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How can I uninstall MacAppStore Apps?

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I'm not a Mac guy but I was under the impression for normal apps you just put them in the trash. Is that not the same with ones from the Appstore? – Shinrai Mar 3 '11 at 16:51
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Drag them into the trash, and empty it.

If you want to be really thorough, look in ~/Library/Preferences, ~/Library/Application Support and occasionally ~/Documents for files and folders bearing the application's name - these will be settings or cache files - and delete them.

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Such a shame you can't uninstall them neatly like on the iPhone – TheLearner Mar 3 '11 at 17:16
Dragging them to the trash isn't neat? – Scott Mar 3 '11 at 17:55
@TheLearner Being forced to delete all preferences and data isn't that neat either. – Daniel Beck Mar 3 '11 at 18:21
It doesn't feel neat because I know the app leaves a lot of shite behind and the reason why said shite doesn't bother me on iOS is because there is no way of browsing the file system. As soon as iPhone includes Finder then my opinion might change :) – TheLearner Apr 6 '11 at 14:29

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