Chrome Password Decryptor is the FREE tool to
instantly recover all stored passwords from Google Chrome
It automatically detect the default Chrome profile path for
the current user and displays all the stored login passwords in
clear text after decrypting them. It also shows all the blacklisted
website entries for which user has prompted Chrome to not to
remember the passwords.
Another useful feature of this tool is the
Save option which can
be used to save the login secrets to the local file in standard HTML/XML/Text
format. This will be very useful in following cases
To take backup of the login secrets for the stored websites
To transfer the secrets from one system to another.
To store the website passwords at more secured centralized
To recover the passwords in case Chrome becomes not accessible or
the command line interface which is more helpful for Penetration
testers in their work. Apart from normal users who can use it to recover
their lost password, it can come in handy for Forensic
officials in their investigation.
It works on wide range of platforms
starting from Windows XP to latest operating system, Windows 8.
About Google Chrome and its Password Manager
Google Chrome browser is the latest
entry into the ongoing web browser's war which is mainly ruled by IE
and Firefox. The word Google behind the Chrome has given it lot of
hype and popularity than any other browser got in such a short
duration. However some of the salient features such as searching from the
same address bar, thumbnails of top sites, private browsing etc
makes it stand apart from other browsers in the market.
Like other browsers Chrome also has built-in login password manager functionality which keeps track of the login secrets of all visited
websites. Whenever user logins to any website, he/she will be
prompted to save the credentials for later use and if user chooses
so, then the username & passwords will be stored in internal login
database. So next time onwards whenever user visits that website,
he/she will be automatically logged in using these stored
credentials which saves hassle of entering the credentials every
ChromePasswordDecryptor helps in easily and instantly
recovering all such stored passwords from Chrome Login database.
Chrome Password Secrets
Chrome stores all the sign-on secrets into the internal database
file called 'Web data' in the current user profile
folder. Newer version has moved the login passwords related database
into new file named 'Login Data'.
This database file
is in SQLite format and contains number of tables storing different kind
of data such as auto complete, search keyword, ie7logins etc in addition
to login secrets.
The logins table mainly contains the information about sign-on secrets
such as website URL, username, password fields etc. All this information
is stored in the clear text except passwords which are in encrypted
ChromePasswordDecryptor loads the secrets from logins table and then
decrypts the password for each of the websites stored by Chrome.
For more information on decrypting the passwords from Chrome database
file, read the following research article,
This Video demonstrates how to use ChromePasswordDecryptor to
instantly recover the Chrome Passwords using GUI & Command-Line
Installation & Uninstallation
It comes with simple Instaler that helps you to install it locally
on your system for regular usage. It has intuitive setup wizard which guides you through series of steps
in completion of installation.
At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the
Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
password to text file in current directory
password to HTML file in current directory
password to XML file in current directory
password to TEXT file ChromePasswordDecryptor.exe "c:\my
It automatically detects the mode (HTML/XML/TEXT) by using the extension
of the specified file (html/xml/txt). By default (or if no extension is
specified) it uses the TEXT mode. For more examples refer to Screenshot 2
Screenshot 1: ChromePasswordDecryptor showing the blacklisted websites and decrypted passwords from the Chrome store.
Screenshot 2: Command line usage of ChromePasswordDecryptor showing various examples.
Version 4.5 : 5th Feb 2013
Fixed the problem with Drag & Drop of Chrome Profile folder. Screen Refresh changes. Tested successfully with Chrome v24
Version 4.0 : 11th Sep 2012
Successfully tested with latest version of Chrome v21.0, Support for Drag & Drop of profile folder directly. UI improvements.
Version 3.5 : 11th Jan 2012
Support for latest version of Chrome (v16.0.912.75), generate report
in XML format for GUI as well as cmdline mode and cool interface with