File Lock PEA Alternatives

    File Lock PEA is described as 'Password-encryption of files and folders' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to File Lock PEA for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like File Lock PEA are Cryptomator (Freemium, Open Source), GnuPG (Free, Open Source), TrueCrypt (Free, Open Source) and Windows BitLocker (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    1. VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt .
      show more
    2. Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access. Cryptomator on the desktop is free and open source software, so you can rest assured there are no backdoors.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      • Xfce
      • OpenPGP
      GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications.
    3. [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.] TrueCrypt is a disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.

      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."

      show more
    4. 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.
      show more


    5. 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.
    6. 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).
      show more
    7. 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.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.
      show more
    8. AxCrypt is a simple file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with your workflow to encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with files.
      show more
    Showing 10 of 84 alternatives