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AxCrypt 1.7.3156.0

  • Last update: 16 Jan 2014
  • License: Freeware
  • Size: 3.33MB
  • Downloads: 14286

AxCrypt is free, easy to use and strong file encryption for Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista, integrated with Windows Explorer. Encrypt, compress, decrypt, wipe, view and edit with a few mouse clicks.

Why do you need encryption? In two words: privacy and confidentiality.

As private persons, we nowadays store lots of information on our computers that is not necessarily secret, but just simply private. Many of us also at times have the need to use employer-owned computers and servers, as well as public servers, to store such information. It might be copies of electronic invoices, private letters, your CV etc.

Features of AxCrypt 1.7 :

The following are features that really set it apart from all other file encryption tools, commercial as well as free:
· Double-click to edit/view with any application.
· Automatic re-encryption after modification.
· Absolutely no user configuration necessary or possible before use.
· Open source under GNU General Public License.
· 7 languages in one executable distribution.
· Extensive command-line interface for scripting and programming.
• Other features:
· Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista compatible.
· AES encryption with 128-bit keys.
· Edit an encrypted document directly with double-click.
· Optional pass phrase cache - type pass phrases once per logon and/or reboot.
· Automatic pass phrase validation before decryption or editing.
· Key-File generation and support.
· No options or user interface - easy to install and use.
· Relatively light-weight, less than 1Mb download
· Extensive command-line interface.
· Server mode options.
· Huge file support > 4GB (on Windows NT/2K/XP).
· Dynamic brute force counter measure - iterative key wrapping.
· Integrates well with web based file sharing services.
· Selective compression before encryption - faster downloads/uploads.
· Retains original file name and information of an encrypted file.
· Integrated shredder.
· Shredding of all temporary and encrypted plaintext files.
· Secure memory handling - no keys or data in the paging file.
· Industry standard algorithms.
· Data integrity verification - no undetected modification.
· Unique data encryption keys used for every file and (re-)encryption.
· Polyglot - currently speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian and Swedish.
· Easy to add more languages - contact me (I'm especially looking for Nordic languages)!
· Open source - no backdoors.
· Private branding support for commercial or corporate versions.
· It's FREE!

What's New in AxCrypt 1.7.2685.0 :

· Chg: Make the trial mode code more robust for terminal server scenarios etc
· Chg: Update Crypto++ to 5.6.1 from 5.6.0
· Chg: Update Zlib to 1.2.5 from 1.2.3
· Chg: Update build environment to Visual Studio 2010 and Windows SDK 7.1

Rating: 5 1 (vote) Comments:

Program is wonderful but not as we wish a secret because this program is not protected and professional people can penetrate through which encrypted files,,, thanks

  • Rating: 5
  • Posted by: Abu 3li
  • Date: 16 Aug 2011
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