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How to Uninstall and Remove UnRAR from Mac

  • Jenny
  • Dec 13,2018
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Try to download a free file extractor for your Mac? Search for UnRAR but get the UnRarX installation file? There are many similar apps that can be used to unzip RAR files. If you have installed the WinRAR-style app but later found that it is not the one you expect, uninstalling it would be the next thing you try to do. The question is how?

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In today’s post, we are gonna to show you the proper steps to uninstall Mac apps like UnRarX, UnRAR or UnRAR Free. Some users may encounter problems when trying to delete UnRarX. If you could master the skills, you will solve any potential issues.

First of all, we would like to demonstrate a quick way to uninstall UnRarX for Mac.

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Osx Uninstaller is a smart, automated removal tool designed for Mac and optimized for the latest macOS system. This app is featured with a user-friendly interface, intuitive uninstall process and quick response. With it in hand you can easily remove any unwanted apps by taking several clicks. Here’s how to use it to uninstall UnRarX:

  • Download and install the uninstall tool from the homepage of this site
  • Launch Osx Uninstaller, and follow the prompts to complete the registration

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  • Select UnRarX in the interface, and click Run Analysis button to start scanning
  • Click Complete Uninstaller button and then choose Yes in the confirmation dialog

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Watch the video clip to know how you can thoroughly remove UnRarX in seconds:

Note that Osx Uninstaller is a paid software that requires a valid license key. If you don’t want to pay for this tool, you can take conventional means to delete UnRarX.

How to manually uninstall UnRarX as well as its leftovers? Read on to know more.

Step 1: delete UnRarX in /Applications folder and Trash

Follow the universal steps to uninstall a third-party app on Mac OS X / macOS X:

  • Open up Finder from Dock, and head to the Applications folder
  • Locate UnRarX, right click on it and then choose Move to Trash

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  • Open up Trash from Dock, right click on Voxal and choose Delete Permanently
  • Choose Delete button in the pop-up dialog to execute the final uninstall

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Alternatively, you can click Finder in the menu bar, and choose Empty Trash. Clicking the Empty Trash button in the pop-up window will delete anything thrown into the Trash and this act is irrevocable. Be cautious when you perform this step.

Cannot trash an app from the /Applications folder? A message may pop up to notify you that the app is in use so it cannot be trashed. In this case, just right click on the app icon in Dock (or from the Menu Bar), and choose Quit. If the app remains in Dock after the uninstall, right click on it and choose Options > Remove from Dock.

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Step 2: delete UnRarX-related files around the system

Still have UnRarX traces on your Mac? Some Mac beginners may not know that even self-contained apps could create many files outside the app package file, and that those files will not be deleted if you just uninstall the app itself. To totally remove UnRarX and all its associated files, continue with the following steps in Finder:

  • In a Finder window, click Go menu from the top bar and choose Go to Folder
  • Type Library in the box, and hit Go button, to access to the hidden system folder
  • As the Library folder opens, and type Voxal in the search box
  • Select the Voxal components in the result, and move them to the Trash
  • Repeat the steps to delete Voxal components in the ~/Library folder

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After doing all these works, you could say you have already got rid of the unneeded UnRarX from your system. If you fail to complete the procedure, or you don’t want to spend time in performing the laborious work, consider to use Osx Uninstaller instead.

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What about the apps you’ve installed from Mac App Store (like UnRAR Free)?

Here is the alternative way to uninstall UnRAR Free if you install it in App Store:

  • Open Launchpad, and type Google Drive in the search box at the top
  • Hold on Google Drivewith your mouse until the icon begins to wiggle and show X. (alternative, you can press and hold ALT key until all apps start to jiggle)
  • Tap the X in the left top corner, and then click Delete in the pop-up dialog

Now you have acquired the skills to delete an unwanted app on your Mac system. If you have any other questions about Mac or app removal, we are here to help.

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