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  • TrueCrypt icon

    TrueCrypt

    [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.] TrueCrypt is a disk encryption software for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Currently unmaintained. Last version, TrueCrypt 7.1a, is still available for download and development has continued via the forks https://alternativeto.net/software/veracrypt/ and https://alternativeto.net/software/ciphershed/. "The development of TrueCrypt was ended in 5/2014 after Microsoft terminated support of Windows XP. Windows 8/7/Vista and later offer integrated support for encrypted disks and virtual disk images."
  • CipherShed icon

    CipherShed

    CipherShed is a program that can be used to create encrypted files or encrypt entire drives (including USB flash drives and external HDDs).

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • AES Crypt icon

    AES Crypt

    AES Crypt is an advanced file encryption utility that integrates with the Windows shell or runs from the Linux command prompt to provide a simple, yet powerful, tool for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

  • DiskCryptor icon

    DiskCryptor

    DiskCryptor is the only truly free solution, provided under GNU General Public License (GPLv3), which offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The last update was released 09.07.2014.
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    Cryptonite

    Cryptonite brings EncFS and TrueCrypt to Android. You can browse, export and open EncFS-encrypted directories and files on your Dropbox and on your phone. On rooted...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

  • LibreCrypt icon

    LibreCrypt

    LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFE Change of name to 'LibreCrypt' in version 6.2 ...

    Open Source Windows

  • EncFS icon

    EncFS

    EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

    • Warning The author has agreed that EncFS in its current form is dangerous (to security) for several reasons. Wikipedia has a brief summary: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EncFS#General_Security_Concerns The actual audit, which the author participated in, is here: https://defuse.ca/audits/encfs.htm
  • Luksus

    LUKSUS is a tool that creates an encrypted volume and filesystem on a hardrive or other storage media as well as a filecontainer. It can use the following encryption...

    Open Source Linux BSD TrueCrypt dialog

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    Luks manager

    LUKS Manager provides on-the-fly encryption (AES by default) to virtual folders on Android devices. These virtual folders can be dynamically mounted, unmounted...

    Open Source Android

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    FreeOTFE

    FreeOTFE is a free, open source, "on-the-fly" (OTFE) disk encryption program for PCs running MS Windows and Windows Mobile PDAs (FreeOTFE4PDA). It creates...

    Open Source Windows Windows Mobile

    • Discontinued Discontinued per Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreeOTFE)

LUKS Comments

LUKS is brilliant!

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Im using LUKS on my Kali Linux distro along with NUKE option. This is fantastic. Put in the failsafe passcode and everything becomes obsolete. Insert the backup LUKS files and you recover it back. Must have for encryption.

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