How Do You Remove ooVoo software from Mac Computer?

“I downloaded ooVoo but it wouldn’t open so I tried uninstalling and reinstalling but now it doesn’t open up at all and it won’t uninstall…help! How can I completely remove ooVoo from my Mac?”

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Have problem to remove ooVoo for Mac? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you uninstall ooVoo or any other unwanted applications on macOS, all you need to do is follow the easy instruction step by step without hassle.

ooVoo is an instant messaging and video chat client and it is used on Windows phone, Microsoft Windows, Mac OX S, Facebook, Android and iOS platforms. The program was founded in 2006 by Clayton L. Mathile and Philippe Schwartz but it was developed by ooVoo LLC and it was released for use in 2007. The application is similar and is often compared to Microsoft’s Skype.

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Here we provide two ways to completely remove ooVoo for Mac, which one is the basic method by Mac Trash, the other is the automatic process by third party removal tool. Follow the detailed tutorial to remove it now.

How to totally quit ooVoo before removal

First, no matter you are going to use the basic or automatic method to remove ooVoo, make sure to shut down the target before your start.

Follow the different ways to quit ooVoo now:

  • Quit ooVoo from Dock Bar: Right click on the icon of ooVoo on the Dock, then choose Quit;

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  • Or use Commend+ Q: Click the target’s setup on the top left corner, and choose Quit ooVoo (Commend+ Q).

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  • Or Launch Force Quit Window: press the combination Cmd + Opt + Esc, select ooVoo and click on the Force Quit button in the windows;

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  • Negative Activity Monitor: Open the Utilities folder and launch the Activity Monitor >> Click on the Network tab and select processes associated with ooVoo >> Click on the Quit Process icon >> In a pop-up window, click on the Quit button to confirm the action.


How to remove ooVoo by Mac Trash

  • Click Finder on the Dock.
  • Click Applications on the left pane,
  • And all installed applications will be displayed on the right side.
  • Find and drag the ooVoo’s program icon to the Trash.


  • If prompted, enter your account’s password for confirmation.
  • Right click on the Trash, and select Empty Trash.

Some residual files may be still on your Mac. You should have a check on your library folder and clear the leftovers from the hard disk.

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  • Open the Finder, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, and select “Go to Folder…
  • And then enter the path of the Application Support folder: ~/Library
  • Search for any files or folders with the program’s name or developer’s name in the oovoo:

~/Library/Application Support




  • Right click on those items and click Move to Trash to delete them.
  • Empty the Trash to delete ooVoo leftovers permanently.

If you have problem to remove ooVoo by manual approach, then try third party removal tool to quickly get rid of it.

How to remove ooVoo by Osx Uninstaller

Osx Uninstaller is a third party removal too, which could easily remove any unwanted target completely. Only with three simple steps, this remover will thoroughly remove ooVoo as fast as you think.

Step 1. Locate on the target.

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Select ooVoo which you need to remove in the list, easily hit Run Analysis button;

Step 2. Completely uninstall ooVoo.

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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. Removal done.

The tool will easily delete all the related folders and flies scanned in Step 2, now press Back to Step 1 and click Refresh, ooVoo is gone from the list.

Learn more in the video tutorial right below:

More tips: How to Delete ooVoo Account

After ooVoo have been removed from macOS and Mac OS X, you’d better delete ooVoo account on history to for guarantee the personal privacy on computer. Follow the steps to delete ooVoo account.

Step 1

Open the ooVoo menu, select My Profile and click Edit My Profile.

Step 2

Enter “closed” in the Display Name field.

Step 3

Replace your current profile picture with a generic image by clicking Add a Photo From a File and selecting an image file on your hard drive. Save your new display name and profile picture by clicking Save

How to Remove Your Picture on Your Oovoo Account

OoVoo, similar to Skype or iChat, is a program for web conferencing that is compatible with Mac and PC computers. Currently, your membership to this program, once you have joined, is permanent. You can uninstall the program, but your information will remain on their servers. However, you can remove your current picture, by trading it with some other picture on your computer. You can trade your current picture for any picture on your computer, even one that is just a blank picture with no features.

Step 1

Log into your ooVoo account. You can create multiple ooVoo accounts, so make sure you sign in to the account that you want to remove your picture from.

Step 2

Click “File” and then select “My Account.” Click “Edit My ooVoo Card.”

Step 3

Click “File” and then select “Change My Display Photo.” Choose and click the option: “From File.” This will allow you to browse the pictures currently available on your computer.

Step 4

Select an arbitrary picture from your computer. Choose any picture that you would not mind remaining on the ooVoo system. You can create a blank picture in a paint program and use that as your arbitrary picture. Highlight your arbitrary picture and click “Open.” You will then see your new picture next to your account name and your old picture will be successfully removed

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