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File Encryptor

Submitted on: 1/8/2015 5:28:00 PM
By: Alex L. (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: C++ (general)
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     This is a GUI encryptor program written in Dev-C++. It uses no MFC. When it encrypts files, it encrypts them into stand-alone executable files that you can take with you wherever and execute (and enter the password you entered to began with) to decrypt. It can encrypt binary (like executables, pictures, etc.) and ascii (text) files. When encrypting it also compresses the file using zlib (I used version 1.2.3 when compiling, which can be found at or if you are using Dev-C++ you can just download it with the tools -> check for updates/packages option.). The zlib works great to add extra security to the encryption, and it also helps reduce the file size (it doesn’t work very well on reducing file size with binary files, but with text files it can reduce it by a lot). If you use this program, don’t loose the password you used to encrypt with, for it can not be retrieved. The program takes a while to encrypt/decrypt larger files, for instance, it takes about 20 seconds to encrypt a 60 MB file, and the time just goes up from there. I hope this program helps you, and have fun with it.


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