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Code Signing

Symantec Code Signing creates a digital “shrink-wrap” for secure distribution of code and content over the Internet. Symantec Code Signing adds a level of trust by providing third-party authentication of the code signer, recognized worldwide.

What are Code Signing Certificates?

Code signing certificates are digital certificates that will help protect users from downloading compromised files or applications. When a file or application signed by a developer is modified or compromised after publication, a popup browser warning will appear to let users know that the origin of the file or application cannot be verified.

Symantec Code Signing helps you securely deliver your apps and code to more customers, on more platforms than any other provider.

Maximize Distribution and Revenue on More Platforms

Symantec root certificate ubiquity is second to none. Our root certificates come preinstalled on most devices and are embedded in most applications, helping you minimize security warnings while maximizing distribution and revenue. Symantec is the only authorized code signing provider for Windows Phone, AT&T Developer Program, Java Verified, and Symbian Signed applications.

Rely on the Trusted Certificate Authority (CA)

More developers and publishers rely on Symantec for their code signing than any other CA. In fact, 7 out of 10 code signing users choose Symantec for code signing. (U.S. online survey conducted by Symantec and The Code Project, September 2011).

  • Symantec’s rigorous authentication practices, established by VeriSign and audited annually by KPMG, lead the industry in reputation qualification measures.
  • Symantec’s robust PKI infrastructure includes military-grade data centers and disaster recovery sites for unsurpassed customer data protection, availability, and peace of mind.
  • Symantec’s web-based portal and API integrations make it easy to integrate code signing into your development process.

Symantec Code Signing helps ensure a safe, secure experience for you and your customers.

Product List


Extended Validation Code Signing

Sign code more securely to protect your business and identity, provide a more frictionless download experience for users, and immediately establish reputation in Windows 8 and IE 9+. Data Sheet

Code Signing Certificates for Microsoft Authenticode

Digitally sign 32-bit or 64-bit user-mode (.exe, .cab, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .xpi, and .xap files) and kernel-mode software. Provider for Microsoft Windows Logo programs. Data Sheet

Code Signing Certificates for Java

For Java applications for desktop, digitally sign .jar files and Netscape Object Signing. Recognized by Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Data Sheet


Code Signing Certificates for Microsoft Office and VBA

Digitally sign VBA objects and macros. For Microsoft Office and third-party applications using VBA.Data Sheet

Code Signing Certificates for Adobe AIR

Digitally sign .air or .airi files. Required for all AIR-based applications. Data Sheet



Code Signing Certificates for Windows Phone

Digitally sign code for Windows Phone and Xbox 360 applications. Required for Microsoft App Hub service. Data Sheet

Code Signing for Android

Digitally sign and optimize .apk files for the Android platform. Automatically keep track of certificate keys and access full reporting of signing activity within the Symantec Code Signing Portal. Data Sheet

Code Signing for Android

Become a commercial Brew developer. Digitally notarize Brew applications. Data Sheet

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