Download Access Control - Best Software & Apps

  • Folder Lock

    7.6.3

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    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1181 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • Hotspot Shield Elite

    v5.2.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Access blocked websites in your area with a VPN

    7
    2153 votes
    • PROS: Secure your connection, Suft anonymously, Access blocked services in your area, Very easy to install
    • CONS: Can slow down browsing speed
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    9
    106 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.,
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages. ,
  • LocK-A-FoLdeR

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source software to hide and lock folders within a computer

    6
    22 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilise this bundle., Very little memory is required for it to function properly.
    • CONS: Developers have discontinued any additional updates., This program will not work with newer versions of the Windows operating system.
  • Wise Folder Hider

    3.37.146

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Protection

    8
    86 votes
    • PROS: Provides double password protection, Hides all USB drives,
    • CONS: Support has to be paid for, No external hard drive
  • AppLocker

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent access to programs of your choice

    6
    318 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Can add any .EXE file, Blocks applications without being open
    • CONS: Limited to .EXE operations, No drag and drop to add applications, Lacks security
  • TeamViewer Touch for Windows 10

    10.0.52946.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Control devices remotely with TeamViewer Touch for Windows 8

    6
    38 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Easy remote access procedures, Multiple connection options
    • CONS: TeamViewer servers increase connection lag
  • Protected Folder

    1.2.0.0-20150715

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

    7
    884 votes
    • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • TeamViewer

    Portátil para pendrives U3 4.0.5769

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Remote access and desktop sharing

    6
    70 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for chat, voice and video, Record sessions, Transfer files
    • CONS: Free version has limitations, Your friends and relatives have to learn to use it on their end too!
  • OpenVPN

    2.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Secure connections for Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

    6
    69 votes
    • PROS: Easy to setup, Very secure, Picks up dropped connections automatically,
    • CONS: Does not reconnect quickly enough
  • Remote Desktop for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Remote PC to PC connection software

    6
    13 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up, Access your home PC from anywhere, Get remote IT support,
    • CONS: It doesn't make coffee,
  • uTorrent Remote

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone
    Android
    Web Apps

    Control your uTorrent downloads wherever you are

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    • PROS: Access your torrents any time, Very easy to use, Add new torrents or stop them
    • CONS: Requires registration, Can be buggy
  • Free Hide Folder

    2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make private folders only visible to you

    6
    274 votes
    • PROS: Effectively hides folder on you PC
    • CONS: Small usability issues
  • USB Disk Security

    6.4.0.200

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    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your USB drive from infection

    8
    216 votes
    • PROS: Resident protection, Doesn't clash with other anti-viruses
    • CONS: Trial version has serious limitations
  • Admin PC

    1.7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your privacy with this handy tool

    7
    8 votes
    • WinRAP

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Hide your programs from prying eyes

      6
      12 votes
      • HomeGuard Activity Monitor

        2.6.1

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Powerful computer monitoring program

        9
        342 votes
        • PROS: Email notifications, Great control over every monitoring service, Email, chat, and hardware monitoring, Effective keywoard and site blocking, Keylogger
        • CONS: Trial only; no free version
      • MEGA

        2.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone
        Windows
        Web Apps

        Access your MEGA files from your Android device

        8
        9 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, Complete control over your online drive, Camera sync function, Lets you create shared links to files and folders
        • CONS: No built-in media viewer, Can only auto-sync from one folder
      • LogMeIn

        Pro 2 4.1.4132

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        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        Mac
        iPhone

        Access and control your PC from anywhere

        8
        5 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use: works in a web browser, Allows to transfer data between computers, Quick response from remote PC, Interesting features: video recording, chat, detailed data about remote PC,
        • CONS: Java client looks clunky
      • Folder Protection

        6.35

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Assign a password to every folder you want to protect

        7
        308 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Protect folders from copying, deletion or adding to
        • CONS: Doesn't reveal encryption method, Not integrated into Windows Explorer shell
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