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If you plan to sell your Mac or give it away because you have purchased a more current model, you should make sure all your private data information on your old Mac hard drive has been cleaned up. And, the better, you should use special to destroy all digital data information on your Mac to avoid data recovery. All of us know that it would be horrible if the private data falls into the hands of cyber criminals or hackers. At the very last, nobody wants to other people to recover his/her private data whether by accident or on purpose.

Apple offers data erasing function in Mac – Mac Disk Utility. But, this way to shred digital data on Mac is not safe. Despite that it can’t erase the hard drive that has installed macOS, the erased data also can be recovered and traced by data recovery software. Powerful data recovery software, Do Your Data Recovery for Mac for example, can easily recover missing data after the hard drive is erased by Mac Disk Utility. When the person who gets your Mac runs a data recovery program, he/she can get all your deleted/formatted/erased data. That’s terrible! Data recovery software is easily available to everyone.

How to securely destroy digital data information on Mac?

How to make sure all the data information of being lost forever before selling or donating a Mac? Luckily, there is an approach to permanently destroy digital data from Mac. You need special data erasure tool for Mac – DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac . With advanced data erasure technology, DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac can shred every byte of the selected data on the Mac. So the data will be lost for good after it is erased by DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac.

Compared with Disk Utility, DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is much powerful and efficient. It can securely shred the digital data on the Mac hard drive and overwrite the disk space to 100% prevent the erased data from being recovered by any Mac data recovery software or manual data recovery service. It means all your data will be destroyed before you sell or donate your Mac. And if you want to save your time, you can just erase partial data on your Mac. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac offers flexible data erasure options for you to shred digital data information on Mac.

Mode 1: Selectively shred files from your Mac.

You can use this mode to erase very sensitive files or folders from your Mac hard drive.

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Mode 2: Wipe entire hard drive.

This is the best way to shred all data information on your Mac hard drive. No data or trace will be left.

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Mode 3: Wipe free disk space.

This mode can help you destroy already deleted/lost data on your Mac hard drive without affecting the existing data.

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It is very easy and safe to destroy digital data on Mac with DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. Nowadays, cyber crime gets more and more rampant. So, you’d better permanently erase your digital data before you sell or donate your old Mac device. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is a good tool for you to shred any information on your Mac without affecting the physical performance of your Mac.

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Written & Updated by Shirly Chen

Shirly Chen has been writing data recovery, data erasure articles for DoYourData over 4 years. She has been working as a professional website content writer & editor for quite a long time. She also writes articles about disk clone, Mac optimization, disk backup, etc.

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