AppDelete
AppDelete
4.3.3

4.5

AppDelete free download for Mac

AppDelete4.3.3

05 May 2017

Uninstall your unwanted apps and eliminate associated files.

Overview

AppDelete is an uninstaller that will remove not only applications but also widgets, preference panes, plugins, and screensavers along with their associated files. Without AppDelete these associated items will be left behind to take up space and potentially cause issues. The items you delete will be moved to the trash and arranged in a folder so that you can see exactly what was deleted and you know exactly where it came from. The items will not be removed from your computer until you empty them from your trash. You can also undo the last delete if you choose. AppDelete technology is also integrated into MacUpdate Desktop. This allows you to delete apps right from within MacUpdate Desktop by right-clicking on it and asking AppDelete to delete it.

There are several ways to activate AppDelete:

  • Drag items onto main window
  • Drag items onto dock
  • Select items through menu
  • Right-click to use AppDelete workflow
  • Throw items in trash
  • In MacUpdate Desktop, right click on any app and select "Delete with AppDelete"

There are several actions to take with AppDelete:

  • Delete the items
  • Log only the items
  • Archive the items to a .ZIP file for safekeeping or reinstallation at a later date.
  • Use Orphans feature to search and delete orphaned files

What's new in AppDelete

Version 4.3.3:
  • New float main window on top preference
  • Added Greek localization
  • Refinements to uninstall algorithm
  • Various localization updates and other improvements

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5
Blamanche
18 July 2019
Version: 4.3.3

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My go to app for deletions. Does the best overall job in the least complicated way. Just came to check on the app because I needed a new copy after my computer is stolen...
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5
DistrictDawg
01 August 2020
Version: 4.3.3
Great App that actually deletes files and anything associated with them. I still wish it could remove some of the tougher programs but I understand that they are restricted some with apps requiring the user to uninstall through them.
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5
John-Keogh
10 April 2020
Version: 4.3.3
Nice app. I check the files it finds before deleting and it's all correct so far.
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5
Blamanche
18 July 2019
Version: 4.3.3
My go to app for deletions. Does the best overall job in the least complicated way. Just came to check on the app because I needed a new copy after my computer is stolen...
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5
Qoool
11 July 2018
Version: 4.3.3
It works great! And one of the best things for me: "AppDelete technology is also integrated into MacUpdate Desktop. This allows you to delete apps right from within MacUpdate Desktop by right-clicking on it and asking AppDelete to delete it."
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4
spinzore
31 May 2018
Version: 4.3.3
Misses on some of the leftover bits of programs, but all in all does a sufficient job with an easy to understand UI.
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Dr-Sparks
15 May 2018
Version: 4.3.3
This was just announced: https://www.facebook.com/ReggieAshworthSoftware/posts/188229183848825 "Dear friends and customers of Reggie Ashworth. My name is Hans Tuchel, best friend of Reggie. I’m sad to inform you that Reggie passed away in a car accident last year. He left behind his common-law-wife and three kids. I will keep the support running for his successful Apps, VidConvert and AppDelete. Please contact me here if you have any questions. I’m working on the next update for the App."
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5
Djefis
26 April 2018
Version: 4.3.3
Great little App ....
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4.5
allendavis58
20 April 2018
Version: 4.3.3
I've tried a couple of other deletion apps and wasn't all that satisfied. After purchasing AppDelete, I set about getting rid of all the open source software I'd downloaded in my attempts to find suitable substitutes for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The other apps I used still left various artifacts about, especially in my Library folders, where even angels fear to tread when it comes from deleting files. AppDelete seems to have scoured my system thoroughly and I recovered a substantial amount of hard drive space.
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Picon
12 April 2018
Version: 4.3.3
Last week I had to find out which was the best Mac uninstaller for me. I read many many reviews and looked here at MacUpdate. The contenders: iTrash, AppCleaner, AppDelete, App Uninstaller (App Cleaner & Unistaller from Mac App Store... same developer), CleanMyMac, AppZapper, MacClense, CleanApp, MacRemover, & Osx Uninstaller. I could write a very long summary, but I think it best to just summarize my results. My testing methodology was simple. I chose 20 apps from quite a wide spectrum (Apple Apps, VPN's, games, Adobe products, photo editors, email programs, etc.) and then used each program to show me the related files that it found. I compared the results of my contenders. Very quickly, a "Top Tier" separated itself for the rest. They are: iTrash, AppDelete, App Uninstaller, and TrashMe. They consistently found more applicable files then the rest. Between these four, App Uninstaller and TrashMe took it by a nose at the finish line. Whats more, I preferred their UI quite a bit more than the other two, but obviously this is personal preference. I think any of these four should definitely be on your short list if you are looking for a Mac uninstaller. Just a couple more random thoughts: unless another developer takes over for Reggie (RIP), I would suspect updates to AppDelete are no more; MacRemover & Osx Uninstaller look to be from the same develper but definitely not worth $30; I chose App Unistaller over its Mac App Store version due to not being sandboxed, but also picked up TrashMe. TrashMe really surprised me. It sort of came out of nowhere but really proved itself over and over. Hope this helps some of you. Obviousl, YMMV. Cheers!
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5
Rikyman
03 March 2018
Version: 4.3.3
AppDelete is a fantastic app, small and efficient it removes a lot of resident files on uninstall that other apps can’t.
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