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Fully Remove MacX YouTube Downloader (Two Options)

  • George
  • Jan 08,2019
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As a video downloading and playing utility for Mac platform, MacX YouTube Downloader allows users to download content from many online video sites. What to do if you want to remove MacX YouTube Downloader on your Mac? Is it enough to just delete this app from the Applications folder? How about the folders and files this app creates during the daily usage? You will find the answers in this removal tutorial.

Here’s the first question: how can you easily uninstall MacX YouTube Downloader?

1. Remove MacX YouTube Downloader by Osx Uninstaller

If you are looking for an one-stop solution to remove MacX YouTube Downloader, we highly suggest you to take advantage of Osx Uninstaller – a lightweight, powerful and reputable removal tool designed for macOS system. This app allows users to complete the thorough removal by taking a few simple clicks in its intuitive interface.

Watch the clip to know how you can easily remove MacX YouTube Downloader:

To be specific, you only need to follow the steps below to get rid of unwanted apps:

  • Download and install the uninstall tool from the homepage of this site
  • Launch Osx Uninstaller, and follow the prompts to complete the registration
  • Select MacX YouTube Downloader, and click Run Analysis button to start scanning

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  • Click Complete Uninstaller button and then choose Yes in the confirmation dialog

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Afterwards, you can click Back to Interface button to re-scan your Mac. By default MacX YouTube Downloader should be gone from Osx Uninstaller interface as well as the macOS system. Believe it or not, the whole process lasts less than one minute.

Some of you may come up with the second question: how to remove MacX YouTube Downloader without using this paid software but still achieve the same result? Well, Osx Uninstaller could save you a lot of troubles, but if you do not want to pay for it, you could still carry out manual uninstallation by going through the procedure below.

2. Conventional Means to Uninstall MacX YouTube Downloader

To uninstall MacX YouTube Downloader smoothly, here are the necessary steps:

(1) Quit MacX YouTube Downloader if it’s active

Have you encountered the message saying that MacX YouTube Downloader can’t be moved to the Trash because it’s open? In that case, first check if MacX YouTube Downloader appears in the Dock. If so, right click on 5KPlayer icon in Dock, and choose Quit option. Besides, you can launch Activity Monitor to solve this issue.

  • Launch Activity Monitor in Dock (or from the Spotlight)
  • Locate and select MacX YouTube Downloader under the Process Name
  • Click X button in the upper left corner of the window
  • Click Quit button in the pop-up window to confirm the act

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After shutting down the app, you should be able to delete it smoothly. If the app icon remains in Dock, right click on it and choose Options > Remove from Dock.

(2) Delete MacX YouTube Downloader in Finder

You need to delete MacX YouTube Downloader in Applications folder and Trash.

  • Open up Finder from the Dock, and head to the /Applications folder
  • Locate MacX YouTube Downloader in this folder, right click on it and choose Move Trash (alternatively, drag the icon to the Trash icon in the Dock and drop it into icon)

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  • Choose Empty Trash from the Finder menu (or right click Trash icon in Dock and choose Empty the Trash), and then click Empty Trash in the confirmation dialog

Normally, most third party apps can be uninstalled by this way. Meanwhile, you should know that emptying Trash is an irrevocable act. To avoid any risk, you can skip the Empty Trash step and only delete MacX YouTube Downloader in the Trash.

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(3) Remove MacX YouTube Downloader leftovers

MacX YouTube Downloader has been removed, but some of its components still linger around your system.

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To carry out a thorough removal, you can utilize the Search feature in Finder to detect and remove MacX YouTube Downloader traces.

  • 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, type MacX YouTube Downloader in the search box
  • Select the files and folder related to MacX YouTube Downloader, and delete them all to the Trash
  • Repeat the steps to delete any associated component in the /Library folder

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Still, do not rush to empty the Trash after deleting those files. You are suggested to leave them there for a few days. If nothing wrong occur, you could consider to delete them permanently. If you are not able to identify MacX YouTube Downloader remnants, we recommend you to utilize Osx Uninstaller to finish the job perfectly.

Now we come to the end of this post. Two uninstall options are shared above to guide you through the removal of MacX YouTube Downloader. Any idea or feedback to share with us?

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