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UADx Uninstall / Reinstall Procedure

Below are instructions on how to properly remove UA Connect and all of its dependencies 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

Uninstalling UA Connect

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



Deleting UA Connect Preferences Files

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


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



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


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


Removing UADx Plug-Ins (optional)

If you intend to re-install UA Connect then it should not be necessary to remove the UADx plug-in, however, if you with to remove all UADx plug-ins from your system then you may manually remove them 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 

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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