How to Hide Text behind Text

Introducing a very simple but very rarely known way of hiding a text file inside a text for transmission of secured textual information , thst to in few simple steps .


Step 1

Open command prompt and create a text file to where ever location you want or create a text file using windows GUI (in this example we have created our text file with name raj.txt and saved it to the Desktop). 

Step 2

Go to the location where the file has been saved and use “type” command to view the content of the file. 

Step 3

Here comes the main step of hiding secret information. A hidden / confidential file is now been created through Echo command and the confidential information is being saved in it.

Syntax: echo <Secret/confidential message> > host text file (raj.txt in our case) : <secret file name (secret.txt as shown below)>

We have saved our confidential file (secret.txt) containing confidential data within our host file (raj.txt)



Step 4

To view the content of this hidden file, we need to use the following command after entering into the directory containing host file (raj.txt)

Syntax : start .<host file(raj.txt)> : <confidential file(secret.txt>

How to Hide Text File Behind MP3 (OpenPuff Tutorial)

OpenPuff is a handy application that allows you to hide data into encrypted files in order to send it to other users. The program can be useful for the users that want to send confidential information without being noticed.

The program uses the principles of steganography in order to hide the information into regular files such as images, audio or video files. You can use the application to conceal text files, images or other files with a maximum size of 256 MB.

Features of Openpuff

  • Image / Audio / Video (codec independent) / Adobe / Flash support
  • Multiple carriers’ chains (up to 256 Mb hidden streams)
  • Random per-block-512bit-cryptography-algorhythms
  • Data whitening
  • Adaptive LSB + Bits selection level
  • It’s a professional steganography tool, also suitable for newbies!
  • Its only aim is to be widespread among interested users
How to Hide

First download OpenPuff from here

Now open OpenPuff and click on Hide option from the main screen.

From the Data Hiding screen,

In step (1) enter the password you want to use to hide the data,

In step (2) Select the file you want to hide

In step (3) Choose the carrier/s where the hidden file will reside

In step (4) Select the Bit Options, and lastly hit Hide button to start the hiding process

How to unhide

Now open OpenPuff and click on Hide option from the main screen.

In step 5 Enter your password

In step 6 Select the carrier/s

In step 7 clicks on Unhide button. Aside from hiding data


How to Hide MS Excel inside MS Word document (Document Steganography)

Merge Streams shows you how to merge MS Word streams and MS Excel Workbook stream. It can hide MS Excel document inside MS Word document or vice a versa. If you wish to transparently hide some important documents inside old financial reports this is for you. It does not implement any crypto and is not secured enough, but is a smart trick.

How to Hide

Step1: Open Merge Stream Software

Step2: Browse the MS office File

Step3: Select the Excel which you want to hide inside MS Word

Step4: Click on Merge

Now, your file is been hidden and process completed.

How to Unhide

Right Click on Saved MS Office Document and on the option open with and then choose MS office Excel.

Now Your MS word Doc will automatically convert in MS Excel