What are the best free and open source cloud encryption tools?

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    #1Cryptomator

    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

    Kevin Andrews
    Written on March 17, 2017
    "Want to encode all your personal information in an easy to use program? Cryptomator will have your sensitive files under lock and key with simple point and click. Make edits to it whenever you want, this program is an open source product which allows you to make modifications with no charge. Keep everything you want from unwanted eyes with this program and feel safe and secure at the same time."
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    #2EncFS

    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

    Gary Edwards
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "EncFS will help make sure all of your files are safe and well-encrypted. It can handle any files on your computer and even files on your mobile phone as well. It is pretty easy to setup and the best part, it is free!"
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    #3Seafile

    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

    Patrick Dean
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "In today's digital world on the cloud, many people rightly are concerned about the security of their data in the public domain. Luckily, Seafile provides open source cloud encryption - for free! Additionally, Seafile lets me synch and share files across multiple devices, saving tons of time and frustration."
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    #4Surespot 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

    Bryan Nelson
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "Surespot does not have substantial user downloads compared to others. It seems to work relatively well, and unencrypt the messages and attachments . However it is a basic encryption messenger without a lot of options"

Summary

Best What are the best free and open source cloud encryption tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1CryptomatorSoftware 4 Free
2EncFSSoftware 1 Free
3SeafileSoftware 0 Free
4Surespot Encrypted MessengerApps 0 Free
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