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Does anyone have any recommendations on which is the best app uninstaller?
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I like AppZapper:

AppZapper - The uninstaller Apple forgot.
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Thanks mdfuller . What's everyone else's opinion?
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Matter of opinion. AppTrap is FREEWARE!

http://onnati.net/apptrap/

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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I like CleanApp not free.

edit to add after thinking about it:

Can't say as I recommend this one to a newb or someone not familiar with the files and structure on their machine. The user data base it reflects has users saying yes to removing things that have nothing to do with the app you want to remove.

One of the other automatic ones would probably be better for most users.
Although, not really needed. I installed and uninstalled in the neighborhood of 300 apps the first year with my Mac. It caused no slow downs or any of the other issues you would find with a Windows machine doing the same.

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Matter of opinion. AppTrap is FREEWARE!

AppTrap
+1 for this . It sits unobtrusive in System Pref and you never need to open it, as it is open already. And i have found it does the best job with all those other silly little files that seem to always get left behind ...

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Ok thanks harryb2448, bobtomay and TattooedMac , I don't suppose there is any kind of consensus as too which is best?
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Ok thanks harryb2448, bobtomay and TattooedMac , I don't suppose there is any kind of consensus as too which is best?
Well there is 2 out of four that recommend AppTrap ..... Thats good odds in my mind 50%

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Well there is 2 out of for that recommend AppTrap ..... Thats good odds in my mind 50%
Ok I'll try AppTrap thanks again TattooedMac.
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Never needed one.
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