How to Uninstall GarageBand on Mac

GarageBand is a digital audio workstation application which lets you record and edit podcasts and music.

In case you don’t want to use the GarageBand application anymore, then you can remove it. To uninstall Garageband on Mac, you have to go through the instructions mentioned below.

Steps to Uninstall GarageBand on Mac Using Finder

  • Open the Finder app.
  • Press on the Applications option.
  • It is located in the menu list.
  • It is given on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Search for the GarageBand symbol.
  • It is given on the menu list.
  • Pull the symbol above the Trash folder given in the Docker menu,
  • Additionally, click on the Command and Delete buttons.
  • These buttons are given on the Mac keyboard.
  • You need to right-click on the Trash folder.
  • Choose the Empty Trash option.
  • It is located in the context menu.
  • This menu will help you to uninstallation process.


Source:- How to Uninstall GarageBand on Mac

If you are using the OS X outdated version, you have to delete registered files manually. Go through the steps mentioned below:

  • Click on the Finder app.
  • Click on the Command, Shift, and G keys together.
  • It is located on the system keyboard.
  • It will open the Go To Folder menu.
  • Type this command into the location bar:- /Library/Application Support/GarageBand/.
  • Remove the contents which are in the folder.
  • Go to the Trash folder.
  • You need to right-click on it.
  • Choose the Empty Trash option.

Steps to Uninstall GarageBank on Mac Using Third-party applications

  • In case you have not downloaded it yet, then click on the App Cleaner and Uninstaller Pro application.
  • After that, start installing it.
  • Go to the application.
  • Click on the Apps option when the menu list of all the applications gets opened.
  • Search for the GarageBand application on the menu list.
  • Choose the GarageBand application.
  • Go through all the components which you wish to delete.
  • Press on the Delete option.
  • It is located in the end right-hand side of the AppCleaner menu.

Here are the additional steps to delete GarageBand from the Mac.

  • Go to the Finder app.
  • Go to the folder where you have saved the GarageBand application.
  • Search for the installation file inside the folder.
  • Click twice on the installation file.
  • Then, go through the guidelines to uninstall it.
  • Now, you need to finish the process.

You have now successfully removed GarageBand from your Mac.

JEANNE E. WINFIELD is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at

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