AxCrypt: Open Source tool for encrypting files

AxCrypt takes a more granular approach to file encryption

The ability to encrypt the entire hard drive for your CEO, CFO,etc. etc...is a great technology. But, while the ability to encrypt an entire disk has its advantages, there are times when you only need to encrypt certain files. For instance bit-locker or other such tools would not be necessary for most users. As an IT Director I never had any real reason to encrypt my entire hard drive. But there definitely times I have needed to encrypt files. Thanks to a tool I just heard about called AxCrypt. Not only can you encrypt only the files you want, but you can do so in a cost effective way. You see AxCrypt is an open source software. Not only is it open source it is real easy to use. AxCrypt integrates into the right-click menu in Windows, so encrypting a file is as simple as right clicking and choosing a single file to encrypt. Some other great features include: Editing of encrypted documents by simply double-clicking the file Command line interface Integration with Web-based file sharing services 128-bit AES encryption Server mode options Support for files up to 4GB To name a few, but best of all is that AxCrypt require zero configuration. If you need to send files to a client simply let them install the software email them the encrypted file and then let them right-click and choose decrypt...it is effortless. Download AxCrypt today and check out this cool little tool that has a lot of power!

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