A data destruction software or data sanitization software is a software-based program that can completely erase data from a hard drive. Such data can no longer be retrieved or recovered. Some powerful data destruction software programs include:
Macrorit Data Wiper / DATA DESTRUCTION SOFTWARE PROGRAMS
Macrorit Data Wiper does not run from a bootable disc. The program has a nice interface and it is easy to use. It is portable and runs like a regular program.
To use the software, you simply select a hard drive or SSD you intend to erase and then choose a wiping method. Then click the large Wipe Now button, type “WIPE” in the box to confirm you want to continue, and then click Start to begin the process.
This is a well-designed data destruction program. It is pretty easy to use with some unique features. It works mostly on Windows and so you cannot use the program to erase the drive that Windows runs on. Data destruction can actually be scheduled with all the precision you want with any scheduling tool.
The program works with both traditional drives and SSDs.
Freeraser is a full-fledged Windows application with Start Menu icons and a supporting wizard. An icon looking and functioning as a Recycle Bin is placed on the desktop, so what you need to do is drag all the drives, subfolders, and folders into the bin to be forever erased from the computer. The software is very easy to use and can be used as a portable program if such an option was chosen during the software setup.
This is a portable data destruction tool that runs from within Windows. It walks you through a wizard that performs the data wipe, so it is very easy to use. Disk Wiped do not erase the drive that Windows runs on because it requires the operating system to be running.
Hardwipe runs from within Windows. The software is easy to use; you simply load the drive you intend to clean and then choose a data sanitization method that should be used to delete it. A small advertisement is always displayed in the program and the program works with all versions of Windows.
This is a small, portable data wipe tool. It has a simple interface, making it easy to comprehend and use. You just choose Add Folder, select a disc and it erases everything that is on it.
It is a PC cleaner. With this tool, you can delete a whole drive by choosing Delete without a trace from the main menu, select Sensitive directories and choose a hard drive. The software can carry out several private cleaning tasks including erasing internet activity traces, deleting old files, and more.
A portable version is available from the download page.