CleanEx: Easily cleans programmer's directories


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CleanEx rolling demo

Planet Paul presents CleanEx, a handy shell extension for cleaning junk files from folder hierarchies - particularly useful for programmers wanting to clear out compiler intermediates. Great for any situation where you often need to clear out a folder, but don't want to be hunting around for a cleanup app. If you can see the folder, you can clean it instantly......

How does it work?

The rolling demo shows just how easy it is to use. CleanEx adds an entry to the right-click menu for drives and folders. Simply right cick a folder and select 'Clean' and up pops the CleanEx dialog....


CleanEx comes ready configured with a number of file groups that programmers often need to clean up. These groups can be customised and new groups created - simply click the '>>>' button...


CleanEx comes with a full installer and uninstaller. Simply download and run the setup.exe contained within it (if you use WinZip, simply hit the Install' button!).

Download CleanEx (Win95 & NT4.0)


  • Thanks. But could you release the source code?

    Posted by Legacy on 08/30/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Jack

    Could you release the source code?
    I want to add some features (like deleting emty folders).


  • Great.

    Posted by Legacy on 05/31/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: srini

    I found it extremely useful. A nice idea. Thanks.


    Posted by Legacy on 01/14/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Rogas

    Would it be possible to process many directories at once?


  • It does not remove empty directories

    Posted by Legacy on 10/06/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Ishay Perez


    Good tool, but it lacks the option to delete directories once they are empty. For example, if the "Debug" directory has all its files deleted (with the tool), it ought to be deleted too.



  • Great but ...

    Posted by Legacy on 06/14/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Gaby

    This a great job. Thanks. But could you release the source code?

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