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.GPG File Extension

File TypeGNU Privacy Guard Public Keyring

DeveloperFree Software Foundation
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CategoryMisc Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a GPG file?

Security key used to decrypt an encrypted file created with the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG); based on the OpenPGP standard defined by RFC2440, which is what Pretty Good Privacy (.PGP) files use.

More Information

Unlike PGP, GnuPG is a free software program. More information about GnuPG, including a downloadable version of the program, is available at GnuPG.org.

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Programs that open GPG files
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Updated 5/12/2009

.GPG Extension Information

This page contains information about the file extension GPG and its known file associations. Our goal is to help you understand what a *.gpg file is and how to open it.

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