DP Shredder : Securely delete files and folders to prevent third parties from recovering information, overwrite free space, and select the security algorithm

DP Shredder is a feather-light and portable software application that gives you the possibility to securely delete files and folders from the PC, in order to prevent unauthorized PC users from recovering them with specialized tools. It contains several advanced settings.

No installation needed

Since there is no setup pack involved, you can drop the program files in any part of the disk and simply click the .exe to launch DP Shredder. Another option is to keep it stored on a USB flash drive in order to directly run it on any computer with minimum effort. Plus, it doesn't change the Windows registry configuration.

Plain and simple interface

The GUI is user-friendly, represented by a single window that provides direct access to all options powered by DP Shredder. You can indicate the file or directory you want to eliminate, enable quick shredding mode to speed up the task, as well as switch to silent mode to be able to carry on with your normal PC activity without any interruptions.

Shred files and overwrite free space

It's possible to pick the number of passes you want the application to make, depending on how long you're willing to spend waiting for it to finish. Supported security algorithms include US DoD 5220 22-M, zero writing, and Gutmann's 35 passes.In addition, DP Shredder permits you to overwrite free space, in order to ensure security for files and folders that were already deleted. You can pick the preferred disk drive as well as enable silent and shredder file slack mode.

Evaluation and conclusion

We haven't come across any stability issues in our tests, thanks to the fact that the program didn't hang, crash or prompt error dialogs. It left a small footprint on system performance, running on low CPU and RAM. However, the interface could use a makeover. We must also take into account that DP Shredder hasn't been updated for a long time.


To conclude DP Shredder works on Windows operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to Freeware license. DP Shredder download file is only 195 KB  in size.
DP Shredder was filed under the Encryption Security category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 3.3/5 Score.
DP Shredder has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck DP Shredder when updated to assure that it remains clean.

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Popularity 6.6/10 - Downloads - 104 - Score - 3.3/5

Category: Encryption Security 
Publisher: Dirk Paehl
Last Updated: 7/22/2019
Requirements: Not specified
License: Freeware
Operating system: Windows
Hits: 339
File size: 195 KB 
Price: Not specified

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