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Folder Lock

$39.95
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 1330 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.6.2
  • Total Downloads:
    3,709,364
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 19, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try (25-use trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    9.94MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    811
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Folder Lock 7 locks, hides, and password-protects files and folders on your PC, but it also encrypts files and email attachments, takes secure backups, protects USB and CD drives, and makes wallets that can store credit card numbers and other sensitive personal information. It thwarts hackers by logging and acting upon multiple failed log-in attempts, while a hotkey-activated stealth mode keeps out snoops. Folder Lock is free to try for 30 days.

Pros

Master Password option: In addition to rating Password strength, Folder Lock 7 can ask for the Master Password for the Lock Files feature only, instead of for every feature.

Make Wallets: The Make Wallets tool creates secure data containers that can store and encrypt passwords, bank accounts, credit card numbers, and more.

Xtras: The Xtras menu holds Shred Files and Clean History tools. The Shred Settings (on the Settings menu) sets the default shredding action and can exclude locked and program files from shredding.

Cons

Secure backup: Don't get us wrong -- we're all in favor of the Secure Backup tool's end-to-end encryption, real-time data sync, and automatic backup of files added to Lockers. But you have to sign up for an account to use it, which could entail subscription fees later on, and it's not a substitute for a full system backup.

Bottom Line

Folder Lock 7's ability to secure your privacy and personal data reliably and without fuss would probably be enough to justify its reasonable cost versus similar freeware, but extras like encryption and secure data wallets make the difference.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Folder Lock 7.3.0.

 
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  • Current Version

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    3.8

    out of 1330 votes

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    • 4 star 107
    • 3 star 46
    • 2 star 65
    • 1 star 311
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5 stars

"I can keep my privacy intact with it."

September 23, 2016  |  By Michaelsheppard07

2016-09-23 02:59:56  |  By Michaelsheppard07

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.6.2

Pros

Keeps my privacy intact.

Cons

I found this software appropriate for me, so, no such cons.

Summary

I can lock file and hide all my photos, videos, documents and other sort of data with this software. It leaves no traces of hidden data, moreover, with it's file shredder, I can erase desired files permanently.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.6.2
Version 7.6.2: German, Italian & French language support in Folder Lock, more optimization with Windows 10 and a few tweaks to make encryption faster.
General
Publisher NewSoftwares
Publisher web site http://www.newsoftwares.net
Release Date September 17, 2016
Date Added September 19, 2016
Version 7.6.2
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 9.94MB
File Name folder-lock-pd.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,709,364
Downloads Last Week 811
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 25-use trial
Price $39.95

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