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Cryptkeeper Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Cryptkeeper for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is AES Crypt, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Cryptkeeper and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Cryptkeeper are Seahorse, File Lock PEA, Gnome Encfs Manager and Jetico BestCrypt.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Cryptkeeper is a Linux system tray applet that manages EncFS encrypted folders.

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    AES Crypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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    CryptKeeper appears to the user to just be another folder/device. AES Crypt requires manual addition/extraction of files.

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    Seahorse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • GnuPG

    Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys and passwords in the GNOME Keyring.

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    Cryptkeeper's primary purpose was management of encrypted filesystems. This is not one of Seahorse's capabilities.

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  3. Platform-independent password-based authenticated encryption of files & folders.

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    Gnome Encfs Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The Gnome Encfs Manager is an easy to use manager and mounter for encfs stashes. It allows you to create encrypted directories, any file that is placed in such a directory will be encrypted.

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    Jetico BestCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    If your computer were ever to be stolen, are you certain that your personal information cannot be discovered? Jetico’s BestCrypt software automatically encrypts your files so that nobody can read the data unless they have the right password or keys.

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