How to Erase Data in macOS Big Sur?

Christina updated on 2020/12/29 to Mac Data Erasure

To erase data effectively in macOS Big Sur, you have to find a professional tool that can work well with the operating system. With the best data erasure software for macOS Big Sur, you are able to shred files or wipe data permanently from your drive.

best data erasure software for macOS Big Sur

As a simple and reliable data erasure software, Donemax Data Eraser for Mac is the best one we recommend for you to wipe data permanently in macOS Big Sur.


Best data erasure software for macOS Big Sur

Donemax provides the best data erasure software. It’s very reliable and secure to wipe data in macOS Big Sur. The software can permanently wipe the data and ensure the erased data cannot be recovered with any data recovery software. You can download and have a try with the software first.

This professional tool offers different data erasure standards to help you erase data with different security level. For example, it provides 5 data erasure standards, including HMG Infosec Standard 5, Peter Gutmann’s algorithm 2, U.S. Army AR380-19, DoD 5220.22-M ECE, Peter Gutmann’s algorithm 35.

Also, it provides full options to help you erase data in different cases. You can use the software to shred individual files/folders. If you want to wipe the deleted/lost data on the drive, you can also use this software. The software can also help you wipe all data, including existing or deleted/lost data, on a drive.

What’s more, there are many other tools in the software. You can format, rename, or eject drive in the software. Besides, Donemax Data Eraser for Mac can help you uninstall applications, clean browser data, remove duplicated files in macOS Big Sur or other Mac operating systems.


Guide to erase data with the software

Here we will also show you a simple guide to wipe data in different scenarios with the software. Please check and choose a proper mode to help you wipe data in a specified situation.

Method 1. Shred files/folders with "Erase Files".

If you only want to shred or remove specified files/folders in macOS Big Sur, you can use the first mode. You can click the “Add” button to select the files/folders, or you can drop files/folders to the interface. After that, please click the Erase Now button to continue. It will remove and erase the selected files/folders permanently from the Mac machine.

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Method 2. Erase all data on a drive.

If you want to wipe an entire drive and all the data on the drive, the first option can help you. It provides a simple option to help you wipe all the data on the drive. All the existing or deleted/lost data on the drive can be erased permanently from your drive in macOS Big Sur.

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Method 3. Wipe deleted/lost data on a drive.

After deleting some sensitive files from a drive in macOS Big Sur, you will not want the data be recovered in any way. However, if you delete the files simply and even empty the Trash, the deleted files can still be recovered with data recovery software. You can use this software to avoid the data recovery possibility. This option can wipe the free space of the drive to erase all the deleted/lost data on the drive.

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The software can erase data from the internal drive on macOS Big Sur machine. Also, it can wipe data from external drives, including USB flash drive, external disk, memory card, SSD, etc. Before you sell, give away computer or drive, you can use this software to wipe the data first. If you want to destroy or erase some sensitive data in any cases, you can also download and use Donemax Data Eraser for Mac to have a try. It will be secure enough to help you wipe the data permanently in macOS Big Sur or other Mac systems.


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