What is OptiBuy (Mac)?

OptiBuy – an adware that comes into the Mac as a browser extension and hijacks Safari and other browsers. OptiBuy is advertising product and applies to potentially unwanted programs. This program gets into PC without user consent and activates immediately after opening the browser. OptiBuy displays a myriad of banners and coupons, links to ad sites, pop-ups and other things. OptiBuy shows products popular online stores and promises to help the user to save. In fact, these proposals are not genuine. Also, OptiBuy can make changes to your browser settings, change homepage, search engine and so on. If you find OptiBuy on your computer, we recommend that you remove this program right now. Don’t waste your time.

OptiBuy (Mac) ads

How OptiBuy (Mac) gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without the consent of the user. The user may not notice the penetration of these programs. OptiBuy comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove OptiBuy completely.

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

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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


Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

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


Download MacClean for Mac


Or uninstall OptiBuy (Mac) manually.

Step 1: Remove OptiBuy (Mac) from Mac

OptiBuy (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 OptiBuy (Mac) or OptiBuy (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 OptiBuy (Mac) from your browser.

Step 2: Remove OptiBuy (Mac) from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find OptiBuy (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 OptiBuy (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 OptiBuy (Mac).
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

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

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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