updated 10:20 am EDT, Fri August 8, 2008
Off Leash Developments has released its first application, FileLock 1.0, a small utility for encrypting files. FileLock uses the 448-bit Blowfish algorithm to securely encrypt files. Other features include text encryption, file verification, secure file deletion and a Finder contextual menu. The application features a drag and drop interface that makes choosing files to encrypt simple. After encrypting files users will still be able to backup, upload or send the encrypted files but they will only be able to be unlocked by someone with FileLock and the password. FileLock also features a password assistant that helps generate mathematically uncrackable passwords for the highest level of security. FileLock is available as a downloadable trial or a license can be purchased for $25.