Bitlocker client for macOS to open Bitlocker encrypted drive on Mac
With GDPR(General Data Protection Regulation) now in full force we have been rolling out BitLocker to our work to help minimise the impact of any data loss. One barrier we quickly ran into was that there is no BitLocker client for macOS which is a pretty major issue for staff who only have access to a Mac at home. We are quite surprised by this, Microsoft have a few Mac clients for their protocols and to not have one for removable device encryption seems to be a big gap in BitLocker becoming the industry standard.
M3 Bitlocker Loader for Mac is our solution to this. M3 Bitlocker Loader for Mac is a Bitlocker client for macOS & Mac OS X, it can mount, read, write Bitlocker encrypted drive and encrypt external drive with Bitlocker on macOS and Mac OS X.
Notes: M3 Bitlocker Loader for Mac requires a healthy Bitlocker encrypted drive. If your Bitlocker encrypted drive is corrupted, please try Bitlocker data recovery software: M3 Bitlocker Recovery in Windows to recover data from corrupted Bitlocker encrypted drive.
Tutorial to open Bitlocker encrypted drive on Mac
Step 1: Download, install and launch Bitlocker client for macOS: M3 Bitlocker Loader for Mac on your Mac computer.
Step 2: Insert a Bitlocker encrypted USB drive or flash drive. If we don't have the existing Bitlocker encrypted drive, please refer to How to encrypt USB flash drive with Bitlocker on Mac? to create a new Bitlocker encrypted drive.
Step 3: Select Bitlocker encrypted drive and then click "Open" icon to continue.
Step 4: Enter the password (or 48-digit recovery key) and click "Unlock" to unlock Bitlocker encrypted drive.
Step 5: After Bitlocker encrypted drive is mounted, we can read/write Bitlocker encrypted drive on macOS.