Stellar Speedup Mac Review: Clean Macintosh HD for Smooth Computing
No matter if your Macintosh HD is a traditional hard drive or a fast Solid State Drive, a time may arrive when your startup disk runs out of free spaces. And when it happens, you might have to prepare yourself for an intensive Mac cleaning operation to remove junk files, unused files, duplicate data, binaries, and more. However, cleaning a Mac startup disk requires you to go deep into the root folders, identify the junk pieces of files, which surely isn’t an easy task.
Stellar Speedup Mac comes Handy
This piece of application is developed to overcome the shortcomings of cleaning up the Macintosh HD manually. With this software, you can save a considerable amount of time and effort by allowing the utility to deep scan Macintosh HD while you sit back relaxed and watch the progress with a cup of coffee by your side.
License: Single and Technician
OS X: OS X El Capitan 10.11, Yosemite 10.10, Mavericks 10.9, Mountain Lion 10.8, Lion 10.7, Snow Leopard 10.6
RAM: 1 GB
HDD: 50 MB Space
Below is the first screen of Stellar Speedup Mac Software that has a mounted ‘Rocket Button’. Upon clicking this button, the user is sent forward to a window where the Mac hard drive is selected for cleaning.
Hard Drive Selection
Stellar Speedup Mac has an advantage over other Mac cleaning utilities. Its smart features allow you to deep clean the Macintosh HD (i.e. startup disk) and further gives you the option to clean up secondary mounted partitions (nonstartup disk)
Recommended Scan (cleans up startup drive)
Custom Scan (cleans up non bootable volumes and external media)
Selecting your startup disk through ‘Recommended Scan’ and clicking on the ‘Start Scan’ will push the utility to sling in-depth scanning of the hard disk drive.
What does it Scan?
This part of the Stellar Speedup Mac software that shows you the progress of finding junks at real time. It goes into root folder, sub-folders and collects junk files from all over the hard drive sectors. It efficiently scans and collects below pieces of debris from Mac startup disk drive.
Unused log files
Trashes & Leftovers
Language files (other than default)
Duplicate files (iTunes, iPhoto, iMovies, iWork, etc.)
Unused Large files
Preview Files before Removal
Using the built-in preview functionality called QuickLook, the user can launch preview of junk files after the utility has completed the scan successfully. This module helps user to select or unselect specific files for removal.
Say Goodbye to Junks
Once the user has thoroughly previewed the junk files, they can then be removed. Clicking on the SpeedupNow button will push the Stellar Speedup Mac application to eliminate the junk files, caches, old logs, duplicates, large files, language files, etc. from your Macintosh HD.
Stellar Speedup Mac application allows another helpful module to help user claim some more free spaces by eliminating unused applications from the Macintosh HD. It has following features for application uninstallation.
- Uninstall Dragged Application: this allows the user to remove the application by picking it up and dropping on the tray of uninstaller. The application and its associated files are automatically listed for uninstallation. No leftovers are left behind through Stellar Speedup Mac uninstaller
- Application: this module by default lists all those applications, which have been installed in your Application folder. You can select or unselect an app for uninstallation
- Widgets & Plugins: Installed widgets and plugins are listed by default. The user can then verify the required and unrequired widgets, plugins and advance with the uninstallation procedure
Stellar Speedup Mac does seem to be a helpful application that will eradicate garbage files from the startup disk and in turn, will allow the OS X breath easily with the available free spaces. Moreover, this amazing utility scans logical Mac partitions, SD cards, external hard drives and removes the available junks to claim free spaces.