How to remove VixPlayer from Mac

What is VixPlayer?

VixPlayer is supposed to be a handy tool for Mac allowing to play all the popular audio and video formats and even some rare formats. In fact, it’s an ad-supported application used to promote unwanted software like MacKeeper, My Mac Speedup, Mac Clean Pro etc. Therefore, it serves as a backdoor for other malware to enter. As a rule, such applications are result of user installed software that had hidden packages installed. VixPlayer is a Potentially Unwanted Program (or PUP) not only because of its methods of distribution but personal information record. It will track various data from your PC and share it with third-party companies. More importantly, ZipMAC is able to display intrusive and forcible advertisement in the form of banners, pop-up windows and so on. Learn how to remove VixPlayer from Mac in this simple guide.

VixPlayer pop-up

Step 1. How to remove VixPlayer from Mac?

This application is able to remove VixPlayer with all leftovers from your Mac automatically. Simple, user-friendly and effective.

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Step 2: Remove VixPlayer from Mac

Perhaps, you will not find the program with the same name – VixPlayer. Nevertheless, you need to review attentively the list of last installed applications and remove all suspicious ones related to VixPlayer.

Mac OSX:

  1. Launch Finder
  2. Select Applications in the Finder sidebar.
  3. If you see Uninstall VixPlayer or VixPlayer Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Now let’s go to the next step.

Step 3: Remove VixPlayer from browsers


  1. Click Preferences from Safari menu
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find VixPlayer or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner.
  3. Click Tools then select Extensions.
  4. Find VixPlayer or other extensions that look suspicious.
  5. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click Tools on the top of the Firefox window, then click Add-ons.
  3. Find VixPlayer or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

There are all the manual instructions that will help you to find VixPlayer on your Mac computer and remove it. The most effective method to get rid of VixPlayer is to perform the manual removal instructions and then use CleanMyMac automatic tool. The manual method will weaken the malicious program and the program will remove it. Thank you for your attention.

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