Snes9x is a portable, open-sourced, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator, and the only SNES emulator on Mac platform. It allows you to play most games designed for the SNES and Super Famicom Nintendo game systems on your Mac computer. However, even the latest version (v1.53) may not be fully compatible with all macOS/Mac OS X systems. If you have run into problems when trying to uninstall Snes9x, read this removal guide to know how to do it right.
Here are some problems that may upset you when uninstalling Snes9x:
Hereby we provide two mainly approaches to guide you through the thorough uninstallation of Snes9x. You can either follow the manual steps to delete the emulator, or more conveniently, run an dedicated uninstaller to handle the task effortlessly.
Before you perform a standard uninstall, make sure to quit the target app, so that error message won’t pop up to interrupt the uninstall. If Snes9x is currently running or it process keeps active in the background, you can deactivate it by the options below.
(1) In the app interface, choose Snes9x> Quit Snes9x from the Menu Bar;
(2) Right click on the app icon on the Dock, and then choose the Quit option;
(3) Open up Activity Monitor, select the process with the name of the app in the list, then click the “X” button on the upper left corner, and click Quite button in the pop-up dialog. If the app fails to quit, then try Force Quite in the pop-up dialog.
As you quit Snes9x, follow the simple steps below to delete the app itself:
Notice: Be cautious when you perform the last step. Emptying the Trash will instantly remove all the files you’ve thrown into the Trash, and this operation is irrevocable. Make sure you have not deleted anything wrong over there. Before emptying the Trash, you can restore the item by right clicking on it and choosing Put Back option.
Besides, you can trash an app by (1) right click on it and choose Move to Trash option, or (2) select the app, and head to File menu > Move to Trash option. As soon as you empty the Trash, the uninstallation of Snes9x will be carried out immediately.
The trash-to-uninstall method works in all versions of Mac OS X, though it may not applicable to some Mac built-in apps or well-integrated apps like antivirus software.
Most users think that they complete the uninstallation of Snes9x since the app has disappeared from sight. Yet, though Snes9x itself has gone from your Mac, some of its associated files may still remain in the system. If you want to know whether you have fully got rid of Snes9x, do some extra work to check out the uninstall result:
If you are a Mac novice, we do not suggest you to perform the deletion by your own, because any mis-operation might trigger problems on other apps or even affect system files. An automated uninstaller may be a better choice for inexperienced users. Or instead, you can utilize the Search feature in Finder to help locate related components.
Many users neglect the fact that some files or folders pertaining to Snes9x do not even have the name of Snes9x, and that explains why you may still fail to find them out by aforementioned steps. For those who prefer to save trouble or time in the uninstallation of Snes9x, it is a better choice to take the next removal solution.
Wondering if there is a shortcut you can follow to remove Snes9x? Well, have you considered using an dedicated uninstaller? Featured with an intuitive interface and powerful engine, Osx Uninstaller functions as a reliable and handy tool designed for all-level users to uninstall any unwanted, problematic, stubborn and malicious apps. Now watch the video clip to know how it works to fully delete Snes9x for Mac.
See? To uninstall Snes9x with Osx Uninstaller you can just take a few clicks like that.
The half-automated uninstaller is more efficient and comprehensive in the uninstall task, compared with the manual approach which requires a little more time and skill. Which solution do you prefer to use to uninstall Snes9x? Does any of them help solve your uninstall issues? We’ll be glad if you could share your ideas with us here.