What are the best encryption software for total privacy?

asked by Georgia Olson
50 contributors
9 solutions
  1. 12

    #1CertainSafe

    CertainSafe

    CertainSafe is an encryption service that allows you to secure your data by mitigating risk, ensuring compliance, and protecting your reputation. You don't need to download any software. Simply drag and drop any data, document, file or image up to 2GB you want to protect, and that's it. 

    Apps

    Web

    $12- user/month. Free trial available

    Peter Flores
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "CertainSafe is the worst app for data encryption for your phone. It didn't secure my data or keep it safe. it is also limited to protecting 2gb files. I'm not a fan."
  2. 7

    #2Seafile

    Seafile
    Seafile is a next-generation open source cloud storage system with advanced support for file syncing, privacy protection and teamwork.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Brenda Ramos
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "Yeah, this stuff works. It lets me sync AND it encrypts my files. I feel a lot more secure knowing that my records are secure. Security is important in my area of expertise, so this is great!"
  3. 7

    #3AxCrypt

    AxCrypt

    AxCrypt is a software that provides security and encryption for your files, cloud storage services, and passwords. Plus, you can use it in many different languages and set up collaboration by allowing another user to access your secured files with their own password.

    Software

    Windows, iOS, Android, Mac

    Free- $75

    Gregory Franklin
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "The software is very flexible and useful. It will definitely help to secure your data. Since it comes in many languages, it will be useful in many parts of the world"
  1. 5

    #4EncFS

    EncFS

    EncFS is an open source encryption tool, free to use that provides a filesystem that is encrypted in user-space. It uses the FUSE library module to provide the interface for the filesystem and is licensed under GPL. It has a repository webpage in Github to help you find anything you need.

     

     

    Software

    Other Platform

    Free

    Brittany West
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "I find to be a great product or tool for people like me who like their privacy safe and protected. It is an easy to use product."
  2. 5

    #5SSuite Picsel Security

    SSuite Picsel Security

    SSuite Picsel Security is a portable application that encrypts plain text messages or text files using a highly secure method called steganography. Whatever you write will be completely protected from prying eyes, spies, and snoops.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Georgia Olson
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "Ever wanted to sidestep the Overlords of the internet with some real military grade encryption?... Well... today is your lucky day... SSuite Picsel application is a single, stand-alone, non installing, portable application that encrypts any and all plain text messages or text files with just one click of a button."
  3. 4

    #6Cryptomator

    Cryptomator
    Cryptomator is a client side encryption system for the cloud that provides a transparent type of encryption. With this tool you can protect your documents from any kind of unwanted access. It s free and open source so you can use it and modify it if you want.



    Software

    Other Platform

    Free- Free

    Christopher Hudson
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "Cryptomator works with any cloud-based service, including Google Drive and Dropbox. It is free and open source and offers fast encryption and decryption. I have found that there are limitations as to file size."
  4. 1

    #7SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security

    SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security

    SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security is a software focused on protecting your files, documents, text messages, etc. One of its greatest things is that it runs on all Windows operating systems. 

    Software

    Web

    Free

    Georgia Olson
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "This encryption app rocks! It can protect any data, document, or text. Has many options with ciphers that will boggle your mind."
  5. 0

    #8Gilisoft Encryption Toolkit Suite

    Gilisoft Encryption Toolkit Suite

    Gilisoft Encryption Toolkit Suite is a complete encryption tool which includes the software File Lock Pro, USB Encryption, Secure Disc Creator, Full Disk Encryption, Private Disk and USB Lock. It allows you to protect your files and folders and improve the security of your computer.

    Software

    Windows

    $279.99

    winfilelocker
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "#1 Encryption Toolkit Suite is able to do almost every encryption work, such as encrypting USB, encrypting disk, creating secure disk partition, and locking file & folder with password. With it, you can easily protect your privacy and data security. There will be no worries of data loss, data thief, or any kinds of data leakage."
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    #9Surespot Encrypted Messenger

    Surespot Encrypted Messenger

    Surespot Encrypted Messenger is an app for iOS and Android devices that lets you send secure encrypted messages. With this app you will be able to control over your messages. Once your message and its attachments are delivered, they will be removed from the receiver's phone.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Bruce Wheeler
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "This is a good encryption app for phones/tablets. I used this for a while on my android tablet but I have since switched to a different one with more features. This is one is kind of bare bones."

Summary

Best What are the best encryption software for total privacy
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1CertainSafeApps 12 Paid
2SeafileSoftware 7 Free
3AxCryptSoftware 7 Free
4EncFSSoftware 5 Free
5SSuite Picsel SecuritySoftware 5 Free
6CryptomatorSoftware 4 Free
7SSuite Agnot StrongBox SecuritySoftware 1 Free
8Gilisoft Encryption Toolkit SuiteSoftware 0 Paid
9Surespot Encrypted MessengerApps 0 Free
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