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    Jetico BestCrypt Alternatives

    Jetico BestCrypt is described as 'If your computer were ever to be stolen, are you certain that your personal information cannot be discovered? Jetico’s BestCrypt software automatically encrypts your files so that nobody can read the data unless they have the right password or keys' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Jetico BestCrypt for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Jetico BestCrypt are TrueCrypt, Windows BitLocker, AES Crypt and Encrypto.

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2020
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    1. VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt .
    2. [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]

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      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."



    3. 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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      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).
    4. 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.


    5. 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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      Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys and passwords in the GNOME Keyring.
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      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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    6. DiskCryptor is a free and open-source utility that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition.
    7. Platform-independent password-based authenticated encryption of files & folders.
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