How to properly uninstall an Arturia software


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Check below how to manually uninstall our virtual instruments & utilities.


Virtual instruments/effects:


Below, you'll find instructions on how to uninstall our virtual instrument & effects from your computer:

NOTE : If you have created user Banks/Presets, please back them up using the Export Bank/Preset function
  • Mac

To completely uninstall an Arturia plugin from a MAC computer, please delete the following folders & files if available :

  • /Library/Arturia/<instrument>
  • /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST/<instrument>.vst
  • /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3/<instrument>.vst3
  • /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/<instrument>.component
  • /Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/plugins/Arturia/*.aaxplugin
  • /Application/Arturia/<instrument>.app
<instrument> = Name of the instrument that should be uninstalled.

  • Windows

To completely uninstall an Arturia plugin from a Windows computer, please go to the following folder:

  • C:\ProgramData\Arturia
And delete the product folder you would like to uninstall.

- Then go to this folder: 

  • 64-bits: C:\Program Files\Arturia\<concerned product>
  • 32-bits: C:\Program Files (x86)\Arturia\<concerned product>
And simply click on the concerned product uninstaller
NOTE : If you have created user Banks/Presets, please back them up using the Export Bank/Preset function
  • Mac

To completely uninstall an Arturia plugin from a MAC computer, please delete the following folders & files if available :

To completely uninstall a program from a MAC computer please delete the following folders:

  • /Library/Arturia/<instrument>
  • /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST/<instrument>.vst
  • /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3/<instrument>.vst3
  • /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/<instrument>.component
  • /Library/Application Support/Digidesign/Plug-Ins/<instrument>.dpm
  • /Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/plugins/*.aaxplugin
  • /Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/plugins/Arturia/*.aaxplugin
  • /Application/Arturia/<instrument>.app
  • /Application/Arturia/<instrument> MIDI control Center.app

Please note that not all files may exist.

<instrument> = Name of the instrument that should be uninstalled.

  • Windows

To completely uninstall an Arturia plugin from a Windows computer, please go to the following folder:

  • C:\ProgramData\Arturia
And delete the product folder you would like to uninstall.

- Then go to this folder: 

  • 64-bits: C:\Program Files\Arturia\<concerned product>
  • 32-bits: C:\Program Files (x86)\Arturia\<concerned product>
And simply click on the concerned product uninstaller


Utilities:


Below, you'll find instructions on how to uninstall the Arturia utilities from your computer:

NOTE : Don't forget to first deactivate your licenses from the Arturia Software Center preferences
  • Mac

To completely uninstall the Arturia Software Center from a MAC computer, please delete the following folders & files:

  • /Applications/Arturia/Arturia Software Center
  • /Library/Arturia/Arturia Software Center
  • /Users/""USER"/Library/Preferences/com.Arturia.ArturiaSoftwareCenter.plist

  • Windows

For a Windows based computer, simply follow your operating system standard uninstall procedure.
NOTE : Don't forget to first deactivate your licenses from the Arturia Software Center preferences
  • Mac

To completely uninstall the MIDI Control Center from a MAC computer, please delete the following folders & files:

  • /Applications/Arturia/MIDI Control Center.app
  • /Library/Arturia/MIDI Control Center
  • /Users//"USER"/Library/Preferences/com.arturia.midicontrolcenter.plist

  • Windows

For a Windows based computer, simply follow your operating system standard uninstall procedure.
  • Mac

To completely uninstall the AudioFuse Control Center from a MAC computer, please delete the following folders & files:

  • /Applications/Arturia/AudioFuse Control Center.app
  • /Library/Arturia/AudioFuse Control Center
  • /Users//"USER"/Library/Preferences/com.Arturia.AudioFuseControlCenter

  • Windows

For a Windows based computer, simply follow your operating system standard uninstall procedure.
  • Mac

To completely uninstall the VC5 Preset updater from a MAC computer, please delete the following folders & files:

  • /Applications/Arturia/VC5 Preset Updater.app
  • /Library/Arturia/VC5 Preset Updater

  • Windows

For a Windows based computer, simply follow your operating system standard uninstall procedure.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us.