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Google Drive encryption for better security

Take care of your online data security and increase it with Google Drive encryption software – CloudMounter. With its help you can provide additional means of protection to the information stored on Google Drive. Besides that, the app makes it easy to access cloud storage, as it will be mounted as a network drive.

Yoo-hoo! CloudMounter runs natively on Mac computers with Apple silicon: M1 and M2 series!


Extra layer of protection with Google Drive Encryption software

The Cloud encryption of the files stored on Google Drive is made on the server side meaning that the decryption key is owned by the service provider. Of course, Google Drive is a trusted service but you may want to add additional means of protection to your sensitive data before uploading it to the cloud. CloudMounter is a reliable solution with a client-side encryption allowing only you to decrypt the material. Encrypt Google Drive and get the best of privacy.

Mount as a local drive

CloudMounter doesn’t synchronize any data thus saving space on your hard drive. Have instant access to the cloud as it will be displayed as a local disk in Finder.

Encryption of the online data

File encryption for Google Drive feature allows you to provide additional protection to the information stored online.

Smart access system

Without a decryption key, your data on the cloud is untouchable. Encrypted Google Drive files would look like complete nonsense to a hacker.


Encrypted file transfer

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Seamless access to your online files/folders

Your Google Drive files can be easily accessed through Finder as CloudMounter makes it possible to mount cloud computing services as local drives and deal with online data in a familiar way.

Why users prefer CloudMounter as a best Google Drive encryption software

Flawless integration into Finder, support for popular cloud computing services, minimalistic interface, convenient management of cloud data, Google Drive file encryption, constant update of the app, and improvements make CloudMounter the top choice for many users.

Secured access

CloudMounter is all about privacy! Your login information is only used to access your cloud accounts and is not shared with any third-parties. Even more, all your credentials are kept in Mac OS Keychain thus only you can access them.

Access Google Drive through Finder

CloudMounter offers smooth integration into the Mac native file system Finder, making it possible to access your online data easily and in a convenient way.

More to come

CloudMounter is a constantly updated solution. We analyze the wishes of our clients and are trying to fulfill them in the upcoming updates. Currently, we are working on adding iCloud support.

How to encrypt files on Google Drive

With CloudMounter it is possible to provide additional protection of the files stored on Google Drive. Below you will find a quick guide on how to encrypt Google Drive in under two minutes:


First of all, download CloudMounter and install the app on your computer.


Launch the app and choose the Google Drive icon.


Connect your Google Drive account with CloudMounter. Note that you can connect more than one Google Drive account.

Google Drive authorization window

Find Google Drive disk in Finder and right-click it.


From the context menu select the “Encrypt” option.

Encrypt option

In the invoked window insert the password and verify it. Pay attention that you won’t be able to recover it, that is why it is highly recommended to specify the hit and note it down.


Mark necessary options In the Options section.


Click the Encrypt button.

Frequently Asked Questions

Google Drive is a reliable service that ensures a high level of file protection, encrypting files both in motion and at rest. However, to increase security it is worth encrypting files before uploading them to the cloud.
To access data stored in your Google account as well as on Google Drive, your personal password is required. That is why there is no extra encryption option available for files and folders. To encrypt a folder Google Drive it is recommended to use third-party apps to doubly protect your information.
There exist a lot of third-party tools that provide additional protection of your data before uploading it to the cloud. CloudMounter is the top choice as with its help you can not only encrypt files on Google Drive with a couple of clicks but also mount it as a local drive and work with online data with no need to copy it to your computer.
You can mount Google Drive as a local drive using Backup and Sync. However, it will take up storage locally on your Mac computer whereas while using CloudMounter your Google cloud data will be mounted as a local drive without taking up your precious space on Mac.

List of cloud storages and remote servers you can easily encrypt

CloudMounter supports work with major cloud storages and web servers. You can encrypt Google Drive files, Dropbox, OneDrive, Amazon S3 files and folders as well as the ones stored on FTP/SFTP and WebDAV servers.


This all-in-one cloud manager for Mac is fully compatible with macOS 10.14 and later. Requires 57.61MB of free space, latest version 4.4(1123). Released 22 Feb, 2024.

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CloudMounter for Windows
You can now mount your multiple cloud storages as local disks on your PC too.