Pericia.OpenPgp 0.1.1

.NET 6.0 .NET Standard 2.0
dotnet add package Pericia.OpenPgp --version 0.1.1
NuGet\Install-Package Pericia.OpenPgp -Version 0.1.1
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="Pericia.OpenPgp" Version="0.1.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Pericia.OpenPgp --version 0.1.1
#r "nuget: Pericia.OpenPgp, 0.1.1"
#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 Pericia.OpenPgp as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Pericia.OpenPgp&version=0.1.1

// Install Pericia.OpenPgp as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Pericia.OpenPgp&version=0.1.1


Build status

Library with helper methods for OpenPGP use in .NET apps. Heavily based on BouncyCastle

Still in early development, expect lots of fixes and API changes for quite some time.



  • Encrypt(message, publicKey)
    Encypt the message using the provided public key

  • Decrypt(message, secretKey, passPhrase) Decrypt the message using the provided private key and its pass phrase


  • GenerateKeyPair(string identity, string passPhrase)
    Generate a new pgp key pair

  • Export(key) Export a public key or secret key to armored string

  • LoadPublicKey(key) Load a public key from an armored string

  • LoadSecretKey(key) Load a secret key from an armored string


  • SearchHttpKeyServer(address, keyServer)
    Search the public key for the e-mail address on the specified key server

  • SearchHttpKeyServer(address)
    Search the public key for the e-mail address on the default key server

  • SearchWebKeyDirectory(address)
    Use the Web Key Directory (WKD) protocol to search the public key for the e-mail address

  • GetHashedUserId(userName)
    Generate the hashed user-id (hu), used by WKD protocol.
    The hu is the user part of the e-mail address, SHA-1 hashed and z-base32 converted.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net5.0 was computed.  net5.0-windows was computed.  net6.0 is compatible.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 is compatible.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 was computed.  netcoreapp2.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.2 was computed.  netcoreapp3.0 was computed.  netcoreapp3.1 was computed. 
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 is compatible.  netstandard2.1 was computed. 
.NET Framework net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed. 
MonoMac monomac was computed. 
MonoTouch monotouch was computed. 
Tizen tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed. 
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Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos was computed. 
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos was computed. 
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Version Downloads Last updated
0.1.1 356 11/20/2022
0.1.0 280 11/14/2022
0.0.5 294 11/13/2022
0.0.4 285 11/12/2022
0.0.3 296 11/12/2022
0.0.2 461 5/11/2022
0.0.1 384 5/9/2022