We have previously covered several ways on how can you protect files with password in windows before like we have written on Free Password Protect Files Programs, Password Protect your files with Norton Secret Stuff and how to Password Protect Folders In Windows. Today we found another free tool which lets you lock any file just by right click on the file in windows.
AP File Protector is a freeware tool which add a right click context menu entry, by which you can simply right click on the file you want to protect and type in a password. [ as shown in the image below ]
As shown in the above image right click on the file and select Lock File With AP File Protector, and enter the password for the locked file which will pop up and click Lock button
After file gets locked it will look like as shown in the image below.
Double click any locked file to unlock and open it, you will need to enter the right password to unlock the file.
That’s how this simple software works for locking and unlocking files in windows, It protects file using Rijndael 256 Bit Encryption and this program works on all windows from Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. I have tested my self this application on windows 7 and it worked perfectly fine.