tcplay: BSD-licensed alternative to TrueCrypt

Eric Smith eric at
Thu Oct 6 08:37:25 UTC 2011

There was discussion back in 2007 of TrueCrypt, and the conclusion was 
that the license was non-free, with several major problems.

There is now a BSD-licensed alternative to TrueCrypt called tcplay, 
which works with Linux using the device mapper:

I've sucessfully used it to read and write encrypted NTFS volumes 
created with TrueCrypt on Windows 7.

I have submitted a package for review:


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