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While most of the time installing a code signing certificate is as simple as clicking a link, the process of signing code will vary widely between operating systems and applications. The articles listed on this page will help you through the process of purchasing, installing, and verifying/configuring your certificate as well as provide instructions for signing code with a variety of platforms and applications.


Microsoft® Code Signing

Digital signatures for Windows ActiveX with Microsoft Authenticode file signing and kernel mode. Easily sign code for a variety of Microsoft applications, including Visual Basic Applications and Office.

Java® Code Signing

Digitally sign Java Code Applets with the Java SE Development Kit (JDK). JAR applets with trusted digital signatures can access client-side resources.

Apple® Code Signing

Since code signing was introduced by Apple in Mac OS 9 and later, code signing certificates are now able to sign applications for authenticated use in Mac OS.

Adobe® Code Signing

Adobe AIR files will not run unless signed by a trusted certificate provider such as DigiCert.


Microsoft® Code Signing with EV

Digital signatures for Windows ActiveX with Microsoft Authenticode file signing and kernel mode. Easily sign code for a variety of Microsoft applications, including Visual Basic Applications and Office.
Microsoft requires UEFI firmware binaries developers to digitally sign their software (code) with EV Code Signing Certificates before submitting it to the Windows Dev Center.

Java® Code Signing with EV

Digitally sign Java Code Applets with the Java SE Development Kit (JDK). JAR applets with trusted digital signatures can access client-side resources.

Apple® Code Signing with EV

Since code signing was introduced by Apple in Mac OS 9 and later, code signing certificates are now able to sign applications for authenticated use in Mac OS.

Adobe® Code Signing with EV

Adobe AIR files will not run unless signed by a trusted certificate provider such as DigiCert.

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