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Age is described as 'A simple, modern and secure encryption tool (and Go library) with small explicit keys, no config options, and UNIX-style composability. - FiloSottile/age' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Age for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Age are Cryptomator, TrueCrypt, GnuPG and AES Crypt.

Age alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Age.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

A simple, modern and secure encryption tool (and Go library) with small explicit keys, no config options, and UNIX-style...

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    VeraCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • BSD
    45 alternatives to VeraCrypt 

    VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt . It adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force...

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    1.  PortableVeraCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Cryptomator icon

    Cryptomator

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    48 alternatives to Cryptomator 

    Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access. Cryptomator is free and open source software, so you can rest assured there are no backdoors.

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    1.  Encrypted BackupCryptomator uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Privacy focusedCryptomator is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  PortableCryptomator can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Cryptomator without registration.
    5.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptomator has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    TrueCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    96 alternatives to TrueCrypt 

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

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    1.  PortableTrueCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    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. Such integrated support is also available on other platforms. You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform.

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    TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard – encryption/hash algorithms
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    GnuPG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    • OpenPGP
    44 alternatives to GnuPG 

    GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications.

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    1.  PGP EncryptionGnuPG supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
    GnuPG Shell running GnuPG on Windows
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    AES Crypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    82 alternatives to 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 encrypting files using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).

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    Encrypto

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    85 alternatives to Encrypto 

    Encrypto lets you encrypt files before sending them to friends or coworkers. Just drop a file into Encrypto, set a password, and then send it however you normally would — but this time with added security. It’s free for both Mac and Windows.

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    1.  PDF encryptionEncrypto can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    2.  LightweightEncrypto consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      Axcrypt

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      90 alternatives to Axcrypt 

      AxCrypt is a simple file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with your workflow to encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with files.

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      1.  PortableAxcrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Axcrypt simultaneously.
      3.  Works OfflineAxcrypt can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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      Boxcryptor

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      51 alternatives to Boxcryptor 

      Boxcryptor is an easy-to-use encryption software optimized for the cloud. It allows the secure use of cloud storage services without sacrificing comfort.

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      1.  AES-256 EncryptionBoxcryptor has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
      2.  End-to-End EncryptionBoxcryptor has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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      Hat.sh

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      42 alternatives to Hat.sh 

      hat.sh is a javascript app that provides secure file encryption using the AES-256-GCM algorithm from WebCryptoAPI provided by your browser. it was coded following the WebCrypto Documentations .

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      Kryptor

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      26 alternatives to Kryptor 

      A simple, modern, and secure encryption tool.

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