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Safe: Encrypted File System Alternatives

Safe: Encrypted File System is described as 'Safe is an application that makes it easy to encrypt your files. When you encrypt your files with Safe they are rendered unreadable to anyone who doesn't have your password' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Safe: Encrypted File System 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 Safe: Encrypted File System are Cryptomator, TrueCrypt, Windows BitLocker and Hat.sh.

Safe: Encrypted File System alternatives are mainly Disk Encryption Tools but may also be Password Managers or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Safe: Encrypted File System.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows

Safe is an application that makes it easy to encrypt your files. When you encrypt your files with Safe they are rendered...

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  1. VeraCrypt icon

    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 .

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

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  3. TrueCrypt icon

    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 icon VeraCrypt and CipherShed icon 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."

    Main TrueCrypt Window
  4. 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.

    BIOS-Communication with MBR not OK
  5. Hat.sh icon

    Hat.sh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online

    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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  6. Disk Utility is the name of a utility created by Apple for performing disk-related tasks in Mac OS X. These tasks include:

    Disk Utility partitioning a disk
  7. EncFS icon

    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 icon

    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/

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  9. encfs4win icon

    encfs4win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This is an experimental project of porting EncFS to the Windows world.

    Encfs4win's homepage
  10. FinalCrypt icon

    FinalCrypt

    • 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.

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