How to open Windows GPG encrypted files on Mac OS X

Alexander Willner alex at
Sat Apr 30 11:49:16 CEST 2011


Please test the latest GPGServices beta version from and send further requests to their mailing list. 
Hope we'll figure out how to solve your issue. 

Br, Alex

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please excuse my brevity

On 30.04.2011, at 04:17, insightfulmac wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been using GPG for Windows for some years. Recently I've bought a
> Mac. I've installed the GPG for Mac OSX, but the problem is that I am not
> able to open the old GPG for Windows encrypted files.
> I have installed the GPGServices, so what I do is: open the Windows
> encrypted files on Mac using the TextWrangler text editor, selecting the
> encrypted text and choosing Services->OpenPGP Decrypt.
> However, I always receive the following error: "Decryption failed. No
> decryptable text was found within the selection".
> Does anyone know how can I decrypt Windows-GPG encrypted files on Mac OS X?
> Thanks!!!!
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