Download Disk Encryption - Best Software & Apps

  • PGP Desktop

    10.1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, robust encryption for email and files

    6
    149 votes
    • PROS: Create an encrypted disk, Simple way to create and manage keys, Safely share files online
    • CONS: Lengthy installation process
  • TrueCrypt

    7.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free open-source disk encryption software

    8
    287 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Step-by-step encryption, Fairly straightforward, Saves encryptions in RAM, Also available for Mac
    • CONS: Will delete existing folders rather than encrypt them instantly
  • Best Disk Lock

    2.62

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Completely hide disk partition and CD-ROM drive on your PC, Disable or Read-only USB Devices.

    8
    14 votes
    • PGP Desktop

      10.1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Simple, robust encryption for email and files

      5
      41 votes
      • PROS: Create an encrypted disk, Simple way to create and manage keys, Safely share files online
      • CONS: Lengthy installation process
    • VeraCrypt

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Get free disk encryption with VeraCrypt

      9
      2 votes
      • PROS: Encrypt whole volumes on the fly, Fully detailed user guides and forum support
      • CONS: Not for beginners, Can be very slow to use
    • iDMG

      2.70

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Create disk images in a snap

      8
      17 votes
      • PROS: No installation needed, 128 encryption
      • CONS: Can't resize/partition, Can't set size or format
    • Secret Disk

      1.35

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Effortlessly create a secret disk on your hard drive

      7
      47 votes
      • PROS: Really simple to set up, Excellent settings menu
      • CONS: You can't name your secret disk, Can only create one disk.
    • Steganos Privacy Suite

      17.0.2.

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Comprehensive security suite to ensure your privacy

      9
      141 votes
      • PROS: Includes a varied selection of tools, Easy to use interface, Also works with USB memory devices
      • CONS: Takes time to learn advanced features
    • Knox

      2.0.8

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      Secure encryption and backup

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: AES strong encryption, Create multiple vaults
      • CONS: Mac already lets you create encrypted disk images
    • USB Encryptor

      7.25

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      USB Encryptor is a powerful USB disk and portable device encryption software.

      8
      2 votes
      • Paragon Encrypted Disk SE

        3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Encrypt all of your personal data

        0
        1 vote
        • PROS: Strong encryption algorithms, Allows you to mount and unmount disk images, Wizard-driven interface makes it easy to encode your data
        • CONS: There are some more powerful encryption solutions out there
      • Cryptic Disk

        2.4.6

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        On-the-fly disk and partition encryption

        9
        8 votes
        • Cryptic Disk Free

          4.0.11.130

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          On-the-fly disk encryption software

          10
          2 votes
          • Ace Secret Disk

            8.05

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Effortlessly create an encrypted disk on PC to protect the important documents.

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            No votes yet
            • FileStream Secure Disk

              1.7.1.0

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Supremely simple secure partitions

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              No votes yet
              • PROS: Very easy to use, Modify partitions after creation, Attractive application
              • CONS: Not many advanced options, Not many encryption options
            • CryptoExpert 2011

              Lite 7.15

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Create virtual disk drives with a high level of encryption

              2
              10 votes
              • east-tec SafeBit

                2

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                On-the-fly military strength disk encryption

                8
                3 votes
                • KaKa Private Disk

                  4.01

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Kaka Private Disk allows you to create private disks to protect your sensitive data.

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                  No votes yet
                  • GiliSoft Private Disk

                    7.1

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Keep data safe with a virtual partition

                    9
                    9 votes
                    • PROS: Password protection, Wizards for all actions
                    • CONS: No help, No information on encryption method, No options
                  • fpexpress

                    1.0.0

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    a free utility for calculating and verifying message digest of disk file and/or text

                    8
                    2 votes
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