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(Mac) UA Connect + UADx Uninstall / Reinstall Procedure

Below are instructions on how to properly remove UA Connect from your system. 

Note: Make sure to manually remove the UA Connect preference files and UADx plug-ins as described below before reinstalling UA Connect

1 - Uninstall UA Connect

Quit UA Connect (if running) by clicking the UA Connect icon in the top menu bar and selecting “Quit UA Connect”

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In macOS Finder, navigate to the Applications folder and drag UA Connect to the Trash

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2 - Delete UA Connect Preference Files

Navigate to Macintosh HD/Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/ and delete the file “com.uaudio.bsd.helper”

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Navigate to Macintosh HD/Library/LaunchDaemons/ and delete the file “com.uaudio.bsd.helper.plist”

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Open macOS Finder and press CMD+SHIFT+G on your keyboard to launch the “Go to the folder” search bar. 

Type or copy and paste the following text ~/Library/Application Support/Universal Audio and press Go

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Now drag the "UA Connect" folder to the trash:

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3 - (Optional) Remove UADx Plug-Ins

If you intend to re-install UA Connect then it is not necessary to remove UADx plug-in files, however, if you wish to remove all UADx plug-ins from your system then you may delete them manually from the following locations:

 

Plugin Component Files:
Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/ Universal Audio/Plug-Ins

AAX:
Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins 

AU:
Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components

VST3:
Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-ins/VST3 



4 - Reinstall UA Connect

After the UA Connect software has been uninstalled and the files mentioned above have been removed, you can download and re-install the latest version of UA Connect here

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