The Cryptography Explorer program was developed for the investigation of cryptography and cryptanalysis. It was developed as a teaching tool to try to remove the tedious calculations but still require the user to make the decisions for the processes and analysis. This is a Java application, so if the Java JRE is not installed on your computer download and install the current version of the Java JRE (1.7.0 or later). You can get the most current version at the Oracle Web Site.
Instructions: Download and run the CryptographyExplorerSetup.exe program and follow the instructions on the screen. This will place links to the Cryptography Explorer program in your Start menu.
Instructions: The Cryptography Explorer program is a single executable file (CryptographyExplorer.exe) that can be run on any machine that has version 1.7.0 (or higher) of Java installed.
Instructions: Download and unzip the CryptographyExplorer_Linux.zip file. This will extract CryptographyExplorer.jar and several image files that can be used as program icons. You can run the application using the following command, or create a shortcut/menu-item using the same command in the launcher.
java -jar CryptographyExplorer.jar
Instructions: Download and unzip the CryptographyExplorer_Mac.zip file, This will extract the Cryptography Explorer (.app) application, simply copy this file to your Applications folder.
Instructions: The Java Archive (Executable JAR file) can be downloaded using the Linux download link above.