How to Uninstall Browsers on Mac

Without any doubts future belongs to Internet technology. The WEB has become an integral part of the lives of almost every person on the planet. High speed Internet connection and the development of web technologies allowed transfer of many offline jobs to online. Not far off is the time when our computers, phones and tablets will act only like data receivers and all calculations and processing will be in a cloud.

In the meantime, when we are halfway to the clouds, let’s talk about browsers. This is the basic tool of access to the Internet. They offer a huge range of possibilities from the navigating pages to 2k streaming in video games. Unfortunately, the technology is not perfect, disadvantages of this actions result on accumulation of a huge cache, temp files, and cookie. They are not always in use, but they take up a considerable amount of space on your disk. And stay on your hard drive even after deletion of browser.

This articles covers how to remove browsers and everything related to them, thus freeing up space on the disk.


Deleting this files saves a lot of disk space. Even if you do not want to delete the browser, this procedure should be carried out at least once per month. For a month of normal use of the browser it can store from 0.3 to 0.7 GB of cache files. Removing the main browser cache can be performed directly from any browser. It is important to be careful, as there are cookies in the cache files, saved passwords, etc.. They practically do not take the main weight as saved pages, video and audio files.

If you do decide to remove the browser thus, in addition to simply removing the folder Applications, you should also remove all system and temporary files. This will allow you to free up considerable space on a hard drive. Basically, the process is as follows:

1) Remove caches from browser interface.
2) Delete a browser.
3) Remove the remaining system files.

The first and second points are fairly easy, which is not the third, as it’s individual for each browser.
Specific cases you can see in these articles:

How to Uninstall Chrome
How to Uninstall Firefox

As well you can use App Uninstaller.

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Download App Uninstaller

It will allow you to fully and properly remove any application and save space on your hard disk.