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GostCrypt Alternatives

GostCrypt is described as 'The Gostcrypt project has been launched at the end of 2013 as fork of the (late) Truecrypt project' and is an app. There are more than 50 alternatives to GostCrypt 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 GostCrypt are TrueCrypt, LUKS, Windows BitLocker and Encrypto.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

The Gostcrypt project has been launched at the end of 2013 as fork of the (late) Truecrypt project.

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  1. VeraCrypt icon

    VeraCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt .

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  2. TrueCrypt icon

    TrueCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]

    ⚫︎ PortableTrueCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Currently unmaintained. Last version, TrueCrypt 7.1a, is still available for download and development has continued via the forks VeraCrypt icon VeraCrypt and CipherShed icon 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."

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  3. LUKS icon

    LUKS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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  4. Windows BitLocker icon

    Windows BitLocker

    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionWindows BitLocker can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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  5. Encrypto icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PDF encryptionEncrypto can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    ⚫︎ LightweightEncrypto consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  6. 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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  7. EncFS icon

    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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    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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    EDS (Encrypted Data Store)

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    With EDS (Encrypted Data Store) you can store your files in the encrypted container to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information.

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  9. CipherShed icon

    CipherShed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A fork of the now-discontinued TrueCrypt. CipherShed is a program that can be used to create encrypted files or encrypt entire drives (including USB flash drives and external HDDs).

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    Discontinued

    No releases since Sep 6, 2017. See https://www.ciphershed.org/news/

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  10. DiskCryptor icon

    DiskCryptor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    DiskCryptor is a free and open-source utility that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition.

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