Unlike the Windows operating system that many people are familiar with, Mac OS X does not have a "Uninstall a program" or "Programs and Features" feature that enables people to go through and uninstall unwanted applications. However, it has not mean that the program removal on Mac become very difficult or complex, conversely, it seems like providing a far easier way to remove a program, people just need to move the program from Applications folder to the Trash, and the problem could be cleaned up on the Mac via emptying the Trash. Such being the case, why people still encounter the removing problem on Mac continuously?
Superficially, Mac OS X provides a time-saving and very simple app removing feature, problems of removing some programs does not decrease in this popular operating system, and the most common issues people encounter on the Mac app removal are:
After all the associated files are cleaned up on the Mac computer, you should right-click on the Trash icon, select Empty Trash, and restart the Mac to completely say goodbye to the application.
Note: OS X built-in applications cannot be removed
OS X built-in applications cannot be uninstalled on the computer, neither the manual removal or uninstaller application, so please pay attention to the installed applications and do not remove the programs which are attached in the computer system.
Manual program removal is often case to linger some files and folders on the Mac computer, in order to totally get rid of the program, you should look for any file or folder which contains the name of the program or the vendor in the name, and these locations are often the places that contain the leftover: