IPWorks OpenPGP 2022 .NET Edition
Version 22.0 [Build 8460]


Welcome to IPWorks OpenPGP, a comprehensive suite of components for adding secure PGP encryption, decryption, signing, and signature verification capabilities to any application. The software provides strong encryption and signature hashing via its support for most major algorithms. IPWorks OpenPGP's advanced key management capabilities also allow you to create and manage OpenPGP Keyrings.

Included Libraries

The .NET Edition includes several libraries (.dll files) which are supported in different environments. The following libraries are present in the lib directory after installation:

Library Supported Runtimes Comments
lib\nsoftware.IPWorksOpenPGP.dll .NET Framework 4.0 and up
.NET Core 3.0 and up
.NET 5 and up

This is the default library which maintains a familiar API in line with previous versions of the product.

Support for asynchronous programming patterns (async/await) is exposed in a separate nsoftware.async.IPWorksOpenPGP namespace. See the Async Functionality page for details.

lib\netstandard2.0\nsoftware.IPWorksOpenPGP.dll .NET Standard 2.0 and up The .NET Standard library provides cross-platform support while maintaining the same API as the default library in lib.
lib\net20\nsoftware.IPWorksOpenPGP.dll .NET Framework 2.0 and up This library targets .NET Framework 2.0 and is maintained for legacy projects.

Included Components

CertMgrThe CertMgr component is used to manage the digital certificates installed on a system.
KeyMgrThe KeyMgr component is used to create and manage OpenPGP keys.
MIMEThe MIME component allows for the simple encoding and decoding of MIME structures, such as message attachments and file uploads.
OpenPGPThe OpenPGP component is used to encrypt/decrypt and sign/verify PGP messages.
PFileMailerThe PFileMailer component is used to send encrypted and/or signed plaintext-formatted emails, with any attachments, using OpenPGP.
PHTMLMailerThe PHTMLMailer component is used to send encrypted and/or signed HTML-formatted emails with or without any attachments using OpenPGP.
PIMAPThe PIMAP component is used to communicate with IMAP servers to retrieve and process OpenPGP encrypted and/or signed messages and any attachments.
PPOPThe PPOP component is used retrieve and process OpenPGP encrypted and/or signed messages from Internet Post Office servers (POP).
PSMTPThe PSMTP component is used to send encrypted and/or signed emails with or without attachments using OpenPGP.
SDAThe SDA component can be used to create a self-decrypting archive which will run natively on Windows platforms.

Additional Information

You will always find the latest information about IPWorks OpenPGP at our web site: www.nsoftware.com. We offer free, fully-functional 30-day trials for all of our products, and our technical support staff are happy to answer any questions you may have during your evaluation.

Please direct all technical questions to support@nsoftware.com. To help support technicians assist you as quickly as possible, please provide an detailed and accurate description of your problem, the results you expected, and the results that you received while using our product. For questions about licensing and pricing, and all other general inquiries, please contact sales@nsoftware.com.

Thank You!

Thank you for choosing IPWorks OpenPGP for your development needs. We realize that you have a choice among development tools, and that by choosing us you are counting on us to be a key component in your business. We work around the clock to provide you with ongoing enhancements, support, and innovative products; and we will always do our best to exceed your expectations!

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IPWorks OpenPGP 2022 .NET Edition - Version 22.0 [Build 8460]