Filezilla Password Decryptor: Free Tool to Recover Lost or Forgotten Password from FileZilla
Filezilla Password Decryptor

Version: 6.0

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Filezilla Password Decryptor is the FREE software to instantly recover forgotten FTP passwords by FileZilla - most popular FREE FTP client application.

FileZilla stores the password for all the past FTP sessions in user profile location so that user don't have to enter it every time. FilezillaPasswordDecryptor makes it easy to quickly scan & recover all these stored FTP login passwords. 

It presents both GUI as well as command line interface which will be useful for penetration testers & Forensic investigators. 

You can either use it to automatically recover the stored passwords from local system or recover passwords from remote machine by manually feeding FileZilla profile file.

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Filezilla Password Decryptor works on most of the Windows platforms starting from Windows XP to latest operating system, Windows 10 version.  

  •  Instantly scan and recover all stored FTP login passwords from FileZilla.
  •  Comes with both GUI interface & Command-line version.
  •  Useful for Penetration testers as well as Forensic investigators.
  •  Recover FileZilla passwords from local as well as remote system.
  •  Back up the recovered Filezilla password list to HTML/XML/TEXT/CSV file
  •  Easier and faster to use with its enhanced user friendly GUI interface.
  •  Support for local Installation and uninstallation of the software.
Installation & Un-installation
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor comes with Installer so that you can 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)
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\FilezillaPasswordDecryptor

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\FilezillaPasswordDecryptor
How to Use?
Filezilla Password Decryptor is easy to use with its simple GUI interface.  Here are the brief usage details
Using GUI Version
  • Launch FilezillaPasswordDecryptor after completion of installation.
  • Next click on 'Start Recovery' button and all ftp login passwords stored by FileZilla will be recovered & displayed as shown in screenshot 1 below.
  • Finally you can save all recovered password list to HTML/XML/TEXT/CSV file by clicking on 'Export' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.
For latest info on FileZilla password location, decryption & recovery methods, please visit
How to Recover Forgotten FTP Passwords from FileZilla?
Using Command-line Version
Here is the typical usage of command line version
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor.exe  "<output_file path>"
Here are some of the examples

//Writes recovered password to text file in current directory
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor.exe  pass.txt

//Writes recovered password to HTML file in current directory
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor.exe  pass.html

//Writes recovered password to XML file in current directory
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor.exe  pass.xml

//Writes recovered password to TEXT file
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor.exe  "c:\my test\passlist.txt"
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 below.
Screenshot 1:Filezilla Password Decryptor is showing the recovered ftp login passwords.
FilezillaPasswordDecryptor showing recovered passwords
Screenshot 2:  Command line usage of FilezillaPasswordDecryptor showing various examples.
Screenshot 3:  Exported list of of recovered ftp login passwords by FilezillaPasswordDecryptor in HTML format.
Exported IM Accounts to HTML
Release History
Version 6.0 :  4th Aug 2019
Major release with improved FTP password recovery, GUI and report
Version 5.0 :  5th Jan 2019
Mega 2019 release with the support for recover FTP passwords from latest FileZilla software. Also added menu options to quickly copy the server, username & password.
Version 4.0 :  3rd Jul 2016
Major 2016 edition with support for Windows 10 version. Also now it can automatically recover FTP passwords from sitemanager.xml file as well.
Version 3.5 :  15th Jul 2015
New feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version
Version 3.0 :  6th Apr 2015
Mega version to support for new password recovery method from new FileZilla version starting with v3.10. Also integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs.
Version 2.5 :  13th Jan 2014
New feature to generate password recovery report in CSV (Comma-Seperated Values) File Format.
Version 2.0 :  4th Jan 2013
Added feature to quickly Drag/Drop the Filezilla Profile folder. Tested successfully for Windows 8.
Version 1.5 :  7th May 2012
Support for saving the result to XML in both GUI/Command-line mode. Improved UI with new banner.
Version 1.0 :  5th May 2011
First public release of FilezillaPasswordDecryptor
Filezilla Password Decryptor is not a hacking tool as it can recover only your stored passwords. It cannot recover the passwords for other users unless you have right credentials. Like any tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However Author or SecurityXploded is not responsible for any damage caused due to misuse of this tool. Read complete License & Disclaimer terms here.
FREE Download Filezilla Password Decryptor v6.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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