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Python binding to the Networking and Cryptography (NaCl) library

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PyNaCl is a Python binding to the Networking and Cryptography library, a crypto library with the stated goal of improving usability, security and speed.


PyNaCl relies on libsodium, a portable C library which can be compiled on a variety of systems. It may already be available from your package manager.

Once libsodium is installed, PyNaCl can be installed by:

$ python install


  • Digital signatures

  • Secret-key encryption

  • Public-key encryption

  • HMAC (coming soon)

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