Cryptext review by Softpedia




Cryptext is a basic Mac OS X text encryption/decryption utility featuring a plain-looking user interface and support for the 2 AES methods of encryption.

The utility is designed to help you secure sensitive information, such as notes or other pieces of writing and share them with others.

Well-organized encryption and decryption tool that can be setup in no time

The application’s main window is divided into 3 tabs, one for entering the text string you want to secure and encrypting or decrypting it, another tab for checking the logs and the third for accessing the preferences.

Before being able to process a piece of text, you must specify the password and AES key from the preferences, as well as the AES mode, which is of 2 kinds. Also from the preferences, you can choose the text and background colors that suit your needs the most.




Effortlessly encrypt or decrypt any text string with a press of a button

After finishing these steps, you can enter your text in the Cryptext tab and encrypt it by clicking a button.

The generated sequence of letters and numbers can be easily copied to your clipboard, and then saved to a local text file or emailed. In order to decrypt encrypted text, you will have to specify the password and key, of course.

Furthermore, the passwords are safely stored inside your operating system’s keychains. Also, Cryptext comes with an extensive help section that will guide you through all the important aspects of the app you need to be aware of.

Protect your notes without having to deal with a complicated workflow

Taking everything into consideration, the Cryptext app does not reinvent the wheel as far text encryption/decryption apps are concerned, but it offers a highly intuitive workflow and support for 2 different AES algorithms. Securing text is as easy as it gets with Cryptext