Top Free Data Eraser Software Tools

1. Eraser.

Eraser is free software and it’s advanced security feature for removing sensitive data from hard drive make him one of the best tools in free software. Supports large number of Data Sanitization Methods then any other free software.
Version: 6.2.0.2979(Latest)
Releasing date: 2016-08-28
Software Feature:

  • Overwrite hard drive with selected patterns
  • Secure Deletion of Data from Magnetic and Solid-State Memory
  • Source code released under GNU General Public License.

Erasure Methods:

Pseudorandom data (1 pass), British HMG IS5 (Baseline) (1 pass), Russian GOST P50739-95(2 pass), British HMG IS5 (Enhanced)(3 passes), US Army AR380-19, US Department of Defense DoD 5220.22-M (E) (passes 3), US Air Force 5020, US Department of Defense DoD 5220.22-M(ECE)(7 passes), Canadian RCMP TSSIT OPS-II, German VSITR, Schneier’s Algorithm

Supported Platforms:

Windows XP (with Service Pack 3), Windows Server 2003 (with Service Pack 2), Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7,8 ,10 and Windows Server 2012.

2. Securely File Shredder

Securely File Shredder software is easy to use. You can Permanently remove the file with 3 simple step click: Select files or folders, Drag and drop sensitive data, click on delete button

Software Feature:

  • Remove all traces of data such as sensitive information
  • Supports the Department of Defence (DoD) shredding algorithm
  • Easy to use with three simple step
  • Faster Preforms, Remove the file with single click.
  • Remove digital hidden copies of Windows

Erasure Methods:

Schneier’s Method(7 passes), DOD 5220.22-M Method (4 passes), Guttmann Method (35 passes), Paranoid Method.

Supported Platforms:

Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP (32 and 64 bit versions).

3. Freeraser

Freeraser working is based on three level of function: Fast , forced, ultimate destruction. It Places small bin icon on your windows desktop. You have to just drag the file into the bin.

Software Feature:

  • Easy to use.
  • Multilingual support.
  • 5 star rating on Giga windows, softpedia, cnet and many more
  • Drag and drop support

Erasure Methods:

DoD 5220.22-M standard (1 pass), Gutmann(35 passes), Random Data(1 passes)

Supported Platforms:

Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64 bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

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