Securely File Deletion Tool

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An intuitive and user-friendly application that has as main target the secure deletion of files and folders, so that they cannot be recovered afterwards

editor's review




Securely File Deletion Tool is a simple, yet efficient program whose main purpose is to securely delete data from your computer, beyond recovery.

The utility is able to deal with files of any type and folders, as well. It can provide an enhanced level of privacy by shredding highly confidential data that cannot be restored via traditional methods.

It comes wrapped inside a simple, yet intuitive interface that provides all of the options you need in order to intuitively make use of the commands.

First and foremost, you ought to choose the type of content you want to delete, individual files or the entire contents of a directory, following which you can customize additional options.

For both methods, you can opt to have the program kill all the running instances of the files, in case they are open or hanged in the system’s memory. Another common option is related to file extensions; since by default, you are limited to just a few, you can enable the application to process all file types by checking the corresponding feature.

For those who want to delete all the files inside a specified folder, there is an option that will allow the program to parse and delete its sub-folders as well.

Shredding individual files will take very little time, whereas processing an entire directory can take a considerable amount of while, especially if it’s populated with a large amount of files.

Overall, Securely File Deletion Tool acts speedy and in a resource-friendly manner. It can be used by beginners as well, on account of its simplicity.

Securely File Deletion Tool was reviewed by Andreea Matei
Last updated on January 16th, 2014
Securely File Deletion Tool - The main window of Securely File Deletion Tool allows users to select the file to be shredded.Securely File Deletion Tool - Securely File Deletion Tool allows users to delete the contents of a folder, as well.