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Editors' Review

by   / December 21, 2008

There aren't any problems encrypting and decrypting files with this program, but we were a little turned off by the push for installing other software by the same publishers.

MEO File Encryption Software's user interface is small and to the point. The three prominent command buttons for encrypting and decrypting files and emails make it difficult to make a mistake. Once we selected the Encrypt files button, we selected our file, created an output file, and opted to make it a self-decrypting file. We were disappointed by the measly two algorithm method choices (Blowfish and 3-Des), but encryption was quick and effective. Decryption was just as easy. Encrypting an email requires that you configure your SMTP settings, which might intimidate novice users, but sending encrypted files was a breeze.

The program left behind a folder in the installation directly that had to be manually removed after it was uninstalled, but this was a minor inconvenience. As far as free file encryption programs go, this is one of the better ones we've seen. We recommend it for moderate to experienced users.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.18

The latest version is a new release that may include unspecified updates, enhancements and bug fixes.


Publisher NCH Software
Publisher web site
Release Date October 18, 2016
Date Added December 04, 2018
Version 2.18


Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 462.17KB
File Name meorefsetup_cnt.exe


Total Downloads 22,942
Downloads Last Week 0


License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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