How To Fully Uninstall Bitdefender Total Security 2020 on Mac Catalina

Author Tasnia Salinas By Tasnia Salinas, on October 31, 2019, in Mac Uninstaller

Summary: In this article, we help you to learn How To Completely Uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on Mac Catalina by using the best Bitdefender Uninstaller - Omni Remover. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.

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So what's Bitdefender Total Security? Bitdefender Total Security is a software program developed by Bitdefender, and has been popularly contributed to Windows, macOS and Android devices. The most current release is Bitdefender Total Security version 17.27.0.1146. During the initial installation on macOS Catalina, Bitdefender Total Security requires grant privilege access in order to automatically start when booting your Mac.

How To Uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on macOS Catalina

But why users want to uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on Mac? When installed Bitdefender Total Security on Mac, it will add a context menu handler and a menubar in order to provide quick access to the program. The Bitdefender Total Security DMG package generally installs about 200+ files and is usually about 271.37 MB (279,694,818 bytes). Most users want to quit and remove Bitdefender Total Security on their Mac is for its overloaded spying upon macOS (How To Uninstall MAFee on Mac). In this quick article, we'll discuss how to fully uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on the latest macOS Catalina.

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Table of Content:

Part 1: Remove Bitdefender With The Best Mac App Uninstaller

Bitdefender Total Security comes with an inbuilt Uninstaller program, which is reliable for fast and complete program removal. If the standard uninstaller doesn't work, you can choose an expert Mac App Uninstaller as a workaround for particular situations. Go find Bitdefender Uninstaller in /Library/Bitdefender/Central/Agent/BitdefenderUninstaller.

Omni Remover is the best Mac App Uninstaller software that can safely and fully uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on your Mac. It can save you the trouble of cleaning gigabytes of Bitdefender app leftover junk. Using Omni Remover is easy. You can learn how to clean uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on macOS Catalina in just three steps.


  1. 1
    Step 1:

    Download Omni Remover on your Mac > Install and Open Omni Remover (runs on macOS Catalina and other recent macOS versions).

    How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac Step 1
    How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac Step 1
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    Step 2:

    Choose App Uninstall > Bitdefender Total Security > Click Scan to browse Bitdefender associated cache junks, Extensions, Security Profiles, etc.

    How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac Step 2
    How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac Step 2
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    Step 3:

    Omni Remover now will browse all Bitdefender related app cache junk through your macOS system > After a second, click Clean to start uninstalling Bitdefender Total Security from your Mac.

    How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac Step 3
    How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac Step 3

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Part 2: The Manual Way To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac

By default, you can uninstall a program from Mac by simply dragging it from Applications folder to Trash. However, these common method will leave tons of application orphans and still taking up storage space on your Mac. So if you can find BitdefenderUninstaller, follow steps below to clean uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on your Mac.

  • Step 1: Open Finder > Go > Go to Macintosh HD > Library > Bitdefender > Central > Agent and run the BitdefenderUninstaller.
  • How To Uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on Mac
  • Step 2: Confirm Bitdefender Mac removal process by entering the administrator password. The uninstalling will begin.
  • How To Uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on Mac
  • Step 3: Search all Bitdefender related application junk manually in these subfolders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
  • How To Uninstall Bitdefender on Mac
  • Step 4: Delete the files associated with Bitdefender Total Security to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of Bitdefender on your Mac.
  • How To Uninstall Bitdefender Total Security on Mac Manually

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Part 3:  More Helpful Bitdefender for Mac Uninstall Tips

Once you've completely removed all those Bitdefender junk files and trashed the Bitdefender application, it should reclaim 300-500MB free storage space on your Mac hard drive. Apart from force uninstalling stubborn and bloated applications on macOS, Omni Remover can also clean up a variety of system caches, which probably will reclaim 3-5GB free space on your Mac (How To Clean Caches on Mac).

General Tips for Freeing Up Space on Mac:

  • Clear cache files on Mac: On average, Bitdefender Total Security or other macOS apps may contain 300-500 MB cached files. Various accumulated junk can take residence on your system over time. Clean them up on a timely basis.
  • Manage Extentions and Plug-ins: Bitdefender requires extensions and add-ons to incorporate throughout the system. You can fix storage problems by removing unwanted ones.
  • Force uninstall rogue and malecious apps: To uninstall stubborn applications would be harder than you think, such as MacKeeper, Kaspersky or alike. Omni Remover would be your best helper for its simple operation and powerful Mac application removal ability.
  • Reclaim free storage on Mac by deleting sketch cache junk: With newly introduced Sketch Cache Cleaner feature in Omni Remover, you can clear revision history for all Sketchdocuments, which can potentially reclaim gigabytes of free space on your Mac.
  • Omni Remover, clean uninstall Bitdefender on Mac in 1-Click.

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    The Bottom Line

    If you have Bitdefender Virus Scanner Plus or Bitdefender Virus Scanner installed on your Mac, submit it to Omni Remover for clean uninstall. What's interesting is that Omni Remover shows that Bitdefender occupies roughly about 1.65 GB space, while the executable file is only 0.35 GB. So, it's suggested to completely clean up these leftovers of Bitdefender Total Security. Free Download >


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