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PGP Desktop Alternatives

PGP Desktop is described as 'Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication. PGP is often used for signing, encrypting and decrypting e-mails to increase the security of e-mail communications' and is an app. There are eight alternatives to PGP Desktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad and Mac. The best alternative is GPG4Win, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PGP Desktop are GPGTools, p=p, PGP Tool and GNUPGK.

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  1. GPG4Win icon

    GPG4Win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • S/MIME
    • GnuPG
    22 alternatives to GPG4Win 

    Gpg4win enables users to securely transport emails and files with the help of encryption and digital signatures. Encryption protects the contents against an unwanted party reading it. Digital signatures make sure that it was not modified and comes from a specific sender.

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    1.  PGP EncryptionGPG4Win supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionGPG4Win can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    3.  GPG EncryptionGPG4Win supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
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    GPGTools

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Apple Mail
    • GPG Suite
    13 alternatives to GPGTools 

    Use GPG Suite to encrypt, decrypt, sign and verify files or messages. Manage your GPG Keychain with a few simple clicks and experience the full power of GPG easier than ever before.

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    1.  GPG EncryptionGPGTools supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
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    p=p

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Thunderbird
    12 alternatives to p=p 

    It offers an automatic and easy to use solution with end-to-end protection for all written digital communications over the Internet. It have been designed to provide extremely easy and automatic encryption by default for e-mail.

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    1.  FIDO U2F (2FA) supportp=p supports FIDO U2F / passwordless / multi-factor authentication.
    2.  PGP Encryptionp=p supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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    • PGP Tool icon

      PGP Tool

      • Windows
      • Android
      • Windows S
      • Windows Phone
      4 alternatives to PGP Tool 

      Work with PGP Files and Manage PGP Keys.

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      1.  PGP EncryptionPGP Tool supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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        GNUPGK

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Windows
        • OpenPGP
        4 alternatives to GNUPGK 

        A GnuPG Frontend GUI made in C#. It is compatible with PGP as well so it can be a very useful tool for encryption/decryption. It also incorporates a shell extension so it can be easy to right click and decrypt or decrypt.

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        1.  PGP EncryptionGNUPGK supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
        2.  GPG EncryptionGNUPGK supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
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        • Symantec Desktop Email Encryption

          • Windows
          9 alternatives to Symantec Desktop Email Encryption 

          Desktop Email Encryption provides an end-to-end email encryption solution that automatically encrypts and decrypts email directly from one user's client to another's without the need to log into a third-party website or by other means.

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          1.  PGP EncryptionSymantec Desktop Email Encryption supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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          Paubox

          • Mac
          • Windows
          • Online
          • Windows Mobile
          • Android
          • iPhone
          • Blackberry
          • Windows S
          • Android Tablet
          • Windows Phone
          • iPad
          • Self-Hosted
          • Blackberry 10
          • Apple Watch
          • Android Wear
          • Pebble
          10 alternatives to Paubox 

          The perfect solution for regulated industries use of email to communicate protected health information (PHI); Paubox email solution is HIPAA compliant and will sign Business Associate Agreements. Great for small to medium sized practices required PHI compliance, but don't...

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          1.  AES-256 EncryptionPaubox has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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          Mynigma

          • Mac
          • iPhone
          • iPad
          29 alternatives to Mynigma 

          Mynigma is a new kind of email client with built-in encryption.

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          This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
          Discontinued

          Has not been updated since September 2016 and website has no content.

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