Security, Encrypting, Encryption, Compression, AES, deflate, gzip, text, editor, free, freeware, lgpl, open, source skouny's utilities true english MPAA G 2012 Skounakis Yiannis Skounakis Yiannis 27 July 2012 30 July 2012 Security Encrypting encryption, compression, text editor


icon 128x128 SkounyCrypt is a very basic text editor with very strong encryption and very fast compression! It is useful for storing sensitive information on any type of storage device. Like usb sticks, web servers, or even on free cloud storage providers (SkyDrive, Google Drive, DropBox etc) if you don't trust them 100%.

Algorithms used:

Encryption: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) with 256bit Key + 128bit IV. Key and IV are generated from your password.
Compression: Deflate known also as GZip.


Use 48 character passwords (or 384bit) for the best possible security. But any password with more than 6 characters is accepted.

System requirements:

Operating system: Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7.
Architectures: x86 (32bit), x64 (64bit).
Recommended Minimum Hardware: Pentium 1 GHz or higher with 512 MB RAM or more.
Free Disk Space: 2 MB
Uses: .NET Framework 4 (it will be automatically installed if not exists in your system)
Permissions: Guest or higher level.


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