If you have some sensitive files on your computer, it will do you a lot of good to hide them from prying eyes. One way is to use AxCrypt, an open source file encryption program for Windows. Not only is it free, but in terms of providing security this program by the AxCrypt development team is very powerful.
The software is also very easy to use. Once installed, just right click the file or folder that you want to encrypt. Choose AxCrypt from the properties menu and the program will do its thing. The application is pretty quick and can handle different kinds of files and its encryption is very strong. The software is also very easy to use and edit even if you have encrypted the file.
AxCrypt has many useful features, but you won’t have any problems learning how to use it. Even though there are many other great features, there is no need for any user set up. The software uses AES encryption with 128-bit keys, and auto pass phrases validation is supported as well.
In addition, AxCrypt supports key file generation. Best of all it is integrated with Windows, so you don’t need to worry about learning a user interface. AxCrypt also has command line options and there are server mode options as well. Furthermore, there is support for files bigger than 4GB.
AxCrypt comes with web file sharing service integration and keeps the file’s original name. The software also has a shredder built and will destroy all temporary and plain text encrypted files. One complete program.