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Find & delete all empty folders on hard disk to reduce clutter and boost up your PC performance.


Free Empty Folder Delete is an intuitive application designed for empty folder removal. This free empty folder remover easily scans empty files on your disk, and lists them in a file tree so that you can view and delete empty folders that clutter the interface of your operating system by one click.

This free empty folder cleaner features with different deleting modes and provides a directory filter to quickly find the empty folders. It helps get rid of unwanted empty directories without having to manually check each folder one by one and saves your precious time. Free Empty Folder Delete is easy to integrate into your application and fits your requirements.

Find & Delete Empty Folder

Find & Delete Empty Folder

There are many instances where empty folders are available in Windows, these can occur when you have moved files to different location and forgot to delete the folders or when you uninstall programs. Free Empty Folder Delete is a handy empty folder remover tool designed to find and delete these empty folders including subfolders. It shows you the result and marks them in different icons.

How to Delete Empty Folders? Video Tutorial

How to Remove Empty Folders?

Optional Delete Modes

Optional Delete Modes

This free empty folder remover supports multiple delete modes including delete to recycle bin, delete directly and don't ask any questions, simulate deletion and so on. To be safe, it's better to delete folders to the Recycle Bin. Furthermore, it can regard directories with 0 KB files as empty, skip system directories, ignore hidden folders, hide scan errors, etc. Just check them for your special needs.

How to Set Delete Mode?

Directory Filter

Directory Filter

Equipped with a customizable filter, Free Empty Folder Delete can remove folders which include junk files like thumbs.db, desktop.ini, etc. Such folders hold or contain nothing and are therefore of no value. Further you can create some custom rules for keeping and deleting folders. Add some important directories like System Volume Information, GAC_MSIL, winsxs, System32, etc. to the directory filter box to skip the scanning.

How to Specify Ignore List?

Shell Integration

Shell Integration

You have the ability to integrate the free empty folder remover into the context menu to avoid repeated opening. Now, what you need to do is to right click on the folder and choose the integrated option to launch Free Empty Folder Delete.

How to Add Free Empty Folder Delete to Context Menu?

Advanced Settings

Advanced Settings

If you would like to specify the maximum folders scan depth, infinite-loop detection, pause time or other options, you can access the "Advanced" settings. For professional analysis, this free empty folder cleaner lets you copy debug information for later use.

More Settings

Why should I choose Free Empty Folder Delete

DotFree Empty Folder Remover

100% freeware. Without spending a penny or registry, you can use Free Empty Folder Delete to find and delete all empty folders starting from a base folder of your choice. At the same time, once you downloaded this program, it will be enjoyable to get free update & technical support in lifetime!

DotSpeed up Your Computer

Many times we just delete a file or a group of files from a folder but forget to delete the containing folder and leave that as it is. With the source of time, our system generates a large number of empty folders, making the navigation process very complex and time consuming. These empty folders will slow down your computer. This free empty folder remover is an useful application that will help you to easily get rid of unwanted empty folders and makes your computer working like a new.

DotSave more Free Space

Having a large number of empty folders may lead to less hard disk space available in the primary drive. And hence deleting all empty folders will surely allow your system to work with more free space. Once you allow it to delete empty folders, it will delete all instances of empty folders from your system. Just wonder, how much space you are going to save with this tiny empty folder removal tool!

DotMake Clutter System Clean

Over time, the number of empty folders on our computer may grow; and so could zero bit or empty files. This can lead to significant clutter on a system. It's a good idea to remove any empty folders you have sitting around to keep the contents of your hard drive organized. Free Empty Folder Delete helps remove them completely to clear the unwanted clutter and makes you system clean & tidy.

DotEase of Use

Free Empty Folder Delete is designed with a simple user interface that makes the empty deleting task easily. It automatically scans the specified folder along with all the sub-folders and shows the result. Even the beginners can remove them with a simple click.

What are the system requirements?



Intel Pentium 3 500MHz or equivalent processor

At least 256 MB RAM

50 MB free hard disk space

Graphics mode 800x600, 16-bit color

Internet Explorer 6

Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8


Intel Pentium 4 1GHz or equivalent processor

512 MB RAM

Minimum 100 MB free hard disk space

Graphics mode 1024x768 true color (highest 32-bit)

Internet Explorer 7

Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8

Free Empty Folder Delete


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Editor's Review

Softonic - Editor's Choice
All things considered, Free Empty Folder Delete proves to be an efficient empty folder cleaner with its ability to search and delete any unwanted empty folder in users' disk or folders.

Tucows - Five Cows
Through our review, Free Empty Folder Delete manages to do complete empty folder removal just as it promised to do.


Delete Empty Folders Video Tutorial

Remove Empty Folders

Set Delete Mode

Specify Ignore List

Add Free Empty Folder Delete to Context Menu

More Settings

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Free Empty Folder Delete helps remove empty folders to reduce clutter and boost up your PC performance. 100% Freeware.

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