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How to Format and Erase MP3/MP4 Player on Mac?

by Shirly Chen, 2017-05-19

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“Hi, I have an old MP4 Video player. I am going to throw it into trash, however, there are many private videos and voice memos in this MP4 player. I connect it with my Mac and I delete all the videos and audio files. But when I run a data recovery program to scan it, all the deleted videos and audio files are recoverable. I don’t want t anyone who gets this MP4 player to recover my private videos, audio, etc. Could you tell me how to permanently erase all the data from the MP4 player on my Mac?”

“I am going to give my MP3 player to my father, can you tell me how to format the MP3 player and erase all my data. I am a Mac user, so I want to format the player on my Mac, how to do that?”

MP3 music player, MP4 music/video player and MP3/MP4 voice recorder are very popular digital devices. If you want to format MP3/MP4 player on Mac or wipe data from MP3/MP4 player under Mac OS, you can find right solution in this article.

Format MP3/MP4 player on Mac

There are many applications can help you format MP3/MP4 player on Mac, Disk Utility, Super Eraser, Start Menu, for example. If you are a Mac user, you can run a built-in app called Disk Utility to format MP3/MP4 player on Mac. But the formatted data by Disk Utility can be recovered by data recovery software. If you want to permanently erase your data, you can try DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. This powerful data erasure tool can help you format MP3/MP4 player and permanently erase all data on the MP3/MP4 player.

Permanently erase data from MP3/MP4 player

If you are going to sell, donate, give away or discard a MP3/MP4 player, you’d better permanently erase your sensitive data into the device. How to permanently erase data from MP3/MP4 player under Mac OS? You need special Mac data erasure software – DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. It offers three modes to help you permanently erase data from MP3/MP4 player under Mac OS.

Mode 1: Selectively erase data from MP3/MP4 player

This mode allows you to selectively erase files and folders from MP3/MP4 player under Mac OS. You just need to add the files/folders you want to destroy and click on “Erase Now” button.

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Mode 2: Wipe MP3/MP4 player on Mac

This mode can wipe entire MP3/MP4 player and permanently erase all data on the MP3/MP4 player.

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Mode 3: Wipe free disk space of MP3/MP4 player

This mode only erase deleted/lost data on the MP3/MP4 player.

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Please note that the selected data will be permanently erased by DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. You should back up your important data to another device before you use it to erase MP3/MP4 player on your Mac.