GPG4Win Alternatives for Linux

    GPG4Win is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GnuPG, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GPG4Win and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GPG4Win are Kleopatra (Free, Open Source), gpg4usb (Free, Open Source), PGP Tool (Free, Open Source) and OneTime (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 10, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • OpenPGP
      GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • GnuPG
      Kleopatra is a certificate manager and a universal crypto GUI.


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      • GnuPG
      gpg4usb is an easy to use, small portable editor with the possibility to encrypt and decrypt any text-message or -file you want. For encryption it acts as a GnuPG -frontend.
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      Extremely easy to use and doesn't crash like GPA
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      PGPTool allows you to encrypt and decrypt files. It's free and easy to use.
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      • Linux
      OneTime is an open source encryption program that uses the one-time pad algorithm to allow two parties to communicate privately. It has features to assist with the bureaucracy of pad management, and comes with built-in help. OneTime requires Python 2.
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    1. The Update Framework (TUF) helps developers maintain the security of software update systems, providing protection even against attackers that compromise the repository or signing keys.
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      Minisign is a dead simple tool to sign files and verify signatures. It is portable, lightweight, and uses the highly secure Ed25519 public-key signature system.
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