Private Disk Alternatives

    Private Disk is described as 'is the easy-to-use, reliable AES 256-bit disk encryption software that creates one or more virtual encrypted disks on your hard drive. This disk encryption program supports portable storage devices like FDD, CD, CD/R, CD/RW, MO, MD, ZIP-disks and flash drives' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are nine alternatives to Private Disk 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 Private Disk are TrueCrypt (Free, Open Source), FinalCrypt (Free, Open Source), Encrypted Partition Mounter (Free) and Quick Text Encryption (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt .
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    2. [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.


      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
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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. Reasons for choosing FinalCrypt:
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    3. This app eases the use of mounting (loading) encrypted partitions (also called Volumes), a disk drive may consist of several of those areas, usually represented by a drive letter.
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    4. An app that encrypts text files using the secure AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption, which is approved in the United States for government documents with the highest level of confidentiality.
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    5. 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.
    6. 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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    7. Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere can help you encrypt drive with BitLocker Drive Encryption in Windows 10/8.
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    8. Data encryption software by CryptoForge allows you to secure your sensitive data everywhere it goes with strong AES encryption.
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