How do I uninstall Avira Free Antivirus for Mac?

Due to the fact that Avira Free Antivirus for Mac is deep anchored in the Apple operating system, Avira provides an uninstall tool which removes cleanly the program from your system.


  1. Navigate in the menu bar to Finder → Go → Utilities.

    mac finder go utilities

  2. Double-click on the Avira-Uninstall icon to launch the uninstallation wizard.

    mac finder go utilities uninstall

    (The Avira uninstallation wizard can be started as well by clicking Applications and dragging afterwards the Avira-Uninstall logo to the trash).

  3. Confirm the deletion of the quarantined files before starting with the uninstallation.


  4. Authenticate with user name (with administrative rights) and password.

  5. Avira Free Antivirus for Mac will be removed from your computer.

    mac uninstall completed

Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus for Mac [Mac OS]
  • Created : Friday, March 30, 2012
  • Last updated: Monday, February 6, 2017
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