Disk Decipher Support

This is the support site for Disk Decipher, an app that allows access to encrypted disk images (e.g. TrueCrypt, VeraCrypt or FreeOTFE) from your iPhone and iPad.

Disk Decipher is copyright 2020 Richard Huveneers.

Current status: Version 3.0.5 has been approved by Apple.

Version 3.1.0 is currently in review. This version will add

  • Mac OS support

  • Allow importing multiple Local Disks in one selection

  • Improved PDF viewer

  • Fullscreen option for all viewers

  • Also hide status bar (in addition to navigation bar) on entering fullscreen

  • Fix text color for RTF viewer in dark mode

  • Fix keyfile icon color in dark mode

  • Show Open In button below error message if preview fails to load

Version 3.0.5 supports:

  • Manage multiple disks

  • Storage provider: Local Disk

  • Storage provider: Linked Disk

  • Remote storage provider, HTTP and HTTPS based storage. The server must be HTTP 1.1 compliant. This feature should provide access to most cloud storage providers offering webdav access (tested with Box).

  • Remote storage provider: Dropbox (direct access to disk images stored in your Dropbox account without downloading the full disk image)

  • Remote storage provider: Google Drive (direct access to disk images stored in your Google Drive account without downloading the full disk image)

  • Remote storage provider: Microsoft OneDrive and OneDrive for Business (direct access to disk images stored in your Microsoft OneDrive account without downloading the full disk image)

  • Remote storage provider: Box (direct access to disk images stored in your Box account without downloading the full disk image)

  • Disk image formats: TrueCrypt, VeraCrypt, FreeOTFE and LUKS

  • Filesystems: FAT (FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32, full Unicode in long file names), exFAT, Apple HFS+ and HFSX, NTFS (NTFS compression and encryption are not supported)

  • File viewer supports many document types (Word, Excel, PDF, RTF, plain-text, images, etc.)

  • File viewer supports streaming audio playback (MP3, WAV, etc.)

  • File viewer supports streaming movie playback (MP4, MOV, etc.)

  • File viewer supports printing of all supported document types

  • File viewer supports saving decrypted images to Photos library

  • File viewer supports editing of plain-text files

  • File viewer supports searching of plain-text and RTF files

  • File viewer supports swiping to view next/previous file

  • Open In menu to transfer decrypted files to other apps

  • Passcode protection with Touch ID and Face ID support

  • Write support

  • Donations

  • Photo camera to store new photos securely in your encrypted container

  • File import (encryption) from apps supporting document providing

  • Import photos and videos from iOS Photo Library

  • iCloud storage

  • iPadOS external storage

  • Tiled directory view (presents files as tiles, a small preview will be shown for image files to simplify browsing)

  • iOS File Provider (this allows accessing files inside your encrypted containers from other apps, like iOS Files)

The main focus of the 3.x series will be the iOS Files app integration. Other planned improvements are changes necessary for running Disk Decipher on MacOS.

If you require a specific feature which is currently missing, please submit a feature request so I can prioritise the implementation of new features.

To contact me, please use the e-mail address below. Please consult the FAQ first before contacting me.

Positive feedback is welcome too of course.

Richard Huveneers

appdev at hekkihek.nl