Permanently Wipe Hard Drive on macOS High Sierra

Christina updated on 2021/6/27 to Mac Data Erasure

Summary: How to wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra? The data wiping software Donemax Data Eraser for Mac can help you permanently erase data from the hard drive on macOS High Sierra or other Mac operating systems. With 3 modes in the software, you can easily erase data from the hard drive in different situations.

how to wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra

Best data erasure software for macOS High Sierra

Why do many users want to wipe data? Normally, it’s because some data on the drive is sensitive and cannot be found by others. If you simply delete the files for even format a hard drive, you cannot make the data gone forever. With any professional data recovery software, anybody can easily recover the data from the hard drive. To avoid data recovery on the hard drive, you need to wipe the data permanently with a reliable data erasure tool.

We suggest you have a try with the best data erasure software – Donemax Data Eraser for Mac. The software offers military-level data erasure standards including HMG Infosec Standard 5 (1 pass), Peter Gutmann's algorithm 2 (2 passes), U.S. Army AR380-19 (3 passes), DoD 5220.22-M ECE (7 passes), Peter Gutmann's algorithm 35 (35 passes). You can feel free to wipe data safely with the software. After wiping data from the hard drive with the software, the data will go forever and you don’t need to worry about the data breach.

What’s more, the software can also wipe data on other devices, including the internal/external hard drive, SSD, memory card, USB flash drive, digital camera, and so on. If you want to erase data from your drive/device, please use the software to help you. The software can also work well with the new generations of Mac operating systems, like macOS Monterey, macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, etc.

How to wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra?

The software is very simple to use and there are 3 modes available. If you want to erase data from hard drive on macOS High Sierra, you can download and have a try first. Here is the available download for the software.

Install the data erasure software on your macOS High Sierra system first. Then you can choose a proper mode to wipe data on your hard drive on macOS High Sierra. First, you need to know the introductions for these modes.

Mode 1. Shred individual files/folders on the hard drive.

If you have some files on the hard drive that are not needed but very sensitive. If you don’t want the files be found or touched by others, you can use the mode Shred Files. In this mode, you can choose any photos, videos, audio files, documents, or other files from your hard drive. Click the Erase Now button to shred the selected files.

how to wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra

Mode 2. Wipe the entire hard drive on macOS High sierra.

Before you sell, abandon, or give away your hard drive, you can erase the drive directly. It’s simple and fast to do the job with the mode Erase Hard Drive. You can choose the hard drive from the list and wipe it. It will wipe all the data on the hard drive.

how to wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra

Mode 3. Wipe free space of the hard drive.

The mode Erase Free Space can be used in other cases. If you deleted some files on the hard drive and want to ensure the deleted files will not be recovered with any software, you can use this mode. You can choose the hard drive to erase. It will erase the deleted data on the free space of the hard drive.

how to wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra

Besides wiping data, Donemax Data Eraser for Mac can also do other things for you on Mac. You can use the software to format the hard drive. What’s more, the software offers the functions to uninstall apps, clear browser junk data, and remove duplicated files on your Mac. It can help you release more free space.


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