File Extension PGP

.PGP File

File extension: PGP
File type: Key/Signature File


Notes about the PGP file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The PGP file type is primarily associated with 'Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)' by PGP Corporation.

Detailed information for file extension PGP:


Primary association: Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
Company: PGP Corporation
Mime type: application/pgp, application/pgp-keys, application/pgp-signature, application/x-pgp-plugin, application/pgp-encrypted
Identifying characters Hex: 2D 2D 2D 2D 2D 42 45 47 49 4E 20 50 47 50 20 50 55 42 4C 49 43 20 4B 45 59 20 42 4C 4F 43 4B 2D 2D 2D 2D 2D 0D 0A 56 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3A 20 50 47 50 , ASCII: -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- Version: PGP
Related links: CKNOW PGP Info Page

Other applications associated with file type PGP:

  • AutoCAD (Program Parameter) by Autodesk, Inc.Program ID: AutoCADProgramParameters , AutoCADLTProgramParameters
  • Program Parameter
  • TBAV File
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PGP

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AutoCADLTProgramParameters, FileType: AutoCAD LT Program Parameters, AppName: Notepad
EXEFile: notepad.exe

ProgramID: AutoCADProgramParameters, FileType: AutoCAD Program Parameters, AppName: Notepad

ProgramID: AutoCADLTProgramParameters
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\NOTEPAD.EXE %1

ProgramID: AutoCADProgramParameters
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\NOTEPAD.EXE %1

ProgramID: PGP Encrypted File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Network Associates\PGPNT\PGPtools.exe %1

ProgramID: PGP Encrypted File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SECURITY\PGP\PGP Corporation\PGP802eng\PGPMail.exe %1

ProgramID: PGP Encrypted File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PGP Corporation\PGP for Windows XP\PGPMail.exe %1

ProgramID: PGP Encrypted Data
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GnuPT\WPT\WinPT.exe %1

ProgramID: OpenPGP.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Privacy Tools\WinPT\WinPT.exe %1

ProgramID: OpenPGP.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Accessories\Windows Privacy Tools\WinPT\WinPT.exe

ProgramID: GPGshell.pgp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GPGshell\GPGtools.exe


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