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Posted on June 2, 2001


PowerCrypt implements the major cryptographic methods, standards and hash algorithms: DES, IDEA, RSA, DSA, PKCS, MD2, MD5. As well, PowerCrypt implements the major secure e-mail protocols: PEM, S/MIME.

PowerCrypt handles standard X 400 certificates:

It stores received new certificates both as a local password protected copy and a public copy in a central Certificate Directory accessible to other users.
It creates new keys and prototype certificates for certificate requests

You can use it to implement a Certification Authority of your own, to certify your own certificates for your work group or friends. i.e. PGP like central institution independent certification.


Well I think every program that deals with passwords, or personal information should be secured. This program enables programmers to easily implement some kind of encryption for their programs or data.

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You can not download this program from They do not want it redistributed, but you can download from their website: PowerCrypt’s Website

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