Encrypting for Dropbox

Update 05/28/2014 - TrueCrypt is now defunct

Update 01/3/2012: I now recommend the free, open source AESCrypt in lieu of AxCrypt as a simple, easy to use cross-platform encryption tool. Find out more here.


I wrote about Encrypting Your Dropbox files before, but found this LifeHacker article touting the greatness of BoxCrypt. Of course, I immediately looked for something like what is shown in the screenshot below:
I've highlighted the FREE option. If you click the Download Now button, you get the Windows version.

Installing the Mac or Ubuntulinux versions requires a bit of work. I'm sure it's not impossible, but at this point, TrueCrypt.org remains my favorite cross-platform, free open source solution and recommendation.

Update 01/3/2012: I now recommend the free, open source AESCrypt in lieu of AxCrypt as a simple, easy to use cross-platform encryption tool. Find out more here.



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