AxCrypt 1.6

AxCrypt easily encrypts your documents with AES 128bit algorithm!
4.4  (48 votes)

AxCrypt helps you protect your documents from unauthorized access, encrypting files using an AES Algorithm with 128bit Keys. It combines a powerful symmetric encryption with compression and the ability to open/edit a file just with a simple double click.

AxCrypt doesn’t require any configuration at all, it integrates with the Windows Shell making the task of encrypting a file as easy as Right Clicking it and selecting “AxCrypt | Encrypt”.

Key Features

- No user configuration needed, just install and use!
- Open/Modify your encrypted files with your favorite application just by double clicking on them.
- AxCrypt automatically re-encrypts the file after you save and close it.
- Thanks to it’s full-featured command line interface you can easily use AxCrypt in your scripts and/or programs!
- 128bit Key AES Encryption.
- You can cache your pass phrase so you only have to enter it once per logon.
- Supports files greater than 4GB on Windows NT/2K/XP systems.
- Secure memory handling that prevents any data or keys to be stored in the paging file.
- Verification of data integrity so no file change goes undetected!

AxCrypt is compatible with Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP, It's available in multiple languages including Spanish and the best of all is it's Free!

Sebastian Vitangeli
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Review summary


  • Easy to Use
  • Open source
  • Windows Shell Integration


  • Only one encryption algorithm available
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