Encryption

The Encryption section of Open Source Internet provides various applications used to encrypt and protect data.

TrueCrypt

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Encryption - TrueCryptVisit Site: TrueCrypt

Cost: Free

Comments: Source-available encryption software.

Description: Source-available freeware utility used for on-the-fly encryption (OTFE). It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or (under Microsoft Windows except Windows 8 with GPT) the entire storage device (pre-boot authentication).

Hide Folders

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Encryption - Hide FoldersVisit Site: Hide Folders

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source software for hiding folders.

Description: Hide Folders is robust and powerful Windows application for hiding folders with private data. Hidden folders can not be accessed, viewed, searched or deleted. Other users will not be aware of their existence. There is no limits on number of folders to hide or on the file types, names, extensions or characters.

AxCrypt

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Encryption - AxCryptVisit Site: AxCrypt

Cost: Free

Comments: Open Source file encryption software.

Description: AxCrypt is the leading open source file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with Windows to compress, encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with individual files.

R-Crypto

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Encryption - R-CryptoVisit Site: R-Crypto

Cost: Free

Comments: Free for personal use, with registration.

Description: R-Crypto is an easy-to-use disk encryption software that protects your confidential information and personal data on a desktop, notebook, or a removable data storage device against unauthorized access.

LokiBit

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Encryption - LokiBitVisit Site: LokiBit

Cost: Free

Comments: Collection of various free encryption programs.

Description: Lokibit.com is an online project. The company mission is to provide free alternatives to popular paid software. We develop our programs with a new approach trying to prove that free software of a high standard does exist.

MAXA Crypt Portable

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Encryption - MAXA Crypt PortableVisit Site: MAXA Crypt Portable

Cost: Free

Comments: Free encryption software.

Description: MAXA Crypt Portable allows anyone to easily encrypt files, directory trees and texts using the 256-bit Rijndael algorithm. This algorithm is the winner of the Advanced Encryption Standard Contest. Multiple files can be encrypted and compressed into a single file.

WinAES

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Encryption - WinAESVisit Site: WinAES

Cost: Free

Comments: Free encryption software.

Description: WinAES is a handy and reliable application designed to enable you to encrypt and decrypt files. The application features strong hash functions and a password generator. You can also encrypt and decrypt text.

Secure Archive

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Archivers - Secure ArchiveVisit Site: Secure Archive

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source encryption and compression program.

Description: Secure Archive is a powerful File Encryption and Compression tool which allows you to encrypt sensitive data and keep it away from unauthorized users while also compressing it so that it will occupy less space on your computer. In addition, the Secure Delete feature allows you to easily remove the original copies of your unencrypted data.

Rohos Mini Drive

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Encryption - Rohos Mini DriveVisit Site: Rohos Mini Drive

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free edition limited to 2GB

Description: Rohos Mini Drive protect USB flash drive with a password by making hidden and encrypted partition on the USB flash drive memory. If you have many private files on the USB drive and want to keep them in secret, you can protect them by a password and strong encryption with Rohos Mini Drive.

Adhcifar

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Encryption - AdhcifarVisit Site: Adhcifar

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source encryption tool.

Description: An open source file encryption application for Windows with a new, safe and fast algorithm.

ICE Encrypt

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Encryption - ICE EncryptVisit Site: ICE Encrypt

Cost: Free

Comments: Free software for encrypting files and folders.

Description: ICE Encrypt is a simple files/folder encrypting program. ICE Encrypt uses for encryption algorithm of the new generation – ICESafe. This is symmetric algorithm of encryption outperform all known symmetric block algorithms (DES, AES, BlowFish, GOST, …)

Free Hide Folder

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Encryption - Free Hide FolderVisit Site: Free Hide Folder

Cost: Free

Comments: Free software for hiding folders.

Description: Free Hide Folder is a free computer security software to hide your private folders. It is very useful to keep your personal data away from others. Others will not know where your personal files exist and they will not be able to accidentally view them.

MultiObfuscator

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Encryption - MultiObfuscatorVisit Site: MultiObfuscator

Cost: Free

Comments: Free software with 256-bit encryption.

Description: MultiObfuscator is a professional cryptography tool, with unique features you won’t find among any other free or commercial software. MultiObfuscator is 100% free and suitable for highly sensitive data storage and transmission.

SafeHouse Explorer

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Encryption - SafeHouse ExplorerVisit Site: SafeHouse Explorer

Cost: Free

Comments: Free software with 256-bit encryption.

Description: SafeHouse Explorer makes your secret files invisible and hides them from snoopers, intruders and anyone else who doesn’t have your permission to view them.

Crypt

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Encryption - CryptVisit Site: Crypt

Cost: Free

Comments: Free encryption software, that runs from command line.

Description: Another encryption Software!? Yes, though there are a lots of encryption/decryption softwares available, Crypt stands apart from all. Specifically, having tried a number of encryption utilities I found that though each had some special feature to offer, yet none was something all-in-all.

JavaEncryptor

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Encryption - JavaEncryptorVisit Site: JavaEncryptor

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source encryption engine.

Description: An encryption/decryption engine which can encrypt any file(text, pdf , doc, rtf , gpg , mp3 , mp4 etc..) or any data on your PC such that only you with the valid password can decrypt it. Also it will compress the file while encrypting it.

FreeOTFE

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Encryption - FreeOTFEVisit Site: FreeOTFE

Cost: Free

Comments: Free, open source, disk encryption program.

Description: With this software, you can create one or more “virtual disks” on your PC/PDA. These disks operate exactly like a normal disk, with the exception that anything written to one of them is transparently, and securely, encrypted before being stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Disguise Folders

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Encryption - Disguise FoldersVisit Site: Disguise Folders

Cost: Free

Comments: Free tool to hide folders.

Description: Disguise Folders, a free tool that lets you camouflage your secret folders and allows you to disguise them as system folders. Lets say you want to hide folder and dont want anyone looking for it. Use Disguise Folders to make it look and act like say Windows Update!

FileWall

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Encryption - FileWallVisit Site: FileWall

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free version is available.

Description: FileWall is a encryption software that very easy to use. All functions are invoked via the Explorer context menu. It supports modes for making your files or folders completely invisible or simply inaccessible.