Free Folder Protector

Password protect folders on Your PC and USB Drives

Windows 2000/XP/7/10/11 (32 bits &64 bits)

DownloadVersion: 11.2

Free Folder Protector Windows 11

Free Folder Protector is a free application that can password protect folders and files on your PC. Free Folder Protector allows you to protect sensitive folders and documents on your computer with a master password to secure everything from documents to multimedia files. The selected directories or files then remain hidden and secured so that they are completely protected and invisible. The only way to unlock and view them is with the master password for Free Folder Protector.
Free Folder Protector simply requires you to drag and drop files into the main interface. You can switch the lock on and off whenever you want.The only way to uninstall the software is by using the master password, so only you can remove the app.
Free Folder Protector is easy enough for anyone to use - if you've got a shared computer and want to protect certain files, it's highly recommended.

Exclusive Features of Free Folder Protector

Hiding Files/Folders/Drives

Hide your private files/folders from local disk or external (USB) disk, completely invisible to anyone or any programs even under Windows Safe Mode. Make your private data unsearchable. All hidden files are never shown in search results.

Locking Files/Folders/Drives

Password protect any type files/folders on local disk or external (USB) disk, password protect a folder so all new files added become password protected also. Lock folder on USB with master password and client password.

Protecting Files/Folders/Drives

After protect the files/folders on local disk, people can read the write-protected files, but nobody can modify, delete (even shift delete), or rename it without password.

Folder/Disk Monitoring

Monitor a disk or a folder and its sub-folders when changing and writing or any operations or changes make by a user.

Locking LAN Shared Folder

Windows doesn't have a built in feature which allows you to lock access to a folder via a password. With Free Folder Protector, you set passwords for your folder shared on network that limit access to them.

File Encryption/Portable Encryption

Encrypt files and folders into GFL format or EXE format file with AES encryption algorithm. You can open EXE encrypted files or folders on other computer.

File Shredder/Disk Wiper

File Shredder has been developed as fast, safe and reliable tool to shred your company files. It also has integrated Disk Wiper which uses shredding algorithm to wipe unused disk space.

Advanced Settings

Exclude List - There are system files or program you can not lock, you can use this exclude list to filter out them. You can use Program Log to view all history of operations.

Self-protection Mode

Nobody can uninstall this software without password and you can hide this program in Invisible Mode. When someone enters wrong password more than 5 times, it will send alarm notifications to your pre-defined e-mail and the unknown login will be temporarily banned.

Easy to Use

With it you can use one password to Protect File Folder & Drive. You can lock a file or folder with windows explorer context menu or simply dragging and dropping it into the program’s main window. When forget password, you can find lost password with your pre-defined e-mail.

Testimonials Reviews

“If you want to add a solid level of security to control over your files, Free Folder Protector can create a secret folder on your USB external hard drive.”

- Martin Berlove

Free Folder Protector protect folders on your USB drive, internal hard drive, memory card, flash drive, pen drive, or network drive.

- Ruheen Kaur

Free Folder Protector gives you the ability to protect, encrypt, and hide your files, folders, and even entire drives. Broken down into a few distinct sections.

- Dan Vlasic

"Free Folder Protector's features provide a variety of means security your data from unwanted access."

- Chad Faith

Awards & Accolades

  5 Stars Award at Softpedia
    5-Star rating on it's superb functionality

Free Folder Protector has an attractive interface that is simple to operate.
The program guides users through the entire process with a few simple
on screen instructions

  5 Stars Award at Download3K
    Best free folder protector software


Protect your sensitive files and folders with Free Folder Protector- unique
encryption software with an abundance of security options...

  5 Stars Award at EuroDownload
    Favorited by Editors with 5 stars


According to our Senior Editor
"For high-quality features and ease of use, Free Folder Protector by GiliSoft earns 5 stars."