PgpEudra, a PGP-shell for Eudora

PgpEudra is a PGP-shell that runs as an extension to Eudora. PGP (Pretty Good Privacy, written by Philip Zimmermann) is a program for very good public key encryption of textfiles. This is a DOS-program, that should be run from the DOS-commandline. Eudora from QUALCOMM is a very popular mailprogram for MS-Windows. As far as I know there are no good free PGP-shells for use with Eudora available, so I decided to write one myself. This one extends the menu of PC Eudora with an item "Run PGP..." and adds a pushbutton to the toolbar. That means that you can start PGP from the Eudora menu or by clicking the button.
Eudora + PgpEudra

PgpEudra finds out what to do. First it copies the data in the current window to a textfile on disk. Then it starts PGP.EXE in a DOS-box and specifies the right command-line to decode, encrypt, sign or checksign the text or (if it found a key) to add a key to the public key file. The decoded text is returned in the current window if possible. Otherwise you can paste it into an editor of your choice. The encrypted text is always put in the current window.

I don't pretend to make a complete PGP-shell, but I'll add some features in the near future. These are described in the document "What to add to PgpEudra". New versions will be available from my homepage.


Summary of features:


PgpEudra 0.23
Runs with the 16-bit versions of PC Eudora 1.4, Eudora Light 1.5.x and Eudora Pro 2.1/2.2/3.0. It is completely freeware, even for commercial use.
PgpEudra(16) 1.00
Runs with the 16-bit versions of PC Eudora 1.4, Eudora Light 1.5.x and Eudora Pro 2.1/2.2/3.0. It is freeware for personal non-commercial use and shareware for commercial use. Version 0.3x (=1.00 and bugfixes) is the last one that supports PC Eudora 1.4.
PgpEudra(32) 1.00
Runs with the 32-bit versions of Eudora Light 1.5.4 and Eudora Pro 2.1/2.2. It is freeware for personal non-commercial use and shareware for commercial use.

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