Download Data Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Betternet Free VPN

    5.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Secure Browsing for all Devices

    8
    1559 votes
    • PROS: Free, No registration, No data limits
    • CONS: Slower than paid versions
  • Windscribe

    1.83.20

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Protect your online privacy with Windscribe

    9
    222 votes
    • PROS: High data allowances for free and affordable plans, Good privacy policy with very clear explanation
    • CONS: Download speeds can be variable, Limited number of locations available on some plans
  • Google Authenticator

    5.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Secure your Google account login

    8
    45 votes
    • PROS: Use without data connection, Secures your Google account login
    • CONS: Requires access to your camera, QR codes are not backed up if phone's restored
  • WiFi Password Decryptor

    11.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Recover forgotten WiFi passwords

    7
    1954 votes
    • PROS: Suitable for any level of user, Export data to HTML, XML or TXT format, Can also be used from the command line
    • CONS: No advanced features, Not compatible with XP
  • Wise Folder Hider

    4.23.158

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Protection

    8
    116 votes
    • PROS: Provides double password protection, Hides all USB drives
    • CONS: Support has to be paid for, No external hard drive
  • Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet for Chrome

    3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Unlimited VPN Software for Added Privacy

    7
    184 votes
    • PROS: This VPN software does not log user data or browsing history., There are annoying pop-up advertisements within this application.
    • CONS: The free version may not offer the highest amount of anonymous IP addresses., Users may be required to dowbload a free third-party application in order to complete the installation process.
  • Protected Folder

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

    7
    1074 votes
    • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • WiFi password revealer

    1.0.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retrieve your lost Wifi password

    7
    138 votes
    • PROS: Fully automatic recovery, Exports data in 4 formats, Low resource consumption
    • CONS: No advanced features
  • SumRando VPN

    1.0.0.178

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    SumRando VPN

    7
    92 votes
    • PROS: Simple banner display alerts you when you are unprotected, Free account requires no registration data
    • CONS: Limited features in client compared to others, Unpredictable download speeds, sometimes very slow
  • Wondershare Data Recovery

    6.6.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A data recovery tool that anyone can use

    7
    132 votes
    • PROS: Install was quick, Beautiful design, Supports several file formats, Easy process
    • CONS: Does not recover everything, Really slow, Corrupts files, Recovered files might not open
  • Norton Internet Security

    22.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    An online security protection suite from Symantec

    7
    3882 votes
    • PROS: Complete suite , Usable and easy to configure , Powerful scan engine , Includes a startup manager, Protects personal data, passwords and credit cards
    • CONS: Installation a bit long , Some advanced features are hidden
  • Free Folder Password Lock

    5.8.8.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Data Encryption Software for Personal Computers

    10
    44 votes
    • PROS: The standard version of this software is free., It offers a very intuitive interface.
    • CONS: Some older operating systems may not be supported., There is no version available for smartphones.
  • M3 Bitlocker Decryption Free

    5.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A recovery tool for damaged and encrypted drives

    9
    82 votes
    • PROS: Can recover encrypted drives, Simple interface
    • CONS: May not work, Crashes sometimes
  • Wondershare dr.fone - Repair (iOS)

    9.6.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Recover data from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

    5
    204 votes
    • PROS: Recover up to 12 file formats, Easy to use, Two different recovery modes
    • CONS: Doesn't always recognize iPhone initially
  • ZenMate VPN for Android

    2.6.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Proprietary VPN software for smartphone users

    9
    20 votes
    • PROS: A free seven-day trial version of this software is currently offered., All data is kept private through the use of advanced encryption software.
    • CONS: A subscription will eventually be necessary to continue accessing this software., This bundle is not currently available in China.
  • SaferVPN for iPhone, iPad - Fast & Easy VPN for Security and Privacy Online

    4.9.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    The fastest and easiest way to access websites, secure your data on WiFi hotspots, and protect your privacy through our VPN network.

    10
    2 votes
    • Samsung Max

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Save your data and protect your mobile network

      9
      6 votes
      • PROS: Save data and money, Protect your personal information
      • CONS: Contains ads, Lockscreen ads always visible
    • Port Locker

      1.0.3.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Port Locker - Protect your device from unauthorised access

      7
      15 votes
      • PROS: Block access to specific ports, Alerts the user of any attempt to access blocked ports, Simple and easy setup procedure, Doesn't require any advanced computer knowledge
      • CONS: Can interfere with the operation of antivirus software, Initial set-up of program can be complicated, Ocassionaly blocks safe applications from accessing ports, Reporting function is somewhat simplistic
    • Social Password Decryptor

      5.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Reveal the passwords to your social networks

      7
      259 votes
      • PROS: Recovers passwords from your social networks, Exports data to HTML or TXT, Simple interface and suitable for all
      • CONS: No advanced options
    • Lockmydrive FreeLocker

      4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure and protect your files

      6
      117 votes
      • PROS: Password protected, No need to install, Portable, Easy to use
      • CONS: Old-school interface, Only 2GB free online file storage
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