WinSesame

WinSesame

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.5
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.3
  • Total Downloads:
    16,115
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 17, 2011
  • Price:
    Free; $51.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    386.06KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This helpful folder-locking tool is simple to operate, but it could use a better manual for novice users. Except for the simple Options and password dialogs, WinSesame is operated though your context-click menu. Our testers found that the program wasn't friendly to first-time users, but the learning curve isn't steep, and most users should quickly master the program.

Locking and encrypting a folder is a mere matter of right-clicking on it and choosing WinSesame Lock. You just have to enter a password twice and the folder is locked down. Attempting to open the folder displays a password dialog that our testers couldn't bypass. Shortcuts to files in locked folders simply fail to find the file. Users who just want a minimum of security can easily set an option to use the same saved password for all locked folders.

We liked that the passwords are not limited in length or type. The very security conscious can add another level of protection that limits folder decryption to their original computer. This freeware version is limited to only small folders. Users wishing to use this program on a typical system will have to pay for the unrestricted version. Still, WinSesame is a strong, useful folder-encryption and locking tool that proves easy to use after some initial work.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 14

5 stars

"good software"

December 11, 2010  |  By sergio56941

 |  Version: WinSesame 10.1

Pros

easy to use. very usfull

Cons

nothing all is ok

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5 stars

"This topic talks about an old version."

October 04, 2010  |  By sergio56941

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

The current version 10.1 of this program is OK.

Cons

No problem with this program be sure to download the current version.

Summary

This topic talks about winsesame 7.1 The current version is 10.1. This program was rebuilt at least 3 times since this topic was published with lot of improvement. Be sure to download the current version. There is no bug in the current version.

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2 stars

"Free license so restricted as to be useless."

October 09, 2009  |  By gkaiser01

 |  Version: WinSesame 10.1

Pros

Didn't bother trying once I realized the limit.

Cons

Should be more upfront about restriction.

Summary

Only permits 5 files or 50 KB for free; otherwise, requires license purchase.

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1 stars

"NOT FREE!!!"

June 25, 2009  |  By zacattackat

 |  Version: WinSesame 9.2

Pros

quick install

Cons

Won't lock any folder larger than 50K in the "free" version. They want $43 for this thing.

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1 stars

"Does not work at all"

March 16, 2009  |  By siowyp

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

i can't think of any

Cons

does not work at all

Summary

after installing, you get "options", and "winsesame lock all". but the interface is so poorly designed, and the english is confusing, you'd have no idea how to proceed. selecting "windsesame lock all" yields nothing, only some program running on the background. Don't waste time.

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1 stars

"Misclassified -- it is NOT free"

January 24, 2009  |  By curbanow

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

Easy to use.

Cons

The product is NOT free. When I tried to encrypt a folder it says "folder size is larger than maximum for free version!" Then it directs me to the website to buy a license!

Summary

I dislike how they mislead you by classifying it as "free" when it should be classified as a limited-feature trial version. Don't waste your time downloading it.

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1 stars

"Waste of Time"

September 07, 2008  |  By kenrhea

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

Nothing good about this at all

Cons

It either tells you there is insuffiient memory (in French....) or it says the folder is too large and you need to buy a copy... Absolute waste of time. No uninstall program

Summary

It either tells you there is insuffiient memory (in French....) or it says the folder is too large and you need to buy a copy... Absolute waste of time. No uninstall - have to do it through Control Panel. and then manually delete the menu options and folder in Program files - I guess my registry is now full of WINSESAME stuff...

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1 stars

"Meaningless"

December 26, 2007

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

Not a thing since unable to start using with so strict limitation on folder size.

Cons

Tried to lock a folder less than 2MB but failed. Not sure the true limit for this software. Less than 1MB?

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5 stars

"I like this software"

November 30, 2007  |  By anniecharbon

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

I like this software. The fee version is enought to store passwords, credit card numbers etc. I bought a license. It's ok now on big folders.

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5 stars

"Good Software"

October 06, 2007  |  By K!113r 7

 |  Version: WinSesame 7.1

Pros

I like it because it is simple and easy you just need a compressed file reader and ZIP your in :)

Cons

Sometimes it has a few glitches

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 10.3
General
Publisher Aragon Soft
Publisher web site http://www.aragon-soft.com
Release Date November 17, 2011
Date Added November 17, 2011
Version 10.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 386.06KB
File Name winsesame.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 16,115
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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