How to Open, Read and Write BitLocker-Encrypted Drive in macOS & Mac OS X?

Updated on December 23, 2019 by Admin to BitLocker for Mac

As a BitLocker solution for Mac, you can use Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac to access BitLocker encrypted drive in macOS & Mac OS X. Just as you access other drives in Mac OS, you need to mount the BitLocker encrypted drive before you can access it. Once the BitLocker encrypted drive is mounted, you can access the drive as you would access a Mac's native drive, such as open, read, write, copy, delete files, etc. In this tutorial we will explain in detail how to open, read and write BitLocker encrypted drive in macOS & Mac OS X with Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Mac.

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Tutorial to Open, Read and Write BitLocker-Encrypted Drive 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 access in main window, then click "Mount Drive".

select BitLocker encrypted drive to mount
 

Step 3. Enter the password or recovery key, then click "Mount" button to mount the drive.

mount bitlocker encrypted drive

  • Mount as read-only: Allows you to mount the bitlocker-encrypted drive in read-only mode.
  • Save credential in keychain: Allows you to save the access credential in Mac's keychain, so you don't need to enter it again the next time you access the drive.

 

Step 4. After the operation completes successfully, the drive has been successfully mounted and you can see an icon of the driver appearing on your Mac's desktop.

drive has been successfully mounted
 

Step 5. Double-click on the drive icon on your Mac's desktop or the drive icon in the main window to open the drive, now you can access the BitLocker encrypted drive like a native Mac drive, such as read, write, copy, delete files, etc.

read and write BitLocker encrypted drive in Mac
 

When a mounted BitLocker encrypted drive is no longer being used, you should unmount the drive to prevent unauthorized access, for more information please refer to: How to unmount BitLocker-Encrypted Drive in macOS & Mac OS X?