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'. 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 (Freemium, Open Source), p=p (Free, Open Source), GNUPGK (Free, Open Source) and Symantec Desktop Email Encryption (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 13, 2018

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Office Outlook
      • S/MIME
      • GnuPG
      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.
    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Office Outlook
      • Thunderbird
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • OpenPGP
      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.
    2. 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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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      • Blackberry 10
      • Apple Watch
      • Android Wear
      • Pebble
      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.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Mynigma is a new kind of email client with built-in encryption.

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

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      • Windows
      • Android
      • Windows S
      • Windows Phone
      PGP Tool has following features: - Open PGP Files - Encrypt any file as PGP file - Create new PGP keys - Import and export PGP keys Usage is very easy and a manual also included in application.
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