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|Related projects=BeeCrypt
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Revision as of 17:02, 30 July 2013


Cryptographic library

This is a general purpose cryptographic library based on the code from GnuPG. It provides functions for all cryptograhic building blocks: symmetric ciphers (AES, DES, Blowfish, CAST5, Twofish, Arcfour), hash algorithms (MD4, MD5, RIPE-MD160, SHA-1, TIGER-192), MACs (HMAC for all hash algorithms), public key algorithms (RSA, ElGamal, DSA), large integer functions, random numbers and a lot of supporting functions.


Programmer reference in Texinfo, Postscript, HTML included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:libgcrypt


Download version 1.7.5 (stable)
released on 15 December 2016

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLv2.1orlaterGenium25 February 2016
GPLv2orlaterGenium25 February 2016
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Werner Koch Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 December 2016.


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