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mcrypt

http://mcrypt.hellug.gr/
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 DES, BLOWFISH, TWOFISH, ARCFOUR, CAST-128, and more in several modes (CBC, CFB, etc.). It also has a compatibility mode with the old UNIX crypt and Solaris des. Some of the algorithms that mcrypt may use (like RC6 and IDEA) are not free in all countries. These algorithms are provided as extension modules to libmcrypt (the library which implements all the algorithms and modes found in mcrypt). Users should contact the companies listed in docs/README.nonfree, if you live in a country where is illegal to use them.

Documentation

User manpage available in HTML format from http://mcrypt.hellug.gr/mcrypt/mcrypt.1.html


Download

version 2.6.4 (stable)
released on 21 February 2003

VCS Checkout

password: anonymous

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLJanet Casey11 May 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email nmav@gnutls.org" Nikos Mavroyanopoulos Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:nmav@hellug.gr
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://cvs.hellug.gr/cgi-bin/cvsweb/mcrypt/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build libmhash
Source requirement libmhash
Required to use libmhash (http://mhash.sourceforge.net/)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 May 2003.



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