How to uninstall D16 plug-in on macOS?

Last update August 31, 2022 / This article concerns Mac OS X users only

Follow these instructions to remove D16 plug-in from your Mac:


Replace [plugin-name] string in below instruction with the product name you're about to uninstall

  1. Go to ~/Library/Application Support/D16 Group/ and remove the [plugin-name] subfolder

    What '~' stand for?

    '~' means your user's home directory. Very often "/Library" folder in user's home directory is hidden and you won't see it normally in Finder. If so, please select use one of the two methods:

    Method 1
    Use Go menu in Finder and choose Go to Folder... option. Type "~/Library" in the window and Finder will open this hidden directory. Then just, browse to Application Support continue on down the tree.
    Method 2
    With Finder as the active application, click on the Go on top menu, then holding the Shift key choose the Library item and then continue browsing

  2. Go to [Macintosh HD]/Library/Application Support/D16 Group/ and remove the [plugin-name] subfolder

  3. Go To [Macintosh HD]/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST and remove the [plugin-name].vst file

  4. Go To [Macintosh HD]/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3 and remove the [plugin-name].vst3 file - if exists (*)

  5. Go To [Macintosh HD]/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components and remove the [plugin-name].component file

  6. Go To [Macintosh HD]/Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/D16 Group and remove the [plugin-name].aaxplugin file - if exists (*)

  7. Empty system Trash Can


Some D16 products aren't available as VST3 and/or AAX plug-ins, so if you weren't able to find those files, you can omit those steps of the instruction

Now the plugin is now completely removed from your system.

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