To uninstall the plugins on a Mac, navigate to this location and move the folder for the plugin you would like to uninstall (Adjust, Clarity, etc.) to the Trash:

Plugin-Only Products

/Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Topaz Labs/

Adjust 5

B&W Effects 2


Clean 3


Detail 3


Lens Effects



Star Effects

Standalone Products

/Macintosh HD/Applications/

DeNoise 6

ReMask 5




Texture Effects

For a listing of the locations of all installed files, please see the article below:


Windows 7


Select Start  , then select Control Panel


Select Programs, then select Programs and Features


Find the Plugin you would like to uninstall (Adjust, Impression, etc.)



Select Uninstall.

Windows 8


Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search


Type Control Panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel.


Select Programs and Features



Select the product you would like to uninstall (Adjust, Impression, etc.). Then, tap or click Uninstall

Windows 10


To uninstall your software, start by selecting Start  , then selecting Settings


From Settings, select System, then select Apps


Locate the product you would like to uninstall (Adjust, Impression, etc.).



Select Uninstall.

 Alternate method:

All Windows versions have a file named "uninst.exe" located in their installation folder. This file, when opened, will ask you if you would like to uninstall. Select "Yes" to uninstall that product.

Remove Older Versions from Photoshop

Remove any remaining plugin shortcuts for previous versions from the Photoshop Plug-ins folder:


Photoshop CC 2015.5 and newer
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Plug-ins\CC\

Photoshop CC 2015.4 and older & Photoshop CS
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Plug-ins\

Photoshop Elements
32bit - C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop Elements\Support Files\Plug-ins\
64bit - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop Elements\Support Files\Plug-ins\


Photoshop CC 2015.5 and newer
Computer/Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Plug-ins/CC/

Photoshop CC 2015.4 and older & Photoshop CS
Computer/Macintosh HD/Applications/Adobe Photoshop/Plug-ins/

Photoshop Elements
Computer/Macintosh HD/Applications/Adobe Photoshop Elements/Support Files/Plug-ins/

Once you have uninstalled your software, you may need to update your host editor to remove your plugin shortcuts.  You can either change your Preferences configuration to exclude the removed folders, or remove the plugin shortcuts, as noted above.

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