Portable BleachBit is an open-source application that comes packed with cleaning capabilities for helping you get rid of junk files that occupy a lot of space on the computer. Plus, the tool is also able to clean Internet tracks to ensure your data remains private from unauthorized viewing.
Since this is the portable version of the program, it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.
You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you to need to delete files on the breeze.
Although it bundles many useful functions, it boasts a clean and intuitive layout that allows users to set up the dedicated parameters with just a few clicks.
Portable BleachBit gives you the possibility to select the items to delete, namely backup, .DS_Store, Thumbs.db and temporary files, Flash and Java items, as well as debugging logs and most recently used files for Microsoft Office.
What’s more, you are allowed to remove junk items which are included in Windows Explorer (e.g. recent documents list, search history), RealPlayer, Pidgin, WinRAR, VLC media player, and other utilities as well.
When it comes to deleting cache, cookies, temporary files, history items, passwords, URL history files, the program offers support for a wide range of web browsers, such as Opera, Firefox, and Google Chrome.
Among the best things about Portable BleachBit is its smart previewing mode which helps you check the items to remove, view the disk space to recover, as well as the number of files to delete.
In addition, there are dedicated tools to help you delete files and folders securely from the computer in order to make sure other users cannot recover them with dedicated applications, plus a separate wipe free space function.
When it comes to configuration settings, you can make the program run at Windows startup, overwrite files, select custom locations for the deletion process, as well as create whitelists.
All in all, Portable BleachBit proves to be a reliable utility that bundles a decent feature pack for helping you get rid of junk items, delete files securely, and remove Internet tracks. Gives its ease of use and intuitive layout, it is ideal for rookies and professionals alike.