Wipe Free Space securely erases the free space on file systems to prevent recovery of deleted sensitive data. Supports Ext2/3/4, NTFS, XFS, ReiserFSv3/4, FAT12/16/32, MinixFS1/2, JFS, HFS/HFS+, OCFS. See http://wipefreespace.sf.net, http://libsecrm.sf.net.

Features

  • Supports many filesystem types.
  • Doesn't reduce the free space when working.
  • Wipes data like the shred program, but supports other algorithms, too.
  • Has a verbose mode with progress bars and a quiet mode with no output.
  • Customisable as to the algorithm and the number of wiping passes.
  • Portable, should compile on many Un*x systems.
  • Has a GUI written in Java (should run on most systems).

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  • Wipefreespace is good! Thanks.

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Additional Project Details

Languages

Polish, English

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, System Administrators

User Interface

Java Swing, Console/Terminal

Programming Language

C

Registered

2008-03-16