.GPG File Extension

.GPG File Extension

File Type

GNU Privacy Guard Public Keyring

Developer Free Software Foundation
Popularity
3.9  |  33 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format Binary

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

Windows
Free Software Foundation GnuPG
Mac
Free Software Foundation GnuPG
Linux
Free Software Foundation GnuPG
Updated October 4, 2016

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