Code Signing certificates

Code Signing certificates are specific certificates aimed at signing applications. The certificates enable developers and software companies to sign an application to be distributed online. Thanks to the signature, the customer knows whom the application comes from and that it was not changed during the transfer.

Signing an application with a Code Signing certificate ensures the trustworthiness of the application. Any code change is recognized thanks to the signature and the application is marked as untrustworthy. By signing the application with a Code Signing certificate, users can be sure the software definitely comes from the company that created it and that they can trust it.

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When a user runs a signed application, he can see the publisher's name and, after clicking the name, he can see the Code Signing certificate details.

Certificates to sign the code can be used on these platforms:

Microsoft® Authenticode®

The certificate can be used to sign files of .exe, .cab, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .xpi, and .xap type, and to sign kernel-mode applications. It is required if you want to get Microsoft Windows Logo certification.

Java

A certificate for Java desktop and mobile applications. It signs.jar files and Java applets. Supported by Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

Microsoft® Office and VBA

The certificate serves to sign VBA objects and macros. Suitable for Microsoft Office and third-party application using VBA.

Adobe® AIR®

Signs digitally .air or .airi files. Essential for all applications based on AIR.

Mac®

A certificate designed to sign Mac OS applications.

Code Signing certificates overview

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Thawte Code Signing $135.50 $299 OV NO 2 days 1-2 BuyDetail

Thawte Code Signing certificate

Thawte Code Signing certificate enables developers and software companies to add a Thawte authority digital signature to their application, which is to be distributed online.. Thanks to the signature, any code change during distribution to the customer is recognized and the application is marked as untrustworthy. By signing an application with a Thawte Code Signing certificate, users can be sure the software really comes from the company that created and signed it.

Symantec Code Signing $332.30 $499 OV NO 2 days 1-3 BuyDetail

Symantec Code Signing certificate

A Symantec Code Signing certificate enables developers and software companies to add prestigious Symantec authority digital signature to their application which is to be distributed online. Any code change during distributionto the customer is recognized and the application is marked as untrustworthy, thanks to the signature. By signing the application with a Symantec Code Signing certificate, users can be sure the software definitely comes from the company that created and signed it.

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