Palcrypt

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.0.1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,656
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 23, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.2MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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PalCrypt is a free, bare-bones file encryption and decryption program. Though the user interface didn't knock our socks off, it proved to be a competent file privacy program.

The program's initial user interface is tiny and offers three buttons for encrypting and decrypting files, and for online support. The online support button did indeed take us to the publishers Web site, but the underutilized forum didn't offer a lot of information for the novice user. When we selected the encryption button, we selected the file, entered a password, and select the encryption method. PalCrypt gives you three encryption options--MD5, SHA1, and Blowfish. Our file was immediately encrypted. When we tried to access it, we were asked to enter our password, and the file was decrypted, though it left the original encrypted file.

More experienced users are probably going to want more encryption options, including deleting the source file and choosing the directory for the encrypted file, but the programs simple design will appeal to those new to file encryption. Though we were able to successfully uninstall the program, it did leave an empty folder in our program files.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"May have a virus or trojan"

March 09, 2010

 |  Version: PalCrypt 2.1.1.9.2018

Pros

Appears to work.

Cons

14 of the scanners at VirusTotal indicate the palupd.exe has a virus or torjan.

I'm staying with Axcrypt.

Summary



Updated on Mar 9, 2010

14 of the scanners at VirusTotal indicate that palupd.exe has a virus or torjan.

(corrected for grammar)

Updated on Mar 9, 2010

14 of the scanners at VirusTotal indicate that palupd.exe has a virus or trojan.

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5 stars

"The very easiest way to encrypt files with an unbreakable algorithm"

April 12, 2008

 |  Version: PalCrypt 2.1.1.9 build 2018

Cons

I think there is a bug in the installer but this is fixed in the current build. Visit the author website for more details.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.0.0.1
Version 3.0.0.1: new encryption algorithms added.
General
Publisher Machinescript
Publisher web site http://www.machinescript.com
Release Date November 15, 2011
Date Added August 23, 2012
Version 3.0.0.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.2MB
File Name install_palcrypt.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,656
Downloads Last Week 6
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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