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.GPG File Extension

File TypeGNU Privacy Guard Public Keyring

DeveloperFree Software Foundation
3.9 (32 Votes)
CategoryMisc Files

What is a GPG file?

A GPG file is a security key used to decrypt an encrypted file generated by GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG), a file encryption program. The secure format is based on the OpenPGP standard defined by RFC2440, the same standard Pretty Good Privacy (.PGP) files use.

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NOTE: Unlike PGP software, GnuPG is a free program.

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Programs that open GPG files

Free Software Foundation GnuPG
Free Software Foundation GnuPG
Free Software Foundation GnuPG
Updated 10/4/2016

About GPG Files

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