En-/Decryption speed for large files (GnuPG and Gpg4win)

Christoph Klassen christoph.klassen at intevation.de
Tue Jan 17 17:14:35 CET 2023

Thanks a lot for your reply Andre!

On 17.01.23 13:08, Andre Heinecke wrote:
> Another big difference what you will see in the perfomance of GnuPG is if you
> use -z 0 which disables compression.
I tried that with the 10GB file and, indeed, it was much faster. The 
encryption took only 51 seconds (with compression it was: 6 min. 21 sec.).

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