Xcode is a suite for Apple’s developer available on both iOS and Mac OS X, it is necessary if you intend to write apps for either of the operating systems. If you don’t need Xcode or its accompanying utilities, it’s a good idea to uninstall it. Why? The simplest reason is because it takes up a lot of disk space, generally a minimum of 7GB is consumed by the installation. That’s a lot of storage capacity taken up by something that is potentially getting no use. Well, it depends on your case.
Installing Xcode is just a matter of getting it from the Mac App Store, but what if you wish to uninstall Xcode? Doing so is not the same as removing other general apps or ditching the default apps, because Xcode has much larger footprints. You will have to venture into the command line. In this article, I will explain every step you need to perform before achieving the complete removal. Then an effective Mac cleaning tool is provided in the next part. If you are expecting a much easier method, have a try on the tool. Continue reading “Simple Guides to Uninstall Xcode on Mac OS X”
Developed and published by Adobe Systems for Windows and OS X, Adobe Photoshop is undisputedly one of the most popular and professional graphic editor. This powerful tool has vast support for graphic file formats, and its feature set can be expanded by numerous Photoshop plug-ins/applications. Besides, Adobe Photoshop products also include Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, Photoshop Express and Photoshop Touch. With these applications you can transform raw images into anything you can imagine and showcase them in extraordinary ways.
In spite of all its powerful functions and versatile features, Photoshop seems not to be an easy-to-operate app for all level of users, and some of the users might need to uninstall it for personal reasons. If you are one of those who want to remove Photoshop, keep in mind that dragging this app to the trash doesn’t mean that it will be removed from your Mac entirely, cause its additional files, such as preference files and cache folders, still remain on the hard disk. Then how to uninstall Photoshop properly? How to wipe off its traces completely? Continue reading this post to learn some techniques about Photoshop removal on Mac OS X.
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FileZilla is a free open source application that transfers and uploads multiple files via FTP, or File Transfer Protocol. This is deal if you want to transfer files large in size or a lot of individual files from one computer to another, or need to upload to an online server for backup or website hosting purposes. It is surely a great tool to use, but when users tried to remove FileZilla, they met with difficulties. Continue reading “How to Efficiently Remove FileZilla for Mac”
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac is a free, fast and lightweight cleanup application released by security developer Malwarebytes recently to detect and remove installed adware, malware and potentially unwanted apps that degrade Mac performance. This new app is positioned as a simple on-demand scan-and-removal tool. Yet, comparing with the Windows version that received positive user reviews, MBAM for Mac seems to have fewer features and lack continuous protection. It only scans certain location where installed malware or adware might hide, and it will not be running at all if you close this app, which means it offers no real-time protection.
So if this app does not work as expected and you wanna uninstall it for personal reasons, how to get it removed properly? You may have searched the Internet and finally came to this blog. Well, this post will detail two working methods to uninstall Malwarebytes Anti-Malware without hassle. Continue reading to learn some techniques about app removal on Mac.
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Sometimes you might need to uninstall a program for some reasons, cases are like: “I believe that there is a problem with some settings or something, so I want to remove PhpStorm from Mac and install it it see if it helps. But when I delete it from Applications folder, the settings remain somewhere. How do I complete the removal?” Continue reading “Two Solutions to Fully Remove PhpStorm on Mac OS X”
Keynote is a presentation software application developed by Apple Inc. and comes with Mac OS X as a part of the iWork suite. With powerful creative tools and myriad dazzling templates, this app empowers you to create gorgeous presentations as you like and share with your audience or across different Apple devices. Despite that Keynote is a good choice for all level of users, some of them may need to uninstall it for personal reasons, such as freeing up the disk space. It should be pointed out that, if you just drag this app to the Trash and think it’s done, then you’re wrong. Mostly its additional files, such as preference files and application support files, still remain on the hard disk. These files might weigh around several Gigabytes, and for people who use SSD storage devices it is a waste of space. So how to get this solved? Continue reading this article to learn about how to remove Keynote on Mac OS X completely.
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This application can store and retrieve notes for your Mac. With features including modeless operation, mouseless interaction, incremental search, data instead of documents, transparent database encryption and comlete external access, it loosens the mental blockages to recording information, and to scrape away the tartar of convention that handicaps its retrieval. The method is by nature nonconformist.
So how to remove Notational Velocity? After you delete everything from the Applications and Library folders, some vestiges of old application still remain. They are actually the Extensions and Hidden Files, and you need to deal with them to fully remove Notational Velocity. Continue reading “How Can I Completely Remove Notational Velocity for Mac?”
Developed by German based TeamViewer GmbH, TeamViewer is an all-in-one software for remote control, desktop sharing, file transfer, web conferencing and online meetings between computers. If you need a solution that will allow you to access your own computer remotely, or to connect with your friends’ or family’s machines, the free version of TeamViewer is a very good option. And it also enjoys a great popularity among commercial users for its outstanding performance. So far it got a score of 4.2/5 on the softpedia website. In general, TeamViewer is an excellent desktop sharing tool that lets you manage remote systems in a safe way without requiring a lot of technical knowledge.
Though this application brings much convenience to your work or daily life, occasionally you may fail to update the latest version for the older version hasn’t been properly uninstalled, or you just wanna turn back to its older version for personal reasons. Anyway, if you’re upset by its removal issues, you come to the right place. This article will provide two methods about how to uninstall TeamViewer without any hassle. Continue reading to learn some techniques about app removal on Mac.
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ESET Cyber Security is one of the best antivirus products for Mac OS X, effectively helping you avoid becoming a potential target of malicious traits. It is able to detect threats with a high degree of accuracy and do so without slowing system performance enough for you to notice.
Some people posted that they have installed ESET Cyber Security on the system, but came up against unknown issues. Here are possible reasons – a main problem of antivirus software applications is that they are often difficult to remove; another is that some users still don’t know two programs of this kind cannot be compatible with each other on the same computer. If you are experiencing these situations, you might need a little guides to uninstall ESET Cyber Security. Continue reading “How to Uninstall ESET Cyber Security for Mac”