What's SyphonInject & How Can I Remove It on Mac

Author Tasnia Salinas By Tasnia Salinas, on January 22, 2020, in Mac Uninstaller

What Is SyphonInject OBS? Is SyphonInject Safe To Use On Mac? SyphonInject is an open source Mac OS X technology that allows other OBS based applications to share frames - full frame rate video or stills - with one another in realtime. This macOS OBS utility that uses Scripting Additions or mach_inject, mach_override and JRSwizzle to insert a Syphon server into a running process. It'll only work for applications that are doing OpenGL based rendering (How To Uninstall VirtualBox on Mac).

Why uninstalling SyphonInject OBS on Mac? SyphonInject basically is safe to use. But after Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14 and Catalina 10.15, SyphonInject is no longer working properly since Apple closed up the loophole that allows scripting additions in global directories to load into any process. The only way to bypass this limit is to disable SIP on Mojave, which is totally not recommended. So in you find no use of SyphonInject, follow this article to learn how to uninstall SyphonInject on macOS Mojave (How To Completely Uninstall Eclipse Photon on Mac).

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Part 1: How To Uninstall SyphonInject OBS on Mac Manually

Uninstalling software program on macOS is simply based on Drag-and-Drop guesture. But the truth is, this regular Mac app removal method will leave a large amount of app junk on your Mac (See How To Clear Cache on Mac). To clean uninstall SyphonInject OBS on your Mac, follow steps below to start (How To Uninstall AutoCAD on Mac).

  • Step 1: Open Finder app on macOS Mojave/Catalina > Applications > SyphonInject OBS > Drag SyphonInject script file to Trash:
  • How To Uninstall SyphonInject OBS on Mac
  • Step 2: Remove SyphonInject OBS leftover junk: Open Finder > in Menu, click Go > enter /Library/SyphonInject.
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  • Step 3: Locate all the orphaned SyphonInject OBS files by digging into each folder. Most of them are stored in: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
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  • Step 4: Remove the files associated with SyphonInject OBS to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of SyphonInject OBS on your Mac.
  • How To Uninstall SyphonInject OBS on Mac Manually

Part 2: Clean Uninstall SyphonInject OBS on Mac [Time-Saving Method]

As you can see, it will take about half an hour to get rid of SyphonInject completely on your Mac. Omni Remover is a Pro-level Mac App Uninstaller software that can help uninstall SyphonInject OBS and other stubborn applications on your Mac. Here are the detailed steps about how to uninstall SyphonInject OBS with Omni Remover. Free Download


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    Step 1:

    Click here to download Omni Remover > Install and Open Omni Remover (Runs on Mojave/Catalina and other recent macOS) on your Mac.

    How To Completely Uninstall SyphonInject OBS on Mac Step 1
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    Step 2:

    In Omni Remover > App Uninstall > Choose SyphonInject OBS icon > Clean Uninstall (Check How To Fix SyphonInject Not Working and Failed To Inject Fortnite / Steam On Mac?).

    How To Completely Uninstall SyphonInject OBS on Mac Step 2
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    Step 3:

    Then Omni Remover will start searching all SyphonInject OBS script/preferences files > After it finished scanning, click Clean Uninstall to start removing SyphonInject OBS from your Mac.

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The Bottom Line

Now guess you may have basic understanding on what is SyphonInject and why you may have SyphonInject on your Mac. Whether you have uninstalled SyphonInject OBS on your Mac with our suggestions above or not, feel free to drop a line to us if you have any questions. Apart from uninstall SyphonInject OBS and other stubborn applications on Mac, Omni Remover is also capable of clearing out Xcode/Sketch caches which will reclaim gigabytes of free storage on your Mac. Give it a try here: Free Download Now >


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