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I've been thinking about TrueCrypting my hard drive on my MacBook. However, I've noticed there is only a 32-bit version of TrueCrypt for OS X.

Will installing this on a 64-bit operating system cause me to bog down my OS to run in 32-bit mode or will my computer function perfectly fine after using it?

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Running x86 programs on your x64 OSX should not make your system run slower, although it might make the program run slower. There might be a way to encrypt disks using the baked in disk utility. Have you tried this? –  Alex Waters Sep 2 '11 at 5:39
    
Well true crypt is on the fly encryption which means everything will be going through truecrypt. –  user646655 Sep 2 '11 at 5:47
    
NVM. True crypt just came out with a 64bit version today. :) –  user646655 Sep 2 '11 at 5:53
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True crypt just came out with a 64bit version today.

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@user646655 if you return and post an answer, do flag this for deletion. –  Sathya Sep 3 '11 at 19:32

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