Encrypted Zip files

What's a Kruptos 2 Zip Archive?
A file that contains other encrypted. Zip archives are convenient for containing encrypted files that you want to preserve as backups or as a convenient way of sending multiple files to someone. It is a very common format for an archive to be in.

  • Creating a Zip Archive using Windows Explorer

    1. Open windows explorer (Windows key + E)
    2. Select the files\foldes you would like to add to the Zip file. 2. Right click the file and choose: Kruptos 2 Professional | Create Zip Archive

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    3. Enter your password and password hint then click the Create button

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    4. Navigate to the folder where you want your Zip Archive to be created, enter a filename then click the Open button

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    5. Your Zip file file will now be created in the location that you selected

    You can not add a file that has already been encrypted, this is because all files stored within the Zip Archive must have the same password.

    You can also use the contents of a file to create a very strong password - see Creating a Keyfile

  • Creating a Zip Archive using Kruptos 2 Projects

    1. Start Kruptos 2 Professional
    2. Add your files to your project or open an existing project
    3. Click the Zip Archive button on the Toolbar

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    4. Enter your password and password hint then click the Create button

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    5. Navigate to the folder where you want your Zip Archive to be created, enter a filename then click the Open button

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    6. Your Zip file file will now be created in the location that you selected

    You can not add a file that has already been encrypted, this is because all files stored within the self-extracting file must have the same password.

    You can also use the contents of a file to create a very strong password - see Creating a Keyfile