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Strong file encryption tool

CrococryptFile is a file encryption tool which creates encrypted archives of arbitrary files and folders.

The encryption features of CrococryptFile can be compared to a ZIP utility that uses ZIP's AES encryption. However, there are significant differences. CrococryptFile...

  • encrypts all file and folder information including filenames, time/date and filesize information,
  • disguises any information of the archive's content, because all data and meta-data is simply integrated into a giant file dump.

A *.croco file solely shows that it is indeed a CrococryptFile archive and which crypto suite (e.g., password-based AES-256 encryption ) is used.


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11 November 2016


I published it under GPLv3. Would hope it get's included into Linux distributions...

Leaders and contributors

Frank Hissen Developer

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Software prerequisites

Required to useDepending on the platform and the downloaded edition: Java or not Java
Required to buildPure-Java, can be built with Eclipse or any J1.7 compiler

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 November 2016.


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