TrueCrypt Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to TrueCrypt for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TrueCrypt and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to TrueCrypt are Cryptomator (Freemium, Open Source), File Lock PEA (Free, Open Source), LUKS (Free, Open Source) and CipherShed (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

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      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. Reasons for choosing FinalCrypt:
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    1. 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.


    2. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      Zed! protects your personal and sensitive data in encrypted archives on e-mail, on USB sticks and in backups. ENCRYPTION
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    3. Securely encrypt your private and confidential files or whole folders. The encryption/decryption process is simply done by dragging the selected file(s) or folders(s) to application window.


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      LUKSUS is a tool that creates an encrypted volume and filesystem on a hardrive or other storage media as well as a filecontainer. It can use the following encryption facilities: LUKS, Truecrypt and GELI.
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      OneTime is an open source encryption program that uses the one-time pad algorithm to allow two parties to communicate privately. It has features to assist with the bureaucracy of pad management, and comes with built-in help. OneTime requires Python 2.
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    4. DCrypt is an encryption and decryption tool that combines in a smart way multiple algorithms. The combination of multiple strong algorithms makes it much more difficult for hackers to get the plain content of the encrypted file without the password.
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      The Gostcrypt project has been launched at the end of 2013 as fork of the (late) Truecrypt project.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2012. See http://www.gostcrypt.org/news_and_changelog.php

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      Really similar - different cryptographic algorith : no container (.tc files) compatibility - Similar graphic interface - quite same cross platform compatibility (windows+linux rpm deb+Mac OS X 10.9) - Same "reasonable deniabilty" with hidden volumes
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      SecurStick is a free portable application that lets you carry encrypted files on your USB drive. You can use the drive on any computer to access and modify those files WITHOUT needing any administrator privileges. Available languages: English, German and Italian.
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