Delete Default Mac OS X Apps [Video How-To]

Delete Default Mac OS X Apps [Video How-To]

Mac OS X comes with a nice selection of applications, but sometimes you may want to get rid of one. Well, if you’ve tried to delete many of these apps, you’ll notice that you probably don’t have permission to. In this video, I’ll show you how to get around this limitation.

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  • JohnKimbl

    Now, think of an application that has exhibited this behavior. Is it in
    the Dock at this moment? Did you always open it from the Dock or do you
    ever find it on a drive and open it from there?

  • brandon grendel

    Glad you guys ripped off The Mac Universe. They posted the exact same thing back in August of 2011!

    http://www.themacuniverse.com/

  • brandon grendel

    Glad you guys ripped off The Mac Universe. They posted the exact same thing back in August of 2011!

    http://www.themacuniverse.com/

  • joewaylo

    Not really a good idea though. You’re removing some core applications from the OS. QuickTime, Finder, Safari, Preview, and a few others are core applications. If you remove a handful of core applications, the system files might be locked up and prevent a successful startup.

  • Michael Steeber

    That’s why I gave the disclaimer, I didn’t want people messing things up on accident.

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