Finding and Removing PowerPC Apps in OS X Lion

If you have upgraded to Mac OS X Lion you now know that your PowerPC applications no longer function.  I had several older unused applications that were PowerPC and really needed to be removed.  An easy way to find out which applications you have on your Mac that are PowerPC is to look at the System Information or System Report.  (Apple>About this Mac>More Info>System Report)

Once opened select Applications from the Software section on the left to list your installed applications.  From here you can sort by kind to find PowerPC applications installed and it even lists their path.  Removal is as simple as dragging to the trash can.

PowerPC Applications


Below is an image showing how the PowerPC application icons appear in OS X Lion.

PowerPC Application Icon


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