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eCryptfs Alternatives for Windows

eCryptfs is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 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 Windows BitLocker, AES Crypt, SiriKali and DiskCryptor.

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  1. 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.

    Main TrueCrypt Window
    TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard – encryption/hash algorithms
  2. 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..
    BIOS-Communication with MBR not OK
    BitLocker for Drive C


  3. AES Crypt icon

    AES Crypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    82 alternatives to AES Crypt 

    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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  4. SiriKali icon

    SiriKali

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to SiriKali 

    SiriKali is a Qt/C++ GUI application that manages ecryptfs,cryfs,encfs,gocryptfs and securefs based encrypted folders. These projects are compared here.SiriKali can also connect to ssh servers using sshfs.

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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. FreeOTFE icon

    FreeOTFE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    56 alternatives to FreeOTFE 

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

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    1.  PortableFreeOTFE can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

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

    Main window
    Password entry dialog
  7. Zed! icon

    Zed!

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    36 alternatives to Zed! 

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

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  8. Kruptos icon

    Kruptos

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    54 alternatives to Kruptos 

    Lock and encrypt your photos, movies, files and folders using 256-bit file encryption.

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    1.  PortableKruptos can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Library view
    Encryption
  9. CryptoForge icon

    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.
  10. 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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