USB - FREE super-strong 256-bit encryption PORTABLE software for any hard drive or USB Flash memory stick

During these days I was looking to a Truecrypt alternative (end of support) so I found a freeware software that you can copy on your USB and permit to decrypt your usb.

Download:

http://www.portableapps4u.com/download/safehouseexplorer_3.01.zip

Vendor:

http://www.safehousesoftware.com/

Here you can find more technical details.


SafeHouse Explorer – 3.01 Portable

SafeHouse Explorer is FREE super-strong 256-bit encryption software for any hard drive or USB Flash memory stick. Total privacy with a familiar Windows Explorer-like interface. SafeHouse Explorer makes your secret files invisible and hides them from snoopers, intruders and anyone else who doesn’t have your permission to view them. SafeHouse Explorer uses passwords and maximum-strength 256-bit advanced encryption to completely hide and defend your sensitive files, including photos, videos, spreadsheets, databases and just about any other kind of file that you might have. SafeHouse Explorer can protect files residing on any drive, including memory sticks, external USB drives, network servers, CD/DVDs and even iPods. SafeHouse Explorer creates hidden private storage areas on your local hard drive or external media to hold your confidential files. Your files are completely invisible until you enter your password. After you enter your secret password, you access your files using SafeHouse Explorer’s familiar drag-and-drop Explorer-like interface. SafeHouse Explorer is an application created to help you hide and protect your private documents and files, keeping them safe from intruders and anyone else who doesn’t have your permission to view them.
 

SafeHouse Explorer Features:

Uses strong 256-bit Twofish encryption
Compatible with all popular Windows applications.
Protects documents, spreadsheets, photos, videos, data and more.
Lightning fast. Does not degrade performance.
Fully-integrated with Windows and Explorer.
Private storage volumes as large as 2,000GB each.
Unlimited number of private storage volumes.
Protects files on both local and external hard drives.
Protects files on CD and DVD (secure archives).
Protects files on USB Flash drives and memory sticks.
Can be used to email protected files.
Backup private volumes to external storage devices.
Private files can be located on shared network servers.
Password strength meter helps you choose strong passwords.
Make self-extracting EXE encrypted vaults.

OS:

Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8


[update 2016.12.31]

You should be aware that TrueCrypt development was no longer maintained/updated  since 2014.

http://www.alessandromazzanti.com/2013/08/usb-create-usb-encrypted-with-truecrypt.html

Hacker - Truecrypt alternatives

Several security bugs have been not resolved.

You fan review this article about some alternatives that I summarize them in this article too.

https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/truecrypt-is-discoutinued-try-these-free-alternatives/,.


Here they are Truecrypt alternatives (from my side I use, normally, 2. and 7. options):
  1. VeraCrypt You can find a full list of improvements and corrections that VeraCrypt made on TrueCrypt here. It is open source and free.
  2. Bitlocker no encrypted containers ability and not open source.
  3. DiskCryptor supports encryption of external devices including hard drives, USB drives, CDs, and DVDs
  4. CipherShed
  5. FileVault 2 Apple’s answer to Bitlocker, no encrypted containers ability and not open source.
  6. LUKS
  7. SafeHouse Explorer – 3.01 Portable

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