Release Notes

Please read the NEWS file for a more complete list. 2.0.22 is the stable and modern version of GnuPG. (Version 1.4.16 is from the old GnuPG-1 series, which is still maintained and useful on some platforms: It is smaller than versions from the GnuPG-2 series, easier to build and also better portable to ancient platforms. In contrast to GnuPG-2 it comes with no support for S/MIME, Secure Shell, or other tools useful for desktop environments.

GnuPG-2

GnuPG 2.0.21 (2013-08-19)

GnuPG 2.0.20 (2013-05-10)

GnuPG 2.0.19 (2012-03-27)

GnuPG 2.0.18 (2011-08-04)

GnuPG 2.0.17 (2011-01-13)

GnuPG 2.0.16 (2010-07-19)

GnuPG 2.0.15 (2010-03-09)

GnuPG 2.0.14 (2009-12-21)

GnuPG 2.0.13 (2009-09-04)

GnuPG 2.0.12 (2009-06-17)

GnuPG 2.0.11 (2009-03-03)

GnuPG 2.0.10 (2009-01-12)

GnuPG 2.0.8 (2007-12-20)

GnuPG 2.0.7 (2007-09-10 19:18)

GnuPG 2.0.6 (2007-08-16 17:48)

GnuPG 2.0.5 (2007-07-06 12:46)

GnuPG 2.0.4 (2007-05-09 13:02)

GnuPG 2.0.3 (2007-03-08)

GnuPG 2.0.1 (2006-11-29)

GnuPG 2.0 (2006-11-13)

GnuPG 1.9.92 (2006-10-11)

One of the last steps towards a 2.0 release.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.9.20 (2005-12-20)

The development branch of GnuPG featuring the S/MIME and the gpg-agent.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.9.19 (2005-09-12)

The development branch of GnuPG featuring the S/MIME and the gpg-agent.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.9.17 (S/MIME and gpg-agent) (2005-06-20)

The development branch of GnuPG featuring the S/MIME and the gpg-agent.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.9.16 (S/MIME) (2005-04-21)

The development branch of GnuPG featuring the S/MIME and the gpg-agent.

Announcement

GnuPG-1

GnuPG 1.4.14 (2013-07-25)   important

GnuPG 1.4.13 (2012-12-20)

GnuPG 1.4.12 (2012-01-30)

GnuPG 1.4.11 (2010-10-18)

GnuPG 1.4.10 (2009-09-02)

GnuPG 1.4.8 (2007-12-20)

GnuPG 1.4.5 (2006-08-01)

GnuPG 1.4.4 (2006-06-25)

GnuPG 1.4.3 (2006-04-03)

GnuPG 1.4.2 (2005-07-27)

GnuPG 1.2.7 (2004-12-28)

This is an update of the old stable branch..

Announcement

GnuPG stable 1.4.0 (2004-12-16)

This is the first relese of the new stable branch of GnuPG.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.3.93 (2004-12-14)

The latest and hopefully last release candidate for GnuPG 1.4 is ready for public consumption.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.3.92 (2004-10-28)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.3.91 (2004-10-16)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.3.90 (2004-10-02)

This is from the development branch.

GnuPG 1.2.6 (2004-08-26)

GnuPG 1.2.5 (2004-07-27)

GnuPG 1.3.6 (2004-05-22)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.3.5 (2004-02-26)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.2.4 (2003-12-24)

GnuPG 1.3.4 (2003-11-27)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.3.3 (2003-10-10)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.2.3 (2003-08-22)

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GnuPG 1.3.2 (2003-05-27)

This is from the development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.2.2 (2003-05-03)

GnuPG 1.3.1 (2002-11-12)

This is from the development branch.

GnuPG 1.2.1 for Windows (2002-10-26)

This is an update of Windows binary release

Announcement

GnuPG 1.2.1 (2002-10-25)

GnuPG 1.3.0 (2002-10-18)

This is the first release of a new development branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.2.0 (2002-09-21)

This is a new stable branch.

Announcement

GnuPG 1.0.7 (2002-04-29)

GnuPG 1.0.6 (2001-05-29)

GnuPG 1.0.5 for Windows (2001-05-02)

This is a binary release for Windows.

GnuPG 1.0.5 (2001-04-29)

  • The semantics of –verify have changed.
  • Corrected hash calculation for input data larger than 512M.
  • Large File Support is now working.
  • A bunch of new options and commands.
  • Keyserver support for the W32 version.
  • Better handling of key expiration and subkeys.
  • Estonian and Turkish translation.
  • The usual fixes and other enhancements.

Patch for GnuPG 1.0.4 (2000-11-30)

Fixed a serious bug which could lead to false positives when checking detached signatures.

GnuPG 1.0.4 for Windows (2000-10-23)

GnuPG 1.0.3 (2000-09-20)

  • RSA support.
  • Supports the new MDC encryption packet.
  • Default options changed for better compatibility with PGP 7.
  • The usual fixes and other enhancements.

GnuPG 1.0.2 (2000-07-12)

A lot of fixes and enhancements.

GnuPG 1.0.1 (1999-12-16)

Bug fixes and small enhancements.

GnuPG 1.0.0 (1999-09-07)

Released the first production version.

GnuPG 0.9.11 (1999-09-03)

Some more fixes and cleanups.

GnuPG 0.9.10 (1999-08-04)

Minor bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.9.9 (1999-07-23)

  • Yet another chunk of options.
  • More bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.9.8 (1999-06-26)

  • A couple of new options.
  • Yet another workaround for PGP2.
  • Other bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.9.7 (1999-05-23)

  • Workarounds for a couple of PGP2 bugs.
  • Other bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.9.6 (1999-05-06)

  • Bug fixes.
  • Subkey and signature revocations.

GnuPG 0.9.5 (1999-03-20)

  • Bug fixes.
  • –recv-keys command

GnuPG 0.9.4 (1999-03-08)

Bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.9.3 (1999-02-19)

  • Bug fixes.
  • Some new options.

GnuPG 0.9.2 (1999-01-20)

  • Bug fixes.
  • HKP keyserver support.

GnuPG 0.9.1 (1999-01-01)

  • Fixed some serious bugs.
  • Some internal redesign.
  • Polish language support.
  • Setup a anonymous rsync server.

GnuPG 0.9.0 (1998-12-23)

  • Option to dash-escape "From" in clear text messages.
  • Better support for unices without /dev/random.
  • Fixed some bugs.

GnuPG 0.4.5 (1998-12-08)

  • Brazilian translation.
  • Improved key import.
  • Loadable random gathering stuff.
  • Files are now locked during updates.

GnuPG 0.4.4 (1998-11-20)

  • Spanish translation.
  • Fixed the way expiration dates are stored.
  • Key validation is now much faster and some more bugs fixed.
  • New feature to support signed patch files.

GnuPG 0.4.3 (1998-11-08)

  • Russian translation.
  • Now lists all matching names.
  • Experimental support for keyrings store in GDBM files.
  • Many bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.4.1 (1998-10-07)

  • Fixed a couple of bugs and add some more features.
  • Checked OpenPGP compliance.
  • PGP 5 passphrase are now working.

GnuPG 0.4.0 (1998-09-18)

  • Fixed a serious Bug in 0.3.5.
  • Added 3DES.

GnuPG 0.3.5 (1998-09-14)

  • Do not use this version!
  • Anonymous enciphered messages.
  • Building in another directory now work better.
  • Blowfish weak key detection mechanism.

GnuPG 0.3.4 (1998-08-11)

Relased revision 0.3.4.

GnuPG 0.3.3 (1998-08-08)

  • Alternate user IDs.
  • A menu to sign, add, remove user ids and other tasks.
  • Twofish as a new experimental cipher algorithm.
  • Ability to run as a coprocess; this is nice for frontends.

GnuPG 0.3.2 (1998-07-09)

Bug fixes.

GnuPG 0.3.1 (1998-07-06)

  • Bug fixes.
  • More in compliance with OpenPGP.

GnuPG 0.3.0 (1998-06-25)

  • Major enhancements.
  • More complete v4 key support: Preferences and expiration time is set into the self signature.
  • Key generation defaults to DSA/ElGamal keys, so that new keys are interoperable with pgp5.
  • Support for dynamic loading of new algorithms.

GnuPG 0.2.19 (1998-05-29)

  • Tiger has now the OpenPGP assigned number 6. Because the OID has changed, old signatures using this algorithm can't be verified.
  • GnuPG now encrypts the compressed packed and not any longer in the reverse order; anyway it can decrypt both versions.
  • --add-key works and you are now able to generate subkeys.
  • It is now possible to generate ElGamal keys in v4 packets to create valid OpenPGP keys.
  • Some new features for better integration into MUAs.

GnuPG 0.2.18 (1998-05-15)

  • Add key generation for DSA and v4 signatures.
  • Fixed a small bug in the key generation.
  • New option --compress-algo 1 to allow the creation of compressed messages which are readable by PGP.

GnuPG 0.2.17 (1998-05-04)

  • More stuff for OpenPGP: Blowfish is now type 20, comment packets moved to a private type, packet type 3 now prepends conventional encryption packets.
  • Fixed a passphrase bug and some others.

GnuPG 0.2.16 (1998-04-28)

  • Experimental support for TIGER/192.
  • Standard cipher is now Blowfish with 128 bit key in OpenPGP's CFB mode.

GnuPG 0.2.15 (1998-04-09)

  • Fixed a bug with the old checksum calculation for secret keys.
  • CAST5 works (using PGP's strange CFB mode).

GnuPG 0.0.0 (1997-12-20)

First release.

Related Software

GnuPG Explorer Extension (GPGee) 1.2.1 (2005-09-08)

GnuPG Explorer Extension (GPGee) 1.2.0 (2005-09-06)

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