GPG Services: Decrypted Filenames

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26 Dec, 2018 03:53 PM

I'm using GPGTools to decrypt .gpg files. However, files are always decrypted into the form msg.txt. If my file is a PDF for instance, I have to rename it to a PDF file extension to use the file properly. IMHO the tool should attempt to read a filename/extension prior to the .gpg and name the decrypted file accordingly. Ie. opening Document.pdf.gpg with GPGTools should decrypt the file to Document.pdf, not msg.txt.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 26 Dec, 2018 10:37 PM

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    Hi Steve,

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

    Are you able to reliably reproduce this behavior with a file you encrypt yourself? Pick any pdf, encrypt it using GPG Services and after than decrypt. What file name and suffix are you then seeing for the decrypted file?


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