Product Features and Comparison Chart

SafeHouse Explorer is provided as a FREE utility which is intended compliment our commercial Personal Edition and Professional Edition versions of SafeHouse. The Personal Edition is intended mostly for home or individual use, and the Professional Edition is intended for business and power users.

SafeHouse Explorer is a full-featured product which offers many of the features of our commercial applications and is well-suited for users who need a simple no-frills basic protection product. All three SafeHouse products share the same encrypted file format.

The table below lists the primary differences between the products. See System Requirements.

Feature Description

SafeHouse Explorer

Personal Edition

Professional Edition

Simple installation takes less than 5 minutes.

Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Server.

Uses super-strong 256-bit Twofish encryption.

Supports super-strength 448-bit encryption.

 

 

Also supports AES, Blowfish and other encryption methods.

 

 

Compatible with all popular Windows applications.

Protects documents, spreadsheets,  photos, videos, databases and other files.

Lightning fast. Does not degrade performance.

Fully-integrated with Windows and Explorer.

Private storage volumes as large as 2,000GB each.

Unlimited number of private storage volumes.

Private storage volumes can be resized at any time.

 

Protects files on both local and external hard drives.

Protects files on CD and DVD (secure archives).

Protects files on USB Flash drives and memory sticks.

Can be used to email protected files.

Includes system tray utility for easy access.

 

Backup private volumes to external storage devices.

Private files can be located on shared network servers.

Password strength meter helps you choose strong passwords.

Freely distributable software application - full version.

 

 

Freely-distributable trial version can read all protected files (using password).

 

Supports storing passwords on PowerLogon smartcards.

 

Supports storing passwords on Sphinx smartcards.

 

Store passwords on virtual smartcards and USB memory sticks.

 

Auto-lock private volumes on smartcard removal.

 

Export smartcard contents to secure disk files.

 

Command line API supports simple scripting.

 

Auto-open private volumes on Windows startup.

 

Auto-close private volumes on Windows logoff or shutdown.

 

Auto-lock private files on Windows hibernate.

 

Auto-lock private files after activity timeout or on demand.

 

Private volumes can be formatted to use NTFS.

Private volumes are compatible with disk optimizers.

Huge Password dictionary warns against easy-to-guess passwords.

 

 

Auto-run applications when private volumes are opened.

 

 

Auto-run applications when private volumes are closed.

 

 

Supports storing passwords on ActivIdentity smartcards.

 

 

Supports storing passwords on Aladdin eTokens and smartcards.

 

 

Supports generic PKCS#11-compliant smartcards.

 

 

Private volumes can be set to grow automatically as they fill up.

 

 

Includes full support for setting password rules.

 

 

Supports multiple administrator levels.

 

 

Supports multiple administration groups or zones.

 

 

Administrators can reset lost passwords on private volumes.

 

 

Includes FREE web-based administration tools.

 

 

Maintains audit logs of administrator activities.

 

 

Allows lost passwords to be reset by administrators over the Internet.

 

 

Supports silent GUI-less installs for automated deployments.

 

 

Includes tools to create customized installation programs.

 

 

Includes advanced programming API and ActiveX component.

 

 

 

Some SafeHouse Explorer features require that you install the included performance enhancement options.

Which Edition is Best for Me?

We realize that it's not always obvious which edition of the product might be best for different situations. If you're still having trouble choosing, hopefully the lists below will clarify things for you.

Please know that SafeHouse Explorer can easily co-exist with both SafeHouse Personal and SafeHouse Professional editions. In fact, the features of our free SafeHouse Explorer software are designed to compliment our commercial products. Many people will find it beneficial to install SafeHouse Explorer alongside one of our other products.

Choose SafeHouse Professional Edition when:
Choose SafeHouse Personal Edition when:
Choose SafeHouse Explorer when:

 

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