Secure Folder 7.7

Secure Your Files And Folder However You Choose.

  • Category:

    Blockers & Access Control

  • Version:

    7.7

  • Works under:

    Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows 2000 / Windows XP

  • Also available for:

    Android

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.9 (55)

Secure Folder is a piece of software that enables the user to create password-protected and encrypted directories on their computer to prevent unauthorized access.

Secure Folder is designed for any user to be able to figure out. It has minimal controls and offers one type of encryption: AES-256, to keep your files safe. To be clear, Secure Folder will not stop someone who has broken into your computer from reading your files; you can still be keylogged to get the password to the folder. Nevertheless, someone without industrial computing resources would not be able to crack the encryption on the folder, although there are better algorithms that would carry more of a guarantee.

Secure Folder aces the simplicity of use test. It is a very simple install, and it's very easy for the user to add folders to protect during the installation process and later through the Settings menu. It has a Mac-themed user interface which may be confusing for some people. Secure Folder offers three modes that can be customized for each folder: hide, lock, and encrypt. Hiding a folder does not encrypt its contents, but others will not be able to see it exists. Lock is a similar option, but it just makes the file not openable until the user goes into the program to open it.

Secure Folder is integrated into Windows Explorer, making it feel almost like a built-in part of the operating system. All-in-all, Secure Folder is a high quality product that any user who wants peace of mind from security could benefit from.

Pros:

  • Has different modes that can be changed by folder
  • Integrated into Windows Explorer for easy usage

Cons:

  • Only supports AES-256, which is not the most secure algorithm
  • If the program malfunctions, users' files could be permanently locked

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