Sometimes, you may want to protect your executable files from others. There is an application called EXE Password Protector which introduced by GiveAwayOfTheDay. Too bad the free promotion was finish.
Fortunately, you have an alternative application which can also protect your exe files called Empathy. Empathy is a free and portable application.
Empathy let you protect your application from unauthorize person. You can use Empathy in your office, to protect your application from you collegues, or even your BOSS!
There are 4 options in the main interface. Use the Protect button to password protect your application. While the Unprotect button will remove the password. The Test button will run the protected application and to see whether the application can be run after protected by password. The Help button will open the Empathy help file.
The protected application can be run at different machine or different Windows OS, as long as you have the password.
The unregistereded version can only accept 1 character password. This may enough for non-IT guy as people will normally stop accessing your application once they see the password protected dialog box prompt out.
To use multiple characters password, you have to send the author a picture postcard, with your name and email, and the author will send you the unlock code.
Download : Empathy