Download Secure Delete - Best Software & Apps

  • Registry Mechanic

    2011

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Fix Windows Registry and improve other system areas

    7
    419 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface design, easy to use, Thoroughly documented, Varied array of tools
    • CONS: Disappointing trial limitation, "Windows tools" are actually system built-in tools
  • DBAN

    (Darik's Boot and Nuke) Beta 2.2.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software package to automatically erase hard drives

    8
    59 votes
    • PROS: Arguably one of the most effective ways to permanently erase data from a hard drive., The execution of this software will not be interrupted by other programs.
    • CONS: There is no way to retrieve accidentally deleted data., The actual deletion process can sometimes require days.
  • CleanMyPC

    1.8.11.1175

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, attractive and highly customizable cleaning suite

    5
    74 votes
    • PROS: Highly customizable, Quick cleaning, Gives you status readings, Speeds-up your PC
    • CONS: Cleaning function should be used with care
  • Eraser

    6.0.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Fully erase data from your hardrive

    7
    63 votes
    • PROS: Effective and deep deletion, Schedule automatic tasks, Simple once you know how!
    • CONS: Not instinctive, Big deletions can use lots of system resources
  • CleanMyMac

    3.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The best program to clean and speed up your Mac

    6
    399 votes
    • PROS: Removes unnecessary system files, Beautiful design and easy to use interface, Features are well explained
    • CONS: Lacks advanced features for experts
  • Advanced System Optimizer

    3.1.648.8773

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    Platform
    Windows

    Clean, optimize and personalize your PC

    7
    240 votes
    • PROS: Packed with tools, Allows you to customize the look of Windows, Optimizes your PC on a number of different levels, Targets and lists problem files
    • CONS: Tweaking and optimizing take a while to complete, Can slow down PC while running in background
  • WipeFile

    2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Erase files and folders permanently

    8
    23 votes
    • PROS: Powerful yet easy to use, Embedded with Windows Explorer, File filters for folder wiping, 14 wiping methods available
    • CONS: No documentation in English
  • File Shredder

    2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Delete unwanted files beyond recovery

    7
    75 votes
    • Secure Eraser

      5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Securely and permanently delete files

      6
      46 votes
      • Hardwipe

        (64bits) 5.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Delete files permanently

        8
        162 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Good options, Can delete data from the context menu
        • CONS: Use with care
      • Secure delete

        2.9.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Delete private files forever from your Android device

        5
        7 votes
        • PROS: Safely deletes images, Supports folder deletion
        • CONS: Poor user interface
      • Lavasoft File Shredder

        7.7.0.2

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Leave no trace of your files with secure delete

        6
        10 votes
        • Wipe

          2013.58

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Safely remove all computer usage tracks

          7
          41 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use, Features a special algorithm for secure deletion, Creates logs after the work is done
          • CONS: Doesn't show actual files that is about to wipe, You can't filter files
        • DriveScrubber

          3.5.5

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Securely erase data from your hard drive

          7
          12 votes
          • Secure File Deleter

            5.01

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Delete files without recovery

            10
            3 votes
            • Steganos Privacy Suite

              17.0.2.

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Comprehensive security suite to ensure your privacy

              9
              141 votes
              • PROS: Includes a varied selection of tools, Easy to use interface, Also works with USB memory devices
              • CONS: Takes time to learn advanced features
            • CompuRocket Secure File Delete

              1.00

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Securely erase files without recovery

              10
              4 votes
              • east-tec Eraser

                12.6

                License
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                Platform
                Windows

                Keep what you do on your computer to yourself! Protect your privacy and files!

                8
                54 votes
                • g0 Secure Delete

                  2.0

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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Simple deleting a file doesn\'t help much because nothing is...

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                    117.0.2.1418.5Windows
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                    43.1.648.87732407.2Windows
                    53.4.13996.2Mac