VeraCrypt is a free and libre source (open source) disk encryption software brought to you by https://www.idrix.fr
- - VeraCrypt is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to GostCrypt.
- - VeraCrypt is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to GostCrypt.
[TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]Discontinued
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. Such integrated support is also available on other platforms. You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform.
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.
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 BitLocker is the most popular commercial alternative to GostCrypt.
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.
Boxcryptor is an easy-to-use encryption software optimized for the cloud. It allows the secure use of cloud storage services without sacrificing comfort.
- - Boxcryptor is the most popular Android, iPhone, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to GostCrypt.
Boxcryptor has been acquired by Dropbox on November 29, 2022, and is no longer accepting new users. https://www.boxcryptor.com/en/blog/post/boxcryptor-and-dropbox-user-info/
With EDS (Encrypted Data Store) you can store your files in the encrypted container to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information.
EDS (Encrypted Data Store) Features
The enterprise cryptographic filesystem for Linux.
last update 2013https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tyhicks/ecryptfs.git/log/fs/ecryptfs
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.
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
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).Discontinued
No releases since Sep 6, 2017. See https://www.ciphershed.org/news/
DiskCryptor is a free and open-source utility that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition. Originally conceived as a replacement for DriveCrypt Plus Pack and PGP Whole Disk Encryption (WDE), the project aims to create the best product in its...
S.S.E. File Encryptor is a cross-platform encrypter/decrypter of files and folders.