DiskCryptor is an open encryption solution that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition. The fact of openess goes in sharp contrast with the current situation, where most of the software with comparable functionality is completely proprieatary, which makes it unacceptable to use for protection of confidential data.
- Support for encryption algorithm AES, Twofish, Serpent, including their combinations.
- Transparent encryption of disk partitions.
- Full support for dynamic disks.
- Support for disk devices with large sector size (important for hardware RAID operation).
- High performance, comparable to efficiency of a non-encrypted system.
- Broad choice in configuration of bootingan encrypted OS. Support for various multi-boot options.
- Full compatibility with third party boot loaders (LILO, GRUB, etc.).
- Encryption of system and bootable partitions with pre-boot authentication.
- Option to place boot loader on external medium and to authenticate using the key medium.
- Support for key files.
- Full support for external storage devices.
- Option to create encrypted CD and DVD disks.
- Full support for encryption of external USB storage devices.
- Automatic mounting of disk partitions and external storage devices.
- Support for hotkeys and optional command-line interface (CLI).
- Open licenseGNU GPLv3.