File — Encryption — Encrypt selected item (the file will be encrypted, and you will be prompted for confirmation after it is complete. Step 1: Open the Terminal on your Mac and then type in the following command: OpenSSH aes-256-cbc -E ~/Desktop/Photo. · “in ~/.ssh/ ←’ ←’ ←’ ←’ (the folder will end up with encryption as you want. How to Encrypt a File or Folders on MAC OSX — Wombat_Wombat Step 1: Install the FileVault Manager software and open Terminal. Enter the following command: /Applications/FileVault.app/Contents/MacOS/file_vault ←↑ ←ↀ ←← ←← ←← ╥ /Applications/FileVault.app/Contents/MacOS/file_vault ↑ ↓ ↓ ↓ ← ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ Step 2: Go to Finder open Apple ⫻ ⫾ ⊞ FileVault, and then click on the Open button. Open the folder with your data and select the folder you want to encrypt. Step 3: Click on the Next button to start encrypting the folder. Step 4: If prompted by the program for username and password you will enter your data. Please choose a passphrase and choose To continue. How to Encrypt a File on Mac — A Guide for Macs with a Secure Mac Password Step 1: Enter your desired password as instructed by the program. The program will show and ask your password to confirm and set up the encryption password. Once it confirms your password, click on the Next button Step 2: Next choose the destination file(if you wish; if you select a Destination File that already has .PEM or .SHA files in it, your encryption password will be overwritten). Click on Next Step 3: Choose To encrypt File, specify the name of the encrypted file, check if Encrypt is set correctly, and then click Finish. Step 4: The encrypted file is now encrypted.