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WipeDisk Alternatives

WipeDisk is described as 'erases physical and logical disks (complete harddisks or single partition) secure and fast' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WipeDisk for Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Darik's Boot and Nuke, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WipeDisk are WipeFile, Permadelete, Active@ KillDisk and EraserDrop.

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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

WipeDisk erases physical and logical disks (complete harddisks or single partition) secure and fast.

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  1. Darik's Boot and Nuke icon

    Darik's Boot and Nuke

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ PortableDarik's Boot and Nuke can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    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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  3. 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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  4. Active@ KillDisk icon

    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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  5. EraserDrop icon

    EraserDrop

    • 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 .

    ⚫︎ PortableEraserDrop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. HDD Wipe Tool icon

    HDD Wipe Tool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HDD Wipe Tool is a freeware utility for low-level hard disk drive erasing.

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    HDD Wipe Tool is for low-grade disks and WipeDisk is for all disks.

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    Puran Wipe Disk

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Puran Wipe Disk is a free utility that can completely delete everything on your disk including the file system so that no data can be recovered or it can just wipe the free space so that already deleted files cannot be recovered.

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    Discontinued

    Latest version 1.2 was released on 07 September 2013. See: http://www.puransoftware.com/Wipe-Disk.html

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  8. ErAce

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    ErAce is software that will over write the hard drive 1-100 times. So it fullfills the strictest security standards i.e. DOD 5220.22-M. In that way it is impossible to recover data.

    ⚫︎ PortableErAce can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer accessible and the SourceForge project page no longer contains any downloads. The ISO files are downloadable here: ftp://ftp.gnome.org/mirror/temp/sf2015/e/er/erace/

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  9. Blancco Drive Eraser

    • Windows

    Blancco Drive Eraser is patented secure data erasure for HDDs and SSDs. Digitally signed certificate of erase for auditing. Free evaluation license.

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    Wiperapp

    • Self-Hosted

    Software build to meet all needs of companies dealing with erasing data on daily basis. Full accordance with NIST and all major data erasing standards guarantee highest level of security.

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