eCryptfs Alternatives for Windows

    eCryptfs is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The most popular Windows alternative is Small TrueCrypt iconTrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 37 alternatives to eCryptfs and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to eCryptfs are Small Windows BitLocker iconWindows BitLocker (Paid), Small AES Crypt iconAES Crypt (Free, Open Source), Small SiriKali iconSiriKali (Free, Open Source) and Small DiskCryptor iconDiskCryptor (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 9, 2018

    • [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."

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • 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.


    • 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...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
    • SiriKali is a Qt/C++ GUI application that manages ecryptfs,cryfs,encfs,gocryptfs and securefs based encrypted folders. These projects are compared here.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • DiskCryptor is the only truly free solution, provided under GNU General Public License (GPLv3), which offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFEChange of name to 'LibreCrypt' in version 6.2Features:

      Discontinued

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

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • FreeOTFE is a free, open source, "on-the-fly" (OTFE) disk encryption program for PCs running MS Windows and Windows Mobile PDAs (FreeOTFE4PDA).

      Discontinued

      Discontinued per Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreeOTFE)

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
    • Zed! protects your personal and sensitive data in encrypted archives on e-mail, on USB sticks and in backups.ENCRYPTION
      • Freemium
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • The Gostcrypt project has been launched at the end of 2013 as fork of the (late) Truecrypt project.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2012. See http://www.gostcrypt.org/news_and_changelog.php

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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • SSuite Agnot StrongBox secures any file, document, or text message using various encryption ciphers.