BitLocker supported Operating Systems

Updated by Tim to BitLocker Solution on May 30th, 2019

What versions of Windows 10/8/7 have BitLocker?

BitLocker is supported by the following Windows Operating Systems:

Windows 10 - Professional or Enterprise edition

Windows 8 - Professional or Enterprise edition, including Windows 8.1

Windows 7 - Enterprise or Ultimate edition

Windows Vista - Enterprise or Ultimate edition

Windows Server 2008 R2 - All editions

Windows Server 20012 - All editions

In other Windows editions, such as Windows XP, although you cannot encrypt drive with BitLocker drive encryption, but you can get a read-only BitLocker To Go interface to access the contents on the BitLocker encrypted removable drives, such as USB flash drives or external hard drives.

In Windows 10/8/7 Home Operating Systems, although BitLocker drive encryption feature is missing in Control Panel, but with the help of M3 BitLocker Loader for Windows, you still can encrypt drive with BitLocker.

M3 BitLocker Loader for Windows is a free encryption software to create an encrypted container which is compatible with BitLocker so that the drive is protected by BitLocker Drive Encryption in Windows 10 Home, Windows 8 Home, Windows 7 Home and Windows 7 Professional.

BitLocker for macOS

Although BitLocker is only available in the above Windows Operating Systems, there is no Mac version of BitLocker, but M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac, BitLocker is supported on macOS 10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8.

M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac

M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac is a simple and easy-to use app to open/access BitLocker encrypted drive and enable to read/write BitLocker encrypted drive on macOS after providing password or recovery key. It can also encrypt external drive with BitLocker drive encryption on macOS.

BitLocker for Linux/Ubuntu

With the help of M3 BitLocker Loader for Linux, BitLocker is supported on Linux/Ubuntu Operating Systems. It is a command line tool to encrypt USB flash drive or external hard drive with BitLocker and mount BitLocker encrypted drive in read-write mode.

BitLocker data recovery

iBoysoft Data Recovery is a BitLocker data recovery software which can recover lost data from inaccessible, corrupted, failed, deleted or lost BitLocker encrypted partition, etc. after provding the password or recovery key.

iBoysoft Data Recovery

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