VeraCrypt v1.24 Update 7

webfork on 11 Aug 2020
  • 55MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 Aug 2020
  • Suggested by abc

VeraCrypt is volume encryption software that functions like an attached drive, making it possible to actively work with data like any other drive until the volume is dismounted. The program supports favorites, hot keys, hardware acceleration, and auto-mount options. Includes a variety of available tools for added security including keyfiles, security tokens, hidden volumes, auto-dismount, cascaded encryption and cached password management.

Cross-platform with clients available for Mac and Linux. Alternatively, VeraCrypt Portable is also available.

VeraCrypt is based on the inactive TrueCrypt, attempting to solve some of the program's documented weaknesses. The program can open and convert TrueCrypt volumes.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. Writes "LEGACY_VERACRYPT" driver settings to the registry.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract:
  1. Download either the "Portable" or "Legacy Portable" (for WinXP-Win7) and launch
  2. When prompted to install, select the Extract option and select a folder of your choice
  3. Launch VeraCrypt.exe
For more information on the available options of running VeraCrypt in portable mode, read the section on Portable Mode.
Similar/alternative apps: TrueCrypt
What's new? See:
https://www.veracrypt.fr/en/Release Notes.html

16 comments on VeraCrypt  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

webfork 2020-08-28 23:44

@CornHolio - In terms of security, TrueCrypt is probably more than adequate for 98% of users. It's still very hard for someone to get into your data. However, VeraCrypt likely works better with whole-disk security and has some speed improvements.

v1.24 Update 7

CornHolio the Gringo 2020-08-28 22:02

I still use TrueCrypt-7.1a, the proven.

v1.24 Update 7

giulia 2020-08-10 00:35

hi
could be corrected for the w7 users!

v1.24 Update 7

PAFuser 2020-08-09 12:06

Select Windows 8 and above, runs as 64 bit on Windows 10 according to Task Manger. Seems to have both 32 and 64 bit in download. Using PortableApps version 64 bit runs on Windows 10 64 bit.

v1.24 Update 7

giulia 2020-08-09 09:42

there 2 portable version
1) for w10 and 8
2) for windows xp , vista and 7

v1.24 Update 7

webfork 2020-01-27 09:59

@Gougueuleu: that's true, but we've listed admin in the requirements section. As to weather that's "true" portable depends on who you ask.

v1.24 Update 4

Gougueuleu 2020-01-27 03:04

On MS windows, this is not a portable version : It needs an admin account, to dezip and install the exe.

v1.24 Update 4

Mixture 2020-01-25 10:19

NOW, version 1.24 update 4 installs properly on my Windows 10 system! What the %*@?# is wrong with my computer?!

v1.24 Update 4

Mixture 2020-01-24 17:09

I tried downloading version 1.24 update 4 from MajorGeeks, Snapfiles, and veracrypt.fr and always go the same error whenever I tried to install it on my Windows 10 system.

Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

Seeing that it was still usable on Windows XP, I copied the veracrypt.fr download to a flash drive and tried installing it there. A new error popped up.

This distribution package is damaged. Please try downloading it again (preferably from the official VeraCrypt website at http://www.veracrypt.fr).

I checked the SHA256 hash checksum and it is correct so I know my download was good. Until VeraCrypt and/or Microsoft fixes their error, I must stay with version 1.24 update 2.

v1.24 Update 4

Mixture 2017-07-11 17:29

Version 1.21 still does not install on my Windows 10 system. I had the same problem with the 1.20 version of VeraCrypt.

v1.21

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