Monday, January 5, 2015

ImageHide: Digital image based steganography tool

Steganography is method of hiding information and one of the techniques is hide an image inside a "cover image" by without distorting the supplied "cover image". ImageHide is command-line driven console application to perform this task and it is capable to hide/embed colored or gray-scale image inside another color or gray-scale cover image and/or extract embedded image from the supplied "cover image". 

This application is developed using FPC/Lazarus and it can execute on any FPC supported operating system which including Linux, Windows, Mac OS, etc. ImageHide is an open source project and its source code is available at https://github.com/dilshan/image-hide under the terms of GNU General Public License version 3.0. Compiled binaries of ImageHide are also available for both Linux and Windows operating systems. As an input this application accept bitmap, PNG or JPEG image formats and it can export processed image as bitmap or PNG file. Because of lossy compression techniques, JPEG exports are not supported by ImageHide.

ImageHide documentation and examples are available at https://github.com/dilshan/image-hide.
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