As its name suggests quite easily, Memory Cleaner is a free RAM cleaner that allows you to speed up your system by removing from your computer’s memory all the unnecessary information generated by programs during your work session. It is extremely compact, lightweight and specifically optimized for Windows 7 and Vista, operating systems where RAM management has changed a lot since XP and earlier. It can be operated either manually or operate automatically based on regular time intervals or when a minimum threshold of free RAM is reached.
FreeRAM XP Pro
FreeRAM XP Pro is a historical RAM cleaner tailored for Windows XP, which, as you know, manages computer memory less efficiently than more recent versions of the Microsoft operating system and therefore often needs a little “help”. The software is very lightweight and very easy to use even for newbies: just install it, run it and choose whether to run it manually, so as to instantly free the RAM from unnecessary information stored in it, or to set an automatic memory cleaning when a minimum threshold of available space is reached. Download from here.
RamRush is an excellent free program that allows you to clean and defragment the RAM of computers equipped with the Windows operating system in an absolutely easy and fast way. Once installed on your PC, the program is placed in the system notification area (next to the Windows clock) and, if selected with the mouse, provides real-time updated graphs with the status of CPU and RAM. With a single click, you can command the cleaning of RAM and the removal of all unnecessary information from it. It is also possible to set automatic memory cleaning based on the percentage of occupied RAM.
Glary Utilities is an increasingly popular free system optimization package that can speed up Windows PCs by acting on various aspects of the OS. In a very convenient one-click process, it can free up unnecessary space on your hard drive, repair registry errors, delete broken shortcuts, eliminate malware from your PC and much more. It also includes a manually operated tool that allows you to free up RAM when your system is running low on memory. It is completely in Italian, although the language must be selected from the software’s settings panel.
IObit Advanced SystemCare
IObit Advanced SystemCare Free is a very good free all-in-one solution that automatically optimizes your PC by acting on multiple parameters. Through convenient wizards, the program analyzes the status of Windows and acts accordingly by freeing up as much space as possible on the hard drive, removing errors from the registry and performing many other maintenance tasks. It includes a handy system monitor that displays the status of CPU and RAM on your desktop, allowing you to free up memory as needed.
TuneUP Utilities is the most popular commercial system optimization suite that includes all the useful tools to keep Windows always in shape and avoid all those slowdowns that often appear on PCs over time. The software lets you optimize your computer with a single click, performing all maintenance tasks automatically or, for more experienced users, manually running each of the tools it includes. Among them are various tools that allow you to optimize RAM usage by terminating processes running on the PC (task manager) and adjusting various parameters based on the programs in use. The software is paid for but is available in a free trial version that allows you to test all of its features for a period of 15 days.