Professional Version

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Powerful and compact software that allows you to destroy all data on Hard Disks, SSD & USB disks completely, excluding any possibility of future recovery of deleted files and folders. It's a hard disk drive sanitizing tool & partition eraser supporting 24 international erase standards and compliant with DoD 5220.22 M. Licensing implies no additional cost per erase!

Active@ KillDisk Professional includes Windows application (32-bit & 64-bit), as well as Windows-based Boot Disk ISO image & universal Bootable Disk Creator for CD/DVD/BD/USB disks. With Boot Disks you can boot up and sanitize any PC without necessity to boot computer's operating system first. System disk (where Windows is usually installed) can be easily sanitized this way, which isn't possible when you run application executable under computer's Operating System. Powerful Command Line scripting options allow you to run the software in Batch Mode where no user interaction required.

Windows Application:

Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 / 11 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019 / 2022 Servers
600 MB free disk's space
Intel© Pentium+ (32-bit or 64-bit)
512MB+ RAM to operate

Windows-based Boot Disk:

Intel-based 64-bit PC (x64)
CD/DVD/BD/USB drive to boot from
600MB storage space on CD/DVD/BD/USB
Intel© Pentium+ on PC to boot up
1GB RAM on PC to boot up


Parallel Disk Erasing

True parallel erasing of multiple disks at the same time (limited to number of licenses purchased), more than 20 international sanitation methods

Wipes out unused space

Unused space on all disks can be wiped out by overwriting data securely using more than 20 international data destruction methods

Reports & Certificates

After sanitizing completion certificates customized with company's logo can be printed or saved in PDF, Reports can be exported to XML

Disk inspection tools

Powerful disk examination tools such as File Browser & Disk Viewer give you a complete overview of volumes and low-level sectors on your disks

  Freeware Professional

Parallel erasing of multiple disks at the same time, independent erase & wipe sessions

2 disks 2 disks

Erasing disks with One Pass Zeros sanitizing standard


Support for more than 20 international erasing standards including US DoD 5220.22 M and User Defined method


Command Line parameters used in scripting allow to automate erase procedures (Batch Mode)


Certificates can be customized with company's logo & comments can be easily added to certificates for each session


Included Windows-based boot disk supporting UEFI secure boot on x64 systems


User defined erase method can specify custom pattern for each pass using even hexadecimal (HEX) values


Detects, displays and resets/erases Hard Disk Drive hidden zones (HPA/DCO areas)


Ability to send e-mail reports via pre-configured FREE SMTP account at


Save Log & Shutdown PC option after erase completed


Fingerprint including sanitizing status can be placed to disk's first sector & displayed after boot up the disk


Displays information about all volumes, partitions, hard disks, external USB disks & Memory Cards currently connected


Wipes out unused space on all disks completely by securely overwriting data on the physical level


Support for wiping out unused sectors on Apple HFS+, Linux Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, Unix UFS/XFS/JFS & MS FAT/exFAT/NTFS file systems


Supports all possible I/O interfaces: IDE / USB / SATA / eSATA / SSD / SCSI disks, LUN / RAID disk arrays


Supports large-size disks (more than 4TB in size) & new disks having 4kb sector size


Built-in Hex Viewer allows to inspect raw disk's sectors: MBR, volume boot sectors, file system records & data file clusters


Very easy to use: intuitive user interface for beginners, as well as a powerful command line mode for advanced users


Supports fixed disks (HDD), Solid State Disks (SSD), Memory Cards and USB/USB3 external devices


Utility can be placed on a bootable disk and used from it. You do not even need to boot from the hard drive to erase it


Supports MBR and GPT (GUID Partition Table) style partitioning for wiping/erasing of volumes


Certificate can be displayed after erase/wipe completion and saved as PDF


Erases physical disks, partitions, logical drives & even unused disk space


Boot Disk Creator can pre-configure KillDisk startup process to use pre-defines settings


Universal Boot Disk Creator prepares CD/DVD/BD/ISO/USB bootable media based on WinPE


Sanitizing Hard Disks - Erase Options

KillDisk Desktop

Parallel Disk Erasing is in Progress

Parallel Disk Erasing is in Progress

Erasing Complete - Sanitizing Certificate

Erasing Complete - Sanitizing Certificate (PDF)

Active@ KillDisk Overview

Advanced Disk Erasing Techniques

How to use Boot Disk with Active@ KillDisk

Data Recovery

Data Utility

Data Security

Data Backup

CD/DVD Tools

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