I have encrypted my harddrive on mac with FileVault. I can start my system with password only. To recover the system I had to store a rescue password for example as a picture.
With BitLocker (without TPM) there is a USB needed for every start of the system.
VeraCrypt also needs a CD/DVD for system recovery.
My question is - why there is such a difference?
For me it is easier to use some full disk encryption without extra CD, USB etc needed for every start of the system. For the password recovery purpose I would prefer some information that could be written down on a normal piece of paper or stored as a picture.