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PGP file format description

Many people share .pgp files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pgp file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pgp files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pgp - PGP Security Signature/Key

The PGP data files are related to PGP. PGP file is a PGP Security Signature/Key. PGP, which stands for Pretty Good Privacy, is a widely available encryption program that lets you protect files and electronic mail.

Data files
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PGP Security Signature/Key related extensions:
PGP Private Keyring Data
PGP Public Keyring Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .pgp file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pgp files. Be especially cautious with .pgp files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .pgp file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .pgp file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

gp, gpp, lgp, ogp, pbp, pfp, pg, pgl, pgo, php, pnp, pp, ppg, prp, ptp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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