What is CrypTool 1

CrypTool 1 (CT1) is an open-source Windows program for cryptography and cryptanalysis. It’s the most wide-spreaded e-learning software of its kind.

What is CrypTool 2?

CrypTool 2 (CT2) is an open-source program offering an innovative visual programming GUI to experiment with cryptographic procedures and to animate their cascades.

What is JCrypTool?

JCrypTool (JCT) is an open-source e-learning platform, allowing to experiment comprehensively with cryptography on Linux, MAC OS X, and Windows.

What is CrypTool-Online?

CrypTool-Online (CTO) runs in a browser and provides a huge variety of encryption methods and analysis tools including many illustrated examples.

What is MysteryTwister C3?

MysteryTwister C3 (MTC3) is an international Crypto Cipher Contest offering a broad variety of challenges, a moderated forum and an ongoing hall-of-fame.

This page is an archive of all current builds of CrypTool 2.
The builds run on 32 and 64 Bit Windows. Please note that you need the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 to run CrypTool 2.
No admin rights are needed for the installation.
Each build is available as an .exe installer and as a compressed zip archive. Both have an online update mechanism. The .exe installer supports registration of start menu entry, desktop link and explorer file type, but does not support more than one .exe installation. If in doubt, use the .exe installer.

Stable versions and releases

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