File by file encryption instead of filesystem encryption
Sun May 24 00:46:00 GMT 2009

Re: Kelly Jones <> wrote:
> Are there any cygwin/Windows programs that will encrypt a file, but
> leave it usable, similar to what TrueCrypt does for filesystems?
> .....

It might be safest to use GnuPG, the Gnu Privacy Guard.

For you case using one of its Symmetric ciphers to encypt the file should be

You can also consider using Public-key ciphers which it also supports.

The cygwin package containing it is someting like "gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.9".


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