How to Uninstall JDownloader

The JDownloader application is designed to offer Mac users a convenient way to download batches of files from hosting websites. This is not a unique feature and users who wish to switch to a different product or simply want to remove JDownloader completely can do so by following the guide below.

The easiest way to get rid of the JDownloader application is through its dedicated uninstaller. Before that, however, make sure that the application itself has been closed down. Then navigate to the file named 'JDownloader Uninstaller. application and start it. Usually, the uninstaller file can be found in the default location at

Macintosh HD/Users/[current user]/bin/JDownloader (2.0)/JDownloader Uninstaller.appication 

Follow the on-screen instructions of the Uninstaller until the process is complete. Even though the program claims to have been completely removed, it turns out this is not precisely the case. Some service files could be present on the system and will have to be deleted manually. To do so, open Finder, select the 'Go' menu, and click on 'Go to Folder.' In the window that appears, type in ~/Library and hit the 'Go' button.

Once inside the Library folder, find and delete the following files and subfolders associated with JDownloader:

Find and remove JDownloader’s support files. In our case we found the following files and folders:

~Library/Preferences/org.jdownloader.launcher.plist

~Library/Preferences/com.install4j.installations..plist

~Library/Saved Application State/org.jdownloader.launcher.savedState

~Library/Saved Application State/com.install4j.jdownloader2.uninstaller.savedState

~/private/var/folders/I8/com.install4j.jdownloader2.9702

~/private/var/folders/I8/com.install4j.jdownloader2.uninstaller

To complete the removal process, empty the Trash.

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