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Encrypting multiple files using PGP 9 on Mac OS X

13 November 2005

The most annoying thing I’ve found in PGP 9 is its seeming inability to encrypt multiple files individually. If I select multiple files to be encrypted, PGP 9 will create a single, generically named, .zip archive of the result. This may be fine, sometimes. However, most of the time I would prefer that the encryption process result in a set of individually encrypted files. And as far as I can tell, there is no way to do this.

I hope somebody out there has found a work-around.

Update: A fine alternative for me would be if PGP 9 could allow me to create “encrypting dropplets,” i.e. drag and drop applications (droplets) pre-configured to encrypt dropped files to a given set of keys. That would be very handy.

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