How to uninstall Kite

To completely remove Kite from your system, there are a number of steps to follow.

Uninstall all editor plugins

First, you will need to uninstall the editor plugins Kite has installed.

Quit Kite

Next, you will need to quit Kite. You can do so from the menu bar icon. If you don't have the menu bar icon shown, you can manually close all the Kite processes.

Stop other Kite services

  • On macOS, run the terminal command launchctl remove com.kite.KiteHelper to stop the Kite Helper service.

Uninstall Kite

  • On macOS, drag Kite.app from your Applications folder to the trash.
  • On Windows, you can uninstall Kite using the Add or Remove Programs tool.
  • On Linux, run the uninstaller located at ~/.local/share/kite/uninstall.

Remove Kite data

Finally, you can remove the local Kite data stored on your system.

  • On macOS and Linux, run the terminal command rm -rf ~/.kite.
  • On Windows, remove the directory %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Kite.