How to Uninstall Adobe Flash on Mac

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The relationship between Apple and Adobe always has been hard. As we know Flash doesn’t work on Mac OS, the official version is that Apple considers the technology as a failure. According to the latest data and the mass displacement of Flash by JavaScript – they were right. Nevertheless, Flash can be installed on macOS or Mac OS X, and it will work. The quality of its work, of course, leaves much to be desired.

But if you want to uninstall Flash Player on Mac, then you face a problem. Adobe Flash is not displayed on Launchpad or in any folder in the Applications. You can see it in the System Preferences Panes of your Mac only.

Adobe Flash preferences

However, there are two ways to uninstall Adobe Flash on Mac.

Way 1 – Remove Flash from Mac with App Cleaner

  1. Download App Cleaner.
  2. Scan your applications.
  3. Select Flash Player from the list of apps and click the Remove button.uninstall adobe flash
  4. Confirm uninstalling of the to uninstall adobe flash

A short video tutorial how to uninstall Adobe Flash on Mac

Way 2 – Uninstall Flash Player manually

  1. Open the Finder and go to the Library folder.
  2. Check this subfolder ~/HomeFolder/Library/PreferencePanes for the Flash Player files and remove them.

Mac preference pane location

Please be careful and make sure that you are deleting the correct pane. Removal of the Apple default System Preferences Panes may damage your syatem.


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