What is MacBright (Mac)?

MacBright (Mac) – a browser extension that hijacks Safari and other browsers that are avaliable on your Mac. Immediately after penetration MacBright (Mac) starts to display advertising, which may relate to popular online stores. Banner ads and coupons are starting to appear constantly during browsing. It can drive you mad. According to the developers, MacBright (Mac) created in order to help the user to make the best purchases. That’s a lie. Also, this program collects your personal data, browsing history, and so on. This information may be disclosed to third parties. So, MacBright (Mac) is not a virus, but it is one of the potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), so if you find it on your Mac, then you should remove it immediately.

MacBright (Mac) adware

How MacBright (Mac) gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as MacBright, sneak into Mac bundled with freeware (free downloads). It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their Mac is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, from unofficial websites. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose an advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install the unfamiliar and unwanted program. Always choose only official websites to download apps for your Mac. If your Mac is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove MacBright (Mac) from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall MacBright (Mac) remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have MacBright (Mac) in their database. You can try to use them for removing MacBright (Mac).

Recommended Solution:

Bitdefender Antivirus- fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to MacBright (Mac) from Mac and Safari.


Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

MacClean for Mac – finds MacBright (Mac) and can clean up leftover items after removal.


Download MacClean for Mac


Or uninstall MacBright (Mac) manually.

Step 1: Remove MacBright (Mac) from Mac

MacBright (Mac) may not have app associated with it in Application. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall MacBright (Mac) or MacBright (Mac) Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

After that remove MacBright (Mac) from your browser.

Step 2: Remove MacBright (Mac) from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find MacBright (Mac).
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MacBright (Mac).
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose MacBright (Mac).
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of MacBright (Mac):

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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