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    Cryptonite Alternatives

    Cryptonite is described as 'brings EncFS and TrueCrypt to Android. You can browse, export and open EncFS-encrypted directories and files on your Dropbox and on your phone. On rooted phones that support FUSE (e.g. CyanogenMod) you can also mount EncFS and TrueCrypt volumes' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Cryptonite for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cryptonite are Windows BitLocker, LUKS, EncFS and CipherShed.

    Cryptonite is mainly a Disk Encryption Tool but alternatives to it may also be Password Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cryptonite.
    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
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    Cryptonite brings EncFS and TrueCrypt to Android. You can browse, export and open EncFS-encrypted directories and files on...
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    1. [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]

      Discontinued

      Currently unmaintained. Last version, TrueCrypt 7.1a, is still available for download and development has continued via the forks VeraCrypt and CipherShed. "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."

    2. 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.


    3. LUKS is the standard for Linux hard disk encryption. By providing a standard on-disk-format, it does not only facilitate compatibility among distributions, but also provides secure management of multiple user passwords.
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      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
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      EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem interface. You can find links to source and binary releases below.

      Warning

      The author has agreed that EncFS in its current form is dangerous (to security) for several reasons. Wikipedia has a brief summary: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EncFS#General_Security_Concerns

      The actual audit, which the author participated in, is here: https://defuse.ca/audits/encfs.htm

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    4. 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).

      Discontinued

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



    5. EncFSMP, a program to mount EncFS folders on Windows and OS X.
    6. DiskCryptor is a free and open-source utility that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition.
    7. The enterprise cryptographic filesystem for...
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    8. With EDS (Encrypted Data Store) you can store your files in the encrypted container to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • iPhone
      • iPad
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      Zed! protects your personal and sensitive data in encrypted archives on e-mail, on USB sticks and in backups.
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