Open .P12 file Extension

File Type : Personal Information Exchange File

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .P12 file?

File containing a digital certificate that uses PKCS#12 (Public Key Cryptography Standard #12) encryption; used as a portable format for transferring personal private keys or other sensitive information; used by various security and encryption programs. P12 keys store a private key that can encrypt information which can only be decrypted by the corresponding public key. Likewise, data encrypted with the public key can only be decrypted by the private key. This helps validate the source of transmitted information.

Recommended Software Programs to open .P12 file

Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple Keychain Access
  • Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Certificate Manager
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Acrobat DC