PGP Desktop Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is GPG4Win, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 8 alternatives to PGP Desktop so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting PGP Desktop alternatives are GPGTools (Freemium, Open Source), p=p pretty Easy privacy (Free, Open Source), GNUPGK (Free, Open Source) and Symantec Desktop Email Encryption (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 13, 2018

    • Gpg4win (GNU Privacy Guard for Windows) is encryption software for files and emails.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Office Outlook
      • S/MIME
      • GnuPG
    • 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.
      • Freemium • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Apple Mail
      • GPG Suite


    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Office Outlook
      • Thunderbird
    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • OpenPGP
    • 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...
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      • Windows
    • Paubox provides HIPAA compliant email encryption without the hassle of extra steps. Just send emails like normal from any device.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      • Blackberry 10
      • Apple Watch
      • Android Wear
      • Pebble
    • Mynigma is a new kind of email client with built-in encryption.

      Discontinued

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

      • Free Personal
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • PGP Tool has following features:- Open PGP Files- Encrypt any file as PGP file- Create new PGP keys- Import and export PGP keys
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Windows S
      • Windows Phone