Dislocker download to access BitLocker encrypted drive on your Mac

Updated by Tim to BitLocker for Mac Tips on March 2nd, 2021

Dislocker

Dislocker - a Linux or Mac OS X computer forensics tool to open BitLocker encrypted drive in read-write mode, it can be used with FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace), a loadable Unix Kernel module, or without it, once the partition has been decrypted you can mount it as NTFS and read, write or copy everything. Note that this is not a brute force mechanism or hack; the user still needs to provide a recovery key or password for the decryption.

Although dislocker is a free BitLocker for Mac command tool, but if you are not computer savvy (How to use dislocker on Mac?), it is very complex for you who don't have enough computer knowledge, is there a dislocker alternative tool for macOS and Mac OS X?

Dislocker alternative

As the best BitLocker for Mac tool, M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac provides an easy-to-use UI which makes operations very simple on macOS 11 (Big Sur), 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14 (Mojave) and 10.13 (High Sierra).

Tutorial to read BitLocker encrypted drive Mac with M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac

Step 1: Download and follow the installation wizard to install M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac on on your Mac.

Step 2: Launch M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac and insert a BitLocker encrypted drive into your Mac.

M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac

Step 3:Select BitLocker encrypted volume and then click "Open" icon to continue.

Unlock BitLocker encrypted drive on Mac

Step 3: Enter the password (or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key).

Enter the password in M3 BitLocker Loader for Mac

And then click "Unlock" to unlock BitLocker encrypted volume.

Step 4: After unlocking, the BitLocker encrypted drive will be mounted to a regular drive with read-write access support.

Access BitLocker encrypted volume on Mac

How to use dislocker on Mac?

Requirements

You need:
- Headers for FUSE;
- Headers for PolarSSL;
- A partition encrypted with BitLocker, from Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 10.

For Debian-like:
aptitude install libfuse-dev libpolarssl-dev
For Fedora-like:
yum install fuse-devel polarssl-devel

How to install dislocker on Mac:

First thing to do is to cd into the src/ directory. Then, just install Homebrew (http://brew.sh/) and run the
following command:
$ brew install dislocker.rb
This will install dislocker.

After installing dislocker on macOS, please see dislocker(1) for details on how to use it, refer to dislocker documentation.

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