VeraCrypt Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to VeraCrypt for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to VeraCrypt.

VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on https://alternativeto.net/software/truecrypt/ . If your looking for more info about VeraCrypt like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/13/2018 2:20:00 PM

Alternatives to VeraCrypt for all platforms with any license

  • Cryptomator

    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. Cryptomator for Android/iOS costs a small fee and is not open source, but it uses an open-core component that can be checked for backdoors. Easy and Reliable We understand simplicity as a key aspect of security.

    • Does not do encryption of local files, partitions, or drives Guest • Jul 2018 • 0 agrees and 7 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Now, it does support saving the encrypted files into local storage. But it does need an internet connection. So even the local storage can't be decrypted without an internet connection, I do not understand why, In my opinion local storage en-/decryption shouldn't depend on internet connection. teewetAug 2017 • 3 agrees and 13 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Only encrypts files that are to be uploaded to dropbox or google drive, no local volume support Guest • Feb 2017 • 3 agrees and 32 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Duplicati

    Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008. In that year the storage model was redesigned completely and the program was rebuilt from scratch. This manual describes Duplicati 2, the version based on the new storage model.

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  • TrueCrypt

    [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).

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    • Discontinued Currently unmaintained. Last version, TrueCrypt 7.1a, is still available for download and development has continued via the forks https://alternativeto.net/software/veracrypt/ and https://alternativeto.net/software/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."
  • CipherShed

    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). There’s no complicated commands or knowledge required; a simple wizard guides you step-by-step through every process. After creating an encrypted file or disk drive, the encrypted volume is mounted through CipherShed.

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  • Boxcryptor

    Boxcryptor is an easy-to-use encryption software optimized for the cloud. It allows the secure use of cloud storage services without sacrificing comfort. Boxcryptor supports all major cloud storage providers (such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, SugarSync) and supports all the clouds that use the WebDAV standard (such as Cubby, Strato HiDrive, and ownCloud).

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  • DiskCryptor

    DiskCryptor is the only truly free solution, provided under GNU General Public License (GPLv3), which offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition. The main criteria for open-source software is the availability of its source code under one of the open source licenses. The only open-source alternative to DiskCryptor that has comparable features is TrueCrypt.

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    • Discontinued The last update was released 09.07.2014.
  • Windows BitLocker

    BitLocker drive encryption provides offline data and operating system protection by ensuring that the drive is not tampered with the operating system is offline. BitLocker drive encryption uses a TPM, either discrete or firmware, that supports the Static Root of Trust Measurement as defined by the Trusted Computing Group. BitLocker is capable of encrypting entire hard drives, including both system and data drives.

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  • LibreCrypt

    LibreCrypt (formerly DoxBox) is an open-source disk encryption for Windows and the successor of FreeOTFE Change of name to 'LibreCrypt' in version 6.2 Features: Easy to use, with a 'wizard' for creating new 'DoxBoxes'. Full transparent encryption, DoxBoxes appear as removable disks in Windows Explorer. Explorer mode lets you access DoxBoxes when you don't have admin permissions.

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  • EncFS

    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. EncFS is open source software, licensed under the GPL. As with most encrypted filesystems, Encfs is meant to provide security against off-line attacks; ie your notebook or backups fall into the wrong hands, etc.

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    • 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
  • Safe: Encrypted File System

    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. Safe is cross-platform and currently runs on Windows and Mac OS X. It works with all applications and file types and can store encrypted files anywhere. Safe is also fully compatible with existing EncFS volumes. Safe is licensed under the GPLv3 and is based on free software.

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  • Jetico BestCrypt

    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. BestCrypt supports several encryption algorithms and security standards and offers multiple ways to work transparently with encrypted data: * Store encrypted data in containers and access the data through virtual drives.

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  • CryFS

    CryFS encrypts your files, so you can safely store them anywhere. It works well together with cloud services like Dropbox, iCloud, OneDrive and others. The goal of CryFS is not only to keep file contents, but also file sizes, metadata and directory structure confidential.

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  • Encrypted Partition Mounter

    This app eases the use of mounting (loading) encrypted partitions (also called Volumes), a disk drive may consist of several of those areas, usually represented by a drive letter. If those partitions are encrypted by TrueCrypt or VeraCrypt and other apps based on TrueCrypt, they can be marked to have a password box shown, if they get connected with the computer. This will happen in the background, because the encrypter will be instructed to mount (load) it.

    • It auto detects encrypted partitions on USB drives and asks for a password. It may use VeraCrypt as backend. nabilredmannOct 2017 Disagree   Agree

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  • GostCrypt

    The Gostcrypt project has been launched at the end of 2013 as fork of the (late) Truecrypt project. It intends to go farther than ever. Since the late 70s, most of the algorithms used (not to say all) are UKUSA encryption systems that have been chosen, promoted and standardized under the control of the USA and its satellite countries. Security rationales The GOST 28147-89 block cipher uses 256-bit keys for encryption or decryption.

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  • SecurStick

    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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  • CyberSafe Top Secret

    CyberSafe Top Secret is an information security program that uses modern encryption algorithms (RSA, AES, BlowFish, etc.). The assortment of tools and features provided by CyberSafe Top Secret are valuable in all fields that work with information: protecting confidential information, protecting E-mail correspondence, creating and validating digital signatures.

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  • Steganos Safe

    Safely encrypt sensitive data On PCs, in networks and in the Cloud Confidential documents, business records and TAN lists all belong in a safe place. Steganos Safe 18 is a digital vault that protects everything you don’t want anyone else to see. The clearly structured new user interface ensures that this highly professional security software package is intuitive and very easy to use.

    Freemium Windows

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  • FileVault

    FileVault is a method of using encryption with volumes on Mac computers. Encryption and decryption are performed on the fly. FileVault 2 uses full disk, XTS-AES 128 encryption to help keep your data secure. Using FileVault 2, you can encrypt the contents of your entire drive.

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  • CryptoForge

    Data encryption software by CryptoForge allows you to secure your sensitive data everywhere it goes with strong AES encryption. It features a file encryption module which allows you to encrypt files and folders of any type and size, on any kind of media, including external USB drives, mobile devices, flash memories, and network folders. It also includes a file shredder for secure data disposal.

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  • SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security

    Now this is what I call real security!... You may use any one of nineteen, industrial and military strength, encryption ciphers to secure your most precious private information. There is BlowFish, TwoFish, CAST-128, Cast-256, DES, 3DES, ICE, Thin ICE, ICE2, IDEA, MARS, Misty1, RC2, RC4, RC5, RC6, Rijndael(AES), Serpent, and last but not least TEA.

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  • Gizmo Drive

    Gizmo Drive is a virtual device simulator which allows you to create password protected hard disk images with its proprietary GDRIVE format. Gizmo Drive also supports a number of standard image formats including: ISO, VHD, BIN, IMG, NRG, CCD, MDS, and MDF.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.7.9, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Kruptos

    Lock and encrypt your photos, movies, files and folders using 256-bit file encryption. The trial version of Kruptos 2 Professional is fully complete with no functional limitations for 30 uses. After the trial period expires you will still be able to use Kruptos 2 fully, the only limitation being the performance of Kruptos 2 Professional will be reduced, to remove the limitation simply buy.

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  • Seald

    Seald is a one-click encryption tool that keeps unwanted eavesdroppers out of your conversations. Our goal is to protect the privacy of Internet users, regardless of their skills or the application on which they communicate. That's why we developed Seald, a tool for the general public and companies. It enables users to secure files and messages directly on the websites and applications they already use (e-mail, Facebook, Slack, Dropbox, etc.) with an intuitive design.

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  • Steganos Privacy Suite

    Safely encrypt sensitive data On PC, in networks and in the Cloud Confidential documents, business records and TAN lists all belong in a safe place. Steganos Safe 18 is a digital vault that protects everything you don’t want anyone else to see. The clearly structured user interface ensures that this highly professional security software package is intuitive and very easy to use.

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  • Android File Locker with Password Protection ( Hide Images and Videos )

    You have arrived to one of the Best FileLocker on playstore which is most usable and attractive with various themes available. Most awesome feature of File Locker is usability, because you can easily select any image or video to hide directly from gallery. You can hide and unhide all images or videos with a single click Hiding video or image will hide it from gallery and it will not be visible in gallery and when you unhide, it automatically gets visible in gallery.

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