Encrypting Folders on MacOS – DEV Community

  1. Create a brand new folder, for my instance the folder is known as “secretstuff”.

  2. Copy no matter recordsdata, folders or content material you need to defend into the secretstuff folder.

  3. Launch the Disk Utility, from the file menu, choose new picture, picture from folder.

  4. I chosen the folder I created from step 1 above. Set the encryption to 256-bit AES, and the picture format to compressed. Choose Save. When prompted, present a protracted and robust password, retailer the password in a protected place separate from the folder and the ultimate dmg file as soon as created.

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  1. A brand new secretstuff.dmg file can be created, dont forgot to delete the supply secretstuff folder, however go away the secretstuff.dmg file.

  2. If you wish to entry the contents of the secretstuff.dmg file, you might accomplish that through the use of the identical Disk Utility software, from the file menu, choose open disk picture, when prompted enter the password created above throughout step 4.

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