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BoxCryptor Classic Alternatives

BoxCryptor Classic is described as 'Boxcryptor Classic is the first product of the Boxcryptor family to secure data in the cloud - officially released in 2011. It grew from a solution originally specific for Dropbox with basic features, to one that supports all main cloud providers, is available on all platforms' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to BoxCryptor Classic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Cryptomator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BoxCryptor Classic are VeraCrypt, TrueCrypt, Encrypto and Boxcryptor.

BoxCryptor Classic alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services or Password Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BoxCryptor Classic.
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Boxcryptor Classic is the first product of the Boxcryptor family to secure data in the cloud - officially released in 2011....

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  1. Cryptomator icon

    Cryptomator

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    49 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.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Cryptomator without registration.
    4.  Works OfflineCryptomator can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  PortableCryptomator can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptomator has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    VeraCrypt

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    • 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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    Veracrypt creates disk containers that are then used to store files. Boxcryptor Classic uses EncFS to individually encrypt files.

    This makes BC favorable for clouds because then you're uploading the files themselves (encrypted), versus one huge file that could take forever to decrypt.

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    TrueCrypt

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    • 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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    Encrypto

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    84 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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      Boxcryptor

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      • Mac
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      50 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.
      Discontinued

      Boxcryptor has been acquired by Dropbox on November 29, 2022, and is no longer accepting new users. https://www.boxcryptor.com/en/blog/post/boxcryptor-and-dropbox-user-info/

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      Cryptsync

      15 alternatives to Cryptsync 

      CryptSync is a small utility that synchronizes two folders while encrypting the contents in one folder. That means one of the two folders has all files unencrypted (the files you work with) and the other folder has all the files encrypted.

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      1.  AES-256 EncryptionCryptsync has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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      Boxcryptor encrypt files transparently

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    • Cloudevo

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      • Online
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      25 alternatives to Cloudevo 

      The software Cloudevo aggregates any number of cloud storage to a big united cloud. It is unessential from which provider you have your cloud storage. Cloudevo combines all of the different cloud services to one large cloud.

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      1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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      EncFSMP

      • Mac
      • Windows
      25 alternatives to EncFSMP 

      EncFSMP, a program to mount EncFS folders on Windows and OS X.

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      1.  PortableEncFSMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      It isnt an option for cloud sync

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      encfs4win

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      33 alternatives to encfs4win 

      This is an experimental project of porting EncFS to the Windows world.

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      BoxWrap

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      38 alternatives to BoxWrap 

      Encrypts and protects your files on your machine, before they hit your disk and the cloud: Collaborate with others, end to end encrypted.

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      1.  GPG EncryptionBoxWrap supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
      2.  Encrypted BackupBoxWrap uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
      3.  End-to-End EncryptionBoxWrap has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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