Lets say you have a bunch of text files you don’t want anybody to look at. Usually you would have to download a file encrypted or change the attributes of the file so only you can see it. Which is a hassle and can be easy spotted since you usually have to install a bunch of software just to do this. Luckily there is a simple and easy way to hide multiple files in a JPEG. Here is how you do it.
The only things you need for this little trick is a ZIP or compression program like WinZip, WinRAR, or 7zip. I will be using 7zip so a link will be below for that. After you installed one of those copy your files you want to be hidden somewhere on your computer in the same folder. I’m going to copy my to the C:\Hideme
Use your compression software to compress the files you want to hide.
You should have another folder with a .ZIP at the end. Inside of it should be your files
Next open the command prompt, type CMD in the Start Search or RUN box. Then move to your directory where your JPEG and archive files are by using the CD “Path to your folder”. Then enter the following line replacing your file names: “copy /b doztech.jpg + HideUsFiles.zip doztech.jpg” and press enter. you should get an error just like below:
To get your files out you can change the extension of you JPEG to ZIP and extract it with your compression software. Or use the OPEN With on your JPEG to open it with your compression software to get the files. 7zip doesn’t have a GUI so just change it to a ZIP extension and extract the files.