Files Inspector Version History

v. 3.25 26/01/2023

  • Applications and Games section: The popularity of the programs is now displayed.
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Invalid hint's arrow positioning on some items.
    • Application installed with tracing did not appear in the installed apps list if they cannot not be uninstalled with the standard uninstaller.

v. 3.22 08/09/2022

  • Fixed: Applications and Games section: The program could hang when pressing the Uninstall Application button or selecting the Install with tracing command.
  • Fixed: Sometimes the main window's upper right buttons (minimize, maximize, and close) buttons were missing, close) could disappear.

v. 3.21 07/13/2022

  • Some enhancements to the applications uninstalling function's user interface.
  • Dark theme isual improvements.

v. 3.20 06/21/2022

  • Dark theme minor visual improvements.
  • Windows Vista is no longer supported.
  • Bug fixed: The Windows Script Host error could occur when using the application uninstall with reboot function.

v. 3.19 03/24/2022

  • Applications' traces lookup algorithm changes. It is used during the applications' complete removal.
  • Social sharing blocks have been updated (not available for all languages).

v. 3.18 03/16/2022

  • The built-in updater has been improved.

v. 3.17 03/07/2022

  • Applications' traces lookup algorithm improvements.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

v. 3.16 01/08/2022

  • Installer: In the "File version" field of the file properties the actual product's version is now displayed.
  • Applications' traces lookup algorithm improvements that is used in the complete applications removal function.

v. 3.15 10/04/2021

  • The Applications and Games section:
    • The new function "Removal tools from the developers". The developers of some applications are providing a special utility for the complete removal of the applications from the system. This function allows you to download such a utility, if one is available for the application, and produce complete removal of the application with it.
    • Getting the application's traces before uninstalling as well as determining the sizes of the installed applications has been accelerated.
  • Bug fixed: In the removed applications traces window the context menu command for opening the registry key does not work.

v. 3.10 06/04/2021

  • The Applications and Games section:
    • It is now possible to launch applications from the list as well as open their installation folders. The corresponding commands have been added to the context menu.
    • A command to open the uninstall registry key has been added to the application's context menu.
    • More accurate application sizes are now displayed. When calculating the application's size, the data files it has created are also considered.
    • Improved the multiple applications handling support. If you mark an application in the list, a floating panel appears that displays how many applications are marked and helps you to execute removing or updating them with one click.
    • A new "Refresh Window Data" command has been added to the Settings and Commands menu.
    • The applications' traces lookup algorithm has been improved.
    • Usability improvements.
    • It is shown on the final applications uninstall step how much space has been freed.
    • Bug fixed: When viewing some backups in the Undo Changes Center window, the list of files included in the backup was not complete.
  • All data is now downloaded over a secure protocol (https).
  • A new "Background Functions..." command has been added to the tray icon menu.
  • An ability to choose any of the program's unofficial translations variety has been added to Settings.

v. 3.01 10/09/2020

  • Improved a disk scanning algorithm.
  • The new version checking icon has been updated

v. 3.0 10/05/2020

  • The disks scan has been significantly speeded up.
  • It is now possible to use the complete remove ability when uninstalling the unnecessary applications. It will find and remove all application's traces from the system.
  • Installed applications updating function.
  • Improvements to various aspects of the user interface.

v. 2.03 15/08/2020

  • Visual bugs fixed.

v. 2.02 08/11/2020

  • The "Tell your friends about Files Inspector" window at program close has been removed.

v. 2.01 07/27/2020

  • Earlier when installing a new version of Files Inspector if the file could not be replaced, the error message "DeleteFile failed - code 5" used to be displayed. Now you will be prompted to restart the system in order to complete the update instead.
  • Bugs fixed.

v. 2.0 06/02/2020

  • The program has been moved to the 64-bit architecture (the previous program versions were 32-bit, but 64-bit Windows was fully supported). This gives a speed increase of up to 20% on specific operations, such as working with the system registry (if your Windows is 64-bit too).
  • Adaptation to the classic Windows theme.

v. 1.40 06/12/2019

  • A welcome window that is shown at the first program execution has been added.
  • Bugs fixed.

v. 1.32 11/22/2019

  • Improvements of the long operations progress displaying on the Taskbar.

v. 1.31 11/20/2019

  • The progress is displayed directly on the Taskbar during the long operations.

v. 1.30 11/18/2019

  • Acquiring the UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps list was accelerated by two and a half times.
  • A new setting "Skip the User Account Control warning" added. When enabled, you will be able to launch Files Inspector using the Desktop shortcut without the User Account Control warning.
  • Fixed bug: The UWP apps sizes shown in the "Applications and Games" section could be not displayed.

v. 1.20 10/22/2019

  • Notifications about the possibility of freeing up additional disk space by deleting files from the downloads folder, obsolete downloads, and compressing images without loss of quality.

v. 1.13 09/02/2019

  • Images loading in the lossless decrease preview window has been speeded up.

v. 1.12 08/29/2019

  • Images lossless decrease has been speeded up to 8 times.
  • Images loading in the lossless decrease preview window has been speeded up.
  • Bugs fixed.

v. 1.10 08/23/2019

  • The ability to free the additional space on removing the obsolete downloads and lossless pictures compression is shown directly on the main screen.
  • The new compiler is used. The program's size is reduced.
  • Windows Vista support has been added.

v. 1.05 06/27/2019

  • Downloads section: The ability to display the outdated downloads.
  • Improved light interface theme support.
  • Fixed some bugs.

v. 1.01 06/16/2019

  • Minor fixed and improvements.

v. 1.0 05/22/2019

  • First release.