By MiniCreo, on Nov. 21, 2018, in Mac Uninstaller | 3-5 Mins |

How to get started?

In this article, we help you to learn How To Completely Uninstall Anaconda on Mac by using our dedicated Mac App Uninstaller software - Omni Remover 2. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.


Background Knowledge

What is Anaconda? Anaconda is a free and open-source distribution of the Python and R programming languages for data science and machine learning applications. Anaconda aims to simplify package management and deployment. Package versions of Anaconda are managed by the package management system conda. Currently the Anaconda distribution is used by over 6 million users and includes more than 250 popular data-science packages suitable for Windows, Linux, and MacOS.

Why you may consider uninstalling Anaconda on your Mac? If you are a data engineer, it's not easy to find disadvantages in Anaconda since it could perfectly saves the hassles of getting everything to work with my system Python. One farfetched reason that may make you decide to uninstall Anaconda is that you find better Anaconda alternative. In this article, we are going to show you how to uninstall Anaconda on Mac Mojave, with or without Anaconda uninstaller software (Learn How To Uninstall MacKeeper).



Part 1: How To Uninstall Anaconda on Mac without Uninstaller

With the official solution uninstall Anaconda on your Mac, you can do a simple remove of the program by dragging and dropping it to the Trash folder. However, this will leave a large amount of file behind, taking precious storage on your Mac. To remove all traces of the configuration files and directories from Anaconda and its programs, follow these detailed steps below to go (Learn How To Uninstall Eclipse Mac).

  • Step 1: Open the Terminal.app or iTerm2 terminal application, and then remove your entire Anaconda directory, which has a name such as anaconda2 or anaconda3, by entering rm -rf ~/anaconda3.
  • Step 2: Using Anaconda-Clean to full uninstall Anaconda > Install the Anaconda-Clean package from Anaconda Prompt (Terminal on Linux or macOS)
  • Step 3: Remove all Anaconda-related files and directories with a confirmation prompt before deleting each one: anaconda-clean
  • Step 4: After using Anaconda-Clean, follow the instructions in Step 1 to completely uninstall Anaconda on your Mac.

Part 2: Completely Uninstall Anaconda on Mac

The manual removal for Anaconda service files is inefficient as you may miss some files and it takes a fair amount of time. That's why we recommend that you use an expert Mac App Uninstaller software - Omni Remover, which automatically collects all the Anaconda files in just one click. Follow steps below to learn how to completely uninstall Anaconda with Omni Remover.

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    Step 1:

    Click here to download Omni Remover 2 (Ready for macOS Mojave) > Install and Open Omni Remover 2 on your Mac.

    How To Completely Uninstall Anaconda on Mac Step 1
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    Step 2:

    In Omni Remover 2 > App Uninstall > Click Anaconda > Clean Uninstall.

    How To Completely Uninstall Anaconda on Mac Step 2
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    Then Omni Remover 2 will start scanning all Anaconda data/files > After it finished scanning, click Clean Uninstall to start uninstall Anaconda from your Mac.

    How To Completely Uninstall Anaconda on Mac Step 3

The Bottom Line

Have you successfully uninstalled Anaconda from your Mac with our methods above? If you still have questions, leave us a message in comment and we are glad to help. One more thing, apart from the ability of uninstalling your unwanted apps (like Anaconda) to reclaim more free storage on your Mac, Omni Remover 2 is also capable of clean up your Mac by wiping out all application cache/cookie junk files. Free Download now to have a try.


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Omni Remover 2

Requirements: OS X 10.8+ , 13.1Mb free space
Version 2.8.0 (16 November, 2018) / Support macOS Mojave
Category: Mac Uninstaller