Free Encryption Software
A list of Free encryption software that allows you to keep the selected computer data secure and private.
Free Encryption Software
TrueCrypt – TrueCrypt is free open-source disk encryption software for Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux. In case an attacker forces you to reveal the password, TrueCrypt provides plausible deniability. In contrast to file encryption, data encryption performed by TrueCrypt is real-time (on-the-fly), automatic, transparent, and does not involve temporary unencrypted files.
Cryptainer LE – Free – Secure your data and ensure absolute privacy with Cypherix powerful encryption software, Cryptainer LE. It's powerful 128 bit encryption, creates multiple 25 MB encrypted containers (vaults) on your hard disk. These encrypted vaults can be loaded and unloaded when needed. You can view, modify and hide all types of files with a single password.
Hushmail – Hushmail looks and feels just like any other web-mail site, but adds strong encryption to your emails to protect your secrets from prying eyes.
BitCrypt – BitCrypt is an elegant encryption utility that allows for storage and transmission of information in an undetectable manner. The software may be used to store plain text and hide it from any third party, or to send information through the means provided by the Internet.
PGP – PGP combines some of the best features of both conventional and public key cryptography.
The GNU Privacy Guard – GnuPG.org – GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key managment system as well as access modules for all kind of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications.
CryptoExpert Lite – creates encrypted virtual disks and these disks are visible as usual disks…The data stored on a CryptoExpert disk is stored in the container file. A container is a file, so it is possible to backup a container, move or copy it to other disk (CD-ROM or network, for instance) and continue to access your encrypted data using CryptoExpert.
FreeOTFE – FreeOTFE is a free, open source, "on-the-fly" transparent disk encryption program for PCs and PDAs. Using this software, you can create one or more "virtual disks" on your PC/PDA. These disks operate exactly like a normal disk, with the exception that anything written to one of them is transparently, and securely, encrypted before being stored on your computer's hard drive.
File Waster – Your personal information, financial data and indeed any file on your computer can be at risk. Be safe, the encryption used by File Waster has no known successful attacks against it – so you can feel at ease knowing your data is truely protected. And when you need to – don’t just erase your sensitive files, wipe them using the most secure wiping methods in the industry. In its most secure mode, no known methods whether software or hardware will recover your information.
EasyCrypto – You can encrypt both standalone files and entire folders. The high level of security is ensured by using the well-known unbeatable 128-bit key BlowFish algorithm.
4t HIT Mail Privacy – 4t HIT Mail Privacy Lite provides a quick and easy way of protecting your communications by embedding your text into an image, combined with a particularly strong encryption method, you can be assured your mail is safe. Use any image on your PC, from a pleasant lanscape image to your latest birthday photo, HIT Mail supports a wide variety of image formats and is extremely easy to use.
CE-Infosys : CompuSec PC Security Suite – The FREE CompuSec® is a PC Security Suite that protects Notebooks, Desktops and Tablet PCs by providing Access Control, Hard Disk Encryption, File Encryption, and Single Sign On.
ccrypt – ccrypt is a command-line utility for encrypting and decrypting files and streams. It replaces the old Unix crypt utility. Ccrypt provides strong encryption, based on the Rijndael cipher, the cipher that is also used in the Advanced Encryption Standard.
Chaos Mash – Chaos Mash is a free encryption utility for Windows that let’s you scramble any type of data. Encrypt any sort of file on your computer.
MAXA Crypt Portable – MAXA Crypt Portable allows anyone to easily encrypt files, directory trees and texts using the 256-bit Rijndael algorithm.
Crypto Anywhere – OpenPGP Edition – Crypto Anywhere is secure email on the move! Crypto Anywhere is small enough to fit on a single floppy or USB key chain drive and is very easy to use. Don't have a computer yourself but want to protect your web based e-mail at your local internet cafe? Crypto Anywhere is for you! If you suspect your employer is reading your private email, put an end to that. If you run Crypto Anywhere from a floppy disk or USB drive, you can encrypt your email without even installing software on your workstation. With Crypto Anywhere you can send and receive secure mail to and from anyone with an email account – the recipients do not have to be "crypto savvy" or even have Crypto Anywhere themselves.
AxCrypt – Free Personal Privacy and Security for Windows 98/ME/NT/2K/XP with AES-128 File Encryption, Compression and transparent Decrypt and Open in the original application. Since AxCrypt works on a file-by-file basis, you can safely and easily send encrypted files to other users via e-mail or any other means, you can even make self-decrypting files so the recipient does not need AxCrypt installed to decrypt.
Steganos Safe One – Two virtual Safes securely protect photos, films, music, documents and more – whatever you want. Works like a real safe: open safe door, put data in, close safe door – safe!
Sbwave – Sbwave email encryption is a free service that encrypts text messages for email delivery.
Jetico – BCArchive – BCArchiveTM is designed to compress a group of files/folders to a single encrypted file.
LockNote – Steganos LockNote will change the way you work with confidential notes. Application and document in one: the mechanism to encrypt and decrypt a note is part of it. Secure, simple, independent. No installation required.
Sophos Free Encryption – Sophos Free Encryption is easy to use and fast. You choose which files you want to encrypt and email safely.
MAXA TEXT-2-EXE – MAXA Text-2-EXE allows to save text encrypted as executable file. You can hide your serial numbers, passwords, phone numbers and everyday notes in a safe place. Your information will be protected using MAXA Crypt SE with a 256 Bit AES encryption algorithm.
HandyBits EasyCrypto Deluxe – Try this state-of-the-art encryption utility. This is really the easiest and most reliable way to secure your data with strong encryption.
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