Download and Install OpenSSL slproweb Binary for Windows

Q

How to download OpenSSL for Windows? I heard that OpenSSL is a nice free tool to manage keys and certificates.

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A

You can download and install OpenSSL Windows version using these steps:

1. Go to the https://slproweb.com/products/Win32OpenSSL.html Website.

2. Scroll down and select the latest version that matches your Windows type, like "Win32 OpenSSL v1.0.2h Light".

3. Download and save the selected ZIP file to a folder, like C:\temp.

4. Double-click the downloaded file C:\temp\Win32OpenSSL_Light-1_0_2h.exe. You will see the installation wizard screen.

5. Follow the wizard and use the following folder name as the destination location.

C:\local\OpenSSL-Win32

6. Make sure to select "Copy OpenSSL DLLs to: The OpenSSL binary (/bin) directory" option. Then finish the installation.

7. Try to run OpenSSL in a command line windows:

C:\fyicenter>\local\openssl-win32\bin\openssl.exe version

OpenSSL 1.0.2h  3 May 2016

 

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