Cryptomator alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Cryptomator? During the review of Cryptomator we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. git-crypt (encrypt sensitive data in Git repositories)
  2. jak (git encryption)
  3. socat (data channel and transfer tool)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Cryptomator.

Alternatives (by score)

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git-crypt

Introduction

This tools allows you to store your secrets (such as keys or passwords) in the same repository as your code.

Project details

git-crypt is written in C++.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Data encryption

    git-crypt review

    60

    jak

    Introduction

    Typically developers may want to store some secrets, like authentication details, in in their repository. With jak this can happen in a slightly more secure way, by encrypting the data.

    Project details

    jak is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Data encryption

      jak review

      59

      socat

      Introduction

      Socat is a tool to share data between systems. It can leverage an existing connection, or set up a new channel between two systems. This can be useful to relay traffic, do a quick data transfer, or test other systems. Another option is to use it on the local system to add an encrypted channel.

      Project details

      socat is written in C.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • + Well-known tool

        Typical usage

        • Data encryption
        • Data transfers

        socat review

        81

        OpenSSL

        Introduction

        This popular toolkit is used by many systems. It provides options like encryption and hashing of data, integrity testing, and digital certificates and signatures. Many software applications use the toolkit to provide support for these functions. OpenSSL also has a client utility that can be used on the command line to test, decrypt and encrypt data, and create certificates.

        Project details

        OpenSSL is written in C.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available
        • + Well-known library
        • - Major vulnerabilities in the past

        Typical usage

        • Certificate management
        • Data encryption

        OpenSSL review

        68

        Cloud Security Suite (CS Suite)

        Introduction

        Cloud Security Suite (CS Suite) is a security toolkit that allows scanning Amazon, Google, and Azure cloud platforms. It leverages tools like Lynis, Prowler, and Scout2 to collect all information. The promise of the tool is to simplify the installation of the tools, their configuration, and the data collection.

        Project details

        Cloud Security Suite is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - No releases on GitHub available

        Typical usage

        • Configuration audit
        • IT audit
        • Penetration testing
        • System hardening

        Cloud Security Suite review

        78

        CloudSploit scans

        Introduction

        CloudSploit scans is an open source software project to test security risks related to an AWS account. It runs tests against your Amazon account and aims to discover any potential misconfigured setting or other risks.

        Project details

        CloudSploit scans is written in Node.js.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 10 contributors
        • + More than 500 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - No releases on GitHub available

        Typical usage

        • Configuration audit
        • IT audit
        • Security assessment

        CloudSploit scans review

        96

        OnionShare

        Introduction

        This tool is useful for sharing sensitive data, including information to be shared with journalists where you rather stay anonymously. It can also be helpful for sharing bigger amounts of data, without having to use a typical cloud service like Dropbox.

        Project details

        OnionShare is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 50 contributors
        • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
        • + Many releases available
        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • File sharing

          OnionShare review

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