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O&O FileErase Alternatives

O&O FileErase is described as 'Over time, many very private or business-critical files accumulate on a computer. What happens to these files when you no longer need them? Moving to the Recycle Bin is far from enough to really protect your privacy' and is a File Shredder in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to O&O FileErase 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 O&O FileErase are DiskGenius, WipeFile, Permadelete and Hardwipe.

O&O FileErase 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 O&O FileErase.
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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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    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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    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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    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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  6. Alternate File Shredder icon

    Alternate File Shredder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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    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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  8. 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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    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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    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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