|Developer(s)||The Gpg4win Initiative|
|Stable release||3.1.15 (with GnuPG 2.2.27) (January 12, 2021)|
|Preview release||3.1.11-beta42 (with GnuPG 2.2.19) (November 14, 2019)|
|License||GNU GPL and other free software licenses[which?]|
The original creation of Gpg4win was supported by Germany's Federal Office for Information Security; however Gpg4win and all included tools are free and open source software, and it is typically the non-proprietary option for privacy recommended to Windows users.
Contents of Gpg4win Installer
- GnuPG: the core encryption tool
- Certificate managers
- Kleopatra: certificate manager for OpenPGP and X.509
- GPA: an alternate certificate manager (GNU) for OpenPGP and X.509
- Plugins for email and file encryption
- Gpg4win Compendium: introduction to encryption (OpenPGP and X.509) and user manual for Gpg4win
- "Gpg4win change history". Andre Heinecke. 2020-01-12. Retrieved 2020-01-12.
- "Gpg4win-Beta download directory". Andre Heinecke. 2019-11-14. Retrieved 2020-07-24.
- "About Gpg4win". Retrieved 25 April 2019 – via gpg4win.org.
Creation of Gpg4win was supported by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
- Hillenius, Gijs (19 December 2013). "Government-used cryptography tool seeks funds". Retrieved 25 April 2019 – via europa.eu.
Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)...in 2006...funded the development of GPG4win
- Bright, Peter; Goodin, Dan (14 June 2013). "Encrypted e-mail: How much annoyance will you tolerate to keep the NSA away?". Ars Technica. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
- Zukerman, Erez (5 December 2011). "Gpg4win: Powerful Encryption for Free". PCWorld. Retrieved 25 April 2019.