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How to Completely Uninstall DaVinci Resolve from macOS & Windows

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Published 12 May 2021

Last updated on 5 July 2022

With all of its amazing features, DaVinci Resolve is a professional piece of software that many amateurs or professional video editors use to create high-quality videos, films, audio post-production, and more.

If you want to uninstall DaVinci Resolve, it means it didn’t impress you enough to actually use it regularly. You do know that it is free, right?

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How to uninstall DaVinci Resolve from your computer

This article will show you how to uninstall DaVinci from both Windows and macOS machines. This process is easy on both of them, however, when it comes to Windows personal computers, it takes just a few extra steps.

Go through the following steps to completely remove this program from your personal computer. Easy, right?

How to remove DaVinci Resolve from Mac

To uninstall DaVinci Resolve from Mac, you have to:

  1. go inside the Applications folder
  2. Right-click on the DaVinci Resolve icon
  3. Select “Move to Bin” At this point, the application was successfully moved to your recycle bin.
  4. To completely remove the program, empty the recycle bin. You can use this method for any installed programs on your macOS machine.
Uninstall davinci resolve from macos

This is how you remove any program from your Mac. You should not experience any problems when using this method.

How to remove DaVinci Resolve from Windows

To uninstall DaVinci Resolve from Windows, you have to open up the Control Panel, click on “Uninstall a program”, look for the DaVinci Resolve icon, double-click on it, and select Yes.

Wait for Windows to complete the processing and you are done. You can use this method for any installed programs on your Windows machine.

For more clarity, I made this quick guide on how to uninstall DaVinci Resolve from your Windows, all you have to do is to follow these simple steps:

Step 1 – Go to the “Control Panel”

Search for the Control Panel inside the Windows search bar from the taskbar.

Control panel

Step 2 – Click on “Uninstall a program”

Click on “Uninstall a program” to open up the programs and features window.

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Step 3 – Find DaVinci Resolve

Look for the DaVinci Resolve icon, double-click on it, and select Yes.

Uninstall davinci resolve

This is how you remove any program from your Windows; you should not experience any problems when using this method. There might be times when you will have to manually uninstall all the programs associated with the one you are uninstalling. Don’t worry, you will find them here.

Summary

Congratulations! Now you know how to uninstall DaVinci Resolve from both macOS and Windows machines. Do not forget to remove unused programs from your system so you don’t end up wasting free storing space.

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After spending 6 years in the post-production studio, Mihai decided to share his insights on video editing and computers.

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