Asya Karapetyan
Content marketer, who specializes in Mac how-to guides
October 6, 2022
minutes to read

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Popcorn Time is a service that allows you to watch torrent movies and TV shows online. You can freely install the Popcorn Time app on your device with any of the iOS, macOS, Android, Windows or Linux platforms. But, if you decide to delete this application from your Mac, we recommend following our guide on how to uninstall Popcorn Time in order to do it correctly and safely. Read on to learn two methods of uninstalling this application on a Mac.


  1. Uninstall  Popcorn Time manually.
  2. Uninstall Popcorn Time automatically.

Uninstall Popcorn Time on Mac manually

First, we want to mention that once launched, an app creates temporary service files for its correct performance on your Mac. These service files are important only while you are using the application. After removing an app from your Mac, its useless service files are still stored on your computer. Most of them are kept in your user’s Library folder. If you want to completely delete the Popcorn Time Mac application, you should remove its leftovers, too. For this, take the following steps:

  1. Quit Popcorn Time.
  2. Find and select the in the Applications folder. Delete the executable file by dragging and dropping it to the Trash bin.  Finder window-Popcorn app in Applications folder
  3. To get rid of the Popcorn Time leftovers in the user’s Library folder, open Finder → in the Finder’s menu click Go → select Go to Folder → in the window that appears, type ~/Library and press Enter.
    Go to folder search field
  4. Find and remove all unneeded service files related to the Popcorn Time app in the following user’s Library subfolders:

    • ~/Library/Application Support/PopcornTime
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    • ~/Library/Caches/PopcornTime
      Finder window showing Popcorn Time caches
    • ~/Library/Saved Application State/se.popcorn-time.PopcornTime.savedState
      Finder window showing Popcorn Time support files in Saved App State folder
    • ~/Library/Preferences/com.time4popcorn.Popcorn Time.plist
      Finder window showing Popcorn Time preference files
    • ~/Library/Preferences/com.popcorntime.PopcornTime.plist
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  5. Empty the Trash bin to remove Popcorn Time from your Mac completely.

Uninstall Popcorn Time automatically

Thanks to uninstaller software tools, you can automatically remove applications and their leftovers from your Mac at once. We recommend that you try a universal tool, App Cleaner & Uninstaller, which helps to delete apps in just a few minutes. To uninstall Popcorn Time using App Cleaner & Uninstaller, complete the following steps:

  1. Launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller.
  2. Choose Popcorn Time in the list of Applications. In the next moment, all its service files will be selected automatically.
  3. Click the Remove button in the bottom right corner.
  4. Overview the files you want to delete and confirm the action.
  5. Empty the Trash bin to complete the Popcorn Time uninstallation.

App Cleaner & uninstaller window showing how to remove Popcorn time


Every time you delete an application by dragging it to the Trash, you leave the leftover files on your Mac. Over time, these useless files take up storage space on your Mac. That is why it is important to completely get rid of applications from your Mac. For this purpose, we recommend using App Cleaner & Uninstaller.

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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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