Adobe Photoshop Lightroom does not include an uninstaller (a program that uninstalls Lightroom for you). Therefore, to uninstall Lightroom, it's necessary to delete several files manually. Follow the instructions below to uninstall Lightroom.

Uninstall Lightroom on Mac OS

  1. In the Finder, navigate to the Applications folder.
  2. Drag the Lightroom application to the Trash.
  3. (Optional) Delete the preferences file, the catalog file, and other Lightroom files on your computer. For a list of those files and their default locations, see the following documents:

Uninstall Lightroom on Windows 8/7/Vista

  1. Choose Start > Control Panel > Programs And Features.

  2. Under Programs, select Adobe Photoshop Lightroom [version] and click Uninstall.

  3. (Optional) Delete the preferences file, the catalog file, and other Lightroom files on your computer. For a list of those files and their default locations, see the following documents:

Uninstall Lightroom on Windows XP

  1. Choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add Or Remove Programs.

  2. Choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom [version] and click Remove.
  3. (Optional) Delete the preferences file, the catalog file, and other Lightroom files on your computer. For a list of those files and their default locations, see the following documents:

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