Software Update: VeraCrypt 1.24-Update6

A new update for VeraCrypt version 1.24 has been released. VeraCrypt, a fork of TrueCrypt, is an open source encryption program that can encrypt entire hard drives or partitions and virtual volumes. VeraCrypt uses the original source code of TrueCrypt, but includes several security improvements. Volumes created with TrueCrypt can simply be opened and converted. The changelog for this release can be found below.


  • Optimize performance for CPUs that have more than 64 logical processors (contributed by Sachin Keswani from AMD)
  • Support specifying keyfiles (both in tokens and in filesystem) when creating file containers using command line (switches /keyfile, /tokenlib and /tokenpin supported in VeraCrypt Format)
  • Fix leak of keyfiles path and name after VeraCrypt process exits.
  • Add CLI switch /secureDesktop to VeraCrypt Format.
  • Update libzip to version 1.6.1
  • Minor UI fixes
  • Fix PIM label text truncation in password dialog
  • Fix wrong language used in installer if user selects a language other than English and then selects English before clicking OK on language selection dialog.

Version number 1.24-Update6
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website VeraCrypt
File size 34.38MB
License type GPL