How to remove Steam games on Mac, Windows PC and Linux

On Steam, it’s very easy to buy games for Mac, as well as PCs with Windows and Linux. When you stop playing some games, or

you just need to free up memory on the computer, they can be deleted both from the computer and from Steam.

Today we’ll show you how to remove Steam games on Mac OS. The process will be the same for computers with Windows and Linux.



Deleting Steam games is more difficult than uninstalling regular Mac programs, because they are not stored in the program folder. But everything is not too complicated. To remove the game from Steam, you need to open the program itself.

How to delete games Steam on Mac, Windows and Linux

Below we will tell you how to remove Steam games from your computer to free up disk space. This will delete the game locally, but not from the Steam account.



  1. Open the Steam program.
  2. Go to the “Library” tab in the top menu and find the game you want to delete.
  3. Right-click on the game (or left-click + CONTROL).
  4. Select “Delete Content” from the menu that appears.
  5. Confirm your action by clicking "Delete."
  6. Wait for the uninstall process to complete.

You can repeat this process with all the games you want to delete.

When you delete a game that weighs a lot, you will first see the inscription "Delete" next to its name in the Library, and then it will disappear.

The method works on all platforms with which the Steam program is compatible: MacOS / Mac OS X, Windows, Linux.

This method does not delete the game from the account. Steam

Note that uninstalling Steam games from your computer will not remove them from your Steam account. The game will remain in your account, but in order to play it, you will need to download it again.

how remove the program Steam

If you want to remove the Steam program itself, thenYou can do it the same way as with any other Mac program - by dragging it to the trash from the program folder. This will not delete games, files and other data from Steam. If you want to completely get rid of games, then first you need to delete them yourself, and then the program.

If you need to free up computer memory, you can temporarily download games to removable media. If the games distract you, you can disable the autorun program.

If you don’t know what Steam is at all, it’sa gaming platform for Mac and PC, in which it is easy and convenient to buy games. There are all the most popular games: Civilization, Half Life, Battlegrounds, DOTA 2, Terraria, Counter Strike, Grand Theft Auto, Rust, Rocket League, etc. You can consider the program a game store for all platforms.