Hide any File in an Image without Steganography Software
We all want to share some secret stuff with our friends but we are unable to do so because of lack of privacy. If we send the Top Secret file using pendrive, then any person can check that very easily.If we want to make our content more secret and secure, we can easily hide our secret file in any image without using any software.
Both, the sender and receiver need only Winrar. If you don’t have winrar, then download it for free from here. Follow the steps below to hide any file in an image.
Step 1) Create a new folder with any name and send all the content to it which you want to hide.
Step 2) Once your folder is ready, right click on it and click on add to archive. Remember either it is a ZIP or a RAR file.
Step 3) Now put your archived file and the image in which you want to hide content in the same DRIVE.
Step 4) Now open Command Prompt (cmd).
Step 5) Go to the directory or drive in which you are. Use CD / to go back a folder of CD name/ to go to the next folder.
Step 6) Once your CMD is in the same directory as your files, type the following command.
copy /b image.jpg + archived.rar newimagename.jpg
Replace the name of your files in the command above.
Now you can see a new image with the name newimagename.jpg which is much heavier in size and contains your secret file. You can send this file to anyone you want and no other person will be able to see anything except the image itself. Now the person whom you will send the file should follow the steps mentioned below to see the hidden files.
Step 1) Click on Windows icon and search for WINRAR.
Step 2) Now press Ctrl + O.
Step 3) Go to the location where image is saved. Make sure to select All files from the dropdown box to see your image.
Step 4) Open that image. You will be able to see all the files that are hidden in that image.
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