Why choose AxCrypt?

Strong encryption

File security with 128-bit or 256-bit AES encryption.

Cloud storage awareness

Automatically secure your files in Dropbox, Google Drive etc.


AxCrypt speaks English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Russian and more to come.


Allow secured files to be opened by other AxCrypt users with their own password.

Password management

Manage and access your passwords seamlessly wherever you are.


AxCrypt Mobile

Open your encrypted files on your phone.

Convinced? Try it yourself, it’s free!

How to get started

  • 1. Download

    Get the latest version of AxCrypt

  • 2. Encrypt

    Select which files to secure with just a few clicks

  • 3. Share

    Share your secured files with a single click

This is a video tutorial on how to get started with AxCrypt.

For further details, head over to our documentation

What others say


AxCrypt makes everything about encryption simple, so you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that it even makes PKI exchange of secure data simple (…) For these reasons, AxCrypt joins CertainSafe as an Editors’ Choice for encryption.

PC MAG, 2016, 2017, 2018

It’s really easy to use and easy to integrate into your workflow, thanks to its shell support. If you’re eager for more options, it also has a ton of command line options, so you can fire up the command prompt in Windows and perform more complex actions—or multiple actions at once.


AxCrypt is a software that enables you to easily encrypt files and folders. It’s essential when you are sharing your computer with multiple users and want to maintain your privacy.


If you need to compress, encrypt, decrypt or shred files, AxCrypt is a powerful solution. With a host of features that can be easily accessed in any part of the Windows operating system, this application is easily the top choice amongst free file encryption software.


AxCrypt is a free and easy to use security software solution that will ensure nobody has access to your private, sensitive information.


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