|My Lockbox Free||My Lockbox Pro||Hide Folders 5||Hide Folder Ext|
|Purpose||Protect files and folders on internal hard drives||Protect folders on external drives|
|Maximum number of protected folders||One*||Unlimited||Unlimited||One folder per drive*|
|Maximum size of protected files||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Protection modes**||Hide&Lock||Hide&Lock||Hide&Lock, Hide, Lock, Read-Only||Hide&Lock|
|File systems supported||NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT||NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT||NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT||NTFS, FAT, FAT32|
|Protection in safe mode|
|Separate files protection|
|Wiping tracks options||****|
|Command line parameters|
|Remote management||Enabling and disabling protection via HTTP|
|External drives support|
|Protection if computer is started from CD (or disk connected to another PC)|
|Uninstall protection||Password protection||Password protection||Password protection. Option to hide information from Programs and Features applet.||Although uninstall is not password protected, uninstalling the program will not reveal your data|
|Download link||download now!||download now!||download now!||download now!|
|Price (in US$)||FREE||29.95||39.95||29.95|
* No limits on the number of subfolders.
** Hide - the folder is hidden, but it's possible to access its contents if you know full path to it; Lock - the folder is visible, but not accessible. Hide&Lock - the folder is invisible and inaccessible; Read-Only - the folder and its contents cannot be altered.
*** Only "*" is supported. E.g. C:\Docs\*.doc protects all doc files in C:\Docs folder.
**** Clears tracks in recent documents, Recycle Bin, Windows 7 Jump lists, removes itself from the mostly used programs list.