This application has been discontinued
Currently unmaintained. Last version, TrueCrypt 7.1a, is still available for download and development has continued via the forks Small VeraCrypt iconVeraCrypt and Small CipherShed iconCipherShed. "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."
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TrueCrypt

TrueCrypt is a freeware utility used for on-the-fly encryption (OTFE).

  • Mac OS X
  • Windows
  • Linux
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[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 Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.
Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk.

Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive. More Info »

Encrypts a partition or drive where Windows is installed (pre-boot authentication).

Encryption is automatic, real-time (on-the-fly) and transparent.

Parallelization and pipelining allow data to be read and written as fast as if the drive was not encrypted.

Encryption can be hardware-accelerated on modern processors.

Provides plausible deniability, in case an adversary forces you to reveal the password:

Hidden volume (steganography) and hidden operating system. More Info »

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  • 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."
  • Portable
    You need admin rights, see http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/?s=truecrypt-portable
  • file-encryption
  • disk-encryption
  • drive-encryption
  • on-the-fly
  • encrypt-usb-drive

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TrueCrypt was added by sublime46 in Apr 2009 and the lastest update was made in Feb 2016. There is a history of activites on TrueCrypt in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on TrueCrypt or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.
 
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