How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac

By MiniCreo, on July 03, 2019, in Mac Uninstaller |

What Is Microsoft Visual Studio? Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs, as well as websites, web apps, web services and mobile apps. Visual Studio Code is a source code editor, along with other features, for Linux, macOS, and Windows (How To Properly Uninstall Microsoft Office 365 on Mac).

Why uninstalling Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac? Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools for building powerful, high-performance applications. While as the Xcode IDE is at the center of the Apple development experience, most devs choose to built amazing apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad with Xcode (How To Uninstall Xcode Command Line Tools Mac). Follow this article to learn how to properly uninstall Visual Studio on macOS Catalina.

How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac

Table of Content:

Part 1: How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac Manually

Microsoft Visual Studio includes a set of Mac productivity apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook. So make sure you want to get rid of all these Visual Studio in-built products before starting. Also make sure you use your Mac as administrator account to ensure the safety removal of Microsoft Visual Studio (How To Uninstall Mono Framework on Mac).

  • Step 1: Launch Finder > Applications > Microsoft Visual Studio >  Move Microsoft Visual Studio to Trash:
  • How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac
  • Step 2: After trashing Microsoft Visual Studio, move on to clean up Microsoft Visual Studio documents, user settings and other third-party Add-on tools, open Finder > Go > Go To Folder > Enter ~/Library/Application/Support/Microsoft Visual Studio/
  • How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac
  • Step 3: Find all Microsoft Visual Studio related application junk in these subfolders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
  • How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac
  • Step 4: Clean up the files associated with Microsoft Visual Studio to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the removal of Microsoft Visual Studio on your Mac.
  • How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac Manually

Part 2: How To Clean Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac [Time-Saving Method]

Deleting Visual Studio for Mac is not as easy as you thought, because there may be other files related to Visual Studio still on the file system, such as Mono SDK, Xamarin Profiler, etc. Fortunately, you can use Omni Remover, an expert Visual Studio Uninstaller software that can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on 1-Click basis. Cannot uninstall Visual Studio for Mac? Check how to uninstall Visual Studio 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 Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac Step 1
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    In Omni Remover 2 > App Uninstall > Choose Microsoft Visual Studio icon > Clean Uninstall.

    How To Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio on Mac Step 2
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    Then Omni Remover 2 will start scanning all Microsoft Visual Studio data/files > After it finished scanning, click Clean Uninstall to start removing Microsoft Visual Studio Client from your Mac.

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The Bottom Line

To uninstall Visual Studio from Mac with Omni Remover, all Visual Studio suite app data will be removed so create backup if you may have future use. At last, Omni Remover is also capable of cleaning up cache junk files generated by Xcode and other development tools. Give it a try here: Free Download Now


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Omni Remover 2

Requirements: OS X 10.8+ , 23.1Mb free space
Version 2.8.0 (03 July, 2019) / Support macOS Catalina
Category: Mac Uninstaller

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