1,525 downloads Updated: Oct 8th, 2018 Freeware   
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MELGO icon A lightweight, yet useful file encryption application that you can use to secure your important documents, preventing data theft

MELGO is a simple encryption tool that can come in handy in situations when you want to conceal the content of your important or confidential documents, in order to prevent others from accessing them without your consent.

Simple GUI, but scarce documentation on the algorithm description

MELGO has a minimalistic look that should enable users to encrypt files stored on their computer, in a very new, strong and fast algorithm. Even so, the lack of explanations for each button and the absence of the documentation might require you to take the time to understand what each function does. Then again, you can check out the documentation and the algorithm description.

For your convenience, the application reads the content of its own directory, displaying the number of included files within the main window. It is designed to read the all content available on your machine. Even though it is not exactly intuitive at first, you can browse the folders and files on your computer using the arrow button.

Encrypt files with ease

MELGO is compatible with numerous type of documents, including DOC and TXT. Once you selected the input file (by navigating to it using the aforementioned procedure), your only task is to press the locker-shaped button and select the desired encryption key length (a 4,128,768 bit key is used).

The file is encrypted in an instant, which makes its content completely unreadable and the icon representing multiple little squares changes to show you the presence of encrypted files within the currently selected folder.

In order to decrypt a file, you must follow the same steps, in reverse order.

An encryption utility that requires improvements

MELGO has potential, but the absence of some features that could ease the user's job can determine one to look for better alternatives. For instance, it does not support drag and drop and does not include a file browser to choose the input documents.

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MELGO was reviewed by Mihaela Teodorovici
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