ImmediateCrypt Alternatives

    ImmediateCrypt is described as 'utility for encryption and decryption of plain text messages with the AES-256 cipher'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ImmediateCrypt for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ImmediateCrypt are EncFS (Free, Open Source), LibreCrypt (Free, Open Source), NPPCrypt (Free, Open Source) and DCrypt (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    1. [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.] TrueCrypt is a disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.

      Discontinued

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

      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_Concerns

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

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFE Change of name to 'LibreCrypt' in version 6.2 Features: Easy to use, with a 'wizard' for creating new 'DoxBoxes'.

      Discontinued

      Last release Nov 24, 2015
      https://github.com/t-d-k/LibreCrypt/releases

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Notepad++
      NPPCrypt is a plugin for Notepad++ that will allow users to encrypt, decrypt text as well with create hashed messages/text and random blobs.
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    2. DCrypt is an encryption and decryption tool that combines in a smart way multiple algorithms. The combination of multiple strong algorithms makes it much more difficult for hackers to get the plain content of the encrypted file without the password.
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    3. Now this is what I call real security!... You may use any one of nineteen, industrial and military strength, encryption ciphers to secure your most precious private information.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The Gostcrypt project has been launched at the end of 2013 as fork of the (late) Truecrypt project.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2012. See http://www.gostcrypt.org/news_and_changelog.php

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver
      ProxyCrypt is a command line tool that creates encrypted volumes within a file or a hard drive.
      It works as a "proxy" for the ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver .

      Features:
      - Supports AES-256, Serpent and SHACAL-2 ciphers.
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    4. Safely encrypt sensitive data On PC, in networks and in the Cloud Confidential documents, business records and TAN lists all belong in a safe place. Steganos Safe 18 is a digital vault that protects everything you don’t want anyone else to see.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Your personal document lock box. Securely stored and always at hand.
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