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encfs4win Alternatives

encfs4win is described as 'This is an experimental project of porting EncFS to the Windows world' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to encfs4win for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like encfs4win are DroidFS, Encrypto, gocryptfs and Boxcryptor.

encfs4win alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Password Managers or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of encfs4win.
This page was last updated Oct 22, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

This is an experimental project of porting EncFS to the Windows world.

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  1. TrueCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    [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. DroidFS is an alternative way to use encrypted overlay filesystems on Android that uses its own internal file explorer instead of mounting virtual volumes. It currently only works with gocryptfs but support for CryFS could be added in the future.



  3. Encrypto

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Encrypto lets you encrypt files before sending them to friends or coworkers. Just drop a file into Encrypto, set a password, and then send it however you normally would — but this time with added security. It’s free for both Mac and Windows.

  4. gocryptfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    gocryptfs uses file-based encryption that is implemented as a mountable FUSE filesystem. Each file in gocryptfs is stored one corresponding encrypted file on the hard disk. The screenshot below shows a mounted gocryptfs filesystem (left) and the encrypted files (right).

  5. Boxcryptor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Boxcryptor is an easy-to-use encryption software optimized for the cloud. It allows the secure use of cloud storage services without sacrificing comfort.



  6. CryFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    CryFS encrypts your files, so you can safely store them anywhere. It works well together with cloud services like Dropbox, iCloud, OneDrive and others.

  7. 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.

    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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  8. cppcryptfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Encrypt your programs easily and in real-time with cppcryptfs while using Windows. After creating your initial settings in the create tab just mount a virtual partition on your system in the mount tab.

  9. Cloudevo

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    The software Cloudevo aggregates any number of cloud storage to a big united cloud. It is unessential from which provider you have your cloud storage. Cloudevo combines all of the different cloud services to one large cloud.

  10. EncFSMP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    EncFSMP, a program to mount EncFS folders on Windows and OS X.

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