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R-Crypto Alternatives

R-Crypto is described as 'easy-to-use disk encryption software that protects your confidential information and personal data on a desktop, notebook, or a removable data storage device against unauthorized access' and is a Disk Encryption tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to R-Crypto for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and TrueCrypt. The best alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like R-Crypto are LUKS, Windows BitLocker, EncFS and DiskCryptor.

R-Crypto 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 R-Crypto.
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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.
    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.

    Main TrueCrypt Window
    TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard – encryption/hash algorithms
  2. 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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  3. 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..
    BIOS-Communication with MBR not OK
    BitLocker for Drive C
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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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    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

  5. DiskCryptor icon

    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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  6. eCryptfs icon

    eCryptfs

    37 alternatives to eCryptfs 

    The enterprise cryptographic filesystem for Linux.

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    Discontinued

    last update 2013https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tyhicks/ecryptfs.git/log/fs/ecryptfs

  7. Jetico BestCrypt icon

    Jetico BestCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    53 alternatives to Jetico BestCrypt 

    If your computer were ever to be stolen, are you certain that your personal information cannot be discovered? Jetico’s BestCrypt software automatically encrypts your files so that nobody can read the data unless they have the right password or keys.

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  8. Gnome Encfs Manager icon

    Gnome Encfs Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    41 alternatives to Gnome Encfs Manager 

    The Gnome Encfs Manager is an easy to use manager and mounter for encfs stashes. It allows you to create encrypted directories, any file that is placed in such a directory will be encrypted.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    The manager window
    The tray icon menu
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    FreeOTFE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    56 alternatives to FreeOTFE 

    FreeOTFE is a free, open source, "on-the-fly" (OTFE) disk encryption program for PCs running MS Windows and Windows Mobile PDAs (FreeOTFE4PDA).

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

    Discontinued per Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreeOTFE)

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    Password entry dialog
  10. CryptoForge icon

    CryptoForge

    • Windows
    88 alternatives to CryptoForge 

    Data encryption software by CryptoForge allows you to secure your sensitive data everywhere it goes with strong AES encryption. It features a file encryption module which allows you to encrypt files and folders of any type and size, on any kind of media, including external USB...

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    Encrypt using the apps with which you are already familiar using the context menu integration.
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