SDelete Alternatives

    SDelete is described as ', 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' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SDelete for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Eraser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SDelete are DiskGenius (Freemium), Wise Disk Cleaner (Free), Darik's Boot and Nuke (Freemium, Open Source) and System Ninja (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2019

      • 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. 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. Wise Disk Cleaner is a quick and safe junk file cleaner. The advanced scan engine will quickly locate junk files in your system and remove them safely. By deleting temporary and junk files, it increases available disk space and improves your system performance.
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    3. 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.

    4. System Ninja is a fast, powerful and effective system optimization solution for Windows. It’s designed to quickly remove junk files, improve system speed and fix problems.


    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Chat, date, find taxis, manage projects and tasks and more all in one app. Mobile Node is a feature rich app that lets users to communicate securely, and since no user generated content are stored on the server-side, your privacy is guaranteed.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.001.005, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store.

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    8. CleanMyPC is a dozen tools in one for a cleaner and safer PC. It scans your whole system to clean up junk files and speed up your computer. Uninstall apps the right way, remove annoying apps sitting in your Autorun, protect online privacy, and more.
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    9. Active@ Kill Disk is disk eraser software for secure formatting of hard drives without any possibility of following data recovery.
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