iSteg
iSteg
1.6.2

3.9

iSteg free download for Mac

iSteg1.6.2

06 May 2012

Steganography encryption/decryption tool.

Overview

iSteg is a steganography encryption/decryption tool. Basically it means that you can hide a ZIP file or a .txt file in a jpeg picture and protect it with a password. iSteg is a frontend for outguess 0.2.

What's new in iSteg

Version 1.6.2:
  • Interface improvements

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9 Reviews of iSteg

5
JohnE7498
06 April 2014
Version: 1.6.2

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Open source. Based on outguess 0.2 (not 2.0). Works as advertised.
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5
JohnE7498
06 April 2014
Version: 1.6.2
Open source. Based on outguess 0.2 (not 2.0). Works as advertised.
(1)
1.5
andyg2845
19 November 2013
Version: 1.6.2
hi very nice app, thanks.. but i dont know anything about the developer.. who are they.. ? are they harvesting all the txt files i choose to encript and the passwords i use.?
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5
bbw7
06 May 2012
Version: 1.6.2
Just tried it out (ver. 1.6.2) and it works as advertised (on OS 10.6.8). Was able to read the decrypted output text file. One thing I did was make sure that I deleted the source text file input bar before changing to decoding as that looked like it could otherwise potentially be a problem. Also like the fact that documentation comes with the application and is accessible directly via the GUI. Two thumbs up for this, Developer. One slight improvement would be for the application to accept jpeg files with the ".jpeg" extension (as is only accepts files with the ".jpg" extension) -- a very small issue, to be sure. FTR, it appears that the MU description has a typo: the developer's site says it is a front end for Outguess 2.0 (not 0.2).
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3
scharchris
12 April 2011
Version: 1.6.1
I went through the process to imbed a short message into a jpg photo and produced an output jpg file which I was able to open and all looked great. When I decoded it I produced a '.txt' file but was not able to open it I received the message " The document “output.txt” could not be opened. The file isn’t in the correct format. The file might be corrupted, truncated, or in an unexpected format. " Any idea what I am doing wrong?
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Scottyo
07 November 2010
Version: 1.6.1
This is a nice, straightforward application that correctly encoded and decoded a short (2736 bytes) Objective C source file I had lying around into a rather large (2.7 MB) .jpg. However, the .jpg side is a bit problematic. It apparently dropped the Profile that was embedded in the original jpg, changed the dpi from 180 to 72, dropped a number of other JFIF bits and bobs that I don't care about very much, and increased the file size (to 2.9 MB), while also introducing a small colour shift visible to the eye. Except for the colour shift, the output jpg appeared visually identical to the input jpg. It would be nice if it could re-attach the original Profile to the new .jpg, and maintain the dpi and any other "important" tags. I don't know whether this would cure the colour shift. I'd guess the file size is harder to maintain; I don't know much about the jpeg spec and common practice, and am not sure whether the original compression specs are recoverable from the input jpg. If they can be recovered, it would be nice if they were re-applied. I imagine the file size increase is at least partly due to the difference in compression specs. Given an understanding of the limitations, this appears to be a pretty useful application.
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5
MichaelHaeusler
06 November 2010
Version: 1.6.1
But since *appending* a zip archive to a JPEG is not steganography in the true meaning, I'll give it 5 stars. :)
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MichaelHaeusler
06 September 2010
Version: 1.5
This app only hides text inside an image file. It's not possible to hide actual files, archives, DMGs etc.
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Werty
18 November 2009
Version: 1.5
Is too bad that the developer dropped the project, it was a really nice app and it worked great in the past. Now with snow leopard it gives me some problems :S
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Kiwiiano
10 August 2009
Version: 1.5
Simple basic interface, should work a treat, but it stalled with my first attempt, possibly because the text file I wanted to encrypt was too long. I'm not sure. A Readme describing the options and limitations of the app with explanations of any cryptic alerts would be a big help. I'll keep trying, this could be a useful program.
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3.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later
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