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Sandboxie 5.12

Protects your computer from bad software, malware and spyware

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Sandboxie screenshotSpent too many hours deleting unsolicited software from your computer? Troubled about clicking bizarre links?

Sandboxie runs your software in a private space which blocks them from making constant adjustments to other programs and information in your PC.

The red arrows hints adjustments flowing from a running software into your computer. The box labeled Hard disk (no sandbox) displays changes by a software running normally. The box marked Hard disk (with sandbox) displays changes by a software running under Sandboxie. The animation demonstrates that Sandboxie is able to block the changes and isolate them within a sandbox, illustrated as a yellow rectangle. It also displays that grouping the adjustments together makes it easy to remove all of them at once.

Benefits of the Isolated Sandbox

Secure Web Browsing: Work with your web browser under the safeguard of Sandboxie means that all dangerous software downloaded by the browser is captured in the sandbox and can be rejected trivially.

Improved Privacy: Cookies, browsing history, and cached temporary files collected while browsing stay in the sandbox and don't flows into Windows.

Safe E-mail: Viruses and other dangerous software that are contained by malicious email messages are unable to break out of the sandbox and can't affect your real operating system.


  • Runs software in an isolated environment, protecting your OS from virus infection.
  • Has years of experience and development behind it.


  • The licensing terms aren't very flexible.
  • The beginners may find this software difficult and confusing.
Name Sandboxie
Version 5.12
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Sandboxie
License Free to try (Shareware)
Last Week Downloads 2
All Time Downloads 34,150
Filename SandboxieInstall.exe
Filesize 8.6MB
MD5 Checksum 2F5DDE6DA28022E1D8D38851AEA26C00
OS Support Windows All
Category Internet

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeSandboxie has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Sandboxie 5.12 June 23, 2016 - Latest Version
Sandboxie 5.11.5 Beta April 18, 2016
Sandboxie 5.10 March 09, 2016
Sandboxie 5.08 February 17, 2016
Sandboxie 5.07 Beta 6 February 08, 2016

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