AutoCrypt - An Encryption/decryption app for OS X

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[] Milano, Italy - Tension Software is pleased to announce AutoCrypt 2.1 for OS X. AutoCrypt is an encryption/decryption app with a document based approach. Using a document, AutoCrypt lets the user save in a document all the settings used to encrypt or decrypt collections of files using a powerful AES-256 algorithm. Using these documents, the app can be used for encryption and decryption batch process of large quantity of files in a single click. With AutoCrypt, a single command is enough to encrypt hundred of files to a destination place. It can also work unattended launching it in the night via launch utilities such as Cronette.

Thanks to the powerful AES-256 algorithm used by AutoCrypt, all the encrypted files will be totally unreadable by anyone without the correct password. The obtained encrypted files can be transmitted or stored in unsafe places (as example internet servers) without any security problem.

All the settings used to encrypt the original files, are saved inside an AutoCrypt document that can encrypt and decrypt an unlimited group of files. In few words an AutoCrypt document is a collection of setting used to encrypt or decrypt a collection of files. Copying a document and giving it to another user, allows that user to exchange with AutoCrypt encrypted files in a safe way over the internet without the need to even input the password used to encrypt files.

In case the files to encrypt or to decrypt are updated with frequencies, an AutoCrypt document, listing this files, provides a one click method to frequently encrypt them storing the updated files in a standard place, even using unattended operation. The user can also launch AutoCrypt in the night using a document with the 'Autorun' option turned on.

AutoCrypt works basing its actions on simplicity and is the ideal solution to be used as a batch mode encryptor and decryptor, but can also be used as a standard user attended tool. All the details of the job AutoCrypt has to perform is stored inside AutoCrypt documents (.autocrypt)

When AutoCrypt performs its job, it processes a list of files, one by one, reads each one, encrypts it and saves it in another location appending a .acrypt or .acrypx or .acrypz to the name. The app can also automatise the reversed process, decrypting files to plain files and saving them in another place removing the .acrypt , .acripx, .acrypz at the end of the name

AutoCrypt uses the latest Apple technology:
* Sandbox: The app works at the maximum security level
* Resume: the app will reopen at the point and state the user left it
* Auto save: the app saves using the Mac OS X Lion autosave functionality
* Versions: the user can look at previous versions of documents and restore to any earlier version
* Full Screen: the user can switch at any time to full screen using the native OS X Lion full screen mode and commands
* Asynchronous tasks

* Can work as a desktop tool or as a batch utility
* Save inside documents all the setting used to encrypt and decrypt group of files
* Encrypt and save in a custom place with one click or even unattended
* Can encrypt and decrypt list of files using the same document
* Accept input via drag and drops for an immediate and easy input
* Powerful features to manipulate list of files
* Uses latest technology with asynchronous tasks to perform fast and fluid encryption and decryption
* Can use also Blowfish encryption/decryption for previous compatibility
* Provides an embedded PDF manual

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version X 10.8
File Size: 3.90 MB

Pricing and Availability:
AutoCrypt 2.1 is $7.00 (USD) and available at Tension Software online.

Tension Software started in 1997 developing Mac software for Mac OS Classic. Now Tension Software still develops Mac software for Mac OS X using the last Apple technology, Cocoa and Objective-C. All the current Mac production is made by Universal Applications native on both PPC Mac and Intel Mac. Other brands and products referenced herein are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Copyright (C) 2013 Tension Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Mac OS X platforms are trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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