Hiding data in images can help not only to protect information, but also hide the very existence of important information. You can hide the information, using any supported image, which will subsequently be saved as a PNG or JPEG file. Photo Database is easy steganography tool, follow simple steps below to hide data in images.
Select the file-image and right mouse click. In the popup menu select the appropriate item to hide the data (see image above). This action is supported for any supported image file.
Three operations are available for images:
Using steganography in BMP and PNG formats image bitmap will be modified. You can filter for files, this is dynamic filter based on original image dimensions. Big image can stoge big amount of hinned data.
Using hiding in JPEG format may hide large files, but it can lead to suspicion third parties.
You can set a password for the data and choose compression settings for result JPEG file. The size of the resulting file is always the sum of the source file (compressed) and a data file.
To extract the data from an image just select the appropriate item from the popup menu (see image below). If the image contains data in a supported format, it will be extracted. If the data has password protection, the password must be entered.
Note: Encryption with strong key (more than 128 bits) is available after free registration of the program (Help -> Activate in the application main menu).