OT - a new release of WinSignHelper for macOS
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Jul 20 11:21:21 EDT 2023
Thanks Matthias. I've been reading about it and I think the cert is stored
on the machine but it is tied to that computer and not exportable. If you
get a new computer you need to buy a new certificate. So I don't think I'll
experiment, and we'll just do the whole thing on the Windows box.
The sad part is that if we'd renewed just a couple of weeks earlier we'd
have been within the cutoff date and could have purchased the old type of
If anyone else has used the new token hardware I'd be grateful for any tips
or suggestions. This is all new to me.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On July 19, 2023 4:20:23 PM matthias rebbe via use-livecode
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> To be honest, i do not know.
> I am currently using a cloud code signing certificate which i can only use
> on Windows.
> I've chosen the cloud version because of the price, but later i noticed
> that it seems that those cloud certificates cannot be used on macOS.
> Or maybe they can, but i do not know how, especially with ossl signcode
> WinSignHelper uses ossl signcode and currently that tool needs a path to a
> Do you know where the certificate is stored with the eToken solution? Is it
> stored also on the eToken or anywhere else on the Mac?
> If you have the certificate as a physical file it maybe could be possible
> to select that file in the WinSignHelper prefs.
> But as i alread wrote, i really don't know exactly.
> I am currently thinking of purchasing a 2nd certificate as eToken solution,
> but there is not yet a decision made, if i should spent money for this, as
> i have a working cloud certificate which expires in 3 years.
>> Am 19.07.2023 um 22:53 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> @Matthias: does the upgraded WinSignHelper work with the new hardware
>> eTokens? Those are required now.
>> If so, do the instructions change on how to use your tool?
>> On 12/23/22 10:44 AM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote:
>>> i've upgraded my free tool WinSignHelper.
>>> For those who do not know what WinSignHelper is...
>>> It's a GUI for osslsigncode. Osslsigncode is command line tool that can do
>>> the Authenticode signing and timestamping. With it you can code sign
>>> Windows applications using an appropriate code signing certificate.
>>> You just drag a folder with your Windows application into WinSignHelper and
>>> it signs all components of your standalone (.exe and .dll).
>>> WinSignHelper Help section gives enough information about how to install
>>> So if anyone is interested in testing....
>>> The version is notarized and is an universal build for X86 and Arm
>>> Hope this is of help for one or the other.
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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