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Encryption (160 programs)

  1. Folder Lock

    7.8.9
    • 3.6
    • (1843 votes)

    Folder Lock

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    CONS: Ugly interface
  2. TrueCrypt

    7.2
    • 3.8
    • (324 votes)

    A useful and straightforward disk encryption tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comes with a straightforward process, Free-to-use program, Stores encryptions in RAM, Supports step-by-step encryptions
    CONS: Deletes some folders that can’t be encrypted
  3. PGP Desktop

    10.1.1
    • 3
    • (184 votes)

    A powerful data encryption program

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers robust data protection, Useful in securing emails and texts, Helps in encrypting hard disks, Lets users permanently delete files
    CONS: Doesn’t have a user-friendly interface
  4. USB Security

    2.21
    • 3.5
    • (141 votes)

    Protect your files

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Password protected, Portable application, Keeps files hidden, Locked USB is still usable
    CONS: Does not automatically lock your USB after usage, Plain and simple interface
  5. Xiao Steganography

    2.6.1
    • 3.8
    • (55 votes)

    A free Security program for Windows

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  6. File Encrypt Decrypt

    2
    • 2.6
    • (7 votes)

    It will encrypt your personal files with AES-256 encryption algorithm which is unbreakable from today's standards!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  7. OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.11
    • 4.1
    • (280 votes)

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free option, Great service
    CONS: Extremely limited basic package, One user accounts
  8. M3 Bitlocker Decryption Free

    5.5.1
    • 4.2
    • (106 votes)

    A recovery tool for damaged and encrypted drives

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Can recover encrypted drives, Simple interface
    CONS: May not work, Crashes sometimes
  9. Encrypto

    1.1
    • 4.2
    • (34 votes)

    A Free Encryption Program With Password Control

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Encrypting and decrypting is so easy it is almost effortless, It will never mash or corrupt your files
    CONS: Giving the password is sometimes tough even with the password hint-embedding feature, They need to keep updating it to work with more versions of Apple and Microsoft operating systems
  10. Free Folder Password Lock

    5.8.8.9
    • 4.5
    • (76 votes)

    Free Data Encryption Software for Personal Computers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    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.
  11. SafeHouse Explorer

    3.01
    • 3.9
    • (44 votes)

    Store your documents in a safe and portable file

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    CONS: Doesn't integrate with Explorer
  12. Lockmydrive FreeLocker

    4
    • 2.9
    • (125 votes)

    Secure and protect your files

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Password protected, No need to install, Portable, Easy to use
    CONS: Old-school interface, Only 2GB free online file storage
  13. WINZAP

    1.0
    • 2.9
    • (30 votes)

    A free and simple ZIP archive creation tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Allows for common file formats, Easy to use
    CONS: Limited file formats, Limited decompression tools
  14. DiskCryptor

    0.8
    • 4.5
    • (8 votes)

    Free encryption and decryption application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Open-source, Offers license: GNU, Boots system partitions, User-friendly interface, Encrypts disks with ISO images, Functions with external and internal drives
    CONS: Limited in-app help resources
  15. Free Folder Password Lock

    2.3.8.8
    • 4
    • (38 votes)

    Locking Confidential Folders

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Hide important files, Assign personal password to folders, Prevent data compromise, Compatible with Windows XP and beyond
    CONS: May not absolutely encrypt files, Requires strong level of password for setup, More features available at upgraded version, Minimal functionality
  16. Best Disk Lock

    2.62
    • 3.9
    • (18 votes)

    Keep your files safe

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: 3 types of protection, Simple and neat interface, Keeps files hidden from other users, Easy to understand
    CONS: May be confusing for first time users
  17. The Vault

    0.9.2.1
    • 3
    • (23 votes)

    Create an encrypted safe for your sensitive files

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: No installation required, Support for different encryption algorithms and hash functions, You can drag and drop files on the interface
    CONS: Too technical for beginners, No documentation
  18. Hideman

    3.3
    • 3.7
    • (132 votes)

    Stay hidden, stay free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to install, Hides your IP address, Unblocks blocked content and websites
    CONS: Limited number of countries available, Does not automatically run every PC start-up, Outdated interface
  19. Base64 Tools

    1.2.0
    • 3.1
    • (17 votes)

    Base64 Tools for Encoding/Decoding data.

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  20. CypherX Crypter

    2.3
    • 2.8
    • (21 votes)

    CypherX Crypter is designed for all users

    License
    Demo Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows

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