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Logo Gpg4win.png
Developer(s) The Gpg4win Initiative
Stable release 2.3.3 (with GnuPG 2.0.30) (August 18, 2016; 8 months ago (2016-08-18)[1]) [±]
Preview release 3.0.0-beta232 (with GnuPG 2.1.20) (April 28, 2017; 24 days ago (2017-04-28)[2]) [±]
Operating system Windows
Type Privacy, OpenPGP
License GNU GPL and other free software licenses

Gpg4win is an email and file encryption package for most versions of Microsoft Windows, which uses GnuPG public-key cryptography for data encryption and digital signatures.

The original creation of Gpg4win was supported by Germany's Federal Office for Information Security,[3][4] however Gpg4win and all included tools are free and open source software, and it is typically the non-proprietary option for privacy recommended[5][6] to Windows users.

Contents of Gpg4win Installer[edit]

  • GnuPG: the core encryption tool
  • Kleopatra: certificate manager for OpenPGP and X.509
  • GPA: an alternate certificate manager (GNU) for OpenPGP and X.509
  • GpgOL: a plugin for Microsoft Outlook to provide email encryption
  • GpgEX: a plugin for Windows Explorer to provide file encryption
  • Gpg4win Compendium: documentation about Gpg4win2.

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