.NET 6.0 .NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 4.6.1
dotnet add package BouncyCastle.OpenPGP --version
NuGet\Install-Package BouncyCastle.OpenPGP -Version
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="BouncyCastle.OpenPGP" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add BouncyCastle.OpenPGP --version
#r "nuget: BouncyCastle.OpenPGP,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install BouncyCastle.OpenPGP as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=BouncyCastle.OpenPGP&version=

// Install BouncyCastle.OpenPGP as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=BouncyCastle.OpenPGP&version=

The Bouncy Castle Cryptography Library For .NET - OpenPGP-only

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This is a fork of The Bouncy Castle Cryptography Library For .NET that provides a subset of the full API focused only on OpenPGP functionality to reduce the size of the compiled library.

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  • .NETFramework 4.6.1

    • No dependencies.
  • .NETStandard 2.0

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  • net6.0

    • No dependencies.

NuGet packages (6)

Showing the top 5 NuGet packages that depend on BouncyCastle.OpenPGP:

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Zero Install management of implementation caches, digital signatures, etc.


OpenPGP Lib for C# .NET


OpenIIoT SDK components for creating and managing Packages.


A GPG JSON Field Cipher


A C# Class Library for signing and verifying data using PGP encryption.

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Version Downloads Last updated 4,537 12/29/2022
2.0.0 170 12/29/2022 858,788 11/9/2017
1.8.1 222,972 1/29/2016