How to Put Password to secure your file in Mac OS

If you don’t want other people to be able to access your files, what can you do? As an option, you can try to set password on it. Here is a pretty simple guide to show you how to secure your documents by using Disk Utility.

First of all, under the application, open Disk Utility

password set in MAc

File > New > Disk Image from Folder

password set in MAc

Select your folder and click Image

password set in MAc

Under the image format choice read/write
Under Encryption choice 128-bit AES encryption
Click Save

password set in MAc

Enter your password, remember to un-tick remember my password in my keychain, if not anyone who access your mac, still able to open the files.

password set in MAc

For Example:

password set in MAc

About the Author:

ShawnLiv, the founder and editor of GenPlace Forum, ShawnLiv Dot Com, and Shawn's Tech Place. Learn more about him and follow him on Twitter at @shawnliv

2 Comments + Add Comment

  • great job love it

  • awesome thanks!

Leave a comment

Email Updates

Enter your email address:

FaceBook Fan’s Page