Permadelete Alternatives

    Permadelete is described as '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' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Permadelete for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Eraser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Permadelete are DiskGenius (Freemium), Darik's Boot and Nuke (Freemium, Open Source), WipeFile (Free) and Mobile Node (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2020

      • 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.


    1. HDShredder by Miray Software deletes entire hard disks, partitions or other storage media securely and according to international standards if desired. Safely recycle your hard drive!.
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    2. Do you have the need to destroy and shred your most secretive, sensitive, or private files without a trace?...
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      EraserDrop Portable is an easy-to-use secure data removal tool. It is a drop target (a floating icon on your desktop) that you can drop files onto to quickly erase them so they can not be recovered. EraserDrop does away with the standard...


    3. iOS devices that created by Apple have changed the world definitely. Although the storage of the iPhone, iPad or iPod become larger and larger, the storage of the device is always limited and too many junk files in the moile phone will lead to the slow operation or responce.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Lowvel overwrites data with zeroes, i.e. performs so called zero-filling of a storage device. It should be noted that after such zeroing, neither a data recovery software nor a data recovery service can recover data off the device.
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    4. When you normally delete your files in Mac OS X, the operating system is only forgetting where those particular files are placed, while the data still physically remains on the drive. Beginning with Mac OS 10.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete files selectively so that they can never be recovered or undeleted.
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    5. With Context-Shredder you can destroy your sensitive files. Choose from simple destruction or shredding by Peter Gutmann. Users can create deletion tasks, overwrite available free space or destroy disk drives.
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