If you are going to sell a Mac computer that has installed macOS 10.13 High Sierra, you should make sure all the sensitive data on the computer has been permanently removed. But, how to permanently delete data under macOS High Sierra?
Delete the file to trash or format your hard drive? No. The deleted and formatted files can be easily recovered by Mac data recovery software even the trash bin is emptied. The best way to permanently erase files under macOS High Sierra is file shredder. Here are the three file shredders for macOS High Sierra to help you securely delete data.
Most of Mac users know that, DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is the best tool for wiping data before selling or donating a Mac, hard drive or external USB device. This powerful data erasure software is 100% compatible with macOS High Sierra - actually, it is fully compatible with all Mac OS operating systems. When you are looking for a file shredder for macOS High Sierra, just quickly download DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac.
The data erasure standards including HMG Infosec Standard 5, Baseline, DOD 5220.22-M and U.S. Army AR380-19 are certified, and are able to securely and permanently erase data from any hard drive or digital device without causing any physical damage.
Mode 1. Permanently shred selected files/folders on macOS High Sierra - this data erasure mode allows you to selectively shred files/folders on macOS High Sierra. Just add files/folders to the erasure list, then permanently remove them by click on Erase Now button.
Mode 2. Format and wipe hard drive on macOS High Sierra - permanently wipe all data on a hard drive by wiping the entire hard drive. Just select the hard drive and click on Wipe Now button. All data will be gone forever.
Mode 3. Safely wipe unused disk space on macOS High Sierra- wipe free disk space of a hard drive. It will quickly erase all deleted/lost data on the hard drive without affecting the existing data on your hard drive.
Do you have files that are sensitive? Do you have documents that must remain away from prying eyes? Well, you should know that when you normally erase a file on your Mac, the file can sometimes still be retrieved. Avoid this problem by using IOBIT file shredder, a secure file eraser. IOBIT uninstaller offers a powerful file shredding tool - file shredder. It can help Mac users securely and permanently erase files/folders from Mac hard disk drive, memory card, USB flash drive, digital camera, etc.
MacClean360 is a safe, all-in-one Mac cleaner that cleans up apps, data, and gigabytes of other junk. It offers a bunch of useful tools to help Mac users optimize or manage Mac. Erase files securely with Shredder. This means that the file data isn’t just discarded, but written-over. The access point removed, and the data is rewritten (read: scrambled), making the file irrecoverable. When you erase something with MacClean360 Shredder, you cannot restore it - it’s a tool for really getting rid of files.
You also can use Disk Utility on macOS High Sierra. However, the lost data erased by Disk Utility also can be recovered by data recovery software. To permanently shred your files, you need a real file shredder tool. We show the best 3 file shredders for macOS High Sierra in the content above. We strongly recommend DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac because it is the most comprehensive data erasure software which offers all data erasure tools you will need. Just download it here:
Permanently and securely erase data from hard drive or external storage device under Mac OS with certified data erasure methods.