Hide Folders Alternatives

    Hide Folders is described as 'If you are interested in protecting your documents and folders, Hide Folders is just what you are searching for. With a click you will conceal files and folders with all their contents'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hide Folders for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Windows BitLocker. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try AES Crypt or Axcrypt. Other great apps like Hide Folders are File Lock PEA (Free, Open Source), Folder Lock (Paid), Folder Guard (Paid) and Wise Folder Hider (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 26, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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).
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    3. AxCrypt is a simple file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with your workflow to encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with files.
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    4. Password-encryption of files and folders. The program is written in Java and therefore platform-independent and runs on nearly every system without installation, but requires a Java Runtime Environment - that is already installed in most cases.
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Folder Lock is a file lock, folder protection & file encryption software to lock folders & password protect folders. Encrypt files and lock USB Drive. Free Download!


    5. Folder Guard is powerful security software for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000. You can use it to protect folders with passwords, hide files and folders from other users, restrict access to Control Panel, and more.
    6. Wise Folder Hider is a free file/folder hiding tool. You can use it to hide files and folders on local partitions or removable devices.The data can't be accessed by other programs or on other operating systems such as DOS.
      • Mac
      The quickest way to keep personal documents away from unwanted eyes. Drop files onto Invisible to instantly hide them from view, and make them visible again just as easily with the click of a button.
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      • Windows
      Hide your files and folders from prying eyes. Set your master password and lock your files. No one can access your files without your master password.
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Samsung Secure Folder lets you put to use the power of defence-grade Samsung Knox security platform to protect your files with a private, encrypted space on your phone.
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