Utility to automaticaly delete all files in MAC OS X download folders

Hello Experts,

I am looking for a utility for MAC OS  X  that will automatically run and delete all files in any and all download folders.  It would be great if this utility could also clean all browser's cache, temp files, etc.

Thanks for your help.

Regards,
Mike
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
i am using Dr Cleaner from Trend Micro. it works very well.

the utility is free to download from official Mac App Store.

http://www.trendmicro.com/us/home/products/software/clean-my-mac/
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Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
CCleaner has been a favorite of mine for over a decade and there is an OS X version:
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner-mac
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jumptohighAuthor Commented:
Bbao and DavisMcCarn -  will Dr. Cleaner and CCleaner perform the cleaning of the downloads folder without user intervention?

Thanks,
Mike
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Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
CCleaner, in general, deletes the trash and detritus that accumulates on PC's, Windows or Mac; but, in general, does not delete saved files such as downloads.
This one; though, does, and is well reviewed:
http://macpaw.com/cleanmymac
http://www.macworld.com/article/2915929/cleanmymac-3-review-make-more-room-on-your-crowded-hard-drive.html
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DavidPresidentCommented:
Well, the old-school way is to set up a cron job, where you create a one-line command that searches for all files > X days old  and run the script daily.  

like to get all files > 30 days old and blow them away ...

find /Users/Mike/Downloads/ -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm -f {} \;

then set up a cron job to run this task every 24 hours at a specific time.  Change the 30 to another number to change the days the file(s) will be allowed to survive.
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
Dr Cleaner can automatically optimise memory but NOT to remove junk files, though the latter can be done simply by one click.
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jumptohighAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much for your help!
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