On Its 10th anniversary, MacPaw Releases CleanMyMac X. And It’s X Times Better

CleanMyMac, the popular Mac cleaning app with over 5M users around the world, receives a new version. Marking MacPaw's 10-year anniversary, the new CleanMyMac X transforms the app into a comprehensive utility for system cleanup, optimization, and protection on macOS. Now it includes Malware Removal and features 14 tools in total aimed at optimizing different components of macOS. In addition, the new version features the all-new Menu app, an extended Safety Database, and personalized cleanup tips provided by the Assistant.

The new CleanMyMac X comes with more pricing options. In addition to one-time payment, CleanMyMac X is now available as a yearly subscription. Also, CleanMyMac X is a part of Setapp, a suite of over 120 quality Mac apps in one subscription.

"In 10 years, CleanMyMac has undergone an evolution from a simple system cleaner to a comprehensive utility used daily by millions of users to keep their Macs clean, healthy and optimized. With CleanMyMac X, we are extending into new areas such as system security, improved app management and optimization," says Oleksandr Kosovan, CEO of MacPaw. "The introduction of subscription in addition to already existing one-time purchase, will give users a possibility to determine the payment option optimal for them, and allow us to continuously improve and add new features features over time."

CleanMyMac X Key Features

  • Smart Scan. The all-in-one center for Mac analysis and optimization, includes Cleanup, Protection, and Speed scanners which with a single click help to remove unnecessary system junk, malware, and optimizes the system for best performance.

  • Improved scan speed. According to internal tests, CleanMyMac X performs scanning 3X times faster compared to CleanMyMac 3.

  • CleanMyMac Assistant. An intelligent adviser that provides useful explanations, suggests further optimization steps and reminds about regular cleanups.

  • Malware Removal. Mac guard that checks the system for vulnerabilities and removes malicious files. With this new module, CleanMyMac X keeps Macs healthier than ever before.

  • Optimization. A module that allows to manage login items, launch agents, hung and resource-consuming apps to increase system responsiveness.

  • Updater. A tool that delivers the latest available versions for installed apps in one place.

  • Reinvented Menu. A handy companion app that keeps users aware of main system readings, shows the most resource-consuming applications, and provides useful instant features.

  • Leading-edge design. An improved interface with flow-like animations and new icons.

Pricing and Availability

  • $39.95 — one-year subscription

  • $89.95 — one-time payment

  • Current CleanMyMac 3 users can upgrade with a 50% discount on either plan

  • During the first week after the release, new users can purchase CleanMyMac X with a 30% discount on either plan 

  • CleanMyMac X is also available on Setapp

Users who would like to try CleanMyMac X before making a purchase can download a free trial version here.

Tech Specs

CleanMyMac X requires OS X 10.10 or later (including macOS Mojave), Intel Macs only.

Supported Languages

English, German, Spanish, French, Ukrainian, Russian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese.

About MacPaw

MacPaw is a macOS and iOS development company. Apart from its top product, CleanMyMac, MacPaw developed a number of popular apps (Gemini 2, Gemini Photos, Hider 2, CleanMyDrive 2) and an “unstore” alternative to the Mac App Store — Setapp. In 2017, MacPaw acquired The Unarchiver and Wallpaper Wizard.

Headquartered in Kyiv, Ukraine, MacPaw has gained solid recognition among over thirty million customers, all over the world. Since 2008, the company has been developing apps with a strong focus on design and functionality to ensure that every user gets a stunning app experience. Visit macpaw.com for more information.

Press Contacts

Julia Petryk | julia@macpaw.com

Eugene Kalnyk | eugene@macpaw.com

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