How to completely remove Avira Free Antivirus and its leftover files/folders on macOS?

remove Avira Free Antivirus

Avira Antivirus Pro 2018/2019 [macOS]
Avira Free Antivirus 2018/2019 [macOS]

Operating systems:
Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

After using an Uninstall Tool providing by Avira removes Avira Free Antivirus, the traces of the Avira Free Antivirus installation are not entirely deleted.

The Avira Uninstall Tool cannot recognize all the installed files/folders associated with Avira Free Antivirus.

Leftover files/folders:

Avira in /Library/Application Support/Avira
com.avira.connect-installer in ~/Library/Caches/
com.avira.Iris in ~/Library/Containers
com.avira.stats.service in ~/Library/Containers
com.avira.connect-installer.log in ~/Library/Logs
com.avira.controlcenter.savedState in ~/Library/Saved Application State

Uninstall Steps:
Completely and automatically remove Avira Free Antivirus and all its leftover files/folders. If you want to clean out all leftover files/folders, you can use Mac X Uninstaller.

Note: Before removing Avira Free Antivirus, We suggest you watch the video below first.

Step 1. Download Mac X Uninstaller and install it. Download Link here:

Step 2. Start Mac X Uninstaller and click the icon of Avira Free Antivirus in the list view on the home screen of Mac X Uninstaller.

Step 3. Click on ‘Run Analysis’. Wait a few seconds, the files/folders of Avira Free Antivirus are listed.

Note: After the completion of ‘Run Analysis’, you must not click on ‘Complete Uninstall’ but should perform the following Step 4.

Step 4. Open the /Applications folder, find the icon of Avira Free Antivirus, and click it.

Step 5. Click Avira’s drop-down menu on the top-left of the macOS desktop and select ‘Help’ -> ‘Open Uninstaller’.

Step 6. After the Avira Antivirus Uninstaller appears, please follow the uninstallation instructions and perform.

Step 7. Go back to Mac X Uninstaller and click on ‘Complete Uninstall’. The Mac X Uninstaller will automatically remove Avira Free Antivirus and all its leftover files/folders.

Step 8. reboot your macOS.


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