A straight-forward tabbed interface
Following a brief and uneventful installation process, you can launch the application and start encoding your important files right away, as it requires very little prior experience in order to handle it.
The main window makes use of a tabbed interface, enabling you to swiftly move between its sections and protect the ‘Files’ or ‘Folders’ on your system, conduct secured ‘Chats’ or turn your cloud directories to ‘Stealth’ mode.
Choose the data you wish to encrypt and protect it with just a few clicks
BL-Crypto features three different keys, which can be user-defined from the ‘Settings’ section, using a preferred algorithm, such as AES-128, AES-256, BL-Crypto-96 or Blowfish-64.
In the ‘Files’ tab, you can load a document or drag and drop it onto the assigned window, then select the preferred ‘Key’ and press the ‘Encrypt’ button, automatically outputting the file to the default directory.
At the same time, you can type a written message and encode it, the resulting text begin displayed in the right-side window, allowing you to preview it before saving to a TXT file or emailing it.
The ‘Folders’ section lets you choose a certain directory on your system and cypher it using one of the available keys, while the ‘Stealth’ function enables you to protect any cloud or thumb drive folders. Moreover, you can use the ‘Chat’ to securely talk to people on your network, by being able to send automatically encrypted messages.
A handy data protection instrument
To summarize, BL-Crypto is an interesting and fairly easy to handle utility that can help in encrypt sensitive files and folders, even conversations or cloud-stored data, using user-created keys.
Reviewed by Marina Dan, last updated on April 29th, 2014
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Application descriptionBL-Crypto is a reliable tool that features strong encryption methods to protect your work on DropBox / Google Drive et...