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Kruptos Alternatives

Kruptos is described as 'Lock and encrypt your photos, movies, files and folders using 256-bit file encryption' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Kruptos for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kruptos are TrueCrypt, GnuPG, Kleopatra and AES Crypt.

Kruptos alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Password Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kruptos.
This page was last updated Jan 13, 2021
Kruptos
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Android

Lock and encrypt your photos, movies, files and folders using 256-bit file encryption.

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  1. VeraCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt .

  2. TrueCrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    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."



  3. GnuPG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    • OpenPGP

    GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications.

  4. Kleopatra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GnuPG

    It supports managing X.509 and OpenPGP certificates in the GpgSM keybox and retrieving certificates from LDAP servers.

  5. AES Crypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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).



  6. Axcrypt

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    AxCrypt is a simple file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with your workflow to encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with files.

  7. EncFS

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

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  8. CipherShed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A fork of the now-discontinued TrueCrypt. CipherShed is a program that can be used to create encrypted files or encrypt entire drives (including USB flash drives and external HDDs).

    Discontinued

    No releases since Sep 6, 2017. See https://www.ciphershed.org/news/

  9. Platform-independent password-based authenticated encryption of files & folders.

  10. eCryptfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The enterprise cryptographic filesystem for Linux.

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