Here are the reviews for Version 5, collected over the last 5 years.

Year: 2007

  • June: Reviewed on www.sourcetrunk.com. 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

  • 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 www.com-magazin.de
  • 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 Italia Magazine

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 SecurityFocus.com.
  • 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 onwisconsin.com
  • 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
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Eraser 5.8.7-beta5 released!

Posted by: Joel, 18 April 2009, 11.36am, +800 GMT

Hello all! I know I've been keeping silence for quite a while, but I assure you Eraser is not dead. See the full announcement.

Eraser 6-rc4 released!

Posted by: Joel, 8 January 2008, 2.45pm, +800 GMT

Hello again! I wish everyone's been enjoying the new rc3, but while you're at it, I felt it wasn't good enough. So here's rc4 with more bugfixes than the previous release and with all the v6 goodness. See the full announcement.