Jetico Product Release Notes: BCWipe for Mac v.1

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Minimum System Requirements 

  • 4 MB of disk space
  • Mac computer with Intel or M1

Supported Operating Systems 

BCWipe for Mac supports the following operating systems:

  • Mac OS X 10.9+

Product Updates 

22-December-2020 | v.1.2

  • Added support for newest Macs with M1 chips.
  • Added support for macOS dark theme.
  • Fixed issues with the 'Wipe Free Space' command on macOS Big Sur.

14-November-2019 | v.1.1.191

  • Improved wiping of file extended attributes.

7-November-2019 | v.1.1.190

  • Improved for macOS Catalina compatibility.
  • Fixed wiping of files with elevated privileges.

17-April-2019 | v.1.1.161

  • Notarized by Apple for compatibility with Gatekeeper.

13-December-2017 | v.1.1.91

  • Improved wiping of APFS-formatted volumes.

09-February-2017 | v.1.1.47

  • Fixed error in program update.
  • Fixed issues for macOS Sierra compatibility.
  • Added uninstall ability from the application main menu.

23-September-2016 | v.1.1.27

  • Added support for macOS Sierra.

24-June-2016 | v.1.1.14

  • Fixed minor bugs.

15-March-2016 | v.1.1

  • Added uninstall ability from the main menu.
  • Fixed minor bugs.

03-September-2014 | v.1.0.262

  • Improved trash bin wiping.
  • Added warning when trying to wipe data on SSD.

12-February-2014 | v.1.0.240

  • Improved application stability.
  • Eliminated random crashes when running long tasks.

13-November-2013 | v.1.0.232

  • Improved free space wiping for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

04-October-2013 | v.1.0.226

  • Improved wiping files owned by other users.

28-March-2012 | v.1.0 

Commercial version 1.0 of BCWipe for Mac released.

  • Compared Mac’s own ‘Secure Empty Trash’ feature, BCWipe offers the following added benefits:
  • Permanently delete files selectively with military-grade procedures
  • Wipe free space and file slack on your Mac to remove all traces of previously deleted files
  • Wipe a whole drive or partition mounted on your active computer (including external USB flash drives)
  • BCWipe Task Manager to conveniently manage wiping tasks and logging

13-December-2011 | v.1.0 Beta

  • Beta version 1.0 of BCWipe for Mac announced.