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.PGP File Extension

File Type 1PGP Security Key

DeveloperPGP
Popularity
3.2 (9 Votes)
CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

What is a PGP file?

Security key or digital signature file that verifies a user's identity; used for decrypting a file encrypted with Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) software; ensures that protected files can only be opened by authorized users.

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Programs that open PGP files
Windows
PGP Desktop
Other PGP Encryption software
Mac
PGP Desktop
Other PGP Encryption software
Updated 5/13/2009

File Type 2AutoCAD Program Parameters File

DeveloperAutodesk
Popularity
2.4 (5 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.PGP File Association 2

File used by AutoCAD, an engineering design and documentation CAD application; contains external command definitions, which allow users to run custom commands in AutoCAD; can be used for running external programs and Windows commands through the AutoCAD interface; also used for defining aliases, or shortcuts, for commands with verbose syntax.

More Information

PGP files are stored by default in a file named acad.pgp. They are stored in plain text and contain commands in the following format:

command,[executable],flags[,[*]prompt[,return_code]]

Each command specifies the command alias, an executable to run, process flags, display prompt options, and a return code when the command finishes.

Programs that open PGP files
Updated 9/8/2010

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