Hide My Files offers a simple file protection algorithm wrapped in an utterly simple interface. You can only lock or unlock folders from within the program which is password protected, so nobody will be able to hack your data unless they know the password. Hide My Files does not actually hide locked folders – they are visible but masked with a control panel icon. We see the software as a reliable solution to secure your data from intruders provided you don’t mind that your files are protected but not hidden. Read the full review.