Download File Protection - Best Software & Apps

  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus

    2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Premium Antivirus Protection from the World Leader

    7
    1211 votes
    • PROS: Includes firewall, web and email protection, and more, Good AV database, Download on all your devices, Extra tools: file shredder and defragmenter
    • CONS: History of sub-par performance, Expensive
  • Inferno

    Beta 1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Wipe away files from your PC for good

    9
    3 votes
    • PROS: Completely removes files, File password protection
    • CONS: Interface looks pretty dull
  • McAfee Total Protection

    2019

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A virus and malware checker and remover for multiple devices

    7
    457 votes
    • PROS: The virus and malware database is kept up to date by the developers, It has a file shredder for full and permanent erasures, There is a money-back guarantee if the software cannot remove your virus, The Firewall is a strong and modern one
    • CONS: Many of the tools can be found with other paid virus and malware checkers Virus Protection Pledge (VPP) only applies to auto-renewal customers
  • WinMend Folder Hidden

    1.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

    7
    98 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Works with any file or folder, Password protected, Data can't be accessed from other OS or apps
    • CONS: No settings or configuration options
  • uTorrent Plus

    3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your PC against viruses in torrents and more

    7
    810 votes
    • PROS: Integrated virus protection, Includes media player with support for HD video
    • CONS: Only a few extra features from the free version
  • JPG to PDF Pro Converter

    1.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make PDF photo albums and ebooks from your images in only three mouse clicks.

    6
    6 votes
    • SanDisk Memory Zone

      4.1.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free up memory on your phone, SD card, and cloud storage

      8
      17 votes
      • PROS: Great graphical overview of what's eating up space , Supports cloud storage services, Batch deletion, Lets you password-protect files, Attractive user interface
      • CONS: No folder view, Some interface glitches, Some users report SD cards not being read
    • Hamster Free ZIP Archiver

      1.2.0.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Attractive, easy-to-use file compressing tool

      8
      91 votes
      • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Very easy to use, Interesting features: compression levels, password protection, splitting files
      • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
    • The Fastest File Splitter and Joiner

      3.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Break large files into smaller segments

      8
      18 votes
      • PROS: Performs very quick file splitting, Can apply password-protection, Easy to access
      • CONS: Couldn't prove that it was indeed the fastest
    • IObit Security 360

      Pro 1.41

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC from spyware and malware

      7
      22 votes
      • PROS: Real time, effective protection, Tool for browser cleaning, Privacy cleaner, Automatic threat updates, File unlocker
      • CONS: Some threats aren't explained well
    • avast! File Server Security

      8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure your business and customer data with stand-alone, high-performance server protection.

      7
      14 votes
      • Folder Protection

        2.5.6

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lock Folder and File

        9
        2 votes
        • idoo File Encryption

          Pro 5.3

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Protect files, folders, and drives

          8
          23 votes
          • PROS: Nice range of functions, Monitor function very useful, Encrypt, hide, protect and monitor, Self-protection, Stealth mode
          • CONS: Only partially hid folders, Doesn't look very modern
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