The process of uninstalling Mac application is meant to be a simple matter of dragging an icon to the trash. In practice, however, you are likely to find that removing software in this ways leaves behind unwanted files that serve only to waste disk space.

AppZapper is a simple uninstaller tool that can quickly remove unwanted software along with any associated files. This helps to ensure that all traces of uninstalled programs are removed to maximise the amount of free hard drive space you have.

The program can be used in two ways. The first option is to fire up AppZapper and then drag and drop program icons into the drop zone. This will automatically perform a search for related files and provide you with a delete option.

The second method is to switch AppZapper into advanced mode in which you will be presented with a list of all the software you have installed. You can then select anything you don’t need and remove the software and associated files in one fell swoop.

Verdict

A cheap and effective way to clear unwanted clutter from your hard drive.