What is AnalogInterface

AnalogInterface is a type of adware that targets Mac computers, belonging to the AdLoad malware family. It primarily conducts intrusive advertising campaigns, displaying pop-ups, banners, coupons, and surveys on visited websites or other interfaces. These advertisements can redirect users to online scams, untrustworthy software, and even malware if interacted with. Additionally, AnalogInterface may track user data, potentially harvesting sensitive information such as visited URLs, search queries, usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers, which could be shared with or sold to third parties. The presence of AnalogInterface on a Mac can lead to system infections, serious privacy issues, financial losses, and identity theft. It can also cause unwanted redirects to dubious websites, loss of private information, slow down the system, alter browser settings, and degrade the browsing experience due to constant ads and pop-ups. Removing AnalogInterface from a Mac involves uninstalling suspicious applications from the “Applications” folder, removing adware-related files and folders from specific locations such as /Library/LaunchAgents/ and /Library/LaunchDaemons/, resetting browser settings to default, and using legitimate antivirus software, such as CleanMyMac, to scan and remove any remaining components of the adware.

AnalogInterface adware

How AnalogInterface infects Mac computers

AnalogInterface can infect Macs through various methods, including bundled software, fake updates, malicious websites and links, email attachments, and peer-to-peer sharing. It often comes with other legitimate software downloaded from the internet, disguises itself as a legitimate software update, or hides in attachments or links in spam emails. Downloading files from peer-to-peer networks can also expose users to adware. To prevent infection from AnalogInterface and other adware, users should exercise caution when downloading and installing software, especially from unknown sources. Avoiding clicks on ads or links from untrusted websites, keeping the Mac and all software updated with the latest security patches, using reputable antivirus or anti-malware software with real-time protection, and considering the use of ad blockers can help prevent malicious ads from loading.

  1. Download AnalogInterface Removal Tool
  2. Remove AnalogInterface from Login Items
  3. Remove/Uninstall AnalogInterface from Applications
  4. Remove AnalogInterface from browsers
  5. Reset browser settings
  6. Remove AnalogInterface files and folders
  7. Block AnalogInterface ads and pop-ups
  8. How to protect from threats, like AnalogInterface

Download AnalogInterface Removal Tool

Download Spyhunter for Mac

To remove AnalogInterface completely, we recommend you to use Spyhunter for Mac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of AnalogInterface and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser. The trial version of Spyhunter for Mac offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Alternative Removal Tool

Download CleanMyMac

To remove AnalogInterface completely, we recommend you to use CleanMyMac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of AnalogInterface and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser.

Remove AnalogInterface manually for free

Note: AnalogInterface sets up to start on macOS startup. Therefore, before starting the removal, perform these steps:

  1. Open System Preferences, choose Users & Groups.
  2. Choose your account (set up as Current User).
  3. Click Login Items tab.
  4. Find “AnalogInterface” entry. Select it, and click the “-“ (minus) button to remove it.

Note 2: AnalogInterface won’t quit just by closing it, therefor use Force Quit to end the process.

  1. Press 3 buttons at the same time: Option, Command, and Esc (Escape). This is similar to Control-Alt-Delete on a Windows PC.
  2. Choose AnalogInterface in the list.
  3. Click Force Quit button.

Here is a manual step-by-step tutorial for full AnalogInterface removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of AnalogInterface installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Remove AnalogInterface from Applications

Remove AnalogInterface from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. AnalogInterface might have an Uninstaller. If you see Uninstall AnalogInterface or AnalogInterface Uninstaller, double-click it and follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. Otherwise, drag AnalogInterface from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Cannot uninstall AnalogInterface

If you can’t uninstall AnalogInterface using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of AnalogInterface. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag AnalogInterface from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with AnalogInterface.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove AnalogInterface add-on from your browsers

Removing AnalogInterface from Applications often does not bring the desired effect. It is a browser extension, and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove the AnalogInterface extension from your browsers manually.


  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find AnalogInterface extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
  3. Find AnalogInterface extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose AnalogInterface extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish AnalogInterface removal, reset your browser settings to make sure, there are no leftover items in browser folders.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In the opened window, click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu, click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

Reset Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox… button.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox to confirm.

Remove following files and folders of AnalogInterface

~/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/Services/com.AnalogInterface.service.app
/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/System/com.AnalogInterface.system

Download AdGuard for Mac to block malicious pop-ups, that promote AnalogInterface

AdGuard is the best ad-blocker, internet filtering, and internet security application for macOS. It can cut out unwanted banners from site pages, block pop-ups, stop redirects, and prevent users from visiting potentially dangerous resources. Use it to stop ads promoting AnalogInterface in browsers.

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How to protect Mac OSX from adware, like AnalogInterface

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Mac OSX is known to be one of the safest operating systems, and for a long time, there was no need for antivirus products for Mac. But with the growing popularity of Mac computers and notebooks and evolving technology, viruses, trojans, adware, toolbars, hijackers, and other malware paved the way for Mac users. We recommend you to use one of the best anti-malware for Mac available — Malwarebytes for Mac.

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