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WinGPG Alternatives

WinGPG is described as 'An open-source system tray utility for Windows, giving you quick access to your GnuPG keyring at any time with the ability to encrypt, decrypt and sign files on the fly' and is an app in the security & privacy category. 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, GPG4Win, Kleopatra and GPGTools.

WinGPG alternatives are mainly Password Managers but may also be Disk Encryption Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinGPG.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • OpenPGP

An open-source system tray utility for Windows, giving you quick access to your GnuPG keyring at any time with the ability...

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  1. TrueCrypt icon

    TrueCrypt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    96 alternatives to TrueCrypt 

    [TrueCrypt is not exactly "Open Source", but the source is available. See the reviews to get more information.]

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    1.  PortableTrueCrypt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    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. Such integrated support is also available on other platforms. You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform.

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    TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard – encryption/hash algorithms
  2. GnuPG icon

    GnuPG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    • OpenPGP
    44 alternatives to GnuPG 

    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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    1.  PGP EncryptionGnuPG supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
    GnuPG Shell running GnuPG on Windows


  3. 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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    Kleopatra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GnuPG
    • FLATHUB
    33 alternatives to Kleopatra 

    Kleopatra is a certificate manager and a universal crypto GUI.

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    1.  GPG EncryptionKleopatra supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
    2.  PGP EncryptionKleopatra supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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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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    PGP Tool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to PGP Tool 

    PGP for Windows, MacOS and linux. Desktop application to encrypt and decrypt PGP files. It's free and easy to use. OpenPGP compatible.

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    1.  OpenPGPPGP Tool supports OpenPGP, a standard of PGP encryption that is open-source for public use.
    2.  PGP EncryptionPGP Tool supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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    • GPG Suite icon

      GPG Suite

      • Mac
      • GnuPG
      33 alternatives to GPG Suite 

      Use GPG Suite to encrypt, decrypt, sign and verify files or messages.

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    • CryptoForge icon

      CryptoForge

      • Windows
      88 alternatives to CryptoForge 

      Data encryption software by CryptoForge allows you to secure your sensitive data everywhere it goes with strong AES encryption. It features a file encryption module which allows you to encrypt files and folders of any type and size, on any kind of media, including external USB...

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      Encrypt using the apps with which you are already familiar using the context menu integration.
    • SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security icon

      SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      84 alternatives to SSuite Agnot StrongBox Security 

      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.

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      1.  AES-256 EncryptionSSuite Agnot StrongBox Security has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
      2.  PortableSSuite Agnot StrongBox Security can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Steganos Privacy Suite

      • Windows
      226 alternatives to Steganos Privacy Suite 

      Digital Safe and Password management to protect your data and privacy.

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      1.  AES-256 EncryptionSteganos Privacy Suite has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
      2.  End-to-End EncryptionSteganos Privacy Suite has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
      3.  Privacy focusedSteganos Privacy Suite is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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