.SEC File Extension

A .SEC file is a PGP Secret Key Ring, created by N/A.

Open with PGP Desktop Home or other compatible PGP application. Available for Windows and Mac.

What is a .SEC file?

The file extension .SEC is associated with PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) Secret Key Ring files. These files contain ASCII armored private keys, which are essential for decrypting files that have been encrypted using PGP technology. PGP is a data encryption and decryption program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication.

To open a .SEC file, you typically need a program that supports PGP encryption, such as PGP Desktop Home or another compatible PGP application. These programs use the private keys stored in the .SEC file to decrypt encrypted files, allowing you to access the original content.

Additionally, the .SEC file extension can also be associated with video files used in Samsung's SmartViewer, a software for viewing security footage. In this context, you can play back .SEC files directly in SmartViewer. If you need to use the video file in a more common format, you can convert it using a program like FFmpeg. FFmpeg can transform the .SEC file into a more widely used video container format, such as .AVI, making it easier to share and view on various devices and media players.


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