µToolbox File Encoder tool is very useful tool which allows to encode / decode the content of the files. Once the file is encoded, it is not possible to read / execute the file until the file is decoded back.
The following steps cover the usage of powerful File Encoder Tool.
Encoding the file
Step (1) Click on File->Encode menu item.
Step (2) Click on the icon next to “File to encode” edit box and select the file to encode from the File Open dialog.
Step (3) Observe that File Encoder Application will display the selected file size on top of “File to encode” edit box. Make sure you selected the application of size > or = 1MB. If the file size is < 1MB, File Enocoder Application will not encode the files.
Step (4) Now select the folder where you want to copy the encoded file by clicking the icon next to “Encode the file into the folder” edit box.
Step (5) Click on Encode button to start encoding the application.
Step (6) Once the encoding is done, observer the file is encoded into the file extension “.~fe” in the selected destination folder.
Decoding the file
Step (1) Click on File->Decode menu item to decode the encoded file. Keep in mind that File Encoder Application will decode only the files which are encoded through this application.
Step (2) Click on the icon next to “File to decode” edit box and select the “~.fe” file to decode from the File Open dialog.
Step (3) Select the destination folder where you want to put the decoded file by clicking the folder icon next to “Decode the file into the folder” edit box.
Step (4) Click on Decode button to start decoding the application.
Step (5) Once the decoding is done, observe the file is decoded into the selected destination folder.
Click on Close button to close the File Encoder Application.