Folder Lock

Folder Lock

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 1283 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.5.1
  • Total Downloads:
    3,507,349
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 15, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-use trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    8.95MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,036
  • 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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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 19 votes

    • 5 star 15
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 1283 votes

    • 5 star 765
    • 4 star 107
    • 3 star 44
    • 2 star 64
    • 1 star 303
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5 stars

"An easy to use and reliable data security software"

March 23, 2015  |  By steven-d-pifer

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

Folder Lock does not require any sort of expertise in computer to protect data

Cons

Nothing for me

Summary

Folder Lock is amazing, I just have to drag and drop my files to password protect them, the rest is done by this software itself. Folder Lock is nothing less than a blessing for users like me.

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5 stars

"Everything is safe with Folder Lock"

March 23, 2015  |  By Jose-franklin

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

The best thing about this program is that it secures my information in multiple ways

Cons

Nothing is perfect in this world

Summary

From encryption to cleaning history and shredding files, Folder Lock does it all. This software is without any shadow of a doubt is one of the best.

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5 stars

"Nothing to worry when you have this program"

March 23, 2015  |  By Louisg.mathew

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

A comprehensive data security program

Cons

There may be some, but, I love it

Summary

Folder Lock almost makes it impossible for any data thief to access to my information. Literally, I am not worried at all since I am using this software. My data is safe indeed.

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1 stars

"WARNING - DO NOT INSTALL"

March 21, 2015  |  By Slap_Shot_12

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

None. This program is so badly flawed there are no pros worth mentioning.

Cons

The program is very unstable in Windows 8, but the bigger problem is that you cannot uninstall the program without a master password. When you set that password during the install it does not tell you that, but once you set it if you forget that password there is no way to uninstall the software. Further, it runs a background application that hogs resources that cannot be turned off without uninstalling the software. Avoid at all costs - it is so bad I would almost consider it malware.

Summary

Virtually malware - avoid at all costs.

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5 stars

"Data Security at its best"

March 15, 2015  |  By DerekL.Colley

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

The software has got it all, it ensures my and privacy

Cons

There might be some, but, the program is nearly perfect

Summary

The best thing about this software is that it has multiple features for data security. It encrypts my documents, clears my browsing and windows history, shred files and much much more. Folder Lock is such a complete program.

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4 stars

"Unpleasant User Interface v7.5.1"

March 15, 2015  |  By newspresenter

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

Yes, it locks and protects.

Cons

Unpleasant and unattractive User Interface v7.5.1

Summary

Please improve user interface.

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5 stars

"Folder Lock Does Protect EVERYTHING"

March 09, 2015  |  By Scot.triley

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

It secures every sort of data irrespective of their nature

Cons

Nothing negative, extremely useful, almost perfect, no cons

Summary

An amazing program on which I can easily rely for the protection of my intellectual property and every other sort of data. An effective and easy to use software.

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5 stars

"Best Security Application"

March 06, 2015  |  By zeshanbilal

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

It is easy to access!

Cons

If someone forget its password unfortunately, there is no way to get that back!

Summary

Its the best folder locking software to keep safe your files from sniffers.. I have found its crack and using full version for free! here is the link: http://softwarespatch.com/2015/02/folder-lock-7-key-crack-full/

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5 stars

"Everything is protected with this amazing software"

February 11, 2015  |  By mark_parker38

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

Every sort of data is easily protected by Folder Lock.

Cons

No disadvantages really.

Summary

All kinds of files are folders can easily be secured with this wonderful program. I protect all my media files, spreadsheets, documents and every other sort of digital data with this amazing software.

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5 stars

"A savior in this horrific situation of data security"

February 09, 2015  |  By robinson_r

 |  Version: Folder Lock 7.5.1

Pros

I pay special attention to my data security and Folder Lock is truly a savior for me.

Cons

Hackers may hate this software, but, no cons for me

Summary

I love this program, Folder Lock is simply a savior in this situation, where no one is safe in the cyber world. I can recommend it to everyone with full confidence.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.5.1
In this version update, some minor bugs have been resolved with file locking and hiding mechanism.
General
Publisher NewSoftwares
Publisher web site http://www.newsoftwares.net/?id=dn
Release Date January 15, 2015
Date Added January 15, 2015
Version 7.5.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.95MB
File Name folder-lock-dn.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,507,349
Downloads Last Week 4,036
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-use trial
Price $39.95

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