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Folder Lock lets you password-protect files, folders, and drives; encrypt your important files on-the-fly; backup them in real-time; protect portable drives; shred files & drives and a clean history. It is the most downloaded file-security application with more than 45 million users. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP. Keep your encrypted lockers backed up and synced on a dedicated secure cloud server.
Furthermore, if you want to protect your files without encrypting them, you can also lock your files, folders, and drives on your PC from access and visibility. You can also create Encrypted Wallets to save personal information like Credit Cards, Bank Accounts, and Business Cards. You can also Shred files, folders, drives, and empty hard drive space. You can also clean Windows usage history. Additionally, the app comes with additional security settings unheard before. You can activate password security and restrict access to different parts of the application using an admin level master password. You can run the application in complete stealth using the Stealth Mode feature. You can also catch and perform actions on repetitive hack attempts and on basis of incorrect password logs and you can set automatic duration based protection for your data security, so you know that your stuff is no longer accessible to anyone else when you're away from your PC.
Features and Highlights
The tool can Lock and Hide files and folders within seconds. It enables you to Password Protect and restricts unwanted eyes from viewing files, folders, and drives. Once you’ve locked a folder, it will be hidden from its previous location and can only be accessed through the software interface.
Encrypt your Files
The app creates Lockers. Just as you would put your money in a safe, would you like to keep your files in a digital ‘Locker’ that’s safer than a bank’s vault? You can create ‘Locker(s)’ which are protected by AES 256-bit encryption. You need not encrypt or decrypt files when accessing; simply copy them to Locker and voila! They are encrypted on-the-fly.
The program offers a 2-way encryption and backup method, letting you backup your encrypted ‘Lockers’ online. This feature lets you create a password-protected backup of your Lockers so that the information is not only secured from prying eyes but is protected from loss or damage. If your PC gets stolen or data gets deleted, simply recover your data back from your online account.
You can also keep your Lockers in portable devices including USB and External drives. This software converts these Lockers in executable files so that you don’t need to install the tool every time you want to access your secured files. You can also burn them to CDs/DVDs and create password-protected zips for email attachments.
The app lets you create digital Wallets to protect the confidential information you use on a regular basis – information such as banking details, credit cards, transactions, ATM pin, and much more. You can create as many cards as you want in these Wallets. They are encrypted when saved.
Simply deleting your files is no guarantee that your files cannot be recovered. Shredding your files deletes your files permanently from your hard disk in such a way that even a file recovery software cannot recover them again. FolderLock not only helps you to Shred Files, but it also lets you shred the empty drive space so that no matter what files were deleted previously, gets shredded as well.
Note: 30 days trial version. Limited functionality.