PGP Corp. has announced the release of a public beta version of PGP Desktop 9.5.0 for Mac OS X — the first Universal binary release of the company’s encryption software.
PGP Desktop enables Mac users to sent private e-mails, encrypt selected files and more. The software employs Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), a public-private key cryptography system.
New features in the 9.5.0 public beta release include whole disk encryption, including multi-user support and compatibility with Whole Disk Encrypted disks from PGP Desktop for Windows. Users can expand “virtual disks” to fit their contents; a unified window interface; PGP Zip Editing; Directory authentication enrollment; Messaging policy enhancements including a new Send Signed policy action, new Message Size policies and more.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.4.6 or later, 128MB RAM and 64MB hard disk drive space.