Steadycrypt Alternatives

    Steadycrypt is described as 'This is a Java-based application that allows the user to important files that are on that operating system to encrypt easy and secure and organize'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Steadycrypt for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is GnuPG, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Steadycrypt are TrueCrypt (Free, Open Source), AES Crypt (Free, Open Source), Encrypto (Free) and Kleopatra (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      • Xfce
      • OpenPGP
      GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications.
    1. [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.

      Discontinued

      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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    2. 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).
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    3. Encrypto lets you encrypt files before sending them to friends or coworkers. Just drop a file into Encrypto, set a password, and then send it however you normally would — but this time with added security. It’s free for both Mac and Windows.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • GnuPG
      Kleopatra is a certificate manager and a universal crypto GUI.


    4. AxCrypt is a simple file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with your workflow to encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with files.
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      • 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_Concerns

      The actual audit, which the author participated in, is here: https://defuse.ca/audits/encfs.htm

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    5. Password-encryption of files and folders. The program is written in Java and therefore platform-independent and runs on nearly every system without installation, but requires a Java Runtime Environment - that is already installed in most cases.
    6. GPG for Mail is an open source plugin for Apple Mail. Encrypt, decrypt, sign and verify mails using OpenPGP with a few simple clicks. GPG Keychain
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    7. 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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