Mac Aspera Connect Plugin Uninstallation


This is a Script to remove all installs of connect:

Here is a cleanup script to remove both/all per-user and system-wide installs of Aspera Connect from the entire desktop (All Users). Please note this will effect all users and can only be ran by someone with administrative perms. To run:

sudo perl ~/Path/to/
Then enter the sudo password if it runs successfully it will just move to the next line without displaying an error.
        md5:  5ff07925f33ee70c146b074d069d85e4
        sha1: 8b1aff6a7323ab4a2c04a902bccc8afec7890041

After running this you shouldn't find any Aspera Connect Plugin on the desktop and are free to install fresh.

Additional Information to search and manually remove

Depending on your version of the Aspera Connect browser plugin, follow the instructions below to uninstall Connect from your Mac.


Connect 2.8.2 and later

These versions of Connect come with an uninstall script. Depending on whether you installed Connect for all the users on your Mac or just for one particular user, use one of the commands below to run the uninstall script. Be sure to close any open browsers before running the script.

System-wide installation (all users)    
/Library/Application\ Support/Aspera/Aspera\ Connect/

Per-user installation    
~/Library/Application\ Support/Aspera/Aspera\ Connect/


Connect earlier than 2.8.2

On early versions of Connect no uninstall script is available. Therefore, you will need to run the following commands to uninstall all Aspera Connect packages (administrative or private installations).

First, quit all browsers and Aspera Connect. Then in a shell terminal, run:

$ rm -rf /Applications/Aspera\
$ rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Aspera/Aspera\ Connect
$ rm -rf /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/Aspera\ Web*
$ sudo rm -rf /var/db/receipts/com.asperasoft.connect.*
$ rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Aspera\
$ rm -rf /Library/Receipts/AsperaConnect*
$ rm -f ~/Library/Preferences/com.aspera.connect.plist
$ rm -f ~/Library/Preferences/com.aspera.connect.plist
$ rm -rf ~/Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/Aspera\ Web*



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