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Axcrypt Comments

Comment by ozzy
about Axcrypt · Mar 2018 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

One of the best apps for protecting files until they change the way it works. Now you have a "master pass" for all files, where previously you could encrypted different files with different passwords.

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Comment by AxCrypt
about Axcrypt · Aug 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

AxCrypt is now available for macOS on the AxCrypt download page. No need for an alternative ;-)

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No a replacement is definitely needed now that basic features like secure deletion of a file is no longer a simple 2 click operation. But instead now involves a monthly payment and the opening of a program with a clunky not very intuitive UI.

[Edited by jaby, October 16]