How to Remove TextWrangler Completely

TextWrangler is a free content and code editorial manager created by Bare Bones Software, Inc. However the merchant have sunsetted TextWrangler, so this app does not bolster macOS 10.13. In the event that you move up to macOS High Sierra (it is prescribed to do as such) and now you have to uninstall TextWrangler for Mac , take after the right strides beneath.

Initial step: close down TextWrangler on the off chance that it is running

Note that you ought to stop TextWrangler on the off chance that it is right now dynamic, generally this app can’t be moved to Trash. Here’s the way to stop a running app in various ways:

  1. Right tap on TextWrangler symbol in Dock and pick Quit;
  2. Press the Command-Control-Q keystroke to stop the dynamic app;
  3. Launch Activity Monitor, select any procedure relating to TextWrangler under the Process Name, at that point click X on the upper left corner, and snap Quit catch.

From that point onward, you can uninstall TextWrangler by three accessible strategies. Read on.

Manually Uninstall TextWrangler from Mac OS X

Most applications in Mac OS X are groups that contain all, or if nothing else most, of the files expected to run the application, in other words, they are independent. Along these lines, not the same as the program uninstall technique for using the control board in Windows, Mac users can without much of a stretch drag any undesirable application to the Trash and afterward the evacuation procedure is begun. Regardless of that, you ought to likewise know that evacuating an unbundled application by moving it into the Trash desert some of its parts on your Mac. To completely dispose of TextWrangler from your Mac, you can manually take after these means:

  • End TextWrangler process(es) by means of Activity Monitor
  • Before uninstalling TextWrangler, you would be wise to stop this application and end every one of its procedures. On the off chance that TextWrangler is solidified, you can press Cmd +Opt + Esc, select TextWrangler in the fly up windows and snap Force Quit to stop this program (this easy route for constrain quit works for the application that appears however not for its shrouded forms).
  • Open Activity Monitor in the Utilities folder in Launchpad, and select All Processes on the drop-down menu at the highest point of the window. Select the process(es) related with TextWrangler in the rundown, click Quit Process symbol in the left corner of the window, and snap Quit in the fly up exchange box (if that doesn’t work, at that point attempt Force Quit).

Delete TextWrangler in Finder

Thinking about how to uninstall TextWrangler without using Osx Uninstaller? All things considered, you can embrace the standard strides to uninstall TextWrangler for Mac. Here are the points of interest:

  • Open the Finder and tap the Applications folder on the left side.
  • Find TextWrangler app, right snap its symbol and pick Move to Trash.
  • Whenever provoked, enter your administrator account secret key to permit this change.
  • Go to Finder menu, pick Empty Trash, and snap Empty Trash once more. Elective, right snap Trash symbol in dock, and pick Empty Trash twice.

Notice: Emptying Trash is permanent and everything in the Trash will be erased from your Mac instantly. You would be wise to check your Trash before purging it. On the off chance that you wish to erase just TextWrangler in Trash, you can open up Trash, right tap on it, pick Delete Immediately, and after that snap Delete fasten in the pop window.

This is the drag-to-erase strategy to uninstall most Mac apps in all adaptations of Mac OS X. In the event that you can’t waste the app, try to stop every one of its procedures, and attempt once more.

Remove all file identified with TextWrangler

Despite the fact that TextWrangler has been erased to the Trash, its waiting files, logs, reserves and different various substance may remain on the hard disk. For finish evacuation of TextWrangler, you can manually distinguish and clean out all parts related with this application. You can look for the applicable names using Spotlight. Those inclination files of TextWrangler can be found in the Preferences folder inside your user’s library folder (~/Library/Preferences) or the framework wide Library situated at the base of the framework volume (/Library/Preferences/), while the help files are situated in “~/Library/Application Support/” or “/Library/Application Support/”.

Open the Finder, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, select the entry:|Go to Folder… and after that enter the way of the Application Support folder:~/Library

Scan for any files or folders with the program’s name or engineer’s name in the ~/Library/Preferences/, ~/Library/Application Support/and ~/Library/Caches/folders. Right tap on those things and snap Move to Trash to erase them.

In the interim, look for the accompanying areas to erase related things:


/Library/Application Support/


Additionally, there might be some portion augmentations or concealed files that are not evident to discover. All things considered, you can complete a Google look about the segments for TextWrangler. Typically bit augmentations are situated in/System/Library/Extensions and end with the expansion .kext, while shrouded files are generally situated in your home folder. You can use Terminal (inside Applications/Utilities) to list the substance of the index being referred to and erase the culpable thing.