"I've been using CrypTool for years in internships for IT-Security at the University of Klagenfurt and Distance Learning Computer Science at the University of Applied Science Trier. CrypTool is used here among the students with enthusiasm because in many cases it awakes the play instincts in the up-and-coming computer scientists (e.g. through manual decryption of ciphertexts or number games.) If only learning were always such fun, then it would be much easier for us students!"
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Peter Schartner, Uni Klagenfurt
New Release of CrypTool — CT 1.4.40 released
A new release of CrypTool 1 was published on September 21, 2017.
This version is available in 6 languages (German, English, Spanish, Polish, Serbian, and French), and it contains many bug fixes and corrections.
The website CryptoPrograms http://www.cryptoprograms.com is dedicated to create and solve classical ciphers online. New on this site are analyzers for solving classical ciphers without any knowledge of the keyword and, in many cases, the key length. Routines for solving around 40 cipher types are provided.
Release Candidate 8 available
JCrypTool 1.0.0 Release Candidate 8 is available on our download page.