONS: Registry errors aren't well enough explained
  • DLL Care

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    DLL Care, a professional tool to fix DLL error, repair .dll/.exe/,sys problems, also a registry cleaner.

    7
    8 votes
    • System Mechanic

      Pro 16

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An excellent set of system maintenance tools

      8
      366 votes
      • PROS: Complete set of optimization tools, Very easy to use, Nice looking interface
      • CONS: Installation can be lengthy if you have incompatible programs
    • PC Tools Disk Suite

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All-in-one hard drive optimization, defrag, repair and partition app

      9
      4 votes
      • PROS: Defrags, performs backups and partitions in one, Easy to use and administer, Each tool integrates with the others nicely
      • CONS: Thorough backup is rather slow
    • Game Fire

      6.2.3031.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A tool that tries to improve your PC's performance

      7
      684 votes
      • PROS: Once click resource optimization, Create your, Includes defragmentation tool
      • CONS: Results aren't always noticeable
    • Auslogics Disk Defrag Portable

      3.3.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fast, efficient free defrag tool you can take anywhere

      8
      50 votes
      • PROS: Quick, efficient analysis, Defragmentation and optimization, No installation required, Real-time defragmentation, Lets you defragment specific files
      • CONS: Lacks some features that the desktop version has
    • Wise Disk Cleaner

      9.28.647

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free up disk space by wiping unused files

      9
      454 votes
      • PROS: Searches for and deletes a wide range of temporary file types, Options for adding different file extensions, Support for scheduled tasks
      • CONS: Scans can take a while
    • ErrorTools PC Repair

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      ErrorTools PC Repair is a pc optimization program that fixes errors, boosts stability and speeds up your computer.

      6
      10 votes
      • Norton Utilities

        16.0.0.126

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lightning-fast optimization suite from the utilities veteran

        7
        181 votes
        • PROS: All the processes are really quick, Indicates level of severity for problems, Real time registry monitor
        • CONS: The control panel takes you to the normal Windows panel, The disk defragmentation tool is taken from Windows too
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