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    FileVault Alternatives

    FileVault is described as 'method of using encryption with volumes on Mac computers. Encryption and decryption are performed on the fly' and is a Disk Encryption Tool in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FileVault for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FileVault are TrueCrypt (Free, Open Source), Windows BitLocker (Paid), LUKS (Free, Open Source) and DroidFS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 25, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
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    FileVault is a method of using encryption with volumes on Mac computers. Encryption and decryption are performed on the fly.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      Zed! protects your personal and sensitive data in encrypted archives on e-mail, on USB sticks and in backups.


    1. LUKS Manager provides on-the-fly encryption (AES by default) to virtual folders on Android devices.

      Discontinued

      Website and app unavailable.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
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      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)

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      LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFE

      Discontinued

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



    2. This app eases the use of mounting (loading) encrypted partitions (also called Volumes), a disk drive may consist of several of those areas, usually represented by a drive letter.
    3. Now this is what I call real security!... You may use any one of nineteen, industrial and military strength, encryption ciphers to secure your most precious private information.
    4. An app that encrypts text files using the secure AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption, which is approved in the United States for government documents with the highest level of confidentiality.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • TrueCrypt
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      LUKSUS is a tool that creates an encrypted volume and filesystem on a hardrive or other storage media as well as a filecontainer.
    5. The realcrypt application in the RPM Fusion repo is an encryption application based on truecrypt, freely available at http://www.truecrypt.org/. It differs from truecrypt in only the following ways:
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