Strong encryption

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

Easy to work with

Open and edit a secured file directly with double-click.


Cloud storage awareness

Automatically secure your files in Dropbox, Google Drive etc.



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.

Secured folders

Automatically secure new files in designated folders with one click.



AxCrypt is translated into multiple languages, currently English, Spanish and Swedish.

More features

Feature Description
Lightweight Small download.
Easy installation and use No options and simple user interface, with Windows Explorer integration.
Fast download and uploads Intelligent optional compression.
Convenient to use Passwords are remembered in a session.
Windows compatible Windows Vista/2008/7/8/10 32- and 64-bit compatible.
Standards based cryptography Only uses well-researched cryptographic algorithms and modes of operation.
Data integrity verification Secured files cannot be modified without detection.
Automatic File Updating Automatic update of the secured file after open and save.
Local device security Shredding of all temporary and encrypted plaintext files.
Large file support Support for files larger than 4GB.
Metadata retention Retains original file name and information of a secured file.
File Wipe Safe removal of files.
Brute force resistant Dynamic brute force counter measure – iterative password wrapping making attacks even harder.
Scripting enabled Extensive command-line interface for scripting and programming.
Open source Open source under GNU General Public License.
Support User support via e-mail, forum and second level support via chat.