|Developer(s)||The Gpg4win Initiative|
|Stable release||2.3.2 (with GnuPG 2.0.30) (July 5, 2016) [±]|
|Preview release||3.0.0-beta177 (with GnuPG 2.1.13) (July 22, 2016) [±]|
|License||GNU GPL and other free software licenses|
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
- 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.
- "[Gpg4win-announce] Gpg4win 2.3.2 released". Andre Heinecke. 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
- "English README file for Gpg4win". 2016-07-22. Retrieved 2016-07-29.
- "Creation of Gpg4win was supported by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).", gpg4win.org
- "Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)...in 2006...funded the development of GPG4win, europa.eu
- "Encrypted e-mail: How much annoyance will you tolerate to keep the NSA away?", Peter Bright and Dan Goodin, June 15, 2013, Ars Technica
- "Gpg4win: Powerful Encryption for Free" Erez Zukerman, Dec 5 2011, PCWorld