Stellar Wipe Mac
Permanently wipes unwanted sensitive data from any Mac OS based hard drive
File eraser Mac utility to wipe selected files, folders or data from the entire hard drive on Mac OSX. The software contains powerful wiping algorithms in it and ensures permanent erasing of data, beyond the scope of data recovery.
- Completely wipes Internet browsing data, system traces, recent file histories, Instant messaging data
- Wipes selected individual files as well as the entire folder
- Permanently erases Mac hard drive in a single go
- Allows to schedule the wiping process
- Compatible with Mac OS X 10.7, 10.6, 10.5, and 10.4
*Free Download allows evaluation of all the wiping features of the software.
It is very much essential to remove all the data in your Mac irrecoverably, before you sell or donate your Mac to someone. Stellar Mac File Eraser is loaded with a number of useful features that helps you permanently erase all your sensitive, confidential data and information. Mentioned below are the most prominent features of this Mac file eraser software:
Wipes Hard Drive
This Mac hard disk eraser software can help you wipe your entire Mac hard drive in a single step. The software includes powerful as well as fast wiping algorithms that erase unwanted data from the hard drive permanently.
Wipes Files and Folders
The software completely erases unwanted files and folders that contain sensitive data. You can select any file or folder from the system and wipe it permanently, beyond the scope of any data recovery software.
Wipes Internet Browsing Information
With this file remover Mac utility, you can erase sensitive Internet browsing data stored in the form of temporary Internet files, cookies, user sessions etc. The software wipes all browsing information from all major web browsers, including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Adobe Flash Player, Camino, Omniweb, iCab, Navigator.
Wipes Free Space
The software ensures complete erasing of data from your hard drive by wiping free space, from where sensitive data may have been deleted in the past. By erasing even free space of the drive, the software helps in avoiding any chance of deleted data recovery.
Wipes System Traces
Stellar file eraser Mac utility helps in wiping unwanted system traces, which eat-up drive space and may also contain sensitive information. The software completely erases all system entries and log files, created by the operating system.
Wipes Recent File Histories
This data eraser Mac utility helps in protecting the privacy of your file from unauthorized-access by wiping all recent file histories. The software erases file histories as well as other related information stored by various applications. Stellar Wipe erases file open histories from Disk Utility, All Applications, iPhoto, iTunes, Quick Time, Finder, VLC etc.
Wipes Instant Messaging Information
With this File remover Mac utility, you can wipe all information (login time, logout time, messages-sent/received etc.) related to your chat messengers. The software supports a number of premiere Instant messengers, including Skype, Yahoo Messenger, iChat, AIM, Microsoft Messenger, Adium, aMSN, ICQ, Proteus, and Fire.
Schedules Wiping Task
Stellar File eraser Mac allows you to schedule wiping operation so that the task gets performed automatically at the specified time. There are options to configure the time schedule as well as the wiping options so that the software wipes only the specified file types at the specified time.
A Set of Standard Wiping Algorithms
This useful Mac hard disk eraser software contains 6 secure and certified wiping algorithms, which ensure no chance of data recovery after completion of the task. The software allows users to choose from a list of the quickest wiping algorithm as well as the one with the highest number of passes.
The supported wiping algorithms are ‘Zeroes, DoD 5200.28-STD’, ‘Pseudo Random’, ‘DoD 5220.22-M’, ‘German Standard’, and ‘Russian standard’.
User Interface with Easy-to-Use Wiping Options
The software has improved graphical user interfaces with detailed instructions for each step of wiping. Along with neatly placed wiping options, the software also allows you to wipe files or folders directly from the machine by simply right clicking on them through Finder. You can select the file/folder, right-click on it and use the 'Services' option in the Finder to wipe.
Wipes Multiple Drives Simultaneously
With this useful wiping utility, you can select multiple hard drives connected to your Mac machine and wipe them simultaneously. Moreover, you can also select more than one file or folder in the hard drive and wipe them in just one go.
'General' Preference to Perform Tasks after Wiping
Stellar Wipe allows setting a set of preferences, which includes configuration of tasks to be performed automatically, when the wiping process ends. From the General Preferences option in the menu, you can set to Play Sound, Send system to sleep, and Shutdown system on completion of the wiping operation. From within this option, the software provides an option to check for updates.
Stellar Wipe is a complete solution to help you maintain the privacy of your computer by permanently wiping unworthy yet sensitive information from the computer, beyond the scope of recovery.
Stellar Wipe completely erases the selected data from hard drive. Once the data is wiped using Stellar Wipe, you can never be able to recover that data. Stellar Wipe erases all the system traces along with the free space completely, so that no trace of the previously existed data can be left.
With Stellar Wipe, you can choose any of the 11 algorithms for the wiping process. This interactive software is menu driven and you can easily use it without any prior technical skill. Situations at which you want to use Stellar Wipe to wipe your data permanently:
At the time of reselling your computer.
At the time of donating your computer.
If your are going to recycle or dispose the hard drives or any other electronic storage media.
If you are going to merge, reconstruct or stop your business.
Below are the prime key features of Stellar Wipe:
Wipes file and folder
Wipes Internet browsing data stored by Web browsers
Wipes system traces
Wipes Instant Messaging
Wipes Recent File Histories
Wipes unused space
Schedule the wiping task
Choice for Wiping algorithm
You should note that Stellar Wipe can permanently wipe any file from hard drive. Once the wiping process gets finished, the wiped file can never be recovered. You can select a single file or an entire folder to wipe. Moreover, you can define a time to wipe and can even choose the wiping algorithm to be used for the wiping of the selected file.
To wipe file:
In the Wiping Options screen, select the 'Wipe File' option.
Click on 'Browse', locate the file and then select the file that you want to wipe. Then, click on 'Open'.
The detailed information regarding the selected file will be shown in the Wipe File screen. Click on 'Start Wiping' to initiate the wiping process.
At the end of the process, a message will be shown about the successful completion of the wiping process.