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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 Windows, Mac, PortableApps.com, Linux and Apple TV. The best alternative is Eraser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SDelete are DiskGenius, Wise Disk Cleaner, Darik's Boot and Nuke and System Ninja.

SDelete alternatives are mainly System Cleaners but may also be File Shredders or File Recovery Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SDelete.
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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...

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    Eraser

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    42 alternatives to Eraser 

    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.

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    1.  PortableEraser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • DiskGenius icon

      DiskGenius

      • Windows
      • Apple TV
      189 alternatives to DiskGenius 

      DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users.

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      1.  NTFS Partition RecoveryDiskGenius can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
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    • Wise Disk Cleaner icon

      Wise Disk Cleaner

      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      93 alternatives to Wise Disk Cleaner 

      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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      1.  PortableWise Disk Cleaner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • Darik's Boot and Nuke icon

      Darik's Boot and Nuke

      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      33 alternatives to Darik's Boot and Nuke 

      Dariks Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency...

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      1.  PortableDarik's Boot and Nuke can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      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.

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    • System Ninja icon

      System Ninja

      133 alternatives to System Ninja 

      System Ninja is a fast, powerful and effective system optimization solution for Windows.

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    • WipeFile icon

      WipeFile

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      31 alternatives to WipeFile 

      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. Supports 14 different wipe methods: Two US Navy standards, the standard of the US Department of Defence, U.

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      1.  PortableWipeFile can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • Permadelete icon

      Permadelete

      46 alternatives to Permadelete 

      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
      31 alternatives to Hardwipe 

      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. USB drives and memory sticks) in order to prevent personal or sensitive business information from ever...

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      1.  PortableHardwipe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Active@ KillDisk

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      37 alternatives to Active@ KillDisk 

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

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      1.  PortableActive@ KillDisk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • Alternate File Shredder icon

      Alternate File Shredder

      41 alternatives to Alternate File Shredder 

      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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