Seahorse (software)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Seahorse icon hicolor.svg
Gnome Seahorse 3.12.2.png
Seahorse 3.12.2
Developer(s) Seahorse developers
Stable release 3.20.2 (10 May 2016; 3 months ago (2016-05-10)[1]) [±]
Preview release 3.21.4 (20 July 2016; 37 days ago (2016-07-20)) [±][2]
Operating system Unix-like
Platform GNOME
Type Encryption
License GNU GPLv2+

Seahorse is a GNOME front-end application for managing PGP and SSH keys. Seahorse integrates with Nautilus, gedit and Evolution for encryption, decryption and other operations. It has HKP and LDAP key server support. The program is based on GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) and is released as free software under the GNU General Public License (GPL).


Responsibility for maintenance and development of Seahorse has changed hands several times during its lifetime.

  • Nate Nielsen (real name Stef Walter) (0.7.4 - present)
  • Jacob Perkins (0.6.x - 0.7.3)
  • Jose C. García Sogo (0.5.x)
  • Jean Schurger

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Clasen, Matthias (10 May 2016). "GNOME 3.20.2". gnome-announce-list (Mailing list). Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "GNOME 3.21.x Development Series". Retrieved April 30, 2016. 

External links[edit]