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GnuPG PGP Desktop Email

Created: 24 Jan 2013 • Updated: 27 Jan 2013 | 3 comments
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PGP Desktop Email can be decrypted with GnuPG?

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Alex_CST's picture

PGP and GnuPG both follow the OpenPGP Standards.  Basic encryption and decryption between each other (provided its a more recent PGP version) will work

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Tom Mc's picture

I would also agree that the two are generally compatible.  Sometimes, one will implement a new standard, or option, before the other that might cause temporary problems.  I don't think it is currently a problem, but there was a while when a gpg encrypted file was not being decrypted by PGP unless you first changed its file extension from gpg to pgp.

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