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 an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Alternate File Shredder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Eraser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Alternate File Shredder are DiskGenius (Freemium), Permadelete (Free, Open Source), WipeFile (Free) and Mobile Node (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 29, 2020

    1. BitRaser File Eraser is a DIY software for permanent wiping of sensitive files, web browsing history, app & system traces, and unused space on the laptop, desktop, and external storage media. The tool safeguards your personal data from falling into the wrong hands.
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    2. With xShredder you can destroy your sensitive files. Choose from simple destruction or shredding by Peter Gutmann 35 times.

      Discontinued

      Development focus moved to Context-Shredder

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    3. AppleXsoft File Eraser is a user friendly and powerful data wipe software that allows you to permanently delete files on hard disks, USB drives completely. excluding any possibility of future recovery of deleted files and folders.
      • Windows
      O&O SafeErase gives you complete protection against unauthorized access to any confidential data you delete!
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    4. Protect your sensitive data and privacy, and securely erase all evidence of your Internet and PC activity. Go beyond any system optimization or cleanup tool, improve your PC performance, keep it clean and secure! Continuously improved since 1998.
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    5. Don't give away sensitive information, valuable corporate trade secrets, business plans, personal files and letters, or traces of Internet or newsgroup activity with the old computers that you or your company resells, donates, reassigns to different departments or removes...
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    6. Easy File Shredder shreds custom files and free disk space beyond recovery using advanced data deletion algorithms approved by the military and government organizations.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      UltraShredder is a standalone, USB portable file shredder which deletes sensitive files by overwriting them with random characters, saving it to disk each time, and then bypasses the recycle bin, thus acting as your personal, portable file shredder.

      Discontinued

      Download unavailable.

    7. If you want to delete some data permanently making it impossible to read again you can choose Kernel File Shredder Software which deletes file permanently so that no one can recover that file again even using data recovery tools.
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    8. Robusta File Shredder is reliable utility software, which enables you to completely erase files from your hard drive. All files deleted with Robusta File Shredder can in no way be retrieved back. This is done since the application supports multiple shredding algorithms.

      Discontinued

      App unavailable at official source but older versions accessible through download sites.

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