.SAFE File Extension
File TypeSIGLock Encrypted File
What is a SAFE file?
A SAFE file is an encrypted file created by SIGLock, a file encryption application for Windows used to securely store and transfer files. It contains an encrypted version of a file, such as a .PDF or .XLSX file, that can only be decrypted by the SIGLock program. SAFE files also contain locking and unlocking data such as which users can open the file, where they can open it, and when they can open it.
To lock a file, therefore creating a SAFE file:
- Select , navigate to your file, and click .
- Specify unlocking conditions, click (you can also choose to send to other persons).
- Name the file, choose the save location, click .DOCX, .PPTX, etc.) is now replaced with the SAFE extension. You can also right-click the file you want to secure and select , and click . Your file's extension ( to begin the locking process.
To unlock a SAFE file, select, select your file, click , and enter your password. You can also right-click the file you want to secure and select and enter your password.
NOTE: Before the SAFE file extension, SIGLock used the .SGZ extension for locked files. The SIGLock program is no longer developed.