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WipeFile Alternatives

WipeFile is described as 'erases files and folders secure and fast' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WipeFile for 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 WipeFile are Darik's Boot and Nuke, Permadelete, Hardwipe and Alternate File Shredder.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

WipeFile erases files and folders secure and fast.

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  1. Eraser icon

    Eraser

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableEraser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    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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    Hardwipe

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableHardwipe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Alternate File Shredder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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  6. SDelete

    • 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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    Zer0

    • 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.

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    File Shredder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    File Shredder is a FREE and powerful application to shred and permanently remove unwanted files from your computer.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.50, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    BCWipe

    • 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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  10. Lowvel

    • 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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