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. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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    2. Free Hide Folder is a free computer security software to hide your private folders. It is very useful to keep your personal data away from others. Others will not know where your personal files exist and they will not be able to accidentally view them.
    3. The realcrypt application in the RPM Fusion repo is an encryption application based on truecrypt, freely available at http://www.truecrypt.org/.


    4. My Lockbox is a security software enabling you to password protect any folder on your computer.

      Bundleware

      The default installer contains OpenCandy, but a version without it is available for download. Be careful during the installation: Forum

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Challenger is a software for the encoding of files, folders and drives. For the installation and for the execution simple user rights suffice. Thereby the program is mobil usable on an USB flash drive too.
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    5. If you are interested in protecting your documents and folders, Hide Folders is just what you are searching for. With a click you will conceal files and folders with all their contents.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver
      ProxyCrypt is a command line tool that creates encrypted volumes within a file or a hard drive.
      It works as a "proxy" for the ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver .

      Features:
      - Supports AES-256, Serpent and SHACAL-2 ciphers.
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    6. 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.
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