Here are the reviews for Version 5, collected over the last 5 years. If you have reviewed Eraser, please let us know in the Eraser forum so that it can be included on this page.

Eraser 6

Year: 2016

Year: 2015

  • Dec: Received Swzone mention
  • Feb: Received TechRadar Download of the Day!

Year: 2014

Year: 2013

Year: 2012

Eraser 5

Year: 2009

  • Jan: Received CNET mention.

Year: 2007

  • June: Reviewed on Podcast aired on the 6th of June 2007.
  • May: Included on Cover CD of Computerbild
  • May: Included on Featured Cover DVD included with Windows XP Made Easy magazine

Year: 2006

  • December: Received USA Today mention
  • November: Included on Cover CD of Chip Magazine Germany
  • October: Included on Covermount CD of PC Professionale Italy
  • September: Included on Covermount CD of Computerbild
  • October: Included on Covermount CD of Windows XP Made Easy magazine
  • October: Included on Covermount CD of
  • May: PC Japan – mentioned in the magazine and bundled on CD
  • February: PC Japan – mentioned in the magazine and bundled on CD
  • January: PC Magazine – Greece – included on bundled CD
  • January: c’t magazine – included on their CD ROM

Year: 2005

Year: 2004

  • Dec: ‘Computer Hoy’ awards Eraser first place. Outright winner when compared with Jetico BCWipe v.3, O&O Software Safe Erase 2.0, Cypherix Securelt, Paragon Technolgie Disk Wiper 5.5 and Ontrack
  • November: Winner of Chip Magazine’s ‘Best File Shredder Award’
  • October: Eraser appears in Fayeteeville Observer, Monday, October 25, 2004
  • August: Included on CD ROM of magazine for a German Publishing House Verlagsgruppe mbH
  • August-Oct: Included on CD ROM of Computerwoche
  • August: Mentioned in PC World Magazine
  • Jul: Reviewed in Computerbild Magazine (Germany)
  • June: Reviewed and included on Softonic’s CD-Rom distribution
  • February: Eraser is selected by participants in the alt.comp.freeware newsgroup as a 2004 Pricelessware pick
  • February: Eraser is included in the cover mount CD of PC Professionale magazine
  • January: Eraser on the Service disk bundled with PC World ItaliaMagazine

Year: 2003

  • October: Recommended by The Screen Savers at TechTV
  • July: PC Mag Editors’ Choice Award
  • July 16: Mentioned on AOL’s homepage
  • June: Eraser gets a mention on
  • April: Microsoft Windows XP – The Official Magazine came with a CD named “File management & organization kit” which included Eraser
  • April: PC World New Zealand
  • March: The Small Business Technology Magazine wrote a short review entitled The Best Things in Life Are Free
  • February: Eraser gets a mention on
  • February: TechTV recommends Eraser as an Ultimate Data Destruction tool
  • February: PC Advisor Tips & Tricks
  • January: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Rochester NY
  • January: Eraser gets a mention on USA Today
  • January: PCPro – Page 170: Article highlighting the Gutmann Method used by Eraser
  • JanuaryArticle on Eraser in Download DX Magazine – Japan Written in Japanese