Epiware merges document management capabilities with some collaboration capabilities, including calendaring, project management and a wiki. Other features include search, check-in/check-out, and access and version history. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
This app aims to help enterprises replace their paper files with digital versions that make it fast and easy to find the information you need. In addition to the community version, it's also available in paid enterprise and SaaS versions. Operating System: OS Independent.
While not quite as polished as some of the other open-source document management systems, OpenKM also offers enterprise-ready capabilities. Key features include drag-and-drop functionality, a powerful search engine, and tag clouds. Operating System: OS Independent.
The "leading open source file encryption software for Windows," AxCrypt lets you encrypt files from the Windows file manager with a simple right click, and decrypting just takes a double-click. You can also use it to send self-decrypting files via e-mail. Operating System: Windows.
Designed for speed, Crypt is very lightweight—just 44 kb. Note that it runs from the command line (no GUI), so it might be a little intimidating to less experienced computer users. Operating System: Windows.
Based on the OpenPGP standard, GPG lets you sign and encrypt both data and e-mail. Like Crypt, this app runs from the command line, but it does have a number of front-ends available if you prefer a GUI. Operating System: Linux.
If you want to use GPG on a Windows machine, this is the app for you. Operating System: Windows.
If you want to encrypt all of your e-mail, try MailCrypt. It lets you select from PGP or GnuPGP encryption (though it recommends GnuPGP). Note that this app is not as user-friendly as some of the other options Operating System: OS Independent.
A better option for beginners, NeoCrypt offers a simple user interface and right-click integration with Windows Explorer. It supports 10 different encryption algorithms and has bulk encryption options for quickly protecting a lot of stored files. Operating System: Windows.
Downloaded more than 17 million times, this app is one of the most sophisticated and easy-to-use open-source encryption tools available. It can encrypt an entire disk or a disk partition, or create virtual encrypted disk within a file and mount it as a real disk. Operating System: Windows.
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