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Cryptic Disk is described as 'creates virtual encrypted disks and also encrypts hard disks, USB drives and memory cards. Data encryption makes use of the best algorithms (AES/Rijndael, Serpent, Twofish, Blowfish, CAST6), and takes place in real time without affecting computer performance' and is a Disk Encryption tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cryptic Disk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cryptic Disk are TrueCrypt, Windows BitLocker, CipherShed and DiskCryptor.

Cryptic Disk alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Password Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cryptic Disk.
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  1. VeraCrypt icon

    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. TrueCrypt icon

    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


  3. Windows BitLocker icon

    Windows BitLocker

    87 alternatives to Windows BitLocker 

    BitLocker Drive Encryption is a data protection feature that integrates with the operating system and addresses the threats of data theft or exposure from lost, stolen, or inappropriately decommissioned computers.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionWindows BitLocker can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    BitLocker for Drive C
  4. CipherShed icon

    CipherShed

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to CipherShed 

    A fork of the now-discontinued TrueCrypt. CipherShed is a program that can be used to create encrypted files or encrypt entire drives (including USB flash drives and external HDDs).

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    Discontinued

    No releases since Sep 6, 2017. See https://www.ciphershed.org/news/

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  5. DiskCryptor icon

    DiskCryptor

    51 alternatives to DiskCryptor 

    DiskCryptor is a free and open-source utility that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition. Originally conceived as a replacement for DriveCrypt Plus Pack and PGP Whole Disk Encryption (WDE), the project aims to create the best product in its...

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  6. FinalCrypt icon

    FinalCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    35 alternatives to FinalCrypt 

    FinalCrypt uses the most unbreakable encryption: "One Time Pad" Encryption and has a well designed graphical user interface and an equally advanced command line interface for large automations.

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    CryptoForge

    • Windows
    88 alternatives to CryptoForge 

    Data encryption software by CryptoForge allows you to secure your sensitive data everywhere it goes with strong AES encryption. It features a file encryption module which allows you to encrypt files and folders of any type and size, on any kind of media, including external USB...

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    Encrypt using the apps with which you are already familiar using the context menu integration.
  8. FileVault icon

    FileVault

    36 alternatives to FileVault 

    FileVault full-disk encryption uses XTS-AES-128 encryption with a 256-bit key to help prevent unauthorized access to the information on your startup disk.

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  9. LibreCrypt icon

    LibreCrypt

    80 alternatives to LibreCrypt 

    LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFE

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    Discontinued

    Last release Nov 24, 2015https://github.com/t-d-k/LibreCrypt/releases

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  10. Encrypted Partition Mounter icon

    Encrypted Partition Mounter

    29 alternatives to Encrypted Partition Mounter 

    This app eases the use of mounting (loading) encrypted partitions (also called Volumes), a disk drive may consist of several of those areas, usually represented by a drive letter.

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    1.  Encrypted BackupEncrypted Partition Mounter uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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