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System Protect Alternatives

System Protect is described as 'is free, easy-to-use software that helps keep your operating system stable and protect important programs, documents and files from deletion caused by viruses, other users on your computer such as your kids, or even by your own mistake' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to System Protect for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Windows BitLocker. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Encrypto or Axcrypt. Other great apps like System Protect are Seahorse, EncFS, Folder Lock and Jetico BestCrypt.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

System Protect is free, easy-to-use software that helps keep your operating system stable and protect important programs,...

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  1. 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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    Encrypto

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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    Axcrypt

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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    Seahorse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • GnuPG

    Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys and passwords in the GNOME Keyring.

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    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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    Folder Lock

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Folder Lock is a file lock, folder protection & file encryption software to lock folders & password protect folders. Encrypt files and lock USB Drive. Free Download!

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    Jetico BestCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Gnome Encfs Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    Folder Guard

    • Windows

    Folder Guard is powerful security software for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000. You can use it to protect folders with passwords, hide files and folders from other users, restrict access to Control Panel, and more.

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    Wise Folder Hider

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Wise Folder Hider is a free file/folder hiding tool. You can use it to hide files and folders on local partitions or removable devices.The data can't be accessed by other programs or on other operating systems such as DOS.

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