Nowadays there is almost no Internet users who never received spam (advertising postings, which they didn't subscribe). All over the Internet around the clock thousand of spammer's e-mail harvesting robots stroll. They collect addresses of potential victims. A unique way to avoid receiving spam is to publish the e-mail address nowhere and never.
What can people do if this way doesn't for them? In this case you will not make a gift to spamers as the readily available electronic address. Just encode it using Blackman's E-mail encoder!
All coding mechanisms are based on stealth-technology. Each new created link differs from any previous. There is no code, that identifies link created using this program.
Advantages of E-mail encoder in comparison with other similar programs are:
Free distribution (Freeware)
Offers an opportunity to choice one of four Encode method
An opportunity to use an image as a link
Small size (40 Kb against 300-400 Kb)
Multiplatform (the program works both in Windows, and in DOS)
All links work correctly even in IE 3.0
Now exists php-realisation of Blackman`s E-mail encoder - thanx to
Exists alternative version from le`Aio
Now exists perl-realisation of Blackman`s E-mail encoder - thanx to
What's new in this version ?
+ Added new languages.
+ Some small errors fixed.
+ Added link attributes edition.
+ Added image insert on the button "Image" click.
+ DOS-version is totally rewritten. Now it has window interface.
+ The engine has been changed a little.
+ The language files are moved from the separate file to the program's distributive.
+ The documentation has been revised and completed.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q: Who needs this program? A: This program will be useful to the owners of home pages, webmasters, and also all of people, who works directly with a HTML-code.
Q: Will the link created by your program work correctly if I enter it into field of any forum? A: For sure, won't. The most of forums cuts all active HTML-content.
Q: After coding the text of link can't be read. A: It should be so. Probably, this code isn't clear for you, but it is quite clear for browser.
Q: What should I do to make the address in the e-mail client displayed as "John Smith"? A: You should enter "John Smith <email@example.com>" in a e-mail address field (certainly, without quotes).
Q: I have made the link based on the image, but the image isn't displayed correctly. A: Check up correctness of path to the image in a field "Display as". By default image should be in the same folder with HTML-document.
Q: I use cascade stylesheet (CSS) on my home page. What should I do to make the link created by your program have the appropriate class? A: You should enter, for example, "class=EmailLink" into field "Link attributes".
Q: Where can I find the information about protection the e-mail address of spam? A: On my homepage there is review "Encoding of the e-mail address" (in Russian). This review is published in several russian on-line magazines. Also you can read review "Top secret" about this program (in Russian).
Q:After setup new version, program crashes (Runtime error 216 at 0000XXXX), though old one worked normally. What can I do? A:You can try to delete program settings from the system registry. You can use uninstall.reg in distributive of the program.
12 September 2006
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