OpenStego 0.5.2

A program/library for embedding data/messages into images (also known as steganography in security parlance).
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v Currently, it is written in Java, and supports only 24 bpp images.


For GUI:

java -jar < path >/openstego.jar

For command line interface:

java -jar < path >/openstego.jar -embed [options] < data_file > < img_file > OR java -jar < path >/openstego.jar -extract [options] < img_file > < output_folder >

For '-embed' command, OpenStego will embed the data into the given < img_file > and save the file as PNG after appending '_out' to the file name.

For '-extract' option, OpenStego will output the extracted data from < img_file > to the given < output_folder >.

[options] can be specified as '--name=value' pairs. Supported options are:

maxBitsUsedPerChannel - Max number of bits to use per color channel in
the image for embedding data. This value can be
increased at the expense of image quality, in
case size of image is not able to accommodate
the data (Default = 3)
(Only applicable for '-embed' command)

useCompression - Flag to indicate whether compression should be
used on the data or not (Default = true)
(Only applicable for '-embed' command)

useEncryption - Flag to indicate whether encryption should be
used on the data or not (Default = false)
(Only applicable for '-embed' command)

password - Password to be used for encryption or
decryption (Default = null)

Main features:

  • Written in pure java and should run on platforms supported by java. Tested on windows and linux.
  • Supports password-based encryption of data for additional layer of security.
  • Supports 24 bpp images in lossless formats (PNG).

last updated on:
March 30th, 2009, 20:12 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Samir Vaidya
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Graphics
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What's New in This Release:
  • Fixed major bug where extract action was not working for RandomLSB plugin
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