What is yWriter5?

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yWriter5 is published by yWriter5. You can find out more about yWriter5 at its official website or at yWriter5's website.

How do I clean yWriter5?

yWriter5 may store excess, temporary data on your computer that can take up valuable space. It may also store private data such as passwords or browsing history in the registry or on the file system. The easiest way to erase this data is by downloading AppCleaner, it is 100% free and about 1MB in size. A portable version is also available.

Clean yWriter5
with AppCleaner

If you want to clean yWriter5 manually, you can follow the steps outlined below. There are two locations in the file system where yWriter5 stores data that can be cleaned.


To clean your file system from files stored by yWriter5 and to gain free disk space, examine the following file system locations. First of all, open a command prompt window:

  • Hit the Windows key , usually located in the lower left of your keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt keys.
  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Click Run...
  • Type cmd
  • Hit Enter

Now list all the files stored by yWriter5 that can be cleaned:

  1. Type dir %APPDATA%/Spacejock Software/yWriter5/log.txt
  2. Type dir %USERPROFILE%\Documents/Logs/*.txt
    • Windows XP: Type dir %USERPROFILE%\My Documents/Logs/*.txt

Once you have identified the files stored by yWriter5 that you want to clean, delete them using the del command or Windows Explorer.