WinGPG Alternatives

    WinGPG is described as 'tray-based classical Windows application, Windows NT Explorer shell extension, and a classic GPGv2 distribution. It offers you an opportunity to manage keys and files easily'. There are more than 10 alternatives to WinGPG for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, GnuPG and OpenPGP. The best alternative is TrueCrypt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinGPG are GnuPG (Free, Open Source), GPG4Win (Free, Open Source), Kleopatra (Free, Open Source) and GPGTools (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 9, 2020

    1. [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.] TrueCrypt is a disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.

      Discontinued

      Currently unmaintained. Last version, TrueCrypt 7.1a, is still available for download and development has continued via the forks VeraCrypt and CipherShed. "The development of TrueCrypt was ended in 5/2014 after Microsoft terminated support of Windows XP. Windows 8/7/Vista and later offer integrated support for encrypted disks and virtual disk images."

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      • Xfce
      • 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.


      • 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • GnuPG
      Kleopatra is a certificate manager and a universal crypto GUI.
    2. 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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    3. GPG for Mail is an open source plugin for Apple Mail. Encrypt, decrypt, sign and verify mails using OpenPGP with a few simple clicks. GPG Keychain
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PGPTool allows you to encrypt and decrypt files. It's free and easy to use.
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    4. Now this is what I call real security!... You may use any one of nineteen, industrial and military strength, encryption ciphers to secure your most precious private information.
    5. Safely encrypt sensitive data On PCs, in networks and in the Cloud Confidential documents, business records and TAN lists all belong in a safe place. Steganos Safe 18 is a digital vault that protects everything you don’t want anyone else to see.
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    6. Safely encrypt sensitive data On PC, in networks and in the Cloud Confidential documents, business records and TAN lists all belong in a safe place. Steganos Safe 18 is a digital vault that protects everything you don’t want anyone else to see.
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