CryptMe is a simple text editor/viewer which safely stores all your sensitive personal information like credit card numbers, passwords, pin codes, banking information, etc. Data is encrypted with currently strongest encryption standard AES-256.
Your information is safely protected in cases of hacker attacks, viruses, trojans, malwares, device thefts and other threats of modern computing. AES-256bit algorithm has - unlike most of the other commonly used encryption algorithms - never been broken. This means your data is 100% safe as long as you use good password to encrypt the information (Do not use plain, known words, combine them with numbers and special characters).
Key advantage of CryptMe is its simplicity and speed. It opens in an instant - it will very probably become your fastest os x app - and the moment you unlock the app with a password - you are presented with your information, without unnecessary clutter of groups, subgroups and unneeded details of information. You can simply copy/paste the parts of the text, for example, in case filling up web payment forms.
Latest version of CryptMe includes also handy search field. Any information can now be quickly found even in if you have a lot of text.
Version 2.0 and higher also supports basic text formatting (you can make parts of text bold) and changing of text font.
CryptMe has also Export to file function (also import) in case you need encrypted back-up of your information.
You are protected also if you forget to close and lock CryptMe - it encrypts automatically after 60 seconds of being in the background or after 60 seconds of inactivity of your computer.
Get CryptMe also for iPhone and iPad:
- added handy & fast search field
- enabled basic text formatting (can set bold text)
Ratings and Reviews
Simple but Limited
The app allows you to encrypt one simple text file that is integrated within the app. Given free encyrption solutions such as Truecrypt, this app is really bare bones and for the price, I'd expect to be able to encrypt any given file. As it is now, the app is useful if you have a small amount of sensitive data (e.g. handful of passwords to sites) that you would cut and paste into this app's integrated text file. Let's hope the developer expands the capabilities to give this app value for money.
Does not save formatting
Simple and straightforward but, since it only saves text (i.e., does not allow one to encrypt a separate file), it should either (a) save the formatting or (b) not display formatting options during file creation. It's misleading to have formatting options that don't apply when the text is saved and reopened. (See other similar review.) Still, for the price, it's OK.
If I close the lid you have to lock the application
The application works fine. But if I close the lid, i really think that you have to lock the application. Maybe you have to put a option to lock the application closing the lid or changing the focus.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.