Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Uninstall ImageOptim for Mac OS X

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

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

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

ImageOptim Bundles – The Application Bundle

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

Using Finder the remove the ImageOptim Application Bundles & Additional Files

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

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


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



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