Caesar Cipher Tool

This is a tool I developed during my MSc to understand how a ‘Caesar Cipher’ operated.

Download

Caesar Cipher Tool is licensed under a ‘Creative Commons License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License‘ and can be downloaded from ‘here‘.  The source code is available from ‘here‘.

Usage

You need the Java Runtime version 6 or above to run.

Double click on ‘CaesarCipherTool.jar’.

Encode

Enter the text you want to encode in the ‘Input’ box.  Use the drop down box to select the ‘shift’, ensure ‘E’ is selected and click on ‘Engage’.  The ciphered text appears in the ‘Output’ box.

Decode

Enter the text you want to decode in the ‘Input’ box.  Use the drop down box to select the ‘shift’, ensure ‘D’ is selected and click on ‘Engage’.  The correct deciphered text appears in the ‘Output’ box if the ‘shift’ is the same as when the text was encoded.

Pop up menu

Right click anywhere for more options including using the clipboard.