When it comes to Mac app, there are plenty of software for security purpose and most of they are costly. So, obviously, users often try to get a freemium tool that would make their Mac more secure. MacHider is yet another freemium as well as premium file hider for Mac 10.6.6+. You can buy this software for only $9.99 and it really worth buying. On the other end, if you would like to try it before buying, you can also test it.
You know that security is one of the most important step that we should do whenever we are using any smart gadget like Mac, iPhone, Android mobile etc. If you are on Windows, you can use different types of security layers but Mac users might have faced problems while locking any file or picture or any other kind of media files.
To solve this issue, MacHider will be best solution out there and this is very easy to sue as well. It has only couple of important things that have to set up properly. That’s all!
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How to use MacHider to hide files?
Just download a copy of MacHider and install it on your Mac. After opening it, you will get a screen something like the following picture;
The first thing that you have to do is password set up. Please enter a strong password but you must have to remember your password at any situation since there is no backdoor to get your locked file back after forgetting your password.
After set a password, go to Pictures tab or Files tab. But at first, make sure what you want to lock/hide. After that, just use drag and drop policy to select file. Therefore, you make the “Hide” “On”.
That’s all! You have almost done!
It has couple of settings like Start at login, Show icon in Dock, Show icon in Menu Bar, Play Sounds etc.
That’s all! Now it’s time to make your files secure.
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