While there are a number of PDF writers like CutePDF and Doro that can easily convert any type of document in PDF format from virtually any Windows application, you can easily convert any Microsoft Word document to PDF format using a built-in option. This feature is available in both MS Word 2013 and 2010.
Drive encryption is meant to secure your data and sensitive personal information, in case your computer is stolen or attacked to gain access by a third party source such as a hacker o malware. In such a case, it is necessary to have your data encrypted to secure your bank account credentials, credit card information, social security number, etc, which may be saved on your hard drive. During the installation Continue Reading →
Cryptkeeper is a system tray applet for Linux which allows creating encrypted and password protected folders for securely saving your files. These folders are hidden by default, but you can unhide and access them anytime from the appropriate password. Cryptkeeper can also be used to import ENCFS files encrypted files. See the simple steps explained below to understand how to install and use this software.
Previously I reviewed Cute PDF Writer, which allow creating PDF documents from any program that has a printer option. Doro PDF Writer is a similar tool that converts common MS Word, MS Excel, WordPad, Notepad and other documents to PDF format. You can also password protect and encrypt the newly created PDF files. Doro PDF settings are highly customizable and allow managing everything from the document quality to the color Continue Reading →
Notepad++ is an advanced text editor for programmers which supports many programming languages and can be used as an alternative to Windows Notepad. It is basically a source code editor and Notepad replacement which runs in the MS Windows environment. Notepad++ is based on the editing component known as Scintilla and is written in C++ . Notepad++ uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and Continue Reading →
Ubuntu One is a free Canonical web service similar to Dropbox which comes pre-installed with the Ubuntu operating system. It allows users to store and sync files between computers and mobile devices (such as Android and iPhone) using it’s cloud storage service. Previously I explained the procedure to encrypt Dropbox in Ubuntu using ENCFS. This time I will tell you how to encrypt Ubuntu One files. Ubuntu One Encrypt/Decrypt is Continue Reading →
FreeVDF is a virtual disk management software which allows creating virtual disks which can be encrypted and password protected. FreeVDF also allows mounting CD/DVD drives images. This makes FreeVDF more than a virtual disk mounting application, as one can create encrypted virtual drives on a computer and password protected the data inside them.
KNote is an advanced and secure note taking application that allows creating encrypted notes with images, videos, text, etc and provides the utility to publish it over the KNote website to be accessed by a given URL. Content can be saved to a note via simple drag and drop which makes it easy to save data in note form.
ENCFS is an open source software which delivers an encrypted file system in a user space. It does not require any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel to provide a file system interface. ENCFS can also be used to encrypt Dropbox files in Ubuntu and other version of Linux. This might be particularly useful as Dropbox does not encrypt files on its own. In this post Continue Reading →
Right Click Enhancer is a windowstweak which enables fully customizing the Windows right-click context menu with custom shortcuts to files, folders and programs. Moreover, you can also add custom shortcuts to My Computer and the Control Panel according to your liking. Other than adding items to the right-click menu, you can also add system paths (to send files to), encrypt or decrypt documents and folders. Below are instructions for using Continue Reading →