PGP File Type- The quick facts
What are PGP files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PGP file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a PGP file?
PGP files have multiple uses, and PGP Symmetric Key Encrypted Message is one of them.
PGP Symmetric Key Encrypted Message
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open PGP files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PGP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PGP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PGP openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 15, 2021
More file formats using the PGP extensionThrough our research of PGP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) Public Keyring
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PGP files. Remember, different programs may use PGP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|PGP Desktop||User submitted|
|Symantec Encryption Desktop||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|Windows Privacy Tray||User submitted|
|Direct Show Ogg Vorbis Filter||User submitted|
|Intel Dynamic Power Performance Management||User submitted|