General Questions from a Novice

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Good day,
 
I have a few questions regarding the MAPL application, I will admit I am quite new to Android and the whole Linux foundation of Android, I am also not a programmer of any sort, I am however curious about encryption of the Android OS/ Mobile Device.
Does MAPL actually encrypt the SD card (or otherwise the storage device on an Android device) making it unreadable without a password?
Can I set up a pre-boot password of some sort?
Also can someone without any programming knowledge integrate MAPL properly?
 
Cheers!

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Hi,

Hi,
 
MAPL do not encrypt the whole SD card (full disk encryption). MAPL encrypt only files that is write/read to SD card, and only files that is read/write by a "MAPL" Application (with PIN/Password Authentication). 
such encrypted files can not be access by other applications. 
so it is possible to create e.g. a content provider, that store its information secure and encrypted on sd card. 
for the sdcard encryption, you can ask certgate (www.certgate.com) about this posibility. 
to integrate MAPL, you should already have a application, and you link your app against mapl lib. this means zero knowledge for cryptography, but some base knowledge for your "own" application.
cheers