a simple encryption app for the Mac
Version 1.3 (4.6 MB)
Requires OS X 10.7.5 or laterRelease notes
You will receive a license key to unlock the trial
Alternatively, purchase Scrambler on the Mac App Store
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Using Scrambler is a breeze. Just drag a file, folder, or multiple files or folders on Scrambler’s menu bar icon and type in a password. Scrambler will encrypt everything into a single scrambled file.
To decrypt a scrambled file, just drag it back on Scrambler and type in the correct password.
The recipients of your scrambled files do not necessarily have to purchase their own copy of Scrambler. They can download a free “decrypt-only” version of the app—Descrambler.
You can configure Scrambler to automatically delete the original item(s) after encryption/decryption.
All icons, artwork, and user interface are fully compatible with the new retina display Macs.
Note: Regular users don’t need to worry about these ultra-technical details.
Scrambled files are structured as follows.
The archiving, key derivation, and encryption happen roughly as follows. (Since Scrambler shows a progress indicator, this actually happens in small chunks at a time, but you get the picture.)
If you read above about the scrambled file format, you could devise your own ways of decrypting scrambled files. The following steps provide just one example:
To decrypt scrambled files created with Scrambler 1.1.8 or earlier, please follow these steps:
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