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mcrypt is a program for encrypting files or streams. It is intended to be a replacement for the old UNIX crypt. It uses well-known and well-tested algorithms like BLOWFISH, AES, ARCFOUR, CAST-128, and more in several modes of operation. It also has a compatibility mode with the old UNIX crypt program and the des program found in Solaris.

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Recent releases

  •  19 Feb 2007 15:28

    Release Notes: Assorted potentially severe bugs were fixed.

    •  04 Oct 2002 11:55

      Release Notes: This release adds large file support.

      •  29 May 2002 18:13

        Release Notes: This release adds OpenPGP file support, and has several improvements and corrections.

        •  17 Sep 2001 18:23

          Release Notes: An option for statically linking mcrypt, and several bugfixes and updates.

          •  04 Aug 2001 15:09

            Release Notes: This release includes fixes for the new libmcrypt.


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