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Easy Way to Securely Erase Free Disk Space on Mac

by Shirly Chen, 2017-03-12

When you delete a file on Mac and empty the trash bin, the file is not permanently removed from your Mac hard drive. The deleted file is just hidden and store on the free disk space of the Mac hard drive till it is overwritten by other data. So, if you want to permanently delete sensitive data, you should erase the free disk space on Mac to permanently destroy the deleted/lost data on your Mac. And, erasing free disk space of hard drive will lead to a more clean/efficient Mac. In this article, we will show how to securely erase free disk space on Mac.

Free Mac Disk Space Data Erasure Software

Mac data erasure software can help you securely erase free disk space of hard drive or storage media under Mac OS. We have found the best Mac data erasure software for you, it is Super Eraser for Mac. This Mac data erasure software offers three modes to erase data including erasing free disk space.

Easily Erase Free Disk Space on Mac

With the help of Super Eraser for Mac, you can easily erase free disk space of Mac hard drive or storage media device. Just install Super Eraser for Mac on your Mac and launch it. It will show you three data erasure modes, just select “Wipe Free Space”, and select the hard drive you want to erase. Then click on Wipe Now button, Super Eraser for Mac will help you erase the free disk space of the selected hard drive to permanently erase deleted/lost data and history traces on the selected hard drive.

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It will not affect the existing data on your hard drive or device.

If you are going to sell or donate your Mac/device, you’d better to permanently erase your sensitive data. Deletion or format can’t destroy your data because the deleted/formatted data is store in the free disk space and can be easily recovered by Mac data recovery software. Super Eraser for Mac can help you securely erase free disk space on Mac, erase Mac trash bin. It is the best solution to wipe free space of Mac hard drive, memory card, external hard drive, digital camera, SD card, USB drive, etc. All the deleted/lost data will be permanently removed from your hard drive or device.

Super Eraser for Mac also can help you selectively erase files/folders from Mac hard drive or storage media device. And it can wipe entire hard drive to wipe all data permanently.