Owing to the rapidly rising incidents of data theft, information hijack cases, internet now no more appears to be a reliable mode of data exchange. However, if you encrypt your important files with a trusted encryption algorithm you can securely transfer them through the web. In order to do so, you would require taking the assistance of a proficient file encryption utility. Such a competent tool is Advanced Encryption Package Professional 5.0.1 that can help you apply strong encryption algorithm to your sensitive files. The utility not only encrypts the files but also can help you generate ‘self-decrypting’ executable from your files that can run without any software requirement. In addition to the file encryption functions, it even accompanies a file shredder for wiping your original file’s content, and smoothly integrates with Windows Explorer’s context menu.
The Advanced Encryption Package Professional presents an intuitive console to the users for encrypting the desired files or folders. For carrying out the encryption process, you’re provided the Explorer with mid left area to select the desired files and directories. Making the selection, you can choose to Encrypt, or create SFX or ZIP files with applied encryption algorithm. While encrypting or forming the self-encrypting files/folder, you’ve to enter a password, riddle, and choose the desired encryption algorithm for applying the protection. Even, along with encrypting the files, you can set the source file to be left as it is, deleted, or wiped, as needed. Further, before applying the security you can set various filters and define output location for storing the resulting file. If you wish to send the file as email attachments, then the file text can be encrypted. For applying the configured settings to the selected files/folders, press ‘Start’ immediately after which the protection is applied to them. Moreover, it allows altering the program configurations relating Files, Interface, Password Quality, Secure Deletion, Language, Sounds, and eTokens.
The Advanced Encryption Package Professional 5.0.1 incorporates algorithms like RSA, Public-Private Key cryptography, Privacy Master, and various industrial encryption algorithms such as 3-DES, DIAMOND2 etc. The utility owing to its excellent features and intuitive program environment earns a score of 4 rating points.