Developer(s) NetBSD Project
Type Cryptography
License Free software (BSD)

netpgp[1] is a BSD licensed project based on the OpenPGP SDK[2] which provides signing, verification, encryption, and decryption of files.[3] It also comes with the netpgpkeys [4] tool for key management. Netpgp a higher level wrapper and improvement upon the OpenPGP SDK[5] library written by Ben Laurie and Rachel Willmer. The public api of OpenPGP SDK is hidden exposing a simple interface for encryption and decryption as well as generating and verifying digital signatures.

netpgp was included in the NetBSD distribution on May 2009.[6]


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