How To Uninstall RStudio IDE Package on Mac

By MiniCreo, on August 19, 2019, in Mac Uninstaller |

What Is RStudio? RStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R, a programming language for statistical computing and graphics (Why uninstalling Python Launcher/IDLE on Mac). RStudio is available in two formats: RStudio Desktop, where the program is run locally as a regular desktop application on Windows, macOS and Linux; and RStudio Server, which allows accessing RStudio using a web browser while it is operating on a remote Linux server.

Why uninstalling RStudio on Mac? RStudio provides a mechanism for executing R functions interactively from within the IDE. But as a relatively young programming language, the current version of RStudio is somewhat lack of full stability and compatibility. If you have met kind of RStudio IDE issues, follow this quick article and try completely uninstall RStudio on Mac for clean reinstall (How To Uninstall Xcode Command Line Tools Mac).

How To Uninstall RStudio on Mac

Table of Content:

Part 1: How To Uninstall RStudio on Mac Manually

It's easy to uninstall a software program on macOS. You can simply drag unwanted apps from Applications folder to Trash. However, this basic method will keep a large amount of application leftover junk on your Mac. While uninstalling RStudio Desktop is the same. Follow steps below to learn how to clean uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac.

  • Step 1: Open Finder > Applications > RStudio Desktop >  Remove RStudio Desktop to Trash:
  • How To Uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac
  • Step 2: Search RStudio package libraries, IDE caches and other third-party RStudio Add-on tools, open Finder > Go > Go To Folder > Enter ~/Library/Application/Support/RStudio/
  • How To Uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac
  • Step 3: Move on to get rid of all RStudio related application junk in these subfolders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
  • How To Uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac
  • Step 4: Clean RStudio orphaned application leftover junk to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the uninstalling of RStudio on your Mac.
  • How To Uninstall RStudio on Mac Manually

Part 2: How To Clean Uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac with Omni Remover

Honestly the manual way to remove RStudio Desktop on Mac is not that easy to accomplish. Even for experienced Mac users, they'll risk messing up the file system of macOS. That's why you can choose Omni Remover, the best in class Mac App Uninstaller software that can uninstall RStudio with one simple click. Check how to uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac 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 Uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac Step 1
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    Step 2:

    In Omni Remover 2 > App Uninstall > Choose RStudio Desktop icon > Clean Uninstall.

    How To Uninstall RStudio Desktop on Mac Step 2
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    Step 3:

    Let Omni Remover scan all RStudio Desktop related app cache junk > After that, click Clean Uninstall to start clean uninstalling RStudio Client from your Mac.

    How To Uninstall RStudio on Mac Step 3

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