Date: 2 months ago   Category: Hi-Tech

Removal of applications in macOS. Everything that needs to be known

Kind of strange did not sound, but removal of applications in macOS is arranged not so easily and simply as it can seem at first sight. All the matter is that there are different categories of applications: programs established from the third-party websites, software aggregators, from Mac App Store shop. In each separate case, full removal of applications will demand different actions from the user. Let's understand together.

is known to All that removal of applications in macOS is arranged very simply - to the user to transfer a program icon to a basket enough. But whether really such way is effective? As it appeared, not always. The matter is that some large applications store the files outside own "folder". Quite often residual files meet nearly on all system - and they in each case should be deleted manually.

Is unconditional, this approach has the pluses - at repeated installation the application will automatically pick up necessary parameters. But not everyone needs it and not always. Therefore we will consider a way of correct and safe removal of applications.

So how to delete the applications installed from the website of the developer or by means of software aggregator?

As a rule, the most part of appendices have no own "uninstallers". But in certain cases they can be found in an image of ".dmg" together with the file of the application. In other situation such useful utility as App Cleaner can come to the rescue. The idea of this program is not new - the application looks for residual data on all system and safely deletes them. Of course, with necessary skills this procedure can be carried out the hands, but why, if the utility copes with it much quicker? We pass to the website of the developer and we load the AppCleaner utility. The program is distributed absolutely for free; It is necessary to take into account that on the official site it is possible to find several versions - it is necessary to pick up suitable, depending on the established macOS; Everything that remained - it is to put the downloaded utility in "Appendices"; At start we will be met by the simple and minimalist interface. For removal it is enough to transfer the application to a program window; The Utility will run for "clever" search then we will be able to delete completely the application, with all residual data. It will be necessary only to confirm removal. If necessary, it is possible to leave some files or parameters untouched. Let's notice that in such a way it is possible to delete not only programs, but also all plug-ins and widgets installed in a system.

How to delete the applications loaded from Mac App Store? Here everything is arranged to

much more simply - the applications installed by a similar method do not store files in other folders. All most necessary is in applications therefore process of removal will not cause difficulties even in inexperienced users. We start Launchpad. Exactly here we will be able to find all installed programs and games. Now it is necessary to pass into the uninstallations mode. For this purpose we press also keeping



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