Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Uninstall GIMP for Mac OS X

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

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

Uninstalling GIMP 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 GIMP you simply need to drag & drop the GIMP application bundles to trash, that's it. STOP this is not the end there is more to properly uninstalling the GIMP from your machine.

GIMP Bundles – The Application Bundle

Drag & Drop leaves the associated files of GIMP application. Normally, it is thought that all the associated files of a application is saved in the one folder but it is not so. GIMP supported files & preference files are saved in other location than the GIMP Package folder. So you need to get all these files deleted manually. Deleting all the left overs of GIMP is not that easy, you need to find all the location where GIMP has saved the files. Some of the location where GIMP would have saved the files are ~/Library/Preferences/[] ~/Library/Application Support/[]
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Using Finder the remove the GIMP Application Bundles & Additional Files

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

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


Follow these steps to remove GIMP 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 GIMP app from you Mac.



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