FAQ

What can be done if I forgot my password and cannot access the container anymore?
Unfortunately, nothing can be done here. If you lose you password, there is no way to decrypt or access your data. This is so because of the following re...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Are BestCrypt containers compatible across platforms - Windows, Linux, Mac, Android?
Working in a multi-OS environment, you might want to have a container that can be mounted on Windows, Mac and Linux. To create one, please follow these inst...
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017 at 12:12 PM
Is it possible to increase/decrease the size of an existing container?
Since version 9, BestCrypt has allowed creation of Dynamic containers. Dynamic (or size-efficient) containers, unlike Regular container...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Can I create a large (2TB+) container instantly and start using it immediately?
There are two ways to do so. Either you can create a dynamic container, or you can create a regular container with the option 'Randomize disk space i...
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016 at 2:40 PM
Is it possible to install and register BestCrypt silently through Command Line?
Yes, it is possible. Run the command with ? parameter  to know  command line syntax: >bcryptSetup.exe -? BestCrypt installation pr...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Can I back up encrypted data?
Yes. An encrypted file-container is an ordinary file and you can back up and restore it like any other file on your computer.   Encrypted file-contain...
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016 at 11:55 AM
Can utilities like Chkdsk or Defrag be run on an open container?
You can run any disk utility on BestCrypt drives exactly in the same way as you run it on other regular drives. It is safe to run defrag utility on BestCr...
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017 at 12:12 PM
Can I send a BestCrypt container via e-mail?
BestCrypt container is an usual file for the operating system, therefore all procedures available for the files are also available for the BestCrypt conta...
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017 at 12:12 PM
How to share encrypted data for several users?
There are two ways:  1. If BestCrypt is installed on server, one can mount a container on the server (the option "Mount for all users" must b...
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017 at 12:12 PM
Can I use BestCrypt as a TrueCrypt replacement?
Containers encrypted by TrueCrypt can be replaced by BestCrypt Container Encryption.   To replace TrueCrypt with BestCrypt: 1. Download the latest ver...
Tue, 1 Nov, 2016 at 10:03 AM