BCArchive – Encrypt and Compress Files

BCArchive is a free program that allows you to create encrypted archives with password protected data this to restrict access to the information , files and folders. This application has a simple GUI interface, which is easy to configure and makes the settings clear for any user.

BCArchive - Encrypt and Compress Files
BCArchive – Encrypt and Compress Files

The steps to create encrypted archive is to provide a name to the archive select the location on your PC and select the encryption algorithm (Blowfish, Twofish, Gost, Rijndael, Serpent), the type of hash (SHA, Whirlpool, Skein) and create a password. Next you can add necessary files or directories that you want to encrypt to main window.

During encryption, user should randomly move the mouse on the screen to make the encryption more complex. some of the features with this tool are:

  • Create compressed & encrypted archive file protected by password
  • Create compressed & encrypted archive file by using the public key of another user
  • Add several passwords to an existing archive file
  • Apply more than one public key to an archive file enabling a number of users to decrypt the archive
  • Generate new or use existing secret/public key pairs in PKCS-12/X.509 format
  • Compress & encrypt data to a self-extracted executable program
  • Synchronize, import, export functions

You can read more and download this tool over here: https://www.jetico.com/downloads/free-security-tools