What are the best uninstallers?

Who else here has uninstalled apps but the leftover files were not deleted? That's quite annoying, right? To leave some baggage when you completely want to get rid of something. Thus, we've searched for the best uninstallers that totally remove the apps and its files. Don't forget to leave us feedback!

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    #1Iobit Uninstaller 8

    Iobit Uninstaller 8

    Iobi Uninstaller 8 is free software for Windows, Vista, and XP. It also has a Pro version available for purchase. A program can be uninstalled via desk icon, opened window, or system tray notification. Leftover files are also deleted right away.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Joshua Valdez
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "portable. easy to navigate. can delete batch files. updates me which app has the latest version. definitely one of the best uninstaller for windows. "
  2. 11

    #2TuneupMyMac

    TuneupMyMac

    TuneupMyMac is a Mac software downloadable for free that's compatible with OS X 10.7. It features enable users to clean and remove unwanted apps and file residues, and free-up hard drive space. It also includes misc cleaning and app optimizer.

    Software

    Mac

    Free

    Alan Marshall
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "I didn't know this could free up GB of disk space after deleting unnecessary apps. very impressive. i must say this is the best uninstaller for mac so far. 👍"
  3. 6

    #3Revo Uninstaller

    Revo Uninstaller
    Revo Uninstaller is an uninstaller for Windows. It uninstalls programs and additionally removes any files and Windows registry entries left behind by the program's uninstaller or by Window's own built-in program uninstaller.
    Software

    Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Xu Pan
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "This was recommended to me by an IT friend and I'm thank ful to him for giving me this portable file. It deletes the entire app and the leftovers. the extra cleaning tools are superb!"
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    #4Geek Uninstaller

    Geek Uninstaller

    Geek Uninstaller is a software downloadable for free. It's compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, and Windows Server 2008/2003. It features total app and file removal without leftovers, and a force-remove that eliminates broken programs.

    Software

    Windows

    Free- $24.95

    Xu Yang
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "This allows me to sort the program by size that helps me identify which occupies the largest space. Therefore I can easily sort those useless apps that need to be deleted. However this software doesn't allow batch uninstalls. 😔"
  2. 2

    #5AppZapper

    AppZapper

    AppZapper is a free software for Mac users. It enables users to uninstall a program by dragging and dropping into the main interface. It includes removing plug-ins and widgets and an 'undelete feature' to recover accidentally deleted program.

    Software

    Mac

    Free

    Tiffany Perez
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "It does what it needs to do - deletes multiple apps and extra files in just a zap. The undelete feature is very helpful when you unintentionally delete an app. This could be the best uninstaller for clumsy persons like me."
  3. 1

    #6App Cleaner & Uninstaller

    App Cleaner & Uninstaller
     App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a free tool that removes apps, broken programs, and its leftover files on Mac devices. It enables users to disable startup programs, reset applications, and remove extensions. Mac widgets and plugins can also be deleted.
    Software

    Mac

    Free

    Gao Wei
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "I'm using its free version and I'm surprised that it comes with many features without anything. The drag and drop makes uninstalling faster and easier. And it helps me disable apps that I don't want to be running at startup. Best free uninstaller for me. "
  4. 1

    #7Wise Program Uninstaller

    Wise Program Uninstaller

    Wise Program Uninstaller is a portable program available for free download for Windows XP, Vista, and Win7/8/10. It removes files and registry items after the de-installation. The 'Forced Uninstall' feature ensures to uninstall stubborn programs.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Barbara Williamson
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "I've read in some reviews that this is among the best uninstallers because of its forced uninstall feature that eliminates broken programs and I couldn't agree more. It's so easy to use and cleans unneeded apps thoroughly."
  5. 0

    #8CleanMyMac X

    CleanMyMac X

    CleanMyMac X is software available for free download for  Mac users. It cleans up unwanted apps, broken programs, frees up large junk files, and even speeds up device performance. It also includes Malware protection to ensure its safety.

    Software

    Mac

    $34.95- Free trial available

    Stephanie Jacobs
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "It definitely creates more space and it speeds up its operation after I uninstall some apps. Now I've got more space to store my ebooks and movies. 👏👍😍"

Summary

Best What are the best uninstallers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Iobit Uninstaller 8Software 20 Free
2TuneupMyMacSoftware 11 Free
3Revo UninstallerSoftware 6 Free
4Geek UninstallerSoftware 3 Free
5AppZapperSoftware 2 Free
6App Cleaner & UninstallerSoftware 1 Free
7Wise Program UninstallerSoftware 1 Free
8CleanMyMac XSoftware 0 Paid
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