How To Clean Uninstall Shazam Music App on Mac Big Sur
Summary: In this article, we help you to learn How To Fully Uninstall Shazam Music software 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 Shazam (Software)? Shazam (Not the Hollywood film) is an application owned by Apple Inc., which can identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device (How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone). The Shazam software is available for Android, macOS, iOS, watchOS, and Windows. Shazam identifies songs based on an audio fingerprint based on a time-frequency graph called a spectrogram.
But you may consider uninstalling Shazam on Mac? Shazam is a tool for discovering new music tracks based on background audio identifying (How To Uninstall Spotify Mac). However, after Apple released Big Sur (new macOS version), many users their Shazam not working properly on macOS Big Sur. Meanwhile, some reporters have noticed that Shazam will continues to use your laptop or desktop microphone even after after you've told the app to stop listening. If you have run into the same issue, then you can follow this article to learn how to clean uninstall Shazam on your Mac.
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Table of Content:
- Part 1: Uninstall Shazam With The Best Mac App Uninstaller
- Part 2: The Manual Way To Uninstall Shazam on Mac
- Part 3: More Helpful Shazam for Mac Uninstall Tips
Part 1: Uninstall Shazam With The Best Mac App Uninstaller
Shazam uses the macOS built-in microphone to gather a brief sample background audio. Since Shazam stores a large catalogue of audio fingerprints in its database and it creates an audio fingerprint for users' audio tagging, this application will generate a large amount of cache and database files on your Mac.
Just because of this, the complete removal of Shazam from on your Mac would be more difficult than you think. When you drag Shazam from Applications folder to Trash, quite a lot of Shazam created files and folders would be left behind. Omni Remover is an expert Mac App Cleaner and Uninstaller software that helps you remove Shazam on your Mac completely. You can follow steps below to learn how to uninstall Shazam from Mac with Omni Remover.
How-To Steps To Uninstall Shazam On Mac With Omni Remover
Free Download Omni Remover on your Mac (Runs on macOS Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra and other recent macOS) > Open Omni Remover.
How To Uninstall Shazam on Mac Step 1
In Omni Remover, Choose App Uninstall > Shazam > Click Scan to browse Shazam audio profiles, music caches, database, user presets and user settings, etc.
How To Uninstall Shazam on Mac Step 2
Omni Remover will scan all Shazam related cache junk on macOS system > After a few seconds, click Clean to start uninstalling Shazam on your Mac.
How To Uninstall Shazam on Mac Step 3
After a few seconds, Omni Remover will finish clean uninstalling Shazam on your Mac. You can review the Shazam Uninstall result in the complete window.
How To Uninstall Shazam on Mac Step 4
Part 2: The Manual Way To Uninstall Shazam on Mac
As well as the free app, the company has released a paid app called Shazam Encore (available for macOS Big Sur). Due to the open nature of macOS file system, you can clean and uninstall Shazam on your Mac manually. However, you should note that just by removing Shazam Music App from the Applications folder to the Trash may still keep Shazam leftover junk and orphaned database (What Is Other On Mac Storage). Follow steps below to learn how to clean uninstall Shazam on Mac manually.
How-To Steps To Uninstall Shazam On Mac Manually
- Step 1: Close Shazam and all background add-ons, and audio database from Activity Monitor > Open Finder > Applications > Shazam > Delete Shazam from Applications folder to Trash.
- Step 2: Enter Finder menu > Tap Go > Go To Folder > Enter ~/Library/Application/Support/Shazam/
- Step 3: Find Shazam leftover email downloads, Shazam attachments and pre-fetch configs in these subfolders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
- Step 4: Delete the files associated with Shazam to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of Shazam on your Mac.
Part 3: More Helpful Shazam for Mac Uninstall Tips
On our MacBook Pro (Intel i9 CUP, 512GB SSD), Shazam takes about 100MB storage space for initial installation. However, we reclaimed 1.7GB free storage on Mac hard drive with Omni Remover. So it's always recommended to Uninstall Programs on Mac with expert Mac App Uninstaller software like Omni Remover. Shazam is not the only software app that eat up space or risk your privacy on your Mac. Check the following Mac App Cleaning and Uninstalling features to keep your Mac running safe and fast.
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The Bottom Line
Now can you clean uninstall Shazam from your Mac with our suggestions above? Also remember to close up all Shazam related components running in background. In regards of clean uninstall Shazam, we recommend you to download Omni Remover. Free Download >
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