Oryna Lienkova
Apple certified support professional
October 28, 2021
minutes to read

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DivX is a video codec application designed by DivX Inc. If for some reason you need to uninstall DivX from your Mac, read this article. We will share the proper way of DivX removal on a Mac computer.


  1. How to uninstall DivX manually.
  2. How to uninstall DivX using App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

How to Uninstall DivX Manually

  1. First of all, make sure that you’ve closed all DivX applications. Then find the app named Uninstall DivX for Mac. Look for it in the Applications folder. Uninstal DivX from Mac Finder Screenshot
  2. Launch it and click the Uninstall button. Uninstall DivX from mac provided uninstaller screenshot
  3. After that, you need to find and remove the DivX service files and the Uninstall DivX file. Use a shortcut  ⌘+⇧+G to go to the Library, where all their service files of apps are located:

get library

Here is a list of files you have to find and delete to Trash:

  • ~Library > Saved Application State > com.divx.DivX_Player.savedState
  • ~Library > Caches > com.Divx.Installer
  • ~Library > Caches > com.divx.DivXUpdate
  • ~Library > Preferences > com.divx.DivXComponentManager.plist
  • ~Library > Preferences > com.divx.WebPlayer.plist
  • ~Library > Preferences > com.divx.DPC.plist

Now the DivX apps are completely removed from your Mac.

How to Uninstall DivX using App Cleaner & Uninstaller

You can remove DivX Mac Player and Converter through a special tool App Cleaner & Uninstaller, which is designed to remove software from a Mac with all its supporting files.

Just run the uninstaller → select the apps you want to uninstall → click to remove them.

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App Cleaner & Uninstaller

Uninstall any Mac application in 2 minutes

Supported systems: macOS 10.13-13
Update v. 8.1.3 Jan 2023

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