is there a (free) solution to creating pass protected .zip's

Discussion in 'macOS' started by poohat1000, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. poohat1000 macrumors 6502

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  2. AnionicStrength macrumors member

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    If you aren't afraid of terminal.app, I think zip comes installed standard.

    Navigate to the directory of the file you want to protect. Then issue:

    zip -e newzipfile.zip <file to be zipped>

    You will then be asked to enter a password.
     

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