Free Windows BitLocker Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Windows BitLocker is VeraCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Windows BitLocker and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Windows BitLocker are TrueCrypt (Free, Open Source), LUKS (Free, Open Source), AES Crypt (Free, Open Source) and Encrypto (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    1. Its a software to encrypt and protect data with a password on your removable pen drives using the AES 256 bits encryption. Runs with any usb pen drive No installation required Easy drag & drop file adding Built in file shredder Secure your data if drive is lost
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      FreeOTFE is a free, open source, "on-the-fly" (OTFE) disk encryption program for PCs running MS Windows and Windows Mobile PDAs (FreeOTFE4PDA).

      Discontinued

      Discontinued per Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreeOTFE)

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    2. LUKS Manager provides on-the-fly encryption (AES by default) to virtual folders on Android devices. These virtual folders can be dynamically mounted, unmounted, created and deleted as needed. Similar to Truecrypt in functionality.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Hide your files and folders from prying eyes. Set your master password and lock your files. No one can access your files without your master password.
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    3. 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.
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    4. An app that encrypts text files using the secure AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption, which is approved in the United States for government documents with the highest level of confidentiality.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • TrueCrypt
      • dialog
      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.
    5. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Samsung Secure Folder lets you put to use the power of defence-grade Samsung Knox security platform to protect your files with a private, encrypted space on your phone.
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    6. Crypter is a console utility to encode-decode, encrypt-decrypt, or digest any file with 64 bases, 35 ciphers, and 126 digester algorithms respectively.
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