We would like to offer you a free version of DbDefence before you make the decision to purchase it from us. The free version functions exactly the same as the full version; however, the database encryption function is limited to a database size of 200 megabytes.  

DbDefence has no limits and is completely free for SQL Server 2005 and 2008.

There are NO TIME LIMITS or other restrictions placed on the Free Version of DbDefence!

The Free Version does not contain any ad-ware, spy-ware, or otherwise malicious software packaged with it.

Our company, "Activecrypt Software Ltd.", has digitally signed all the DbDefence executable commands and setup programs within the software.

Installer updated June 05 2019. What's New

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Frequently Asked Questions about installation.

Q: Can I install DbDefence on a remote computer? What about Amazon AWS?

You need to run installer directly on the server. To install DbDefence remotely use Remote Desktop tools. DbDefence works on Amazon AWS. You must be a Windows Administrator and SQL Server DBA.

Q: Can I install DbDefence on Azure SQL?

Azure SQL service is not supported; however you can install DbDefence on Azure VM.

Q: How can I install DbDefence silently?

You can run installer from the command line link

Q: If my database is very small, can I use DbDefence commercially?