Create encrypted volumes to secure your important data. Store your files in an encrypted container file and mount it as a virtual drive. Select to encrypt a partition or a drive and combine up to three algorithms to maximize the security of your data.
Download of VeraCrypt 1.25.9 was on the developer's website when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this software available. The software belongs to System Utilities. The most popular versions among the software users are 1.2, 1.1 and 1.0.
This free program is a product of VeraCrypt Foundation. According to the results of the Google Safe Browsing check, the developer's site is safe. Despite this, we recommend checking the downloaded files with any free antivirus software. The common filenames for the program's installer are VeraCrypt Setup 1.17.exe, VeraCrypt-x64.exe, VeraCrypt.exe or VeraCryptExpander.exe etc. You can install this free PC program on Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10/11 32 and 64-bit.
From the developer:
VeraCrypt picks up from where TrueCrypt left and it adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks.
VeraCrypt also solves many vulnerabilities and security issues found in TrueCrypt. It can load TrueCrypt volume and it offers the possibility to convert TrueCrypt containers and non-system partitions to VeraCrypt format.
You may want to check out more software, such as Recovery Explorer Professional, which might be related to VeraCrypt.