Industry Awards and Accolades

iolo’s products and company have received numerous industry awards and accolades from various software media sources.

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2017

System Mechanic awarded the Editors’ Choice Award for the fifth time and praised for its ability to dramatically improve PC performance with real-time resource optimization features.
Awarded by PC Magazine

TopTenReviews Excellence & Gold Award

Developed by iolo technologies, System Mechanic 16 is a full suite of PC system utility tools. Each tool is designed to optimize and maintain your computer’s performance, and the interface facilitates this in one easy-to-use app. In our tests, System Mechanic was the best-performing PC cleaner in every facet – overall improvement, boot-up improvement and diagnostic consistency. For these reasons, System Mechanic 16 earns the Top Ten Review Gold Award for best PC system utility software.
Awarded by TopTenReviews

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2016

System Mechanic awarded the Editors’ Choice Award for the seventh time and praised for its ability to dramatically improve PC performance with real-time resource optimization features.
Awarded by PC Magazine

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2015

System Mechanic awarded the Editors’ Choice Award for the sixth time and praised for its ability to dramatically improve PC performance with real-time resource optimization features.
Awarded by PC Magazine

Shareware Pros Award

Awarded by Shareware Pros

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2014

System Mechanic awarded the Editors’ Choice Award for the fifth time and praised for its ability to dramatically improve PC performance with real-time resource optimization features.
Awarded by PC Magazine

Major Geeks Five-Star Editors Pick Award 2014

System Mechanic Free wins the 5-star editors pick award.
Awarded by Major Geeks

System Mechanic Free Ivertech Award 2014

System Mechanic Free wins Ivertech 5-Star award, giving the program high marks for its ability to clean out and speed up PCs
Awarded by Ivertech

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

System Mechanic 11 wins third consecutive Editors’ Choice award and remains the best-in-class solution for keeping computers running optimally
Awarded by PC Magazine

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

System Mechanic 10.7 receives the Editor’s Choice award from PC Magazine again as the “PC tune-up utility champion” that provides “the most improved performance of all the tune-up utilities tested”
Awarded by PC Magazine

International Business Awards 2011

iolo technologies wins three accolades in the world’s premier business awards program, including Fastest-Growing Company in the U.S. and Canada; Best New Product of the Year, Computer Software; and Management Team of the Year.
Awarded by International Business Awards

American Business Awards 2011

iolo technologies’ executive team crowned Management Team of the Year, over 100 employees
Awarded by American Business Awards

American Business Awards 2010

iolo crowned Fastest-Growing U.S. Company of the Year, up to 2500 employees, and Noah T. Rowles, CEO named U.S. Executive of the Year, computer software and services, up to 2500 employees
Awarded by American Business Awards

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2011

System Mechanic 10.5 wins second consecutive Editors’ Choice award and remains the best-in-class solution for keeping computers running optimally
Awarded by PC Magazine (Middle & Near East)

Best Places to Work in LA 2011

iolo named one of the Top 25 Best Places to Work in LA from among 10,000 companies operating in greater Los Angeles, third year in a row
Awarded by Los Angeles Business Journal

Best Places to Work in LA 2010

iolo named one of the Top 30 Best Places to Work in LA from among 10,000 companies operating in greater Los Angeles, second year in a row
Awarded by Los Angeles Business Journal

PC Magazine’s Best of the Year 2010

System Mechanic 10 selected as one of 80 top products from hundreds of reviews conducted by PC Magazine in 2010.
Awarded by PC Magazine

Government Computer News Product of the Year

System Mechanic named Product of the Year from among more than three hundred products reviewed by Government Computer News in 2009
Awarded by Government Computer News

Government Computer News Reviewer’s Choice

System Mechanic awarded A+ rating and Reviewer’s Choice designationin both 2010 and 2009
Awarded by Government Computer News

Network World Cool Tools

System Mechanic named a Cool Tool and awarded 5 out of 5 stars
Awarded by Network World

American Business Awards 2009

iolo crowned Fastest-Growing U.S. Company of the Year, up to 2500 employees. Also: Noah T. Rowles, CEO selected as finalist in the U.S. Executive of the Year – Computer Software category
Awarded by American Business Awards

American Business Awards 2009

iolo crowned Fastest-Growing U.S. Company of the Year, up to 2500 employees. Also: Noah T. Rowles, CEO selected as finalist in the U.S. Executive of the Year – Computer Software category
Awarded by American Business Awards

Windows IT Pro Editors’ Best 2010

System Mechanic Business wins Best Product of the Year award in Best System Utility category and praised as the tool for “small organizations to speed up users’ PCs without blowing their IT budget.”
Awarded by Windows IT Pro Magazine

Programosy Award

System Mechanic Free awarded a Programosy 5 Star Award by one of Poland’s leading technology publications, Programosy. Recognized as a superb free option for optimizing PCs, the program is highly recommended by the top-tier media outlet.

TopTenReviews PC System Utility of the Year

System Mechanic Professional 11 wins the excellence award among PC system utility programs
Awarded by TopTenReviews

TopTenReviews System Repair Utility of the Year

System Mechanic Professional 11 wins the gold award as “a longtime favorite and comprehensive suite of system utilities that stands out among other programs”
Awarded by TopTenReviews

Software.informer Editor’s Pick 2012

System Mechanic 11 receives the Editor’s pick award from software.informer as an easy to use, well-designed large set of effective optimization tools that can clean out and speed up computers.

Awarded by software.informer.

W3 Awards 2011

iolo’s green banner campaign wins silver in this prestigious online design awards program.

Awarded by W3 Awards

Tech Awards Circle 2011

System Mechanic 9.5 wins silver award in the Consumer / SOHO Software of the Year category. Also: iolo’s Executive Director of Engineering wins gold award in the Technology Executive of the Year category
Awarded by Tech Awards Circle

PR News’ Platinum PR Awards 2011

iolo insider, iolo’s monthly internal newsletter, wins PR News’ Platinum PR Award, one of the most prestigious awards in public relations, in the Internal Publication of the Year category. iolo insider has previously won Holmes Report’s SABRE Award and PRSA-LA PRism Award.

Awarded by PR News

Communicator Awards 2011

System Shield retail box wins gold in this prestigious visual design and communications awards program. System Mechanic PC Totalcare wins silver award.
Awarded by Communicator Awards

Personal Computer Magazine (Netherlands), Best Product

System Mechanic 10 wins the product round-up in this leading technology publication in the Netherlands.
Personal Computer Magazine (Netherlands)

Great Canadian Reviews’ Gold Leaf Award for Excellence

System Mechanic 10 wins Gold Leaf Award for Excellence from this Canadian publication and is praised for its ease of use, comprehensive repairs and helpful customer care. The reviewer concludes: “No self-respecting PC should be without System Mechanic 10.”
Awarded by Great Canadian Reviews

Chip Test Center Recommended

System Mechanic Professional 9.5 earns the “Chip Test Center Recommended” award for being “a superior product both in terms of usability and features.”
Awarded by Chip (India)

Lead411 Hot 90 in Southern California

iolo technologies selected as one of the Hot 90 companies in Southern California based on its revenue and company growth, as well as its leading position in the software industry
Awarded by Lead411

TopTenReviews System Repair Software of the Year

System Mechanic Professional 9.5 wins the gold award as “a longtime favorite and comprehensive suite of system utilities that stands out among other programs”
Awarded by TopTenReviews

MicroMart (UK) Editor’s Choice

DriveScrubber receives 9 out of 10 stars and is praised for its effectiveness, ease of use and speed
Awarded by MicroMart (UK)

Wareseeker Editor’s Pick

System Mechanic Professional 9.5 wins Editor’s Pick and is praised as everything you need to keep your PC safe, fast and error-free
Awarded by Wareseeker.com

MicroMart Editor’s Choice

System Mechanic 9.5 received 9 out of 10 stars for quality and value
Awarded by MicroMart (UK)

Computer Active Buy It

System Mechanic 9.5 received a glowing review and praised for its effectiveness and impressive improvements in PC boot times, application launch times and resource use
Awarded by Computer Active (Inda)

Tech Awards Circle 2010

System Mechanic 9.5 wins silver award in the Consumer / SOHO Software of the Year category. Also: Noah T. Rowles, CEO wins gold award in the Executive of the Year category
Awarded by Tech Awards Circle

5 Vinez Monkey Seal of Approval

System Mechanic 9.5 praised by this popular mommy blog for its ease of use and performance improvements
Awarded by Vinez Monkey

Soft32Download 5 Star Award

System Mechanic Professional 9.5 receives 5 out of 5 stars and is praised for its high quality, clean user interface and tremendous list of new features
Awarded by Soft32Download.com

Windows7Download Editor’s Pick

System Mechanic 9.5 earns “the Editor’s Pick” award and is praised for its high efficiency
Awarded by Windows7Download.com

Windows7Download Editor’s Pick

System Mechanic 9.5 earns “the Editor’s Pick” award and is praised for its high efficiency
Awarded by Windows7Download.com

Winmag Pro Goed Getest

System Mechanic 9 earns the “Goed Getest” award and scores 8 out of 10 for its cleaning methods and user-friendly look and feel
Awarded by Winmag Pro (Netherlands)

Chip Test Center Recommended

System Mechanic 9.5 earns the “Chip Test Center Recommended” award for being “one of the best PC tools you can invest your money in.”
Awarded by Chip Magazine (India)

PC Advisor Product of the Year

System Mechanic 9 receives the PC Advisor silver award in the Best PC Utility of the Year category, recognized as the top PC tune-up software by the magazine.
Awarded by PC Advisor (UK)

Chip Gut

System Mechanic 9 earns the Chip “Gut” award and is praised for its effectiveness and wide range of tools
Awarded by Chip Magazine (Germany)

PC Plus Editor’s Choice

System Mechanic 9 receives The Editor’s Choice award for its effectiveness, depth of tools and improvements in PC performance
Awarded by PC Plus Magazine (UK)

Recommended by PC Utilities

System Mechanic 9 named the all-in-one solution to PC performance problems
Awarded by PC Utilities (UK)

Tech Awards Circle 2009

System Mechanic 9 wins silver award in the Consumer / SOHO Software of the Year category; Noah T. Rowles, CEO wins gold award in the Executive of the Year category
Awarded by Tech Awards Circle

Government Computer News Reviewer’s Choice

System Mechanic 9.5 earns Reviewer’s Choice award, for an unprecedented second year in a row
Awarded by Government Computer News

PC Magazine Five Star Rating

System Mechanic awarded 5 out of 5 stars
Awarded by PC Magazine UK

Software.com Editor’s Pick

Software.com names System Mechanic 10 Professional as the Editor’s Pick in the System Utilities category
Awarded by Software.com

Laptop Magazine Best Gear for the New Year

System Mechanic Professional was given the award of Best Gear for the New Year
Awarded by Laptop Magazine

Computer Shopper Hot 100

System Mechanic Professional is recognized as the Best in Tech 2007: Best Utility Suite
Awarded by Computer Shopper

Laptop Magazine Editor’s Choice

System Mechanic Professional is awarded LAPTOP Magazine Editor’s Choice
Awarded by Laptop Magazine

Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Placed for the third year on the Technology Fast 50
Awarded by Deloitte & Touche LLP

BestVistaDownloads Five Star Rating

System Mechanic receives a 5-star rating
Awarded by BestVistaDownloads

Computer Shopper Best Tech of 2006

System Mechanic® Professional wins Best Utility Suite
Awarded by Computer Shopper

PC Utilities Editor’s Choice

Search and Recover™ is given the Editor’s Choice award from PC Utilities
Awarded by PC Utilities

ZDNet Editors’ Pick

System Mechanic Professional wins ZDNet Editors’ Pick
Awarded by ZDNet

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice

Search and Recover wins PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award
Awarded by PC Magazine

Amazon.com Software Bestseller

System Mechanic attains #1 ranking of overall software sold through the major online retailer
Awarded by Amazon.com

PC Computing Five Star Pick

System Mechanic receives a 5-star rating
Awarded by PC Computing

CNet Editors’ Choice

System Mechanic Professional wins coveted CNET Editors’ Choice Award
Awarded by CNet

CNet Top 10 Products of 2004

CNET picks System Mechanic Professional as one of the Top 10 software products of 2004
Awarded by CNET

Snapfiles Five Star Rating

Snapfiles gives System Mechanic a 5-star rating
Awarded by Snapfiles

PC World Recommended

“Recommended” rating is given to Search and Recover™ by PC World editors
Awarded by PC World

Windows Magazine Best of Class Utility

Macro Magic is titled best of class for utilities and enhancements
Awarded by Windows Magazine

Small Business Computing Top Ten Software

System Mechanic Professional is among the top ten software titles of 2003
Awarded by Small Business Computing

PC Upgrade Utility of the Month

System Mechanic is named Utility of the Month by PC Upgrade
Awarded by PC Upgrade

Home Office Computing Gold Award

System Mechanic wins HOC Gold Award at COMDEX 2000, unseating incumbent Norton SystemWorks
Awarded by Home Office Computing