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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

Related Projects

  • BeeCrypt
  • Gnupg


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License:GPLv2orlaterGenium25 February 2016
manual and tools
License:LGPLv2.1orlaterGenium25 February 2016

Leaders and contributors

Werner Koch Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.


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