Mailvelope – browser extension for OpenPGP encryption with Webmail

Mailvelope is an open source browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that allows the exchange of encrypted emails following the OpenPGP encryption standard. Mailvelope instantly secures your personal and professional email communications.

Mailvelope adds the controls to encrypt and decrypt emails directly to your Webmail provider. It can be configured for any provider.

Mailvelope is based on OpenPGP.js, a JavaScript implementation of the OpenPGP standard.

Features include:

  • Unobtrusive interface.
  • External editor to compose mails.
  • Full integration with webmail service.
  • Offers end-to-end encryption.
  • Extends the user interface of Webmail with controls that allow encryption and decryption of email.
  • Messages can be encrypted directly on the mail provider page.
  • No dependency on GPG.
  • Keys are only stored in the local storage of the browser.
  • Pre-configured to work with Gmail, GMX, and Yahoo! Mail.
  • Generates 2048-bit RSA keys by default.

Support: GitHub
Developer: Thomas Oberndörfer
License: GNU Affero General Public License

Mailvelope is written in JavaScript. Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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