O&O SafeErase Alternatives

    O&O SafeErase is described as 'gives you complete protection against unauthorized access to any confidential data you delete!' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to O&O SafeErase for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Eraser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like O&O SafeErase are Darik's Boot and Nuke (Freemium, Open Source), Permadelete (Free, Open Source), WipeFile (Free) and Active@ KillDisk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021

      • 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.
    1. Dariks Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers.

      Discontinued

      DBAN was last updated in June 2015 and does not support SSDs (SATA Secure Erase). The official website is now pushing users to use Blancco Drive Eraser, a commercial drive wiping tool.



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


      • 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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    5. 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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      • 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 !
      • 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.
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