Files with pgp extension can be typically found as encrypted file generated using the PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) software.

There is one other file type using
the PGP file extension!

pgp file icon.pgp - AutoCAD program parameter file

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Software that works with pgp file extension

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PGP file extension - Pretty Good Privacy encrypted key

What is pgp file? How to open pgp files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The pgp file extension is associated PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and used for its encrypted keys.

The company and its product was later bought by Symantec and the product probably discontinued.

MIME types:
application/pgp-encrypted
application/pgp
application/pgp-keys
application/pgp-signature
application/x-pgp-plugin

This pgp file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to pgp file type:

Symantec Corporation logo Pretty Good Privacy  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Symantec Corporation

Pretty Good Privacy is used to protect and share information online. Pretty Good Privacy was developed to help human rights organizations communicate safely via electronic mail. It was later acquired by Symantec.

Help how to open PGP files:

Use Pretty Good Privacy to decrypt and open the .pgp files.

How to convert file with extension PGP:

It is impossible to convert these files to anything else, you have to decrypt them.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 2D 2D 2D 2D 2D 42 45 47 49 4E 20 50 47 50 20 50 55
ASCII code: -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- Version: PGP

List of software applications associated to the .pgp file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pgp file, edit pgp file, convert pgp file, view pgp file, play pgp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the pgp files.

  • Create pgp file
  • Others pgp file

Programs that can create pgp file - Pretty Good Privacy encrypted key

Click on the link to get more information about Pretty Good Privacy for create pgp file action.

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