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gocryptfs is described as '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)' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are nine alternatives to gocryptfs for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Cryptomator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gocryptfs are DroidFS, Boxcryptor, Hat.sh and CryFS.

gocryptfs alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of gocryptfs.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux

gocryptfs uses file-based encryption that is implemented as a mountable FUSE filesystem. Each file in gocryptfs is stored...

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  1. Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access. Cryptomator is free and open source software, so you can rest assured there are no backdoors.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedCryptomator is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionCryptomator has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  2. DroidFS icon

    DroidFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    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.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedDroidFS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionDroidFS has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  3. Boxcryptor icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionBoxcryptor has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionBoxcryptor has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  4. Hat.sh icon

    Hat.sh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online

    hat.sh is a javascript app that provides secure file encryption using the AES-256-GCM algorithm from WebCryptoAPI provided by your browser. it was coded following the WebCrypto Documentations .

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  5. CryFS icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    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.

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    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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    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.

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    EncFSMP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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    encfs4win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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