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    Hyper Crypt Alternatives

    Hyper Crypt is described as 'multi-purpose cryptographic tool: * file-encryption: AES-256 * text-encryption: AES-256, RSA and One-Time Pad * file- and text-hashing: SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512, HMAC-SHA-256, HMAC-SHA-384 and HMAC-SHA-512 * password/key-generation: symmetric and' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hyper Crypt for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Encrypto, which is free. Other great apps like Hyper Crypt are AES Crypt (Free, Open Source), PWGen (Password Generator) (Free, Open Source), Axcrypt (Freemium) and EncFS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022

    1. 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.
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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. Pwgen is a small, GPL'ed password generator which creates passwords which can be easily memorized by a human. For Windows a GUI version of PWGen is available on http://pwgen-win.sourceforge.
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    4. 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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      • 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_Concerns

      The actual audit, which the author participated in, is here: https://defuse.ca/audits/encfs.htm

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    5. A simple, modern, and secure encryption tool.
    6. 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.
    7. Advanced PassGen enables you to easily generate unique passwords by selecting a custom character set, changing the minimum and maximum password length, and so much more.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • iPhone
      Paranoia Text Encryption keeps your SMS, emails, social networking posts, notes and any other text safe from snoopers, hackers and prying eyes.
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