Symantec Encryption Desktop
Symantec Encryption Desktop
10.4.0
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Symantec Encryption Desktop for Mac10.4.0

02 June 2018

Quality security/encryption for email and data.

What is Symantec Encryption Desktop for Mac

Note: Symantec Encryption Desktop is no longer under development and the developer provides no support for it.

Symantec Encryption Desktop provides individuals a simple, easy-to-use desktop encryption solution to automatically protect confidential communications and digitally stored information with an integrated solution based on strong, broadly accepted security technology.

PGP Desktop incorporates PGP Universal technology to provide automatic encryption, decryption, digital signatures, verification, and recipient key lookup, making it appropriate for both novice and power users. PGP Desktop secures private email, selected files, and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) and iChat traffic. Includes Unicode support, S/MIME interoperability, PGP Global Directory integration, significantly improved compression, and cross-platform compatibility with Windows.

What's new in Symantec Encryption Desktop

Version 10.4.0:
  • General improvements and improvements to Symantec Drive Encryption
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Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
May 11 2018
10.3.1
0.0
May 11 2018
0.0
Version: 10.3.1
10.4.2.206 is out!
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
May 16 2014
10.3.1
0.0
May 16 2014
0.0
Version: 10.3.1
You pay per year? What happens if Symantec goes out of business or decides to drop this package? I will try and find an alternative for this that just doesn't die that PGP 8 did.
pettifogger0712
pettifogger0712
Nov 20 2013
10.3.1
0.0
Nov 20 2013
0.0
Version: 10.3.1
Not TOTALLY compatible with OS X 10.9 yet (I received an error message that PGPxxx.kext could not be installed) BUT...was also pleasantly surprised to see that my old PGP Desktop 9.x licence was able to activate/unlock it :-)
Nonez
Nonez
Nov 17 2013
10.3.1
3.5
Nov 17 2013
3.5
Version: 10.3.1
When will be version compatible with OSX 10.9?
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Nov 16 2013
10.3.0
0.0
Nov 16 2013
0.0
Version: 10.3.0
10.3.1 is out: http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=DOC6698 http://esdownload.symantec.com/akdlm/CD/MTV/SymantecEncryptionDesktop10.3.1_MacOSX.tar.gz
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Apr 10 2013
10.3.0
0.5
Apr 10 2013
0.5
Version: 10.3.0
Download link is not working for me as of 2013-04-10.
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Apr 1 2013
10.2.1
0.0
Apr 1 2013
0.0
Version: 10.2.1
10.3 is out but it's newly RENAMED as Symantec Encryption Desktop!: http://esdownload.symantec.com/akdlm/CD/MTV/SymantecEncryptionDesktop10.3.0_MacOSX.tar.gz What's New in Symantec Encryption Desktop Version 10.3 for Mac OS X Building on Symantec Corporation’s proven technology, Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3 for Mac OS X includes numerous improvements and the following new features. What's New in Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3 Symantec identity branding The PGP product line has been renamed. For a detailed map of old product names to new ones, refer to the Symantec Knowledgebase article TECH197084. http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH197084 Compatibility with Apple Mac OS X 10.8 This release supports installation of Symantec Desktop Encryption, formerly known as PGP Desktop, on systems running Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Resolved Issues For a list of issues that have been resolved in this release, please go to the Symantec Knowledgebase and search for TECH166098, "Symantec Encryption Desktop Resolved Issues."
Surfspirit
Surfspirit
Oct 23 2012
10.2.1
0.5
Oct 23 2012
0.5
Version: 10.2.1
How bad can this get, it has nothing that the free GPGTools doesn't and actually GPGTools still is compatible with Apple Mail..., I thought I could export a subkey only to let me sign on my mobile phone but not to export my master private key to there, because after all is a mobile phone. Unfortunately this is not a feature on this 100$ bad software, GPG does a better job for free, Sad to say what I want to do can only be done byt GPG terminal, not as easy as it should.
Tom-bovo
Tom-bovo
May 15 2012
10.2.1
0.0
May 15 2012
0.0
Version: 10.2.1
Let the vaporware begin. This is supposed to be v10.2.1, but the downloaded installer is v10.2.0.
outer
outer
May 15 2012
10.2.1
0.0
May 15 2012
0.0
Version: 10.2.1
It is hard to believe that Symantec would be so brazen as to post this product on MacUpdate while they are in the midst of not coping with a fiasco resulting from its incompatibility with Lion 10.7.4.
umaromc
umaromc
May 15 2012
10.2.1
0.0
May 15 2012
0.0
Version: 10.2.1
The user experience with this is so bad I actually can't believe I used to recommend it to others... on top of that a license won't cost you less than $174/user.
Cerniuk
Cerniuk
Mar 14 2012
10.2.0
0.5
Mar 14 2012
0.5
Version: 10.2.0
I have been a PGP user and supporter since its inception and I am choked up when I say it is time to put old yeller down. "Game Over Maaaan".
Cerniuk
Cerniuk
Jan 16 2012
10.2.0
0.5
Jan 16 2012
0.5
Version: 10.2.0
The main issue that has been encountered with 10.2 for us has been the corruption of system disks. On a 15" MacBook Pro (unibody, 2010) and on a MacBook Air 13" (thunderbolt, SSD) we attempted to encrypt a fresh install of Lion 10.7.2). The encryption kicked off fine and everything looked normal. According to the documentation PGP 10.2 MP 1 should work and we expected the typical reboot after the disk was "instrumented" and clear sailing. In both cases the reboot after the disk was encrypted ended up with an unbootable disk. No attempt at recovery worked whether it was booting from another disk and attempt at decrypting nor attempting to use an older recovery tool built specifically by PGP for this sort of problem. We are 2 for 2 and have no reason to expect anything but failure. Ref http://www.symantec.com/business/support/resources/sites/BUSINESS/content/live/DOCUMENTATION/4000/DOC4554/en_US/pgpDesktopMac_102MP1_releasenotes_en.pdf
Grhsvo
Grhsvo
Aug 2 2011
10.1.2
0.0
Aug 2 2011
0.0
Version: 10.1.2
PGP BEYOND DANGEROUS Those bastards at PGP were already the gold standard for making it impossible to reach them. Now, Norton has nailed the coffin shut by thumbing their noses at Mac users. I have paid version 10.1.1.10 but can I find the upgrade button to 10.1.2? Hell no! For most needs, Lion's new Whole Disk Encryption will do fine but no more sending PGP disk attachments, it looks like. I now send documents by encrypted PDF in Preview but that still doesn't cover all of the uses I would put PGP to. For example, Lion Whole Disk Encryption will only work when there is a system installed. So in cases where I would create a PGP Disk and burn it to DVD, it would appear I am out of luck, (Unless I can find a way to keep using 10.1.1.10 in Lion.) I was already pissed off with PGP because somehow I found myself no longer able to run DiskWarrior on PGP Disks. I wrote to Alsoft to ask if they knew anything. Their tech guru replied: "Ok, I've installed PGP onto my computer and I see the basic problem. When the new PGP is installed, it does something to modify the IORegistry (which is what keeps track of all hardware and mounted devices on the computer) and has an effect on the entire functionality of the computer, not just PGP-modified disks. For example, with PGP installed, DiskWarrior showed that my computer's main hard drive, that was currently running the active operating system on the computer, had no partition map! This, of course, would be impossible! This indicates that the partition map was being obscured from our view. Uninstall PGP - and everything is normal. I found other similar anomalies in my testing. My guess is that they are modifying something in the low-level of the operating system in case the user wants to utilize the Whole Disk Encryption feature. To me, this is beyond dangerous. So, that's what is happening. Nothing do be done to get past whatever changes they are making. Sorry I don't have a workaround for you to rebuild the directory of the PGP Disk Image files."
Tom-bovo
Tom-bovo
Jul 31 2011
10.1.1
0.0
Jul 31 2011
0.0
Version: 10.1.1
There may be an update to PGP 10.1.2 SP3, but its hard to find it on the Symantec web site. Trying to download with the button for PGP Desktop Email for Mac downloads the Linux version, but using the Linux button seems to download the Mac dmg. The version appears to be 10.1.2, but from what I read, it doesn't work on Lion. So it looks like Symantec will nail the PGP coffin shut. It was killed by greedy, short sighted MBAs at PGP that tried to get rich by selling over-priced, beta software, and looks like Symantec will do the same.
Mr_Mark
Mr_Mark
Oct 7 2010
10.0.2
2.0
Oct 7 2010
2.0
Version: 10.0.2
sorry there is no intrest in mac users. works perfect in windows but on mac to much is missing (see the other comments) and it is way to expensive!! Now PGP is Norton - expect what happens now? The End of PGP for mac try gpg for mac it is free and it is easy to use
Timmyb
Timmyb
Feb 8 2010
10.0
0.0
Feb 8 2010
0.0
Version: 10.0
Requires 10.5.x or later.
Cerniuk
Cerniuk
Nov 28 2009
10.0
0.5
Nov 28 2009
0.5
Version: 10.0
Good on stability but unfortunately one of the main features, the buttons in Apple Mail & Entourage, is missing. PGP Mail integration suffers from assumption problems with the automatic encryption of messages based upon the availability of your recipient's (and your) PGP keys on the PGP server in the sky. If you and your recipient have PGP key sets and you send a message from your Mac or PC with PGP email encryption active, forget about you or your recipient reading that message on any smart phone, any web mail or a system that has not had PGP installed. Automatic encryption causes fumbling, redo's and poor impressions of your ability to communicate. Because email is one of the principle functions of a computer in business and government, PGP loses ground to the standard Verisign PKI signing and encryption which can be triggered on individual messages from all major email software interfaces. But beyond that, the encryption of data at rest is as spectacular as always. It is faster than Apple's own FileVault and seamless operations with what appears to be all Mac applications ***including TimeMachine*** make it by far the preferred encryption technology for files and disks. File level and disk image level encryption is also compatible with WIndows so sending either an encrypted disk image or encrypted file to a WIndows user (and back) works smoothly. And lastly, the price and marketing. This software is overpriced and has the most confusing licensing scheme imaginable. PGP suffers from obscurity because of their marketing and sales greed in the perpetual and expiring licenses, the high hassle factor in obtaining updates, and understanding their ever chaining product names (essentially which options are turned off for any given name and fee). Really like the product (loved it when email encryption was usable) but the marketing and cost is its worst enemy. This product should be priced at $35 for Home, $65 for professional with whole disk encryption. It is better to charge everyone a fin than to charge a select few a yard. (aka $5 from everyone than $100 from a few)
Pirx
Pirx
Oct 10 2009
10.0
0.0
Oct 10 2009
0.0
Version: 10.0
Version 9.8 runs perfectly on Snow Leopard for me (MBAir, SSDrive). If you want to upgrade/buy version 10.0, be prepared for this: "Error PGP products are not available in your region." With big trara PGP announced that they have a sales damager for the Asia/Pacific region, sitting in Sydney. Receiving this error-message does not induce positive buying behaviour in AP customers. No, I am not a resident of North Korea.
Pyle129
Pyle129
Oct 8 2009
10.0
0.0
Oct 8 2009
0.0
Version: 10.0
Current version is most definitely a beta. Boot disk encrypted fine and the WDE boot up works perfectly.....major problems with extra disks in your mac though. 10.0 is sketchy accepting passwords for other encrypted disks within the mac and when it does it fails to mount those disks. At least I'm able to decrypt my extra disks. I can't wait for an update.
$99.00
2.5
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase
Application is not under development & not supported.

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