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Cryptainer LE Free Encryption Software

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    Dec. 28, 2012
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File encryption is the way to go to prevent prying eyes from viewing important documents, but no one wants to mess with a lengthy encryption process. Cryptainer LE Free offers users a quick and easy way to securely encrypt their private data.

The program introduces two separate windows to your desktop at startup. The larger of the two windows walks you through the setup process for creating an encrypted volume. First, you have to browse for and select the location for the volume. Next, the program asks you to enter a label for the container, the volume size (up to 25MB), and a password. Finally, you have to select from two different encryption algorithms (Blowfish448 and AES256). We quickly went through each step to create our encrypted container, which appeared on our desktop. Upon creation, the smaller window expanded to include our encrypted volume. It was there that we were able to drag and drop files for immediate encryption. We were also given the options to view our encrypted files in Windows Explorer, load and unload the files, and encrypt the files to send by email. Each time we tried to access Cryptainer, it successfully prompted us for our password. Creating and sending encrypted files by e-mail was as simple as selecting the file and applying a password. The program gives you the option of creating an encrypted self-extractor so that your recipient can decrypt the file without having to install Cryptainer. The program includes a very lengthy Help file as well as startup tips, so you're covered.

Cryptainer LE Free installs a desktop icon without asking, but cleanly uninstalls. We recommend this program to all users.

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1 stars

"This software and the seller is a fraud!"

November 13, 2014  |  By rksmith100

2014-11-13 11:28:55  |  By rksmith100

 |  Version: Cryptainer LE Free Encryption Software 10.0


There is nothing good to say about this!


1. Won't install in Windows 7 or 8.
2. No support available from seller. E-mails to support go unanswered.
3. When installing, numerous viruses and trojans are installed, unless picked up by your virus protection software.


Avoid this company and its products at all costs! Buyer beware....

Updated on Nov 13, 2014

Moderator -- I wish to delete my previous negative review about Cryptainer. There was a misunderstanding between me and the company. Is this possible?


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3 stars

"Works but not stand-alone"

August 07, 2013  |  By Uziel-Uz

2013-08-07 00:52:49  |  By Uziel-Uz

 |  Version: Cryptainer LE Free Encryption Software 10.0


> Can create USB vaults
> Easy to use


> USB vault can't be accessed on other PCs unless CryptainerLE is installed on each one.


Downloaded from Cypherix website & no malware was encountered.

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1 stars

"Full of Malware!!!!!!"

May 14, 2013  |  By hotdog1953db

2013-05-14 10:51:07  |  By hotdog1953db

 |  Version: Cryptainer LE Free Encryption Software 10.0


Not a single one!


Scam And full of viruses and malware.


I followed the CNET links and downloaded this product. It downloaded a basket full of malware, viruses, and trojans. It immediately took over my Firefox browser and caused my computer to crash. It took several days to finally get the last detectable infection out and I am not sure that I got it all. STAY AWAY FROM IT!

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 10.0
Version 10.0 includes multi tab interface which allows to have several volumes open at the same time within a single window, supports multiple 100 MB volumes and multiple Tera byte volumes.
Publisher Cypherix
Publisher web site
Release Date July 03, 0012
Date Added December 28, 2012
Version 10.0
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 7.33MB
File Name cryle10.exe
Total Downloads 17,411
Downloads Last Week 14
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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