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Hider 2: Encrypt and Hide

By MacPaw Inc.

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Put out of sight your confidential information from third parties or other unwanted eyes. Encrypt, hide and password protect your data with Hider 2! Redesigned for and completely compatible with OS X Yosemite!

“...if you don't want to mess with encrypting and hiding files on your own, Hider 2 is one of the easiest options.” - Lifehacker

“There’s no denying that Hider’s simplicity makes the process of hiding and encrypting files pleasantly easy.” - Macstories

“It’s a great little tool for anyone looking for a digital hidey-hole, and the encryption is a nice bonus.” - Macworld

The Mac Observers Editors' Choice Award 2014.

Instantly encrypt and hide any file or folder by dragging them to Hider 2 — it’s that simple! Our user-friendly application makes sure all of your personal files and folders will be encrypted, hidden and protected by password.

It’s incredibly secure.
• Each file you hide is AES-256 encrypted.
• Keeps your data locked up and password protected.
• Hide data on an external drive for an extra layer of security.

Stay organized.
• Create custom file groups to keep your data categorized.
• Finder tags are imported into the app to make organization simple.
• Hide and encrypt entire folders instead of selecting tons of individual files.
• Write down confidential data into an encrypted, in-app Secure Note.

Accessible to you (and only you).
• Your files will be hidden from Finder or Spotlight.
• Access recently hidden items directly from your menu bar.
• Do a full app search among all your hidden files within the app.
• Instantly lock the app or hide of all your files with global shortcut keys.

Download Hider 2 now and never again worry about your private data going public.

What's New in Version 2.4.1

– Introduced macOS High Sierra compatibility.
– Stability improvements.


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Customer Reviews

The Best Encryptor App for Mac!

I’ve been demoing for a while and it works phenomenally! Totally worth the $20. You can encrypt all your personal files, even private notes.

If you ever change computer, you can easily unhide and remove all the files and re-encrypt them on your new computer. Super to easy to use.

Thank you MacPaw

Works great for me

I haven’t had problems like others have. It’s been a while, but I do
recall some sort of problem in the beginning, which was the result
of misunderstanding how Hider works. Did not lose any data.

Occasionally, I forget that Finder doesn’t (cannot) search hidden
Hider Files… “Uhoh, Where’s my file … Oh, that's right it’s hidden
in Hider… al I need to do is open it in Hider.”

No problems!. Yaaay!

Saturday, October 28, 5:54PM

Everything gone.

I’m so sad.
All of my files are just gone. I loved the app for about 6 months, but today, I tried to open it and it wouldn’t respond. I finally shut down my mac and when I turned it back on, the app asked me to make a new password and everything was gone.
I’m absolutely destroyed.

Hider 2: Encrypt and Hide
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  • $19.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.4.1
  • Size: 7.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor

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