# The ECPP home page

## Frequently asked questions about ECPP

**How do I get ECPP?**
Simply click here.

** What does ECPP mean?**
ECPP stands for Elliptic Curve Primality Proving.

**Why do I need ECPP?**
Proving the primality of a given integer is a basic task in number theory.
You can also use the program to build primes for cryptographic reasons.

**What is a primality certificate?**

**Why is ECPP superior to other primality proving algorithms?**

**Why is ECPP superior to primality testing algorithmes?**