Bitlocker not showing up in control panel in Windows 10/8/7
Bitlocker is not available in Windows 7 Home, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8/8.1 Home and Windows 10 Home, so you would find Bitlocker is not showing up in control panel in Windows 10/8/7 Home computer. In this situation, there is alternative way which can encrypt drive with Bitlocker Windows 10/8/7 Home.
M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows is a free Bitlocker solution which can create an encrypted container which is compatible with Bitlocker drive encryption so that the drive is protected by Bitlocker on Windows 7/8/10 Home editions.
How to encrypt the drive with Bitlocker on Windows 10/8/7 Home
Step 1: Download and install M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows on Windows computer.
Step 2: Launch M3 Bitlocker Loader for Windows.
Step 3: Select the drive you want to encrypt.
Step 4: Click Encrypt.
Step 5: Follow the wizard to complete the encryption process.
Step 6: Press Enter to start Bitlocker drive encryption on the specific drive in Windows 10 Home.
Bitlocker for Mac
M3 Bitlocker Loader for Mac is a simple tool to unlock, read, write, create, mount Bitlocker encrypted drive on macOS Mojave/High Sierra/Sierra and Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.7 (Lion).
Bitlocker for Linux
M3 Bitlocker Loader for Linux is a command tool to mount, read, write, create Bitlocker encrypted drive in Linux/Ubuntu.