Encrypt a single .txt file

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2008-11-07
I need to be able to encrypt a single text file and keep it portable. The process would work like this. create the text file> encrypt it> upload it to a storage server. When ever the I need to access the file I just pull it down and decrypt it using the same utility.

opensource/freeware/commercial, it does't matter. It just needs to work.
Question by:cebrooks03
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    Expert Comment

    There are good tools which you can evaluate,,, ref the download links below,I would suggest you to try
    Encrypt Files i used it sometime back and it was very effective.
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    I'd strongly suggest along with one of the GUIs for your platform. If on windows, give a try.
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    Or to make it more simpler, just zip it with password = encrypted document. decrypt with password.
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    7-zip creates encrypted compressed document. Why not use Mozy or IDrive online backup service? It automatically encrypts and uploads. You can restore any time. Automatically decrypted.
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    Author Comment

    Looks like gnupg is the ticket. What we have to do is store password files for our clients in our CRM system.  Thanks for all the great suggestions.

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