Download Data Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Betternet Free VPN

    4.4.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Secure Browsing for all Devices

    8
    1128 votes
    • PROS: Free, No registration, No data limits
    • CONS: Slower than paid versions
  • Windscribe

    1.56

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Protect your online privacy with Windscribe

    9
    162 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
  • WiFi Password Decryptor

    5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Recover forgotten WiFi passwords

    7
    1905 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
  • Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet for Chrome

    3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Unlimited VPN Software for Added Privacy

    7
    165 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.
  • Wise Folder Hider

    4.23.158

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Protection

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

    6.6.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A data recovery tool that anyone can use

    7
    124 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
  • Google Authenticator

    2.49

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Secure your Google account login

    8
    28 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
  • Samsung Max

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Save your data and protect your mobile network

    9
    3 votes
    • PROS: Save data and money, Protect your personal information
    • CONS: Contains ads, Lockscreen ads always visible
  • WiFi password revealer

    1.0.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retrieve your lost Wifi password

    7
    132 votes
    • PROS: Fully automatic recovery, Exports data in 4 formats, Low resource consumption
    • CONS: No advanced features
  • Free Folder Password Lock

    5.8.8.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Data Encryption Software for Personal Computers

    10
    21 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.
  • Protected Folder

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

    7
    1068 votes
    • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS

    9.1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Recover data from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

    5
    198 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 iOS

    4.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Android

    Proprietary VPN software for smartphone users

    9
    31 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.
  • 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
  • Norton Internet Security

    22.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    An online security protection suite from Symantec

    7
    3880 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
  • Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android

    9.1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Special Software for Data Users

    5
    101 votes
    • PROS: Provides an effective data recovery solution, Packed with useful features
    • CONS: Only compatible with Android, Data recovery can take time
  • SumRando VPN

    1.0.0.178

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    SumRando VPN

    6
    87 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
  • Photo and Video Locker

    1.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Photo & Video locker encrypts your data.

    8
    9 votes
    • Social Password Decryptor

      5.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Reveal the passwords to your social networks

      7
      257 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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