GPGMail: Unable to save encrypted attachments

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Ralf Buhlrich

27 Jan, 2017 06:47 AM

If I get an email ( non encrypted ), but with encrypted attachments, Apple Mail is unable to save the attachments to disk.

These files looks like this: screenshot.jpg.pgp

It is also not possible to open these files by double clicking to decrypt them with the gpgtool chain.

I would expect to be able to save these files or open them directly with the gpgtool chain .

macOS           10.12.2     16C68
GPG Suite       2017.1b2    31b 
GPGMail         2.7b2       1192b
GPG Keychain    1.3.3b1     1249b
GPGServices     1.11        916 
MacGPG2         2.0.30-1b2  887-
GPGPreferences  2.0.2b2     912b
Libmacgpg       0.7         775 
pinentry        0.9.7       4
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 28 Jan, 2017 06:12 PM

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    Hey Ralf,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    We have a ticket for this problem. I connected this discussion with the existing ticket. That means, should this discussion get closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed. That way you'll stay in the loop and get notified as soon as we have news. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.


    • drag the attachment file to your desktop
    • you will seea file with
    • select that file and press ⌘I and add '.gpg' to the current so that you now have
    • press enter to confirm your change, close the info panel and then rightclick and select Services > OpenPGP: Decrypt file

    Let me know if the workaround did the trick.

    All the best,

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 19 Mar, 2017 11:41 PM

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    Hi Ralf,

    this issue has been fixed. If you want to test the fix, please download our latest nightly GPG Suite. That page also has sig and SHA1 to verify the download.

    Should the problem persist, please re-open this discussion and let us know. For more questions that are not related to this specific problem, you are welcome to create a new discussion any time.

    Best, steve

    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet, so bugs or crashes are to be expected. Thanks for helping us test this fix.

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 19 Mar, 2017 11:41 PM.

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