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  1. p7zip is a port of the command line version of the 7-Zip file archiver to POSIX-conforming...

    7-Zip is a free and open-source file archiver, which is a software used to compress groups of files. The command-line program p7zip is used on Linux, MacOS, and other platforms, and it integrates into many interfaces such as FileRoller, Xarchiver, and Ark.
  2. GnuPG is a complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880 (also known as PGP).

    GnuPG is a GPL-licensed cryptographic software alternative to the PGP suite. GnuPG complies with RFC 4880, the current IETF OpenPGP standards track specification. PGP (including Veridis' Filecrypt) are currently interoperable with GnuPG and other OpenPGP-compliant systems. GnuPG is a component of the Free Software Foundation's GNU software project that has received significant financing from the German government.
  3. Xarchiver, a GTK+2 only frontend to various command line archivers.

    7-Zip is a free and open-source file archiver, which is a software used to compress groups of files. The command-line program p7zip is used on Linux, MacOS, and other platforms, and it integrates into many interfaces such as FileRoller, Xarchiver, and Ark.
  4. When it comes to saving your files on a cloud server, it is important to ensure the security of those files. Keeping your delicate files out of the wrong hands can save you a lot of time and hassle. Read more about Cryptomator.

    Cryptomator - Provides free client-side AES encryption for cloud data. Free and open source software: There are no backdoors and no registration.
  5. 7-Zip is an open-source file archiver with a compression ratio higher than that of its main competitors.

    7-Zip is a free and open-source file archiver, which is a software used to compress groups of files. The command-line program p7zip is used on Linux, MacOS, and other platforms, and it integrates into many interfaces such as FileRoller, Xarchiver, and Ark.