Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Uninstall Pixelmator for Mac OS X

Uninstall Pixelmator Application in Mac OS X – Pixelmator removal steps from Mac OS X

Want to uninstall Pixelmator apps? Not able to find a way to uninstall Pixelmator completely from your Mac Machine? Is your Mac machine giving error after manually uninstalling Pixelmator application?

Uninstalling Pixelmator in mac is just a different approach than in Windows OS. Windows OS provides a option to uninstall application or application manufactures provides uninstaller with the application. But in Mac OS X there is nothing like uninstall utility. To uninstall the Pixelmator you simply need to drag & drop the Pixelmator application bundles to trash, that's it. STOP this is not the end there is more to properly uninstalling the Pixelmator from your machine.

Pixelmator Bundles – The Application Bundle

Drag & Drop leaves the associated files of Pixelmator application. Normally, it is thought that all the associated files of a application is saved in the one folder but it is not so. Pixelmator supported files & preference files are saved in other location than the Pixelmator Package folder. So you need to get all these files deleted manually. Deleting all the left overs of Pixelmator is not that easy, you need to find all the location where Pixelmator has saved the files. Some of the location where Pixelmator would have saved the files are ~/Library/Preferences/[] ~/Library/Application Support/[]
Recommendation You should always use the Award winning tool to Uninstall Pixelmator completely from your Mac machine.

Using Finder the remove the Pixelmator Application Bundles & Additional Files

To Manually uninstall Pixelmator & all associated files
  • Start the Activity monitor to look for the processes running, if you find the Pixelmator application process running then quit it, make sure that Pixelmator processes is not running.
  • Start finder to look for the Pixelmator name.
  • Searching "Pixelmator" vs "Contents"
  • Delete all files and folders related to the Pixelmator app.
  • A reboot might be necessary to completely remove some apps.

See how Award Winning Pixelmator Utility helps you to completely uninstall the application.

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Follow these steps to remove Pixelmator app from your Mac:

  1. Download a fully-functional trial version of MacKeeper.
  2. Open the Smart Uninstaller tool and select the application you wish to remove. main-screen
  3. Click Remove to completely uninstall the selected app. icon_1_10
So download now to get rid of Pixelmator app from you Mac.


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