How to use BCTextEncoder
Opening BCTextEncoder window
To run BCTextEncoder for the first time, you should run BCTextEncoder.exe file which was downloaded from our site.
BCTextEncoder main window will appear and
BCTextEncoder Assistant process will start.
When BCTextEncoder Assistant is running, you can open the main BCTextEncoder window using the systray icon or
predefined Hot Key.
See more information in
BCTextEncoder Assistant Options chapter.
BCTextEncoder window consists of two panes - Plain Text pane
and Encoded Text pane.
- Put the text into Plain Text pane. This can be done by three ways:
- Select the text in your e-mail or text editor, copy it to clipboard and open BCTextEncoder. If the option
Automatically decode encoded text is enabled, the contents of the clipboard will be placed
to the window automatically. Otherwise, you have to paste it manually.
- Type the text directly in Plain Text pane of BCTextEncoder window.
- Open the text file with Open command from menu.
Using Encode by box, choose a type of encryption. You may
encode by password or by public key of other person. If you have no a public key, please
BestCrypt Key Manager
section to know how
to generate your own key pair and import an existing public key.
The Key Manager functions are available in menu of BCTextEncoder window.
Use Plain Text pane.
The encoded text in Encoded Text Format
will be placed in Encoded Text pane.
button to encode the text displayed in
To decode a text, copy encoded text to clipboard and open BCTextEncoder. If the option
Automatically decode encoded text is enabled, you will be asked for the password and the decoded text
will be placed into Plain Text pane. Otherwise, you have to paste encoded text manually
and use button to decode the text.