Python bindings for GnuPG

Bernhard Reiter bernhard.reiter at
Fri May 11 23:17:57 CEST 2012

For those of you seeking to use GnuPG from Python, there is an overview at

I've just overhauled it.
My recommendation currently is to use James Henstridge's PyGPGME.
As it is actively maintained and even supports Python 3 and 2 since March.

An interesting approach is W. Trevor King's pgp-mime which uses pyassuan 
to speak to gpgme-tool. Haven't tried it. 

Happy Hacking,

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