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How to encrypt file(s) from Windows Explorer

Encryption of file from the shell context menu of the windows explorer

To encrypt files, enter the encryption password, then choose would you like to compress files (to reduce the size) or not. Then choose would you like to delete source files after encryption or not (you can also securely delete (shred source files) to make sure no one can recover these files after you).

Click the Files... button to set Include & Exlude file masks: for example you can select several folders to encrypt but process only specified file types (for example only JPEG images).

Click the Advanced button to change advanced options like used encryption algorithm, SFX optiosn, PKI options and etc.

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