How to Permanently Erase Data from WD Portable Hard Drive on Mac?

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updated on 2020-01-09 to Data Erasure

If a Mac user wants to permanently erase data from Western Digital portable hard drive, he or she needs special data erasure software for Mac OS. Here is the guide which could help you easily and securely erase Western Digital portable hard drive data on your Mac.

permanently erase data from WD portable hard drive under Mac OS

Please note that Mac Disk Utility can’t permanently erase your data. Once the Western Digital portable hard drive is erased by Disk Utility, the erased data can be recovered by data recovery software. If you are going to sell or donate your Western Digital portable hard drive, it is necessary to permanently erase your sensitive data with reliable data erasure tool.

Here, we strongly recommend TS DataWiper for Mac to help you permanently erase your data from Western Digital portable hard drive under Mac OS. Just download it here:

It offers secure and reliable data erasure standards, such as: HMG Infosec Standard 5, Baseline; DOD 5220.22-M; U.S. Army AR380-19; Peter Gutmann's algorithm. With this powerful Mac data erasure software, you can securely erase your private data. Once the data is erased by TS DataWiper for Mac, there is no way to restore the erased data.

3 modes to help you erase Western Digital portable hard drive data on Mac

TS DataWiper for Mac offers three modes to help you erase data from Western Digital portable hard drive on Mac. With these flexible data erasure modes, you are able to erase data from Western Digital portable hard drive in various situations.

Mode 1: Shred files from Western Digital portable hard drive on Mac.

This mode can help you securely shred files from Western Digital portable hard drive on mac. Add files/folders to the erasure list, then click on Erase Now button to permanently erase the selected files/folders from Western Digital portable hard drive.

permanently erase data from WD portable hard drive under Mac OS

Mode 2: Wipe Western Digital portable hard drive on Mac.

Select the Western Digital portable hard drive, and click on Erase Now button. This mode will wipe the Western Digital portable hard drive and permanently erase all data on the Western Digital portable hard drive.

permanently erase data from WD portable hard drive under Mac OS

Mode 3: Erase deleted data from Western Digital portable hard drive on Mac.

Erase free disk space of the Western Digital portable hard drive. It will permanently erase all deleted/lost data on the Western Digital portable hard drive, without affecting the existing data on your Western Digital portable hard drive.

permanently erase data from WD portable hard drive under Mac OS

Once the data is erased by TS DataWiper for Mac, the data can’t be recovered by any method. So, please make a backup before you erase your data. This Mac data erasure software is 100% safe, it will never cause any damage to your HDD, SSD or device. It also can help you format the Western Digital portable hard drive on Mac.

If the Western Digital portable hard drive is a NTFS hard drive, you can follow this guide to wipe it on your Mac: erase NTFS hard drive on Mac. You also can use TS DataWiper for Mac to fix logical errors on Western Digital portable hard drive. Just download this powerful Mac data erasure software here: