Date addedMay 07, 2018
OpenKeychain makes it possible to communicate more independently and safely. It utilizes encryption to make certain your messages may be read exclusively by the folks that you send them others may send you messages which only you may read, and such messages may be sent so that the folks getting them are certain that sent them. OpenKeychain relies on the well recognized OpenPGP standard creating encryption compatible with your systems and devices. To get a listing of compatible applications for Windows, Mac OS, along with other working procedures consult
Contemporary encryption relies on electronic "keys". OpenKeychain shops and handles all your keys, and all those of the people that you communicate together, on your own Android smartphone. Additionally, it makes it possible to locate others' keys on the internet, and swap secrets.
Integration with other Apps:
• K-9 Mail
• and many more
Open Source: OpenKeychain is designed to be trustworthy. It’s Free Software with no secrets; anyone can examine and validate every bit of it
Independent Security Audit: The auditing company Cure53 performed an intensive security audit of OpenKeychain. The security experts summarize their final result with "[...] none of the spotted issues were considered to be of a critical severity in terms of security implications. The latter is a significant and impressive result for an app of this complexity and relevance."
Permissions: Because OpenKeychain is Free Software, anyone can validate that the permissions are indeed only required for the listed features.
- In-app purchases: Donate to the developers
- Identity: Pre-fill name and email addresses
- Contacts: Connect keys to your contacts (only offline)
- Photos/Media/Files: Import/export keys from SD card
- Camera: Scan QR Codes to add other people's keys
- Others: Internet permission to retrieve keys, NFC permission to use YubiKeys
Improved Autocrypt support