How to Delete Programs on Mac?

 If you were a user of the Windows operating system in the past, you may have been surprised by the way in which applications are uninstalled after switching to macOS. If you want to find out how you can properly and completely uninstall applications on a Mac or MacBook, then continue reading. In macOS you can simply grab the application and throw it in the trash, which will “uninstall”. Read below how to delete an application on mac.

Delete Program Using Launchpad:

Open Launchpad and select the app you want to uninstall. If you don’t see it in the list, type its name in the search field.

Hold down the Alt key or click and hold the mouse button on any app until all apps start shaking .

Applications that have a cross icon above them can be uninstalled by pressing the cross. 

How to Properly Uninstall Apps in macOS?

Uninstalling apps on Mac can also be quite easy and complicated. It usually requires a simple drag-and-drop to remove an app. Let’s take a look at how to properly uninstall apps in macOS:

If you want to uninstall apps in the proper and official way in macOS, click the  icon in the upper left part of the screen , then select About this Mac from the menu.

A new window will open, in the top menu, move to the Storage section, click on the Manage button.

Another window will open, in which you can manage your storage.

To uninstall applications, move to the Applications section in the left menu after loading the utility.

Here, then find the app you want to uninstall and then tap on the Delete button in the lower right corner.

Then just confirm this action by pressing the Delete button.

This way you can also uninstall multiple apps at once – just hold down the Command key and then select them with a mouse click.

How to Delete Programs on Mac

How to Delete an App on Mac from the Applications folder?

For Mac apps that you’ve downloaded from the web, you can delete them from the Applications folder.

Step 1 Click the “Finder” icon in the dock and click “Applications” on the left side of the window.

Step 2 Scroll through the list of apps on your Mac and select the one you want to uninstall.

Step 3 Select the app icons you want off your Mac, click “Move to Trash”. Or you can drag the application icon or folder directly to the Trash folder.

Step 4 Empty the Recycle Bin on your Mac . The application has now been removed from the Applications folder.

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