IM Password Dump is the Free command-line tool to instantly recover your lost password from all the popular instant Messengers.
Currently it can recover your password from following Messengers,
Windows Live Messenger
AIM v6.x - v7.5
Pidgin (Formerly Gaim)
XFire Game Messenger
It automatically discovers installed messengers on your system and recovers all the stored account passwords within seconds. By default it dumps all the recovered passwords to console. You can also save the passwords to TEXT file.
Being command-line tool makes it ideal tool for penetration testers and forensic investigators. For GUI version check out the Messenger Password Decryptor.
IM Password Dump works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windows XP to new Windows 10 version.
How to use?
IM Password Dump is very easy to use tool. It is command-line/console based tool, hence you have to launch it from the command prompt (cmd.exe) as Administrator.
Here is the simple usage information
IMPasswordDump.exe [-h | -f <output_file_name>]
Examples of IM Password Dump
//Dump passwords from all the Messengers to console
//Dump passwords from all the Messengers to a file 'c:\passlist.txt'
IMPasswordDump.exe -f "c:\passlist.txt"
//Show this help screen
Here are step by step instructions,
Launch command-prompt (cmd.exe) on your system.
In the cmd prompt move to directory where you have installed or copied IM Password Dump tool
Now run it by just typing IMPasswordDump.exe
at cmd prompt.
It will automatically discover and display all the recovered passwords as shown in screenshot below.
'IM Password Dump' displaying all the recovered passwords to console.
Version 4.0: 5th Jan 2017
Major 2017 edition featuring new installer for easier installation & un-installation
Version 3.0: 28th Sep 2015
Mega release with support for recovering Instant Messenger passwords on new Windows 10 platform. Also new feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version
Version 2.0: 27th Jan 2015
Mega release with a support to recover passwords from Garena+ Messenger and IMVU Messenger (improvised). Also integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs.