An introduction of software to hide folder
A hidden folder or file is a folder or file which file system utilities do not display by default. You can achieve that by Windows property attribute or a third-party application. When you enter hide files or hide folder in Google, you can have lists of ways and products which can make you confused. This article can give you some guidance and introduce you some software to hide folder or files.
Folder hidden software as well as encryption software includes commercial software and freeware. You should always try them before you buy one piece. Here lists some useful software for you:
1. Folder Lock from NewSoftwares: Free to try (30-use trtial); $39.95 to buy
Folder Lock is a full suite solution letting you keep your personal files encrypted and locked, while keeping an automatic and real-time backup of encrypted files to an online storage. It also offers portable security for USB drives and CDs/DVDs. Except for its lousy support, you should definitely give Folder Lock a try if you share a PC and need to keep certain files to yourself.
2. Easy Folder Hider from Linsasoft : Free to try ; $29.95
Easy Folder Hider can protect sensitive data on notebooks, personal computers, removable and flash disk. It can hide your secrect files and folders. You can use Hot-Keys to easy open/close this software and set a login password. Once your data has been protected. There is no way of restoring the data without the proper password.
3. KaKa Folder Protector from kakasoft: Free to try ; $24.95
KaKa Folder Protector can hide/encrypt any folder including flash disk and removable hard disk.Three Methods depending on the security level you need: Lock, Scramble and Encrypt Folder. A strong industry standard 256-bit BLOWFISH Encryption is used to encrypt your files.Protected files are totally hidden and locked,undeletable, unmovable and totally inaccessible.
4. Folder Access Pro from Topdownloads: Free to try ; $19.95
Folder Access Pro is a new security tool that lets you lock your files and folders with your personal password. Now nobody but you can access your most sensitive information. Locking folders and files also effectively protects you from malicious programs such as viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. All you have to do is drag the file or folder you want to lock to the Folder Access Pro window.
5. Free Hide Folder from Cleanersoft: freeware
Free Hide Folder is a free computer security software to hide your private folders. It is very useful to keep your personal data away from others. Others will not know where your personal files exist and they will not be able to accidentally view them. Free Hide Folder is protected by a password that you can change or remove at any time.
6. Winmend folder hidden from wenmend: freeware
WinMend Folder Hidden is a free file/folder hiding tool. While ensuring the absolute system safety, this application can quickly hide files and Folders on local partitions and/or on removable devices. The hidden files/folders will be safely hidden whether the drive is accessed in another operating system on the same computer or reinstalled on another computer. You can set a password for this application. Hidden data can be displayed and unhidden only when the user enters the valid password. The data is completely invisible to other programs or on other operating systems.
Through times of comparison and testing, these software applications are all excellent ones. The introductions are from their publishers for you to get better understanding. With the commercial applications, folders are protected with complicated algorithm. So they can be used commercial settings where more strict confidentiality is required. While Winmend folder hidden is not recommended for home use only. It is a good choice.
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