How to decrypt BitLocker encrypted drive in macOS & Mac OS X?

Updated on July 29, 2023 by Admin to BitLocker for Mac

In some cases we may need to decrypt a BitLocker encrypted drive, since BitLocker is not a disk encryption algorithm built into Macs, we have to use a third-party BitLocker solution (such Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac) to decrypt BitLocker encrypted drives in macOS & Mac OS X. As a BitLocker solution for Mac, not only we can use Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac to encrypt drives with BitLocker, read and write BitLocker encrypted drives, but also use it to decrypt BitLocker drives in macOS & Mac OS X. This tutorial will teach you how use Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac to decrypt a BitLocker encrypted drive in macOS & Mac OS X.

tips Tips:

  • Terminating the program, removing the drive or abnormal power off during decryption will result in data corruption.

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Tutorial to decrypt BitLocker encrypted drives in macOS & Mac OS X.

Step 1. Download, install and run Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac.

Step 2. Right-click the BitLocker encrypted drive you want to decrypt in main window, then click "Turn off BitLocker".

select the drive to decrypt

Step 3. Enter the password or BitLocker recovery key, then click "Next".

enter decrypt password or recovery key

Step 4. Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac will now decrypt the contents of the selected drive using BitLocker drive encryption. The decryption process could take a long time to finish depending on the size of the drive, so please be patient to wait. If you don't want to wait until the decryption operation is finished, "Shut down the computer when the operation is completed" option is a good idea. Just check it.

decrypting bitlocker drive

Step 5. After the decryption is complete, click the "Finish" button to return to the main window.

decryption is complete
 

As described above, you can use Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac to decrypt a BitLocker encrypted drive in macOS & Mac OS X in just a few simple steps.

 

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