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Alternate File Shredder Alternatives

Alternate File Shredder is described as 'This program offers the possibility to finally delete files and/or folders (no recovery possible). The program also can overwrite the free space on a drive, which means, that already deleted files cannot be restored, too' and is a File Shredder in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Alternate File Shredder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, PortableApps.com, Android Tablet and Android. The best alternative is Eraser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Alternate File Shredder are DiskGenius, WipeFile, Permadelete and Hardwipe.

Alternate File Shredder alternatives are mainly File Shredders but may also be System Cleaners or File Recovery Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Alternate File Shredder.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

This program offers the possibility to finally delete files and/or folders (no recovery possible). The program also can...

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  1. Eraser icon

    Eraser

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Eraser is an advanced security tool (for Windows), which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

    ⚫︎ PortableEraser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. DiskGenius icon

    DiskGenius

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Apple TV

    DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users.

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  3. WipeFile icon

    WipeFile

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WipeFile erases files and folders secure and fast.

    ⚫︎ PortableWipeFile can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Permadelete icon

    Permadelete

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Permadelete is a free and open source file shredder, it deletes your files beyond recovery. It's made to be beautiful and easy to use and yet powerful.

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  5. Hardwipe icon

    Hardwipe

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Hardwipe is a free file wiper and drive cleaner for Windows. It can be used to permanently erase, or to "hard wipe", data on disk and portable storage media (i.e.

    ⚫︎ PortableHardwipe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Active@ KillDisk

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Active@ Kill Disk is disk eraser software for secure formatting of hard drives without any possibility of following data recovery.

    ⚫︎ PortableActive@ KillDisk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. SDelete

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SDelete, short for Secure Delete, is a command-line based data destruction tool and can be run from the Command Prompt in Windows 7, Vista, or XP.

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  8. iShredder icon

    iShredder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    iShredder, is a secure data erasure technology introduced in 2011 by the company ProtectStar™ and the German security expert Chris Bohn.

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  9. Zer0 icon

    Zer0

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Zer0 is a user friendly file deletion tool with a high level of security. With Zer0, you'll be able to delete files and to prevent file recovery by a 3rd person.

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  10. File Shredder icon

    File Shredder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    File Shredder is a FREE and powerful application to shred and permanently remove unwanted files from your computer.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.50, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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