System Mechanic - Top Competitors (Mar 2022)

System Mechanic Review
ITQlick Score: 91/100
ITQlick Rating:
Pricing: 4.2/10 - average cost
Category: PC optimization -> System Mechanic review -> System Mechanic competitors
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 9 PC optimization systems
Company: Iolo
Pricing: starts at $39.95 per year
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Links: System Mechanic review, System Mechanic pricing guide
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 19, 2022

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System Mechanic vs. Alternatives in 2023

Two important competitors of System Mechanic are Ace Utilities and CCleaner. Both these solutions, just like System Mechanic, are intended for personal as well as commercial use. However, both offer relatively limited features compared to System Mechanic.

Core features of System Mechanic that are not available on Ace Utilities include classID, error reporting, path references, optimizer, application events, and system optimizer. Additionally, verification of entries is not offered by Ace Utilities. Both solution offer backup and restore functions. Other common features include location of empty registry keys, DDL verification, history lists, shared files, and uninstall entries.

CCleaner also offers limited feature set when compared with System Mechanic. Unlike System Mechanic, it does not offer any backup and restore functions resulting in limited capabilities. Other core features of System Mechanic that are not offered by CCleaner include empty registry keys, path references, history lists, shared files, startup manager, system optimizer, and uninstall entries.

Both solution offer log of changes and verification of changes in their security features. However, CCleaner does not offer the functionality of undoing changes. Unlike System Mechanic, CCleaner also does not provide the facility of additional extensions to be used with the core features.

System Mechanic alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to System Mechanic that are worth checking out: ROI+ for SMBs, TIBCO RTView for large size business, Borland Silk for growing companies, and

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System M...
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$39.95 per year
Functionality
6
Best for SMBs
ROI+
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$47 per user/year
Functionality
5
Review
Best for Enterprise
TIBCO RT...
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
Growing
Borland ...
ITQlick rating
3.1/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4

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