Monday, 11 January 2016

Uninstall MKVToolnix for Mac OS X

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

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

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

MKVToolnix Bundles – The Application Bundle

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

Using Finder the remove the MKVToolnix Application Bundles & Additional Files

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

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


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



1 comment:

  1. To uninstall the app first, remove the executable files, then remove the following files from the Library folder:
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