File Extension Library

.PGP File Extension

  • Developer by: PGP
  • Category: Misc Files

What are .PGP files and how to open them?

Can't open .PGP 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 .PGP file.

What is a .PGP file extension?

.PGP file extension is created by PGP. .PGP has been classified as Misc Files.

.PGP is PGP Security Key

Security key or digital signature file that verifies a user's identity; used for decrypting a file encrypted with Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) software; ensures that protected files can only be opened by authorized users.

List of all softwares that can open the PGP Security Key
PGP Desktop
PGP Desktop
File Type 2 AutoCAD Program Parameters File
Developer by: Autodesk Category: Settings Files Format: Text

File used by AutoCAD, an engineering design and documentation CAD application; contains external command definitions, which allow users to run custom commands in AutoCAD; can be used for running external programs and Windows commands through the AutoCAD interface; also used for defining aliases, or shortcuts, for commands with verbose syntax.

PGP files are stored by default in a file named acad.pgp. They are stored in plain text and contain commands in the following format:


Each command specifies the command alias, an executable to run, process flags, display prompt options, and a return code when the command finishes.

List of all softwares that can open the AutoCAD Program Parameters File
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
Microsoft Notepad
Microsoft WordPad

How to fix problems with .PGP files

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