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Knox is described as 'offers easy disk image encryption and comes with a built-in backup service. Knox can automatically back up any or all vaults to a local hard drive, an iPod, an iDisk, or a network volume. Gives you many of the benefits of FileVault or individual encrypted disk images via an' and is a Disk Encryption tool in the backup & sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Knox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Knox are LUKS, Windows BitLocker, Encrypto and Seahorse.

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  1. TrueCrypt icon

    TrueCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    96 alternatives to TrueCrypt 

    [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]

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    1.  PortableTrueCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

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    LUKS

    38 alternatives to LUKS 

    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.

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    Windows BitLocker

    87 alternatives to Windows BitLocker 

    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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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionWindows BitLocker can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Encrypto

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    84 alternatives to Encrypto 

    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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    1.  PDF encryptionEncrypto can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    2.  LightweightEncrypto consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      You can encrypt files and folders and workshop smoothly between OSX and Windows. It is not a vault like Knox.

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    • Seahorse icon

      Seahorse

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GnuPG
      33 alternatives to Seahorse 

      Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys and passwords in the GNOME Keyring.

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      1.  Privacy focusedSeahorse is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
      2.  GPG EncryptionSeahorse supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
      3.  PGP EncryptionSeahorse supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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      EncFS

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      72 alternatives to EncFS 

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

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      EDS (Encrypted Data Store)

      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      40 alternatives to EDS (Encrypted Data Store) 

      With EDS (Encrypted Data Store) you can store your files in the encrypted container to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information.

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      Unicode Crypter

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      79 alternatives to Unicode Crypter 

      Unicode Crypter is a portable tool that encrypts and decrypts any Unicode character from 1 to 1114111!

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      1.  Privacy focusedUnicode Crypter is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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      DiskCryptor

      51 alternatives to DiskCryptor 

      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...

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      LibreCrypt

      80 alternatives to LibreCrypt 

      LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFE

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      Discontinued

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

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