now secured with https
LO4D.com download logo
IObit Unlocker Icon

IObit Unlocker

1.1
IObit Unlocker Screenshot
License:
Ad-supported Freeware
Language:
Publisher:
IObit
OS:
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Updated:
Mar 5, 2014
Technical:
[+] More Details

IObit Unlocker Review

Sven Sorensen
A freeware application which unlocks files currently in use by other processes or Windows
A review of IObit Unlocker by Sven Sørensen

Under normal circumstances, a file which is currently in use by any application in Windows may not be moved or deleted. This is sometimes unavoidable (in the case of files like Thumbs.DB), but there is a program which can help you out: IOBit Unlocker.

This program is a free utility which unlocks files which are currently being used by the operating system or by other programs. It's as easy as using your right mouse button and clicking from within Windows Explorer. It integrates seemlessly into the Window Shell.

After having unlocked a file, you would then be allowed to copy, rename, delete or move files. In cases when this fails, you can use IOBit's Force Mode which closes the program or process which is currently using the file in question.

In short, if you want to unlock files or folders currently in use, IOBit Unlocker is an excellent, free choice.


IObit Unlocker is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from file organizer software without restrictions. IObit Unlocker 1.1 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).


This folder unlocker software is filed under:
  • IObit Unlocker Download
  • Freeware File Organizer Software
  • Software Reviews

Compatibility with this folder unlocker software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from IObit.

IObit Unlocker has been picked by our editors as good software.
We have tested IObit Unlocker 1.1 against malware with several different programs. Please review the test results. We have not certified this program as clean. [Read more]

Screenshots of IObit Unlocker (4)

Free File Unlocker Icon
Free
Organizer
Free File Unlocker
Software which unlocks files while they are already in use
Universal Advance Unlocker Icon
Free
Phone
Universal Advance Unlocker
Phone unlocker for several old models of cell phones
Sony Bootloader Unlock Icon
Free
Phone
Sony Bootloader Unlock
Enables users of Sony cell phones to unlock the bootloader for rooting
Free PDF Unlocker Icon
Free
PDF
Free PDF Unlocker
Free software to remove PDF restrictions
Windows Phone Internals Icon
Free
Phone
Windows Phone Internals
Unlocks the bootloader on (Microsoft/Nokia) Lumia phones
Download2.34 MB
Download Ranking
in Organizer
#29 of 93
3.5 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
Advertisement

Organizer Downloads

  1. Supercopier Replaces the Windows copy dialog and offers speed improvements over Windows
  2. WinDiff Compare differences between files and folders with highlighting
  3. TeraCopy TeraCopy is a free utility designed to copy/move files faster and more secure