Boxcryptor Classic Portable is a useful program that helps you encrypt files and folders, and create a directory which is synced with a cloud solution like Dropbox. This is the portable counterpart of Boxcryptor Classic.
Since this software utility does not require installation, it means that you can copy it to any location on the hard drive and run it directly. In order to use it on any computer you have access to, you can copy the program files to a portable storage device, such as a USB flash drive. In addition to that, the Windows registry and Start menu/screen are not going to be updated with new entries.
The interface of the application has a modern design that uses shortcut buttons instead of the classical menu bar. You can switch between two views, an advanced mode and a simple one. This enables any type of person to easily use the application, no matter how inexperienced they may be when it comes to computers.
Switching to the advanced mode reveals more options for creating new encrypted folders. For example, you are allowed to choose the encryption algorithm used (AES-256, AES-192 or AES-128), enable long paths and key validation, as well as select an alternate configuration file.
The main window is going to display all the encrypted folders opened, along with details such as name, size, type, modified date and the encrypted name.
In conclusion, Boxcryptor Classic Portable is a very useful piece of software for anyone interested in keeping folders and files private. The encryption process is almost instant and the created folder is synced with your Cloud-based account. There were no bugs or crashes registered during our tests.