− encrypt entries in a zipfile
[−d] [−b path]
[−h] [−v] [−L]
to encrypt entries in
Use the directory given by path
for the temporary zip file.
Decrypt encrypted entries (copy
if given wrong password).
Show a short help.
Show software license.
Write output to new archive
zipfile, leaving original archive as is.
Quiet operation. Suppresses
some informational messages.
Show version information.
encrypts all unencrypted entries in the zipfile. This is the
The −d option is used to decrypt encrypted entries in
zipcloak uses original zip encryption which is
The encryption code of this program is not copyrighted
and is put in the public domain. It was originally written
in Europe and can be freely distributed from any country
including the U.S.A. (Previously if this program was
imported into the U.S.A, it could not be re-exported from
the U.S.A to another country.) See the file README.CR
included in the source distribution for more on this.
Otherwise, the Info-ZIP license applies.
(> 2 GB) and large archives not yet supported.
not yet supported. A work around is to convert the split
archive to a single-file archive using zip and then
use zipcloak on the single-file archive. If needed,
the resulting archive can then be split again using