How to Permanently Delete Files/Folders in macOS Big Sur?

Christina updated on 2020/12/31 to Mac Data Erasure

If you are going to sell or donate your macOS Big Sur device to other people, you’d better permanently shred your private files to prevent potential data recovery. However, after deleting the files + emptying the trash bin, the deleted files still can be recovered by data recovery software. So, what is the effective way to permanently delete files/folders on Mac? Don’t worry, we will introduce an easy-to-use macOS Big Sur file shredder for you to securely and permanently erase files/folders from your Mac or external device.

macOS Big Sur file shredder

Best file shredder for macOS Big Sur

Donemax Data Eraser for Mac is a powerful, safe and easy-to-use file shredder. It is fully compatible with macOS Big Sur. If you are looking for a tool to shred files in macOS Big Sur, just download and try this data erasure software.

With advanced data erasure technology, Donemax Data Eraser for Mac is able to securely and permanently erase files/folders from your Mac computer, USB flash drive, memory card, digital camera, etc. Once your files are erased by this macOS Big Sur file shredder, the erased files are gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.


Easy steps to shred files/folders in macOS Big Sur

Donemax Data Eraser for Mac is a complete DIY data erasure tool. Follow the steps below to help you permanently delete files in macOS Big Sur.

Step 1. Choose data erasure mode - Erase Files.

Run Donemax Data Eraser for Mac on your computer, then choose data erasure mode - Erase Files.

macOS Big Sur file shredder

Step 2. Add files/folders.

Click to add files/folders you want to erase.

macOS Big Sur file shredder

Step 3. Erase the selected files/folders.

Just click on Erase Now button, then this macOS Big Sur file shredder will permanently erase all the selected files/folders.

macOS Big Sur file shredder

Once the process gets finished, the selected files/folders will be gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery method.

macOS Big Sur file shredder

It is very simple to permanently delete files in macOS Big Sur by using Donemax Data Eraser for Mac. You can shred files from Mac-based hard drive, HDD, SSD, memory card, USB flash drive, digital camera, etc. It also offers other methods to help you permanently erase data in macOS Big Sur.

Erase Hard Drive - wipe all data from a hard drive

This mode will help you wipe an entire hard drive. All data on the hard drive will be permanently erased. Before you sell, donate or give away your digital device, you can use this mode to destroy all data on your device.

wipe hard drive on macOS Big Sur

Erase Free Space - permanently erase deleted data

This mode will only erases the deleted data on your hard drive. Just wipe the free disk space of the hard drive, then all deleted/lost data on the hard drive will be permanently erased.

wipe free space for macOS Big Sur

Besides erasing data in macOS Big Sur, Donemax Data Eraser for Mac also can help you erase data in macOS Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra and OS X 10.7 - 10.11, etc. It is 100% safe data erasure software, and will not cause any damage to your Mac SSD, HDD or external device.

Donemax Data Eraser for Mac also offers uninstaller which is able to help macOS Big Sur users easily uninstall unwanted applications & delete all associated files including app junk, caches, logs, etc. The internet cleaner can help to quickly delete all browsers’ cookies, caches, histories, etc.


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