Folder Lock

Folder Lock

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 1261 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.5
  • Total Downloads:
    3,449,568
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 06, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-use trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    8.87MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,476
  • 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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5 stars

"Love the New Version"

November 27, 2014  |  By Steven.richmond

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5

Pros

The new interface is simply beautiful and software is now working faster as well.

Cons

No cons now as there was none before

Summary

The new and improve user interface of Folder Lock is simply love. It is more refreshing and also easier to use. There is a significant improvement in the performance of the program with this update. Feeling more secure now!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.5
Version 7.5 has been upgraded with brand new interface, and its encryption algorithm has been reengineered making the encryption process 43% faster and 76% percent more secure than previous version.
General
Publisher NewSoftwares
Publisher web site http://www.newsoftwares.net/?id=dn
Release Date November 06, 2014
Date Added November 06, 2014
Version 7.5
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.87MB
File Name folder-lock-dn.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,449,568
Downloads Last Week 4,476
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-use trial
Price $39.95

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