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Software Update: VeraCrypt 1.26.12 – Computer – Downloads

VeraCrypt logo (80px)VeraCrypt version 1.26.12 has been released, a development release. VeraCrypt originated as a fork of TrueCrypt, an open source encryption software that can be used to encrypt a hard drive, partition, or virtual volume. VeraCrypt uses the original TrueCrypt source code, but includes several security improvements. Previously, it was possible to open and convert volumes created with TrueCrypt, but this is no longer possible in this release. The changelog for this release shows the following changes and improvements:

All operating systems:

  • Update translations and documents
  • Implement language selection settings in non-Windows versions.
  • Make the codebase compatible with wxWidgets 3.3 on non-Windows versions.


  • Better fix for Secure Desktop issues in Windows 11 22H2
  • VeraCrypt Expander: Fix volume expansion on disks with sector size other than 512 (by skl0n6)
  • Fix Advanced EFI Encryption Options Wrongly Writing to Registry
  • Do not close the setup program when exiting the VeraCrypt process via the exit menu in the system tray.
  • Fixed failure to format some disks (e.g. VHDX) caused by virtual partition offset and 4K misalignment
  • Return to absolute position when accessing disks if relative positioning fails
  • Update zlib to version 1.3.1


  • Focus on PIM field when selected (#1239)
  • Fix generic install text on Konsole in Wayland (#1244)
  • Added the ability to build using wolfCrypt as an encryption backend. Disabled by default. (Contributed by wolfSSL, GH PR #1227)
  • Allow GUI to run in Wayland environment only (GH #1264)
  • CLI: Don’t re-ask PIM at start if already specified (GH #1288)
  • CLI: Fix incorrect maximum hidden folder size for file containers (GH #1338)
  • Improved ASLR security for public install binaries by adding a reference to the old GCC version (reported by @morton-f on Sourceforge)


  • Fix corrupt disk icon in main UI (GH #1218)
  • Fix PIM input box with near-zero width and simplify wxTextValidator logic (GH #1274)
  • Use the correct Disk Utility location when running Verify File System (GH #1273)
  • Add support for FUSE-T as an alternative to MacFUSE (GH #1055)

Free BSD:

  • Fix privilege escalation prompts not showing (GH #1349)
  • Support auto-detection and mounting of ext2/3/4, exFAT and NTFS file systems (GH #1350)
  • Use the correct Disk Utility location when running Verify File System (GH #1273)


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