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How to encrypt a folder

Best Encryption Expert encrypts a folder using three encryption types with high speed and strong security level.

Method 1:

1. Right-click the folder you want to encrypt and choose “Best Encryption” in the pull-down menu.

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2. Set your password and select the encryption type, then click OK.

encryption window

Method 2:

Start Best Encryption Expert, select the folder you want to encrypt from the file-browsing window below, and click the "Encrypt Data" button. Set you password and select the encryption type in the pop-up window, and then click the Encrypt button.

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There are 3 ways to encrypt a folder in Best Encryption Expert: full encryption, diamond encryption and portable encryption.

Full-, Diamond- and Portable Encryption use the internationally mature encryption algorithm to encrypt your data, which have the strongest encryption level.

Full encryption encrypts all files in a folder into encrypted files at one time. You can open a Full-encrypted folder normally without entering password, but each file inside needs the correct password to access.

Using the diamond encryption if you want to open a folder with a password and the highest security.

Using the portable encryption if you want to decrypt an encrypted folder on another computer.

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