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Archived - Final Cut Express HD: How to Uninstall

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The Final Cut Express HD installer does not include an uninstall option. When you install the application, the Final Cut Express HD installer installs all the folders and files listed below. If you want to uninstall the application, delete these items from the following locations on your computer (some items may not be present, depending on what you installed).

Note: You can easily access these locations using the "Go to Folder" feature in the Finder (from the Go menu, choose Go to Folder, then enter the directory name in the resulting dialog).

/Applications Final Cut Express HD
LiveType.app
SoundTrack.app (1)
/Applications/Utilities Soundtrack Loop Utility (1)
/Documents Soundtrack Loops (1)
/Library/Application Support BorisFX
Boris FX
Final Cut Express Support
LiveType
/Library/Application Support/ProApps Final Cut Express System ID
/Library/Preferences/ com.apple.RegFinalCutExpress.plist
/Library/QuickTime/ AppleIntermediateCodec.component
DesktopVideoOut.component
FCP Uncompressed 422.component
LiveType.component
/Library/Receipts/ AppleIntermediateCodec.pkg
FinalCutExpress.pkg
FinalCutPro.pkg
LiveType.pkg
LiveTypeData1.pkg
LiveTypeData2.pkg
LiveTypeSupport.pkg
ProRuntime.pkg
Soundtrack.pkg (1)
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ LiveType.framework
~/Documents/ (2) Final Cut Express Documents
~/Library/Preferences/ (2) com.apple.FinalCutExpress.plist
com.apple.LiveType.plist
com.apple.Soundtrack.plist (1)
Final Cut Express User Data

Notes

  1. Only if Soundtrack wasn't installed separately.
  2. The tilde (~) refers to your Home directory. For more information, see "Mac OS X: Using Your Home Directory."

Related documents

107005 "Mac OS X 10.2: How to Find Items on the Hard Disk"
106237 "Mac OS X: Unable to Delete, Unlock, Modify, or Copy an Item"

Last Modified: Feb 18, 2012
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