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Sandboxie 1.13.4 Plus / Classic 5.68.4

Sandboxie Plus

Run programs in a sandbox to prevent malware from making permanent changes to your PC.

Sandboxie allows you to run your browser, or any other program, so that all changes that result from the usage are kept in a sandbox environment, which can then be deleted later.

Sandboxie is a sandbox-based isolation software for 32- and 64-bit Windows NT-based operating systems. It is being developed by David Xanatos since it became open source, before that it was developed by Sophos (which acquired it from Invincea, which acquired it earlier from the original author Ronen Tzur). It creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive. An isolated virtual environment allows controlled testing of untrusted programs and web surfing.

Sandboxie is available in two flavors Plus and Classic. Both have the same core components, this means they have the same level of security and compatibility. What's different is the user interface the Plus build has a modern Qt based UI which supports all new features that have been added since the project went open source. The Classic build has the old no longer developed MFC based UI, hence it lacks support for modern features, these features can however still be used when manually configured in the Sandboxie.ini.

Sandboxie 1.13.4 Plus / Classic 5.68.4 release notes:


  • added option to prevent sandboxed processes from accessing the images of the window outside the sandbox #1985 (thanks Yeyixiao)
  • it can be enabled with "IsBlockCapture=y"
  • see the sandbox option "Prevent sandboxed processes from using public methods to capture window images" in SandMan UI
  • added "LingerExemptWnds=n" to make the lingering process monitor mechanism no longer exempt lingering processes with windows from termination
  • Added option 'SharedTemplate' to Box Wizard #3737 (thanks offhub)
  • Added an option to force the protection of an encrypted sandbox to be enabled. #3736 (thanks Yeyixiao)
  • Added a menu and button/icon to suspend all processes [#3741] (#3741)


  • option "LingerLeniency=n" now also disabled the 5 sec grace period for freshly started lingerers #1892


  • fixed issue with symlinks related to startmenu folders

Download: Sandboxie Plus (64-bit) | Sandboxie Plus (32-bit) ~20.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Sandboxie Classic (64-bit) | Sandboxie Classic (32-bit) ~3.0 MB
Links: Sandboxie Website | Sandboxie Plus Home Page | GitHub | ARM64

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