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    Eraser Alternatives

    Eraser is described as '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' and is a very popular File Shredder in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Eraser for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is DiskGenius, which is free. Other great apps like Eraser are HiBit Uninstaller (Free Personal), WipeFile (Free), Permadelete (Free, Open Source) and Active@ KillDisk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 20, 2021

    1. DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users. Feature: #- Data and Partitions Recovery. #- Manage Hard Drive: * Resize / Split Partition. * One-click partition a hard drive.
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    2. Features Fully uninstall programs without leftovers Forced Uninstall removes any stubborn software Remove multiple programs at once Monitoring installation of programs Program quick search function Uninstall windows store apps Remove browsers' extensions ...


    3. WipeFile erases files and folders secure and fast. WipeFile overwrites the information completely, so there is no way to undelete the files or reconstruct the file content.
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      Most users think WipeFile is a great alternative to Eraser.
    4. 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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      Permadelete vs Eraser opinions
      Most users think Permadelete is a great alternative to Eraser.
      olavrb Can't do whole partitions or disks, like Eraser does.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      It's simple, beautiful, fast and open source
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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


    6. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      File Shredder is a FREE and powerful application to shred and permanently remove unwanted files from your computer. In File Shredder you can choose between 5 different shredding algorithms, each one gradually stronger than the previous one.

      Discontinued

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

      File Shredder vs Eraser opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      the program is really simple to use it has many features and doesn't slow your pc (even though the others doesn't slow 2 but maybe there is one that does i don't know about) file shredder does what it should do!
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      I've tested it on every kind of medium on which it is usable and used many different "unerasers" or "undeleters" and...absolutely nothing left - not even God will know the contents of that old and Fire Shreddered file, ever!
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      • 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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      • 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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      • 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. Features User friendly HMI : Drag'n'drop, 1 click and the job is done !
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