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Comodo EV Code Signing CertificateSign your Software/App Digitally
For software development companies that require the utmost trust and want instant recognition from Microsoft SmartScreen Filter for them, the Comodo EV Code Signing certificate is the option. It removes the "Unknown Publisher" warning while embedding your digital signature with your company name, which helps software users recognize that they're using secure software and it's not altered since its signing.
Instant Recognition from Microsoft SmartScreen Filter by Signing Software with Comodo EV Code Signing Certificate
Comodo EV Code Signing Certificate Best for Big Software Development Companies
Comodo EV Code signing is the recommended option for software development companies that sell software and for whom even the slightest warning message can negatively impact reputation, sales & revenue. Provided with all the latest security strengths, it embeds your unique digital signature along with your company information that helps users verify the company's authenticity.
Comodo EV Code Signing is equipped with the latest security strength and ability to instantly bypass Microsoft SmartScreen Filter warning. It is perfect for a software solution company for whom user trust is of utmost importance and develops software that's used on a higher level.
EV Code Signing Certificate is best for
- Windows Code Signing
- Microsoft Authenticode Signing
- Microsoft Office & VBA
- Visual Studio
Comodo EV Code Signing Certificate Benefits
Time Stamp Your Signed Software
Your issued code signing certificate comes with a free feature called timestamping. You can timestamp your signed software that embeds the current date and time with the digital signature. Similarly, timestamp helps keep your signature valid once your code signing certificate expires. It means users will not face any security warning and will get smooth interaction with your software, even after the code signing certificate you used for signing is expired.
Instantly Bypass Microsoft SmartScreen Filter
Signing software using the EV Code Signing certificate immediately bypasses the Microsoft SmartScreen filter, and the "Unknown Publisher" warning will also go away. The operating system will recognize your software and will not face any warning message once you code signs it. Similarly, it'll be immediately recognized as software from a trusted publisher.
Unique Digital Signature
After code signing your application, your digital signature gets embedded in it. It assures and helps operating systems, third-party software publishing websites, and browsers identify software is signed and coming from a genuine software publisher and hasn't been tampered with since its signing.
Code Signing Unlimited Times
You can code sign as many software, applications, and scripts as you want. Until the purchased software signing certificate is valid and not expired, you can code sign as many software and applications as you want.
It's compatible with most of the software tools provided by vendors. Hence, it’s certain you'll be able to create products, macros, and objects using those software tools and code-sign them without any difficulty.
After purchasing your Comodo EV Code signing certificate, you can cancel if you think it doesn't match your expectation. Similarly, if you cancel it within 30 days of purchase, you'll get a 100% refund into your account.
|Multiple Years Option|
|Issuance Time||1-5 Business Days||1-5 Business Days||1-3 Business Days|
|Encryption Strength||SHA–2, 256-Bit Encryption||SHA–2, 256-Bit Encryption||SHA–2 256-Bit Encryption|
|Device Ubiquity||More than 99%||More than 99%||More than 99%|
|Validation||Extended Validation||Extended Validation||Business Validation|
|Visible Trust Indicator||Digital Signature with Company Name||Digital Signature with Company Name||Publisher Name & Digital Signature|
|Microsoft Authenticode Signing|
|MS Office Document Signing|
|Kernel Mode Driver Signing|
|Adobe Air Signing|
|Microsoft Office VBA signing|
|Refund Policy||30 Days Refund||30 Days Refund||30 Days Refund|
Platform Compatibility of Comodo EV Code Signing Certificate
Below are the platforms that are compatible with your Code signing certificate:
Microsoft Authenticode Signing
Microsoft Windows 7, 8 & 10
VBA Apps & MS office Macro files
Adobe Air applications
Java Applets & Java applications
Mozilla Object Files
Microsoft Silverlight Applications
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Frequently Asked Questions
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What is the purpose of Comodo EV Code Signing certificate?
The purpose of a Comodo EV Code Signing certificate is to provide a higher level of trust in software developers/organizations. An EV Code Signing certificate is a type of digital signature that is used to certify the authenticity & integrity of software. When a software is signed using an Comodo EV Code Signing, it provides a way for users to verify that the software was produced by the organization that it claims to be from, and that it has not been tampered with.
How is an EV Code Signing certificate different from a standard code signing certificate?
An EV Code Signing certificate is issued after a more rigorous vetting process than a standard code signing certificate. The certificate authority (CA) will verify the legal existence, physical existence, and operational existence of the organization, and the identity of the individuals who will be listed as the certificate's technical and administrative contacts. An EV Code Signing certificate also requires an on-site verification where the CA or their representative will come to the organization to verify the information provided and to ensure that the organization is who they say they are. This process is built to provide a higher level of trust and security.
How does an EV Code Signing certificate ensure the authenticity and integrity of software?
To ensure authenticity of software, Comodo EV Code signing Certificate makes use of the private key (HSM Device), which is associated with the code signing certificate to create a unique digital signature for the software. This digital signature is then embedded into the software code & can be verified by anyone who runs the software.
Can an individual obtain an EV Code Signing certificate or it is only for organizations?
No, Individuals can not obtain the EV Code Signing certificate, as the CA (Comodo) need pass through a strict organization validation process, where they can ask to submit legal business documents.
What are the benefits of using an EV Code Signing certificate for organizations?
Here are the common benefits of using the Comodo EV Code Signing Certificate
- Ensure the Software Code is signed, not tampered with, or changed
- Ensures the real identity of the Publisher
- Removes the Microsoft SmartScreen warning message
- Helps to boost up Software/App downloads
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18 Jan - 2022
Pretty easy and straight forward
10 Feb - 2023
Quick and easy and a LOT cheaper for an EV Certificate than I previously have seen.
24 Feb - 2023
I'm very satisfied with the process of generating Code Signing certificate.
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