[V9.6.1] How To Uninstall iPhoto App on Old Mac Computer

Author Tasnia Salinas By Tasnia Salinas, on June 8, 2020, in Mac Uninstaller

Summary: In this article, we help you to learn How To Fully Uninstall iPhoto App on Mac with the best Mac App Uninstaller software - Omni Remover. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.

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What's iPhoto? iPhoto is a photo management software application developed by Apple Inc. It was included with every Macintosh personal computer from 2002 to 2015, when it was replaced with Apple's Photos. With iPhoto, you can import, organize, edit, print and share digital photos on your Mac (How To Import Photos from iPhone to Mac). iPhoto is designed to allow the importing of pictures from digital cameras, local storage devices such as USB flash drive, CDs, DVDs and hardrives to a user's iPhoto Library (How To Get Access iPhone Photos On Mac).

How To Uninstall iPhoto on macOS

But you may want to uninstall iPhoto on Mac? Although many users preferred iPhoto’s controls and the new Photos app was initially missing features and buggy, crashy, and slow at times, Apple has discontinued iPhoto app since 2015, meaning iPhoto won't run on macOS Mojave, Catalina and all future Macs (How To Uninstall Chrome Mac). If iPhoto is not your cup of tea, and want to find a way to get rid of iPhoto on your Mac, you are in the right place.

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Table of Content:

Part 1: Uninstall iPhoto from Mac With The Best Mac App Uninstaller

With compatibility of a wide range of image and video file formats, almost all digital cameras are recognized by iPhoto without additional software. However, over time, you may find the iPhoto library could get so large and thus force you to reduce iPhoto library size. Omni Remover is an expert Mac App Cleaner and Uninstaller software that can completely uninstall iPhoto app on old Mac computers and help you clean up iPhoto library with a few clicks. Follow steps below to learn how to uninstall iPhoto on macOS.


  1. 1
    Step 1:

    Free Download Omni Remover on your Mac (Runs on macOS High Sierra and earlier macOS) > Launch Omni Remover.

    How To Uninstall iPhoto Software on Mac Step 1
    How To Uninstall iPhoto on Mac Step 1
  2. 2
    Step 2:

    In Omni Remover, Choose App Uninstall > iPhoto > Click Scan to browse iPhoto cache junks, iPhoto text messages, image/video attachment files, etc.

    How To Uninstall iPhoto on Mac Step 2
    How To Uninstall iPhoto on Mac Step 2
  3. 3
    Step 3:

    Omni Remover will scan all iPhoto related cache junk on macOS system > After a few seconds, click Clean to start uninstalling iPhoto from your Mac.

    How To Uninstall iPhoto App on Mac Step 3
    How To Uninstall iPhoto on Mac Step 3
  4. 4
    Step 4:

    After a few seconds, Omni Remover will finish clean uninstalling iPhoto on your Mac. You can review the iPhoto Uninstall result to the complete window.

    How To Uninstall iPhoto App on Mac Step 3
    How To Uninstall iPhoto on Mac Step 3

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Part 2: The Manual Way To Uninstall iPhoto from Mac

The photo editing features in iPhoto is limited to trimming and cropping. So many users decide to leave it simply because iPhoto does not provide the comprehensive editing functionality of programs such as Apple's own Aperture, or Adobe's Photoshop, or GIMP. If you find no use of iPhoto and want to delete it from your Mac, keep it in mind that that traditional method to uninstall iPhoto on Mac may leave tons of iPhoto library junk. You can follow steps below to learn how to clean uninstall iPhoto on Mac manually.

  • Step 1: Quit iPhoto and all background components, and add-ons from Activity Monitor > Open Finder > Applications >  iPhoto > Delete iPhoto from Applications folder to Trash.
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  • Step 2: Open Finder menu > Tap Go > Go To Folder > Enter ~/Library/Application/Support/iPhoto/
  • How To Remove iPhoto on Mac
  • Step 3: Locate all iPhoto library storage, imported image/video copies and pre-fetch configs in these subfolders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
  • How To Remove iPhoto on Mac
  • Step 4: Delete the files associated with iPhoto/iPhoto Library to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of iPhoto on your Mac.
  • How To Uninstall iPhoto on Mac Manually

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Part 3:  More Helpful iPhoto for Mac Uninstall Tips

In order to compose this iPhoto removal tutorial, we downgrade our MacBook Pro to Mac OS X 10.11. What surprised us is that we found roughly around 1.2GB bloated iPhoto library caches in Omni Remover scan result. iPhoto is not the only software app that taking up free space on your Mac! Check the following Mac App Cleaning and Uninstalling features in Omni Remover to keep your Mac running fast and light.

General Tips for Freeing Up Space on Mac:

  • Manage Extentions and Plug-ins: iPhoto requires additional image editing components for working seemlessly with your camera and other photo capturing devices. You can clean up your bloated Mac with this perfect Mac App Cleaner and Uninstaller app.
  • Clear cache files on Mac: Like iPhoto, a common Mac app may contain 300-500 MB cached files. Various accumulated junk can take residence on your system over time.
  • Force uninstall malecious apps: To uninstall rogue 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 iTunes cache junk: With newly introduced Xcode Cache Cleaner feature, you can clear a variety of Xcode caches, which can potentially reclaim gigabytes of free space on your Mac.
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    The Bottom Line

    Before deleting iPhoto from your Mac, you need to consider its ability to sync and import photos from your iPhone and iPod devices. At last, to keep your Mac clean and productive, we also recommend you to download Omni Remover to start completely uninstalling iPhoto from your Mac. Free Download >


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