.PVK File Extension

.PVK File Extension

File Type

Private Key File

Developer Microsoft
3.8  |  4 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format Text

What is a PVK file?

Private key file used by software developers for digitally signing applications; stores the key as a segment of encrypted data in a small file; allows the application bundle to be authenticated by end users; often used in conjunction with .SPC and .PFX files.

More Information

Examples of PKCS (public-key cryptographic standard) programs include Microsoft's .NET Framework File Signing Tool (Signcode.exe) and OpenSSL.

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Programs that open or reference PVK files

Updated August 11, 2010

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