Description

[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.
Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk.

Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive.

Encrypts a partition or drive where Windows is installed (pre-boot authentication).

Encryption is automatic, real-time (on-the-fly) and transparent.

Parallelization and pipelining allow data to be read and written as fast as if the drive was not encrypted.

Encryption can be hardware-accelerated on modern processors.

Provides plausible deniability, in case an adversary forces you to reveal the password:

Hidden volume (steganography) and hidden operating system.

License

Free

Supported Platforms

Mac Windows Linux

Apps for TrueCrypt

TrueCrypt is also a platform with 1 apps listed on AlternativeTo. Browse all 1 apps for TrueCrypt.

Links to official TrueCrypt sites

Official Website    Twitter

Features

Drive Encryption Portable Add a feature

Category

Security & Privacy

Tags

Discontinued disk-encryption drive-encryption encrypt-usb-drive file-encryption on-the-fly portable

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Never had any problems with the full disk encryption, because of it's on-the-fly method. And I haven't noticed any performance reduction when playing games etc. It's simply the best free software for...

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Truecrypt did pass a security audit, but since then vulnerabilities have been found. VeraCrypt, which also open source, has taken on the TrueCrypt code and improved it, including in terms of...

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