Widevine Media Optimizer Internet Browser

What is Widevine:
Widevine is a safe video player is used with your web browser to play video content. Widevine is a free add-on for your browser that is owned by Google. Widevine media optimizer is used when your viewing premium video content online on Internet browsers like Linux, ChromeOS and Opera.
There is no need to download Widevine Media Optimizer or get an add on for Widevine, the reason for this is because Widevine is already included in your Internet browser. If you would like to learn more about Widevine, you can go here to the Widevine Technologies website.
 
How to uninstall Widevine Media Optimizer on Mac OS X:
Chrome, FireFox or Safari
All browsers share the same plugin installation.
To uninstall, remove the following file and folder:

  • /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/WidevineMediaOptimizer.plugin
  • /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/WidevineMediaOptimizer
  1. Close and quit all browser windows.
  2. Using Spotlight (Search), find Internet Plug-Ins.
  3. Open the Internet Plug-Ins
  4. Right-click on plugin and select Move to Trash.

 
 
How to uninstall Widevine Media Optimizer on Microsoft Windows:
Chrome

  1. Close and quit all browsers.
  2. Open the Control Panel.
  3. Under Programs, select Uninstall a Program.
    • On older versions of Windows, select Add/Remove Programs.
  1. Select Widevine Media Optimizer Chrome 6.0.0 and click Uninstall/Change.
  2. The program will be removed from the list.

 
Firefox

  1. Open the Add-Ons Manager.
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Select the Widevine Media Optimizer plugin and click Remove.
  4. Restart the browser after the plugin is removed.

 
 
Internet Explorer

  1. Close and quit all browsers.
  2. Open the Control Panel.
  3. Under Programs, select Uninstall a Program.
    • On older versions of Windows, select Add/Remove Programs.
  4. Select Widevine Media Optimizer IE 6.0.0 and click Uninstall/Change.
  5. The program will be removed from the list.

 
 
 

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