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libbde is a library to access the BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) format.
BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) is a volume-based encryption method used by
Microsoft Windows, as of Vista, to encrypt data on a storage media volume.
Project information:
* Status: alpha
* Licence: LGPLv3+
Supported BDE formats:
* BitLocker Windows Vista
* BitLocker Windows 7
* BitLocker Windows 8
* BitLocker Windows 10
* BitLocker To Go
Supported encryption methods:
Supported protection methods:
* clear key
* password
* recovery password
* start-up key
* FKEV and/or TWEAK key data
Unsupported BDE formats:
* Bitlocker Used Disk Space Only encryption
Unsupported protection methods:
* Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
* SID-based protector
Additional features:
* support for partial encrypted volumes
* zeros out the BDE metadata, matches behavior seen on Windows
Work in progress:
* Dokan library support
* Thread-safety in volume API functions
For more information see:
* Project documentation:
* How to build from source:
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