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DiskCryptor Alternatives for Linux

DiskCryptor is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DiskCryptor and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DiskCryptor are TrueCrypt, LUKS, AES Crypt and EncFS.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

DiskCryptor is a free and open-source utility that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition.

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    VeraCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt .

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    Most users think VeraCrypt is a great alternative to DiskCryptor.
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    TrueCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]

    ⚫︎ PortableTrueCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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  3. LUKS icon

    LUKS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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  4. AES Crypt icon

    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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    EncFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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

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    FinalCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    eCryptfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The enterprise cryptographic filesystem for Linux.

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    Discontinued

    last update 2013https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tyhicks/ecryptfs.git/log/fs/ecryptfs

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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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    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.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  10. Zed! icon

    Zed!

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Zed! protects your personal and sensitive data in encrypted archives on e-mail, on USB sticks and in backups.

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