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Informations about the PGP filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .pgp filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .pgp file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.pgp - PGP Security Signature/Key

The PGP file is a Data file, which is connected to the PGP Security Signature/Key according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the PGP Security Signature/Key (.pgp) files can be opened or converted with the help of PGP.

Format description:
PGP format
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
MALDI BioTyper Main Spectra File
Autodesk AutoCAD Batch Plot File
WebsitePanel Backup
Microsoft Expression Encoder Live Encoding
Simplexety Data File

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .pgp file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .pgp extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .pgp files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .pgp file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .pgp file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .pgp file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .pgp file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .pgp extension

The .pgp filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .pgp files.

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

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .pgp file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .pgp extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

PuzzleView Puzzle
Gofer Project
Pegasus Mail POP3 Filter Rules
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Document
Citrix Provisioning Server Properties
Serif Graphics Plus Document

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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