Download Privacy Control - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Keylogger

    3.9.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Have complete keyboard control with Free Keylogger

    6
    1310 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to install and set up., Lots of potential uses for key logging., Hide and unhide with a secret hotkey.
    • CONS: Site could be more reassuring
  • Folder Lock

    7.7.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1333 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    205 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    10
    1221 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.
  • Hoxx VPN Proxy

    2.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and reliable VPN software for Chrome users

    8
    65 votes
    • PROS: This package is free to download and install., software updates tend to occur on a regular basis.
    • CONS: There can be times when VPN wireless connections are slow., The Google Chrome extension will first have to be downloaded.
  • Hotspot Shield Elite

    v5.2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Access blocked websites in your area with a VPN

    7
    986 votes
    • PROS: Secure your connection, Suft anonymously, Access blocked services in your area, Very easy to install
    • CONS: Can slow down browsing speed
  • LocK-A-FoLdeR

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    67 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.
  • AppLocker

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent access to programs of your choice

    6
    346 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
  • Wise Folder Hider

    3.37.146

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Protection

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

    2.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Secure connections for Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

    7
    121 votes
    • PROS: Easy to setup, Very secure, Picks up dropped connections automatically
    • CONS: Does not reconnect quickly enough
  • Protected Folder

    1.2.0.0-20150715

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

    7
    1065 votes
    • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • Smart PC Locker Pro

    Free 1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Security program for Windows

    8
    59 votes
    • Free Hide Folder

      2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make private folders only visible to you

      7
      338 votes
      • PROS: Effectively hides folder on you PC
      • CONS: Small usability issues
    • USB Disk Security

      6.4.0.200

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your USB drive from infection

      7
      367 votes
      • PROS: Resident protection, Doesn't clash with other anti-viruses
      • CONS: Trial version has serious limitations
    • WinMend Folder Hidden

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

      7
      77 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
    • WinRAP

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Hide your programs from prying eyes

      6
      27 votes
      • Spotflux

        2.10.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        Browse privately, protected and ad free

        7
        80 votes
        • PROS: Set it and forget it!, Small footprint, Ability to add a proxy, Malware and virus protection
        • CONS: Doesn't come with preconfigured proxies
      • USB Drive Disabler

        2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Free Security program for Windows

        9
        8 votes
        • PC Locker Pro

          1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Easily block your PC and protect from unauthorized access

          7
          84 votes
          • PicBlock

            4.2.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free Security program for Windows

            7
            83 votes
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