GnuPG and PGP Compatibility

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Nov 11 18:06:13 CET 2008

On Nov 11, 2008, at 10:35 AM, Carlos Williams wrote:

> I am looking to see if I can export my GnuPG public key I created on
> my Linux machine here at work and exchange this with 15 users in the
> office who are using a licensed copy of PGP Desktop 9.9. All their 15
> public keys were generated by the PGP software and I wanted to export
> my public key from GPG and exchange it with the 15 users using PGP. Is
> this possible for digital encryption and signatures between the two
> products? Will there be any issues or incompatibility?

Go right ahead.  Both PGP and GnuPG follow the same OpenPGP standard.


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