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Protected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder)

A tool that lets you password protect your files and folders

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Password Folder is a free program that will enable you to password-protect your files and folders from being read, seen or modified by unauthorized users. This application acts as a safety box for your files, keeping them safe an away from prying eyes. All you have to do is just to drag and drop the files and folders you want to protect into Password Folder. With this application you won't be concerned anymore about problems like data loss, privacy breaches, data theft or data leaks.

Password Folder will hide your files, videos and photos from malicious persons who want to search and investigate for certain data on your computer. Only you can see and access the protected files. The files will also be protected from being modified by other users without your permission.

Password Folder is an ideal tool for privacy protection as well. With this application you will be able to keep all you private files, photos, videos and sensitive data safe. The files can be accessed only by using the password. This will protect your data from being stolen, replaced or accidentally deleted.

Password Folder offers increased security for your important information and is free to download and use.


  • Keeps your data safe from unauthorized access.
  • Provides different levels of protection.


  • There aren't too many configuration options.
  • The user interface feels a little clumsy.
Name Protected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder)
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Protected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder)
License Free to try (Shareware)
Last Week Downloads 1
All Time Downloads 815
Filename protected-folder-setup.exe
Filesize 3.0MB
MD5 Checksum 74A086914FF5BF1D5D0BDFD78677890A
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeProtected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder) has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Protected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder) October 09, 2015 - Latest Version
Protected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder) 1.1 Beta January 18, 2011
Protected Folder (formerly IOBit Password Folder) 1.0 Beta 1 November 23, 2010

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