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How To Uninstall Wacom Driver on Mac

Wacom Driver

Do you no longer want to use the Wacom driver on Mac for connecting your Wacom Tablet to the system? There are a few workarounds to do this without much effort.

Quick Answer

To uninstall Wacom Driver on Mac, close all its running files, open the “Applications” folder, and go to the “Wacom Tablet” folder. Now, open “Wacom Tablet utility” and click “Uninstall”. Next, open the “Library” folder and clear support files from the directories. Lastly, empty the Trash and restart the Mac. 

To help you with the task, we’ve compiled an extensive guide to show you how to uninstall the Wacom driver on Mac without leaving any traces behind. 

Uninstalling Wacom Driver on Mac 

If you are wondering how to uninstall the Wacom driver on Mac, our 3 step-by-step methods will quickly walk you through the process.

Method #1: Uninstalling Wacom Driver Using Its Native Uninstaller

To uninstall the Wacom driver on your Mac using its native installer and remove all of its traces, do these steps. 

Step #1: Closing Wacom Processes on Mac

In the first step, close all Wacom processes running in the background if you have anyTo do this, open Activity Monitor from the “Applications” folder, select all processes having Wacom in their name from the list, and click the “Close” button to close them all. 

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Step #2: Uninstalling Wacom Driver on Mac

In the second step, go back to the “Applications” folder and open the “Wacom Tablet” folder. Open “Wacom Tablet utility”, click the “Uninstall” button, and wait until the process completes. 

Step #3: Removing Leftovers From the Library

In this step, clear the leftover support files from the “Library” folder. To do this, press the Command + Shift + G keys on the keyboard to navigate the “Go to Folder” search field. 

Now, type “~/Library” in the search bar and click “Go” to extract all the support files saved in the directories.   

Next, check the following subfolder in the Library folder and remove all the leftover Wacom files. 

  • Caches.
  • Container.
  • Preferences.
  • Application support.
  • Application scripts.
  • Frameworks.
  • Internet plugins.
  • Launch agents.
  • Extensions.
  • LaunchDaemons.
  • PrivilegedHelperTools.

Step #4: Cleaning the Trash and Restarting the System 

In the last step, after removing all support files, clear the Trash and restart your Mac by opening the Apple menu and selecting “Restart”.  

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Method #2: Uninstalling Wacom Driver Manually 

To manually uninstall the Wacom driver on your Mac and remove all of its traces. 

Step #1: Closing Wacom Driver on Mac

In the first step, close all running processes of Wacom Driver by opening Activity Monitor, selecting all Wacom running processes, and clicking “Close”. 

Step #2: Moving Wacom Driver to Trash 

In the second step, open Finder, click on the “Applications” folder, and search for the “Wacom Tablet” folder. Next, left-click on the folder and select “Move to Trash” from the drop-down menu. 

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Step #3: Removing the Wacom Preference Pane 

In this step, go to “System Preferences” and locate the “Wacom Driver” icon at the bottom of the window. You can get the “Remove “Wacom Tablet” Preference Pane” option by clicking right on the icon. 

Select this option to remove all default Wacom preference panes from your system. 

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Step #4: Locating and Removing Support Files 

Now, you need to remove all support fields from the “Library” folder, which were created automatically at the time of Wacom driver installation. You can check out step #3 from the previous method. 

Step #5: Cleaning the Trash and Restarting the System 

In the last step, clear the Trash after removing the leftover files, restart the Mac by selecting the “Restart” option from the Apple menu, and that’s about it! 

Method #3: Uninstalling Wacom Driver Using App Cleaner & Uninstaller  

You can uninstall Wacom Driver quickly by using a third-party app such as the App Cleaner & Uninstaller in the following way.  

  1. Open Activity Monitor, select all Wacom running processes, and click “Close”.
  2. Download and launch App Cleaner & Uninstaller from the Dock.
  3. Scroll the “Applications” list and select “Wacom”. 
  4. Click “Remove”.
  5. Select “Confirm”.
  6. Check the “Remaining Files” tab and “Remove” leftover files.


In this guide, we’ve discussed how to uninstall the Wacom driver on Mac using Wacom Tablet Utility, a third-party app, and manually.

Hopefully, your question has been answered in this article, and you can now remove all traces of Wacom from your system. 

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