4 Best Encryption Software For Mac 2017

Encrypting your files is of utmost importance in today’s life. If you are as cynical as me, then I’m sure you also tend to protect every single thing of your phone or computer by putting a lot of strong passwords.

This is the modern time in which we can’t trust anybody. We have so many data saved on our devices, and we’re completely unaware of who wants to fetch for the same.

You must keep the sensitive stuff in your devices under control, and for that, many Encryption tools maintain the data safe from unwelcome guests.

Whether they’re your personal selfies that you click in… well, let’s say “free time” or the notes in which you’ve written all your feelings. These encryption tools keep them locked and only can be opened on your command.

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But the question arises that in between hundreds of tools, which one should we pick to keep our data safe.

Below is the answer to this question. In this article, we’ve mentioned 4 encryption tools, which are our favorite in a way or the other.

You just have to sit back, read the pros and cons of those tools and choose which ones suit you.

4 Best Mac Encryption Tools


1. Hider 2:

An ultra secure tool for encrypting files on Mac is Hider 2. It is THE best tool for digital storage. You can hide any type of notes, documents, photos, etc. and it will remain tightly secure in the vault of Hider 2.

MacPaw Hider 2 Mac Encryption Tool

The very easy user interface of this app makes it suitable for any average user to use.

You can create groups of different files and documents. You also get a feature of auto lock in which the app locks itself after a period of seconds or whatever time you choose if you’re inactive.

It works on AES-256 encryption system, which is known as the safest. It also supports external drive and completely disconnects the data after encrypting it.

It requires OS X 10.8 and costs $19.95 for a single Mac license.

Read detailed review of Hider 2.


2. Cisdem AppCrypt:

Cisdem AppCrypt Mac Encryption Software

It’s an annoying task to keep track of your emails, photos, videos and/or other applications on your personal Computer. But you can’t also leave these things unattended.

To protect them individually, Cisdem has designed great software named AppCrypt that locks the applications that you mean to do. It is just like the app locks in your iPhone that asks a password every time you want to open the app.

It also gives the user to set the specific time you want to lock the apps for. Not only this, but it also keeps track if any failed attempt happens to open the blocked apps.

You can buy the software on its official site for $19.99 or can first try the free version.


3. GNU Privacy Guard:

An open-source implementation of Pretty Good Privacy, GnuPG allows you to encrypt the files and keep the data safe by the hybrid encryption software program.

It uses the combination of conventional symmetric-key cryptography for the speed. It is an all-in-one solution that offers file and data encryption as well as keychain management.

It is free software, which works both on Windows and Mac.


4. Concealer:

Concealer Mac Data Encryption Tool

The best utility to hide the files and documents in Mac is Belight’s Concealer. What you have to do is just to drag and drop the files into this software and encrypts it.

It uses data cards to keep your stuff safe. Though it only deletes the data from your desktop and not your hard drive, still it has won Gold Award for Top Ten Reviews.

Using 128-bit or 256-bit key can encrypt the files. It also tells whether your existing or new passwords are strong enough.

I see a lot of potential in this app to be the best tool for Mac for encrypting files.

It is available for $19.95 on the official site.


We know how much you want to protect your stuff and we do care for our readers. That’s why these Softwares and applications mentioned above will be your saviors.

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