remove TextWrangler

This is an effective tutorial that helps you learn how to remove TextWrangler on your macOS and Mac OS X. This tutorial contains an automatically removal solution, a manually removal solution and a video is provided which teach you how to remove TextWrangler by MacRemover.

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What is it?

TextWrangler: It was an all-purpose text and code editor for macOS, based on the same award-winning technology and user interface as BBEdit, our leading professional HTML and text editor. TextWrangler is now part of BBEdit. We have sunsetted TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone not already using TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead.

Video: How To Automatically Remove TextWrangler by MacRemover?

Use automatically removal solution to remove TextWrangler in your macOS

1. Download and install MacRemover

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2. Switch to Finder and select Go -> Applications from the Finder menu.

3. Locate the MacRemover icon and double-click on it.

4. TextWrangler icon will be displayed on the Apps listview of MacRemover, and click on it.

5. Click “Run Analysis”, and then “Complete Uninstall”. TextWrangler will be automatically and completely removed.

Use manually removal solution to remove TextWrangler in your macOS

The steps listed below will guide you in removing TextWrangler:

1. Switch to the Finder and select Go -> Utilities from the Finder menu.

2. Locate the Activity Monitor icon and double-click on it.

3. On the main window of Activity Monitor, find the entry for TextWrangler, Crash Reporter, CSS, Ini, Lua, Markdown, Python, Ruby, SQL, Setext, Strings, TeX, Textile, VHDL, VerilogHDL, YAML, select them and click Quit Process.

4. Switch to the Finder again and select Go -> Applications from the Finder menu. Find the TextWrangler icon, right-click on it and select Move to Trash. if user password is required, enter it.

5.Then, hold an Option key while the Finder’s Go is being selected. Select Library. Locate any folders that are named the following names and drag them to the Trash.

  • TextWrangler (in Library folder)
  • TextWrangler (in Application Support folder)
  • com.barebones.textwrangler.plist (in Preferences folder)

6. The following files/folders of TextWrangler, you need to use “rm” command to delete on the Terminal.

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  • com.barebones.authd.plist
  • com.barebones.authd
  • com.barebones.textwrangler.plist
  • edit
  • twdiff
  • twfind

7. Restart your macOS.

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