Uninstall Garageband on Mac – Full Removal Guide

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Garageband is a great application for music lovers. It enables editing and creating music easily on your Mac. The only drawback is that it is a huge space eater. If you are running out of free memory or for other reasons have decided to uninstall Garageband, this article will be useful for you. We will tell you how to delete Garageband.

How to uninstall Garageband Manually

The removal of applications on Mac may be called easy and difficult at the same time. Easy because you just need to drag and drop the icon to the Trash bin. On the other hand, moving an app to the Trash is not enough if you want to uninstall a program completely. It is important to clear all the app’s service files too. Well, let’s move on to uninstalling Garageband.

  1. Move Garageband to Trash.
  2. Go to the Library Folder: in a Menu Bar click “Go” and select “Go to.” Type in the search field ~/Library.

open Library folder*One more way to easily open any other hidden file/folder is to use a free application Show Hidden Files. All you need do is just type the file or folder’s name in a search field. In our previous article, you can learn about 3 ways to show hidden folders.  

  1. Open each subfolder mentioned below and remove Garageband related files from there:

~/Library/Application Script/

~/Library/Caches

~/Library/Container

~/Library/Preferences

remove garageband macAgain, you can find all support files of the app via the Show Hidden Files program. Type in the search field “Garageband” and delete the files with the Remove button.

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Delete the instrument Garageband with Mac uninstaller

It should be mentioned that there is a second way to delete Garageband, which is much easier and quicker. For this purpose, you can use a free application App Cleaner & Uninstaller Pro. The app allows the complete removal of any software on Mac in one click. Download the app from the App Store and scan your Application folder. Then select Garageband and click Remove.

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Note that the free version of App Uninstaller lets you remove all service files. To delete the executable files you will need to upgrade to Pro or just delete the leftover files in the normal way.

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