Code Signing Support

Standard Code Signing Instructions

DigiCert recommends that developers take precautions with the code signing process and the private key associated with their signing certificate. See Code signing best practices for generating and storing private keys in a secure manner.

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.
Learn More about Java Code Signing
How to Sign Java files

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.
Learn More about Apple Code Signing
How to Sign Code in Mac

Adobe® Code Signing

Adobe AIR files will not run unless signed by a trusted certificate provider such as DigiCert.
Learn More about Adobe Code Signing
How to Sign Adobe AIR files

EV Code Signing Instructions

DigiCert recommends that developers take precautions with the code signing process and the private key associated with their signing certificate. See Code signing best practices for generating and storing private keys in a secure manner.

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.

Learn More about signing Authenticode
Learn More about Kernel-Mode Code Signing
How to Sign Authenticode with an EV Certificate
How to Sign VBA with an EV Certificate
How to Sign Winqual.exe Files with the DigiCert Certificate Utility
How to Sign EV Verification XML Files for the Microsoft Store
Dual Signing with SHA256 and SHA1 EV Code Signing Certificates
Signing Kernel-Mode Drivers with Your EV Code Signing Certificate

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.
Learn More about Java Code Signing

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.
Learn More about Apple Code Signing

Adobe® Code Signing with EV

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

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