“Hello, I have a problem about how to completely remove Airfoil from macOS and Mac OS X, the version is 5.8.3, which from Rogue Amoeba Software. The thing is that I cannot get rid of it from my iMac, can someone please help me to uninstall it safely? Thanks in advanced!!!”
Send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! It’s your audio everywhere. With Airfoil you can take audio from any application and send to your AirPort Express units, as well as Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs running Airfoil Speakers!
Airfoil for Mac is an innovative audio management application that quickly streams audio from your Mac to AirPort devices including TVs and computers. Aside from some synchronization issues, Airfoil offers an entirely unique experience.
Generally, people would like to remove Airfoil Speakers for many different reasons:
No matter which reason you want to remove Airfoil for Mac, you want to remove the program thoroughly and effectively on the computer, but there is not every one can be lucky enough to uninstall Airfoil Speakers with ease, unless you follow our guides to properly & completely uninstall it step by step.
I bet the drag-and-drop process has been heard by most people in macOS usage, now let’s try remove Airfoil 5.8.3 by the most basic process on macOS and Mac OS X manually.
If you want the removal goes smoothly, then quit the application before uninstalling it. Here we provide 4 options for to you to completely shut down the target.
Right click on the icon of Airfoil on the Dock, then choose Quit;
If it is not on Dock, then click the target’s setup on the top left corner, and choose Quit Airfoil (Commend+ Q).
when it is either on Dock or Menu section, press the combination Cmd + Opt + Esc, select Airfoil and click on the Force Quit button in the windows;
Launch the Activity Monitor on Dock >> Click on the Network tab and select processes associated with Airfoil >> Click on the Quit Process icon >> In a pop-up window, click on the Quit button to confirm the action.
Next, turn to the most familiar part on macOS to remove unwanted application, that is, negative the Applications folder to remove Airfoil.
Note that is the app was downloaded from the App Store, then remove it in the Launchpad is the seam solution as the Applications folder.
Move to the final part to clean up all leftovers of Airfoil in Library, you might be careful & cautious enough, because it is somehow difficult and multifarious process in removing things.
~/Library/Application Support/Airfoil Satellite’,
~/Library/Saved Application State/com.rogueamoeba.Airfoil.savedState’,
~/Library/Saved Application State/com.rogueamoeba.AirfoilSpeakers.savedState’,
Or search the related files of Airfoil manually in Library to delete them by doing these:
Now you are done to remove Airfoil for Mac, but if you are looking for an easier way to remove Airfoil, then keep reading the Method II, it won’t disappointed you.
In this part, download Osx Uninstaller on your Mac, and begin the easy removal tour—remove Airfoil cleanly in a short time all together with its leftovers.
Follow these steps to safely Uninstall Airfoil with all leftovers:
Step 1. Select Airfoil which you need to remove in the list, easily hit Run Analysis button;
Step 2. Then, the uninstaller will analysis the target app as fast as in a few seconds later, click the button “Complete Uninstall” when all the related folders and flies appeared in the list;
Step 3. The tool will easily delete all the related folders and flies scanned in Step 2, now press Back to Step 1 and click Refresh, Airfoil is gone from the list
Now, Airfoil for Mac is gone for good with all associated files left in macOS computer, users have no need to clean the leftovers themselves manually. Learn more details in this video: