How To Easily Uninstall Nvidia CUDA Driver on Mac

By MiniCreo, on May 24, 2019, in Mac Uninstaller |

What Is Nvidia CUDA Software? CUDA is a parallel computing platform and application programming interface (API) model created by Nvidia. Nvidia CUDA allows software developers and software engineers to use a CUDA-enabled graphics processing unit (GPU) for general purpose processing. The CUDA platform is a software layer that gives direct access to the GPU's virtual instruction set and parallel computational elements, for the execution of compute kernels (How To Uninstall VMware Fusion 11 on Mac).

Why uninstalling Nvidia CUDA Music Making Software on Mac? Users using Macs with NVIDIA graphics cards recently are reporting that after upgrading from macOS 10.13 to 10.14 (Mojave) they are experiencing rendering regressions and slow performance. Apple has officially announced the incompatibility with NVIDIA CUDA in macOS 10.14 (Mojave) so if you have upgraded your macOS, then it's suggested to remove NVIDIA CUDA driver before it gets fully supported (How To Uninstall VirtualBox on Mac).

How To Uninstall Nvidia CUDA Driver on Mac

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Part 1: How To Uninstall Nvidia CUDA on Mac Manually

First up, Nvidia CUDA is a driver instead of dependent application program on macOS. To remove Nvidia CUDA on Mac, you cannot just drag it to Trash since it will not appear in Applications foler. Follow steps below to learn how to easily remove Nvidia CUDA driver on Mac manually (How To Uninstall Google Play Music on Mac OS).

  • Step 1: Quit Nvidia CUDA > Open System Preferences > CUDA > Nvidia CUDA > Right click on it and select Remove "CUDA" Preference Pane:
  • How To Uninstall Nvidia CUDA Driver on Mac
  • Step 2: Move forward to remove Nvidia CUDA related leftover junk. Open Finder > Go > Go To Folder > Enter ~/Library/Application/Support/Nvidia CUDA/
  • How To Uninstall Nvidia CUDA Driver on Mac
  • Step 3: Locate all the orphaned Nvidia CUDA files by digging into each folder. Most of them are stored in: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
  • ~/Library/Application Support/
    ~/Library/Caches/
    ~/Library/LaunchAgents/
    ~/Library/LaunchDaemons/
  • Step 4: Delete the files associated with Nvidia CUDA to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of Nvidia CUDA Driver on your Mac.
  • How To Uninstall Nvidia CUDA Driver on Mac Manually

Part 2: How To Clean Uninstall Nvidia CUDA on Mac [Time-Saving Method]

If you feel bothered to visit macOS file system, get a try with Omni Remover - an expert Nvidia CUDA Uninstaller software that can help uninstall Nvidia CUDA and other stubborn applications on your Mac. Here are the detailed steps about how to uninstall Nvidia CUDA Client with Omni Remover. Free Download


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    Step 1:

    Click here to download Omni Remover 2 > Install and Open Omni Remover 2 on your Mac.

    How To Completely Uninstall Nvidia CUDA Driver on Mac Step 1
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    In Omni Remover 2 > App Uninstall > Choose Nvidia CUDA Driver Client icon > Clean Uninstall.

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

    How To Completely Uninstall Nvidia CUDA on Mac Step 3

The Bottom Line

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