A multiversal crypto engine.

NeoPG is a modern replacement for GnuPG 2

NeoPG starts as an opiniated fork of GnuPG 2 to clean up the code and make it easier to develop.

We want to provide a stable and extensible API for application developers, too.

Eventually, we will add new ways to use OpenPGP that make it accessible and usable.

Marcus Brinkmann

Marcus Brinkmann, lead developer of NeoPG

Recent Blog Entries


A group of researchers at the University of Applied Sciences M√ľnster under the lead of Sebastian Schinzel have uncovered a bunch of problems in email encryption, specifically S/MIME and OpenPGP. The results should be a wake-up call for the OpenPGP community.

No ad hoc parser in NeoPG

NeoPG uses formal grammars even for parsing trivial data structures, down to individual bytes. This article explains why.

C++ as a migration path for legacy C code

NeoPG is written in C++, while GnuPG is written in C. This article explains why.

34c3 Retrospective

I gave a lightning talk about NeoPG at the 34c3 and talked to some people in the community.