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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.


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.

Programs that open GPG files
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Updated 5/12/2009