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In this article, we help you to learn How To Properly Delete Software on Mac (Mojave/High Sierra) by using our dedicated Mac App Uninstaller software - Omni Remover 2. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.
Every time you back up your Mac with Time Machine, you will back up the entire Mac file system, including system files, apps, music, photos, emails, and documents. So one minor tip for macOS Mojave users is that, properly deleting unwanted applications, software, extensions, plugins could not only reclaim gigabytes of free storage on your Mac, but also save the time and resources to back up your Mac data. In this quick guide, we'll show you how to properly delete unwanted software/applications on macOS Mojave.
Part 1: How To Properly Delete Software on Mac Mojave - Traditional Way
To properly delete software/applications on macOS, it's far away from enough to simply drag it from Applications folder to Trash, or delete it from LaunchPad. Because, these deleted apps will have tons of leftover junk on your Mac, which is absolutely troublesome to clean up. Follow steps below to learn how to properly delete software and applications from Mac manually (Learn How To Uninstall MacKeeper Mac).
- Step 1: To properly delete software from Mac, open Finder > Applications (a particular folder on macOS for storing installed software) > Choose the apps that you want to delete from your Mac:
- Step 2: After deleting the software to Trash, these are still app related search engine preference settings, app running/crashing logs, and other 'Hidden' application components. To get rid of all these application leftovers, you need to move further: Open Finder > in Menu, click Go > enter ~/Library/.
- Step 3: You may see a large amount of system file folders here. Now locate the application leftover files by digging into each folder. They are possibly stored in the following folders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
- Step 4: Drag the files associated with your deleted app to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of your application.
Part 2: How To Properly Delete Software on Mac Mojave - Ultimate Solution
This manual way to delete software/applications from Mac is intractable due to the amount of the steps and numerous folders/files that are involved. Omni Remover 2 is one of the most advanced and efficient Mac App Uninstaller program, which makes the application removal procedure extremely easy. Here are the detailed steps (Learn How To Uninstall Spotify Mac).
Click here to download Omni Remover 2 (Ready for macOS Mojave) > Install and Open Omni Remover 2 on your Mac.
In Omni Remover 2 > App Uninstall > Choose the application name that you want to uninstall > Clean Uninstall.
Then Omni Remover 2 will start scanning all app data/files > After it finished scanning, click Clean Uninstall to start removing this application from your Mac.
Omni Remover 2
Version 2.8.0 (13 August, 2018) / Support macOS Mojave
Category: Mac Uninstaller