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What’s the Proper Way to Uninstall RapidWeaver on Mac

  • George
  • Mar 19,2019
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“How to uninstall RapidWeaver and remove its themes and stacks?”
“where do the RapidWeaver-associated files and folders store in my system?”
“ Why can’t I perform a fresh install after I have removed the older RapidWeaver?”

Do you have the similar issues when trying to install / uninstall RapidWeaver? How do you troubleshoot the problems and carry out an effective uninstallation? In allusion to there problems, this post will show you how to remove RapidWeaver perfectly.

Two different methods are listed below. Choose the preferred one to get it started.

1. A hassle-free solution to easily remove RapidWeaver

Wondering how you can totally delete RapidWeaver in simple clicks? Thinking about uninstalling a bunch of apps in an unified interface? If you are right now looking for a professional, reputable uninstaller for your Mac, Osx Uninstaller ranks on the top of our recommendation list. Now see first how it could help you remove RapidWeaver.

Here are the steps you need to perform when using Osx Uninstaller to delete apps:

  • Launch Osx Uninstaller after installing it and completing the activation
  • Select target app (RapidWeaver) in the interface and click Run Analysis button

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  • After the scanning, click Complete Uninstall button to activate the uninstall
  • Click Yes button in the confirmation window to perform the final removal

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When you are informed that all the files have been removed, click Back to Interface button to re-scan your Mac for currently installed apps, and then quit Osx Uninstaller.

Isn’t it fast to complete and easy to operate? Osx Uninstaller allows Mac users to quickly detect and delete all components of target app by clicking a few buttons. Yet, if you don’t want to use it (yes it is a paid software), try the next uninstall method.

2. The regular method to uninstall RapidWeaver on Mac

Without using third party apps can you still remove unwanted apps on Mac. Please follow the detailed instructions below to ensure a complete, effective uninstallation.

(1) first, make sure to quit RapidWeaver

It should be pointed out that, an app must be totally shut down before you stare the uninstall. If the app is currently active, you will not be able to delete it to the Trash.

To deactivate an app, right click on its icon in the Dock, and choose Quit (if RapidWeaver stops responding, choose Force Quit). For the apps that run on the background (no icon in the Dock), just launch Activity Monitor, select related process, click the X button in the upper left corner, and then click Quit / Force Quit button.

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If RapidWeaver remains in Dock, right click on it and choose Options > Remove from Dock. After that, take one of the following methods to perform the uninstall.

(2) second, uninstall RapidWeaver in Finder

  • Open up Finder from the Dock, and access to the Applications folder from sidebar (if it does not appear there, click the Go menu on the top bar and choose Applications)
  • Right click on RapidWeaver, and then choose Move to Trash option
  • Click Empty Trash from the Finder menu bar, and then click Empty Trash button

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If there are other items in your Trash, you are not recommended to empty the Trash. Instead, you can open up Trash and individually delete the RapidWeaver again (details: right click the app, choose Delete Immediately, and click the Delete button).

(3) third, delete RapidWeaver leftovers

To fully remove all the items created by RapidWeaver, you should continue to detect RapidWeaver-related items in the system directories, namely, ~/Library and /Library.

Here’s how to utilize the Search feature in Finder to locate RapidWeaver remnants:

  • In a Finder window, click Go from the Menu Bar, and choose Go to Folder
  • Type ~/Library in the box and hit Enter key (or click Go button) to open it up
  • Type RapidWeaver in the search bar, and click the Library below the bar
  • Select the files and folders whose names contain the search keyword, then right-click on one of them, and choose Move to Trash to delete those items
  • Go ahead to carry out the detection (and deletion) in the /Library folder

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At the end we would like to warn you that, after throwing all items associated with RapidWeaver, don’t rush to empty your Trash. Just keep those items in the Trash for a few days, to see if your Mac works well as it was before. If nothing wrong occurs, you can consider to delete them in the Trash, or leave them to the automatic deletion.


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