Crypt4Free is a freeware version of AEP PRO (a powerful file encryption utility). Although it doesn't come with as many features as AEP PRO, Crypt4Free has all of the essential tools that most users will require in order to encrypt and decrypt files.
Crypt4Free supports all kinds of various forms and medium, and it includes a zip and unzip utility. Crypt4Free provides two algorithms; DESX (128-bit) and Blowfish (448-bit), along with a ‘Quick Wipe’ file-erasing option. Now although the list of features and tools with Crypt4Free is meagre, it is however really easy to use.
Key Features include:
- Full .ZIP support
- No "back door" access.
- Supports DESX (128-bit) and Blowfish (448-bit) encryption.
- Easy to use interface.
- Skin support .
With Crypt4Free you have a number of basic security tools at your disposal, such as the file shredder and the user privacy tool; for erasing all internet traces, such as URL History, Favorites, Recycle Bin, Passwords etc.?
Overall, Crypt4Free is neat little utility that supports various formats and medium. It has a .ZIP support and can encrypt data at DESX (128-bit) and Blowfish (448-bit). It is lightweight, easy to use and free. If you are in the market for a basic encryption tool, then Crypt4Free should be something that you check out.