PC Magazine
Iolo System Mechanic Review
April 18, 2019

Iolo System Mechanic’s evolution from tune-up utility to an all-around PC enhancer is one that you shouldn’t overlook. Plus, you get unlimited licenses, which can go a long way to justifying the cost if you have a lot of PCs in your household.


PC Magazine 2018
Iolo System Mechanic
December 2017

“Excllent performance-enhancing tools. Windows 10-specific privacy tool. Excellent explanation of PC problems. Unlimited installs. Useful desktop widget.”

PC Magazine
The Best Tune-Up Utilities of 2017
July 2017

“Our top-pick tune-up utility, Iolo System Mechanic, has all the tools you need to get your PC performing like new again.”

PC Magazine 2016
Iolo System Mechanic
March 2016

“This excellent tune-up utility dramatically improves your PC’s performance by defragging the hard drive, repairing Windows’s troublesome Registry, tweaking CPU and RAM usage in real time, and more.”

PC Magazine
The Best Tune-Up Utilities
May 2015

System Mechanic selected as the top tune-up utility on the market in an updated tune-up utilities round-up from the world’s leading PC-focused publication. The post includes a very positive blurb of System Mechanic and maintains the programs Editors’ Choice Award while linking to a very positive review of the program by the publication.

PC Magazine
iolo System Mechanic 14 review
August 2014

System Mechanic awarded the highly-influential publication’s Editors’ Choice Award in a very positive review (4.5/5 stars) of the program. The review breaks down the overall effectiveness and value of the program along with showcasing testing results that show that the program outperforms competitors.

PC Magazine
iolo System Mechanic 10.7
January 2012

A highly positive review in which System Mechanic 10.7 is awarded PC Magazine’s coveted Editors’ Choice, marking its second Editors’ Choice accolade in a row. The reviewer praises System Mechanic as the “PC tune-up utility champion” that provided “the most improved performance of all the tune-up utilities tested” and concludes: “the latest version of iolo’s PC tune-up utility is a must have for well-used computers and serves up a host of new features not present in previous builds.”

PC Magazine
October 2010

A highly positive review in which System Mechanic 10 is awarded PC Magazine’s coveted Editors’ Choice. The reviewer proclaims it “our new PC tune-up utility champ” that “bested all utilities in performance and installation flexibility” and concludes: “the latest version of iolo’s PC tune-up utility is a must have for well-used computers.

What is iolo's Whole Home License?

The Whole Home License® is iolo’s licensing policy that allows you to install and keep your software running on all of your compatible devices within the same home. Previously, users were allowed to install and license their iolo software simultaneously on a maximum of three PCs. Under the Whole Home License, a single activation key allows you to use your iolo software on all of your PCs, other than any PCs you use for business purposes. What you need to know about Whole Home Licensing

  • You, your spouse, and your relatives living within the same household may use the same license on any number of PCs that you own which are not used for business.
  • For full legal terms and conditions, see https://www.iolo.com/company/legal/eula/

To install your iolo product on additional PCs:

  1. On the additional computer, download the latest version of your iolo product. Choose from the list of downloads offered here.
  2. Follow the steps in the installation wizard, and enter the same Activation Key that you used to install on your original computer.

You can view the Activation Key on the original computer from within System Mechanic > red menu bar > key icon > Activation Key.