LUKS Alternatives for Mac
VeraCrypt is a free and libre source (open source) disk encryption software brought to you by https://www.idrix.fr
- - VeraCrypt is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to LUKS.
- - VeraCrypt is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to LUKS.
[TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]Discontinued
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.
Opinions about TrueCrypt as a Alternative to LUKS
Picocrypt is a very small (hence Pico), very simple, yet very secure encryption tool that you can use to protect your files. It's designed to be the go-to tool for encryption, with a focus on security, simplicity, and reliability.
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).
- - AES Crypt is the most popular Android, iPhone, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to LUKS.
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.
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
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/
Platform-independent password-based authenticated encryption of files & folders.
File Lock PEA Features
S.S.E. File Encryptor is a cross-platform encrypter/decrypter of files and folders.
CryFS encrypts your files, so you can safely store them anywhere. It works well together with cloud services like Dropbox, iCloud, OneDrive and others.
FinalCrypt uses the most unbreakable encryption: "One Time Pad" Encryption and has a well designed graphical user interface and an equally advanced command line interface for large automations.