Slick tool to hide and protect folders

Hider 2 is a slick and simple app that allows you to hide, encrypt, and password protect files and folders on your Mac.

Hider 2 is very simple. Just open the app, enter the password you want to use, and select a file or files that you want to add to the vault. You can then toggle between Hidden and Visible mode. In hidden mode, users will not find files in Finder or Spotlight.

Hider 2 uses AES-256 encryption and also includes a note taking tool called Secure Notes.

Anyone can easily hide, encrypt, and password-protect private data on their Mac.

Hider 2 is an app that lets you hide, encrypt, and password protect private data on your Mac. Just launch Hider 2, enter your password, and select a file to add to the Hider 2 vault. Once added, you can toggle between hidden and visible with just a click of a switch; no one can see or find your files with Finder or Spotlight when hidden in Hider 2. And upon hiding your file, Hider 2 automatically AES-256 encrypts it, too. It makes your data incredibly secure!

Along with hiding, encrypting, and password protecting your data, it also makes it easy to keep your stuff organized. It has an array of features that make keeping track of your hidden data a piece of cake. It has: Finder tags compatibility, the ability to hide entire folders, the ability for users to create custom groups, and in-app notetaking called Secure Notes. The app also has several nifty accessibility features, like global shortcut keys, a menu bar icon, in-app secure notes, and Finder integration. You can also hide and encrypt your data onto an external drive to disconnect your data entirely, in order to add an extra layer of security. With Hider 2, you have everything you need for secure, organized data.

Hider 2 is a standout app due to its simplicity. It makes it incredibly easy for you to hide, encrypt, and password protect data on your Mac. All you have to do is select a file and add it to the Hider 2 vault — it’s instantly hidden and encrypted with AES-256 encryption. Securing your private data on your Mac can’t get any easier.


  • Very slick
  • Easy to use
  • Secures any type of data


  • Can be slow at securing large files

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