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Quick Text Encryption Alternatives

Quick Text Encryption is described as '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' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Quick Text Encryption for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Quick Text Encryption are Cryptomator, TrueCrypt, LUKS and Windows BitLocker.

Quick Text Encryption alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Quick Text Encryption.
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  1. VeraCrypt icon

    VeraCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • BSD
    45 alternatives to VeraCrypt 

    VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt . It adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force...

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    1.  PortableVeraCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Cryptomator icon

    Cryptomator

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    49 alternatives to Cryptomator 

    Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access. Cryptomator is free and open source software, so you can rest assured there are no backdoors.

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    1.  Encrypted BackupCryptomator uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Privacy focusedCryptomator is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Cryptomator without registration.
    4.  Works OfflineCryptomator can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  PortableCryptomator can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptomator has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  3. 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.
    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.

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    TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard – encryption/hash algorithms
  4. LUKS icon

    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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  5. Windows BitLocker icon

    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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    BitLocker for Drive C


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    Boxcryptor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    50 alternatives to Boxcryptor 

    Boxcryptor is an easy-to-use encryption software optimized for the cloud. It allows the secure use of cloud storage services without sacrificing comfort.

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    1.  AES-256 EncryptionBoxcryptor has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionBoxcryptor has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    Discontinued

    Boxcryptor has been acquired by Dropbox on November 29, 2022, and is no longer accepting new users. https://www.boxcryptor.com/en/blog/post/boxcryptor-and-dropbox-user-info/

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    Hat.sh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    42 alternatives to Hat.sh 

    hat.sh is a javascript app that provides secure file encryption using the AES-256-GCM algorithm from WebCryptoAPI provided by your browser. it was coded following the WebCrypto Documentations .

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  8. CryFS icon

    CryFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    17 alternatives to CryFS 

    CryFS encrypts your files, so you can safely store them anywhere. It works well together with cloud services like Dropbox, iCloud, OneDrive and others.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  9. EncFS icon

    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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    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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    File Lock PEA

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    • BSD
    79 alternatives to File Lock PEA 

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

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    1.  Encrypted BackupFile Lock PEA uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in File Lock PEA without registration.
    3.  No TrackingFile Lock PEA will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  PortableFile Lock PEA can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Ad-freeFile Lock PEA doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  Privacy focusedFile Lock PEA is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    7.  AES-256 EncryptionFile Lock PEA has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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