File Extension Library

.P7M File Extension

  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .P7M files and how to open them?

Can't open .P7M file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .P7M file.

What is a .P7M file extension?

.P7M file extension has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .P7M file is Binary

.P7M is Digitally Encrypted Message

A P7M file is an encrypted email message that contains the contents and attachments of a sensitive email. It is used to prevent unauthorized users from accessing information in an email and may require a private key that matches the message's public key in order to open the document. P7M files are typically used for protecting confidential medical, financial, and business information.

P7M files are typically seen as smime.p7m files. These files include the contents and attachments of an email and have been secured with Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME), which is a public key encryption standard of MIME data.

Most P7M files, including smime.p7m files, can be opened using Cryptigo p7mViewer.

List of all softwares that can open the Digitally Encrypted Message
Cryptigo p7mViewer
Apple Keychain Access

How to fix problems with .P7M files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .P7M files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .P7M file format
  2. You need to check the .P7M file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)