Uninstall Adobe Reader on Mac OS X

You can easily delete Adobe Acrobat with the help of Adobe Reader removal tool App Cleaner. With its help you can delete Adobe Reader completely in 4 steps:

  1. Launch App Cleaner.
  2. Scan HD (the app does it automatically).
  3. Find Adobe Reader in a list.
  4. Select everything and click Remove.

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How to Uninstall Adobe on Mac Manually

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  1. Go to Applications folder.
  2. Find and delete Adobe Reader application to the Trash.
  3. Empty the Trash.

But this is not the end! At this point, you have removed only executive part stored in the Applications folder, all service files, caches, logs and other debris still remain on your Mac.

To delete all of them you have to go to the following locations:

Use ⌘+⇧+G  shortcut to get to the folder.

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Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Application Support > Adobe

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Caches > Adobe

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Saved Application State > com.adobe.Reader.savedState

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Caches > com.adobe.Reader

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Caches > com.adobe.InstallAdobeAcrobatReaderDC

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Preferences > Adobe

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Preferences > com.adobe.Reader.plist

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Preferences > com.adobe.AdobeRdrCEFHelper.plist

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Logs > Adobe_ADMLogs

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Logs > Adobe

Macintosh HD > Users > [current user] > ~Library > Cookies > com.adobe.InstallAdobeAcrobatReaderDC.binarycookies

Then, empty the Trash and voila! You completely removed the Adobe Acrobat Reader


Tilda before the “Library” means that the folder is hidden. If you don't know how to display hidden files and folders, read this article:Show Hidden Files on Mac

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