The software recognizes and recovers passwords for 80+ file types!

Passware Kit Standard

Passware Kit Standard

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  • Latest Version

    Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2024.2.0 LATEST

  • Review by

    Michael Reynolds

  • Operating System

    Windows Vista64 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64 / Windows 11

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  • Author / Product

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  • Filename

    PasswareKit_Demo_64bit_Setup.msi

Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard is an easy-to-use tool that recovers passwords for MS Office files, archives, PDF documents, Windows Administrators, email accounts, and others. Recovers passwords for MS Word, Excel, Outlook Express, web browsers, etc. NVIDIA and AMD GPUs, and multi-core CPUs are used to dramatically speed up password recovery. Scans computer and finds all password-protected files.

Passware Kit Standard software recognizes and recovers passwords for 80+ file types including MS Word, Excel, Outlook Express, and web browsers.

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Features and Highlights

Instant Results
Recovers or resets many password types instantly.

Advanced Recovery Attacks
Uses advanced password recovery attacks: Dictionary, Xieve, Brute-force, Known Password/Part, Previous Passwords, and their combinations.

Combined Attacks
Combines attacks for passwords like "strong123password".

Hardware Acceleration
NVIDIA and AMD GPUs, and multi-core CPUs are used to dramatically speed up password recovery.

Analysis
Locates password-protected files on a PC and analyzes their security.

Easy to setup & use
Includes a Wizard for easy setup of password recovery attacks.

Easy to customize
For non-instantaneous password recovery, 6 different attack types (and any combination of them) could be set up using a wizard or drag & drop attacks editor.

Passwords History
All recovered passwords are saved and ready to be reused on other files.

Works with a strong password
Supports password modifications, including case changes, reversed words, etc.

Over 80+ files supported, a protected item such as:
  • PDF, Acrobat 11.0, Acrobat 10.0, Acrobat 9.0...
  • MDB, MS Access 2013, MS Access 2010, MS Access 2007...
  • XLSX, XLSM, XLS, MS Excel 2016, MS Excel 2013, MS Excel 2010, MS Excel 2007...
  • ONE, MS OneNote 2013, MS OneNote 2010, MS OneNote 2007...
  • PPTX, PPTM, PPT, MS PowerPoint 2013, MS PowerPoint 2010, MS PowerPoint 2007
  • DOCX, DOTX, DOCM, DOC, MS Word 2016, MS Word 2013, MS Word 2010, MS Word 2007
  • ODT, ODS, ODP, ODB, OpenDocument
  • RAR, RAR 5.x Archive, RAR 2.0 Archive...
  • ZIP, WinZip, Zip Archive, 7-Zip 7Z Archive
  • MS Windows 11 Administrator, MS Windows 10 Administrator, MS Windows 7 Admin, MS Windows XP Administrator / Secure Boot Option
  • MS Internet Explorer 6.0 - 9.0 Content Advisor    
  • Google Chrome Website
  • Safari Website    
  • Mozilla Firefox Website        
  • Network Connection
Note: Passware Kit Standard Demo version recovers either the first 3 letters of passwords or passwords containing no more than 3 characters. Demo version allows each of the attacks to work for up to 1 minute.

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What's new in this version:

Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2024.2.0
New Features:
- Windows password reset: extended RAID drivers support
- Improved GPU-accelerated credential recovery for older versions of Mozilla
- New QR-codes and short links simplifying the workflow in air-gapped environments

Fixed:
- Fixed problem with Passware Kit not starting due to corrupted config file
- Resolved the “…image is likely corrupted"…” error for ISO files in Windows Key
- Miscellaneous bug fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2024.1.1
Improved:
- Improved handling of external links when Internet connection is not available

Fixed:
- Resolved the “Error in calculation worker thread” error for some 7-Zip files
- Fixed incorrect display of CPU load percentage for cases with low utilization level
- Other bug fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2024.1.0
New Features:
- New product icons

Fixed:
- Discontinued TACC support, as the product has reached end-of-life
- Fixed minor issues with Xieve-attack
- Fixed occasional issues with TrueCrypt password recovery in Hardware Benchmark
- Other fixes and software quality-of-life improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2023.4.0
New Features:
- Master password recovery for the latest Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird
- Support for macOS 14 Sonoma

Fixed:
- Resolved an issue with the Windows Key Demo password reset
- Stability fixes for Encryption Analyzer
- Resolved occasional crashes on macOS Mojave
- UI bugfixes and improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2023.3.1
Improved:
- Improved “Known passwords/part” attack UI
- Apple Notes recovery is supported in Passware Kit Standard Plus

Fixed:
- Resolved "Unhandled QuickBooks clue subtype” error for some QuickBooks files
- Fixed issue with saving custom dictionaries after restart
- Fixed "Internal error" that occurred when saving jobs in certain cases
- Minor fixes for scanning and processing encrypted files
- Resolved issues with creating an unprotected copy for MS Excel files larger than 1 GB
- Fixed issues with launching Passware Kit Forensic from Encryption Analyzer
- Minor UI bugfixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2023.3.0
New Features:
- Added a warning for Known Password(s)/Part attack on passwords longer than 128 characters being skipped
- Attack settings and UI navigation: quality of life improvements
- UI improvements

Fixed:
- Resolved an issue with incorrect password recovery for some ZIP files
- Fixed support for some ZIP 5.x-6.x files
- Stability and UI fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2023.2.0
New Features:
- Instant password recovery for Opera GX and Crypto browsers
- Support for password recovery for VBA projects in Passware Kit Basic
- Automatic saving of Dictionary Manager settings
- New dictionary: Ukrainian

Fixed:
- Revised keyboard shortcuts in the Attack Settings editor for improved usability
- UI improvements and stability fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2023.1.1
Improved:
- UI minor improvements

Fixed:
- Resolved navigation issues after stopping the password recovery process
- UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2023.1.0
New Features:
- Ability to establish a GPU utilization level in Tools | Options
- GPU acceleration UI improvements
- UI improvements

Fixed:
- Detection of ZIP archives with unsupported PKWARE encryption
- Minor stability fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.4.1
Fixed:
- Minor UI bugfixes and quality of life improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.4.0
New Features:
- Support of macOS Ventura
- Improved Windows password reset for UEFI systems
- Support for booting in UEFI mode directly from a WindowsKey.ISO file
- New dictionary: Vietnamese
- Added display of passwords on the Passwords Found tab as they get recovered
- A list of supported file types is now available in the Help menu
- A newsletter subscription option is available during Windows installation
- UI improvements

Fixed:
- Minor navigation UI improvements
- Minor UI improvements for the Dictionary Manager
- Removed “Filed to parse from session” error record from Log files
- Bug fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.3.1
- Multiple bugfixes and improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.3.0
New Features:
- Option on the Passwords Found tab to view the attack that found the password
- Search option on Attacks Tab
- Dictionary Attack UI improvements
- Faster startup
- Multiple UI improvements

Fixed:
- Resolved issue with .csv reports not being saved correctly
- Cross-platform implementation of hot keys
- Improved a display on the Logs Tab for files that are not supported on macOS
- Windows Key minor improvements
- License manager improvements
- Application navigation fixes
- Multiple bugfixes and improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.2.1
- Resolved an issue with resetting passwords for some LiveID accounts [SUP-1543]
- Fixed an issue with “Find Encrypted Files” not working due to a disconnected network drive
- Improved display of the dictionaries list in the Dictionary Manager
- Minor UI improvements and bug fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.2.0
New Features:
- Passware Kit for Mac with GPU acceleration support
- OneNote Revision Store support
- Added Average speed value to Performance Tab
- Added Troubleshooting tab in the Tools|Options
- New dictionary: Icelandic

Fixed:
- Optimized OpenCL acceleration for RAR3 and 7-Zip archives
- Improved sync of "Light/Dark" theme setting with system settings
- Detection of unsupported solid archive encryption for RAR archives [SUP-1520]
- Resolved issues with some antivirus products reporting false positives for Passware Kit
- Improved telemetry for some GPU cards
- Minor improvements and bug fixes [SUP-1518] [SUP-1519] [SUP-1524]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.1.2
Fixed:
- Resolved "Error: Call timeout” error
- Resolved an issue with Plaintext attack for some ZIP files
- Improved the way recovery state is saved for ZIP files
- Minor UI improvements and bug fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.1.1
Fixed:
- Added an option to sync "Light/Dark" theme setting with system settings
- UI and performance improvements for Dictionary Manager
- Decreased memory usage for Dictionary attacks
- Minor UI improvements and fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2022.1.0
New Features:
- Support for Windows 11
- Support for macOS Monterey
- GPU-accelerated password recovery for Acronis backups
- List of passwords supported by the Known Password attack
- Instant LUKS2 decryption via memory analysis
- Support for LUKS2 AES-CBC plain encryption
- Batch mode improvements
- New Passware dictionaries
- Hardware Benchmark added to Demo version
- Shutdown and Reboot options in the Bootable Memory Imager
- “About” box allows copying the product key, version, and product name

Fixed:
- Resolved an issue with incorrect image processing in PDF files [SUP-1397]
- Improved sort options for the Find Encrypted Files page [SUP-1417]
- Revised Read Me document for Passware Agent for Linux [SUP-1424]
- Resolved an issue with processing some custom dictionaries [SUP-1432]
- Multiple Dark theme improvements
- Resolved an error caused by scanning the root folder on macOS
- Minor UI improvements and fixes [SUP-1396] [SUP-1427]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.4.2
- Change log not available for this version


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.4.1
Fixed:
- Resolved “editingGroupCid is undefined” error
- Resolved “PubSub: Not found handle on engine process” error
- Resolved an issue with Wizard showing default attacks after configuration
- Minor fixes and improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.4.0
New Features:
- Mac version of all Passware Kit editions
- New dictionary: Turkish
- Dark theme

Fixed:
- Fixed an issue with the “Undo” option not working when a new model is added to an existing one [SUP-1374]
- “Clear History” option now works from any page of Passware Kit
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.3.1
- Fixed an issue with adding drivers to Windows Key [SUP-1300]
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.3.0
New Features:
- Usability improvements

Fixed:
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.2.1
- Change log not available for this version


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.2.0
New:
- 13x faster on Zip and support for large archives
- Ability to view settings of successful password recovery attacks
- Usability improvements

Fixed:
- Fixed an issue that prevented Passware from checking some passwords for 7Zip archives after disabling and then enabling a GPU or CPU
- UI improvements and minor fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.1.3
Fixed:
- Resolved an issue with some PDF files
- Resolved an error with TPR acceleration


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.1.2
- Change log not available for this version


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.1.1
Bug-fixes:
- Resolved issues for some GPUs
- Resolved an intermittent issue occurring after stopping Passware Agent
- Resolved an issue causing an incorrect number of passwords displayed for some brute-force attacks
- UI improvements and minor fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2021.1.0
New Features:
- Preview of generated passwords
- GPU-accelerated recovery of PDF owner password
- PDF password recovery improvements
- Import of dictionaries preserving the order of passwords

Bug-fixes:
- Added an option to change file encoding
- UI improvements and minor fixes


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.4.2
- Change log not available for this version


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.4.1
New Features:
- Resolved an issue for some PDF files showing as unsupported
- Resolved an error shown for encrypted empty Zip archives


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.4.0
New Features:
- New Mask attack
- Password recovery for iWork 2020 files
- New modifier: transliteration for keyboard layout
- Improved performance for Zip AES password recovery
- Reports saved as CSV files

Bugfixes:
- Minor UI improvements
- Resolved an issue with some PDF files showing an error
- Resolved recovery attack failing for some Internet Explorer 7-9 forms


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.3.2
Bug-fixes:
- Resolved an issue with auto-update showing an error message for slow internet connections


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.3.1
Bug-fixes:
- Hardware acceleration improvements
- Resolved an issue with some long passwords for RAR archives not being processed correctly
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.3.0
New Features:
- Instant recovery of website passwords from Opera, Chrome, and Edge browsers
- Instant recovery of Outlook 2016/2019 email passwords
- Decryptum performance improvements for TrueCrypt and Zip

Bugfixes:
- Improved password recovery speed for PDF documents on systems with multiple GPUs


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.2.3
- Minor stability improvements of GPU acceleration


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.2.3
- Improved performance for multi-GPU systems


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.2.1
Bugfixes:
- Resolved an issue where password recovery process would freeze in Demo version
- Fixed an issue that could cause an error message while processing certain types of dictionaries
- Fixed a bug that caused an error message to appear for some PDF files during hardware-accelerated password attacks
- Resolved compatibility issues with some older NVIDIA GPU cards
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.2.0
New Features:
- Improved GPU performance
- UI improvements for displaying recovered passwords

Bugfixes:
- Fixed an issue that caused a Javascript error for some Windows 10 systems [SUP-1081]
- Resolved an issue with password not being recovered for some Excel files [SUP-1102]
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.1.3
Bug fixes:
- Resolved an issue with an incorrect amount of words for some merged dictionaries


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.1.2
Bugfixes:
- Resolved an error occurring during dictionary merge for some dictionaries
- Resolved an issue with an incorrect number of passwords shown for the merged dictionary
- Resolved an issue with Password Exchange not syncing new passwords
- Reduced the time required for GPUs to start attacks for some file types
- Resolved "Slow progress" issue for GPU acceleration for some files [SUP-1082]
- Resolved an issue that caused GPU cards to stay idle under certain circumstances
- Minor stability improvements of GPU acceleration [SUP-1082]
- Improved GPU logging and performance stats [SUP-1092]
- Resolved an error occurring while applying some patterns to the dictionary attack
- Resolved an issue with the attack settings being reset after closing Dictionary Manager
- Improved Windows password reset for Live ID accounts [SUP-1056]
- Minor Dictionary Manager improvements
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.1.1
Bugfixes:
- Dictionary Manager improvements
- Resolved occasional error in Dictionary Manager during dictionary compilation


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2020.1.0
New Features:
- Dictionary Manager
- 5 times faster on dictionary compilation
- A new “Mixed order” option for “Join Attacks” group


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.4.2
- Resolved an issue with starting the password recovery process for some file types using command line
- Added support for DRM-protected MS Office files [SUP-1055]
- Resolved a data race issue with some attacks [SUP-1063]
- Resolved an issue that was causing a crash for some attacks for PDF files [SUP-1065]
- Minor logging improvements
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.4.1
- Improved support for multiple GPU cards being connected to a single PCI slot [SUP-1043]
- Fixed an issue for certain Zip 2.0 archives
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.4.0
New Features:
- Export and import of dictionaries
- Saved recovery state now includes dictionaries used for recovery
- Improved password recovery speed for Zip AES encryption

Bugfixes:
- Resolved an issue with the "Clear history -> Log files” option not working for some systems
- Resolved “A valid JSON document must be either an array or an object value” error [SUP-1035]
- Resolved "Empty password" error for PDF 6.0 files [SUP-1038]
- Improved Passware Kit stability
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.3.3
Bugfixes:
- Minor Attack Builder improvements
- Resolved "Internal error" while compiling some custom dictionaries [SUP-1033]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.3.2
New Features:
- "Clear Passwords Found" option added
- Minor GUI updates

Bugfixes:
- Resolved an issue with Wizard setup option
- Resolved an error with Zip archives containing large files
- Chrome passwords extraction fixed
- Import of password recovery states fixed
- Resolved an error with .DIC file compilation [SUP-1026]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.3.1
New Features:
- Total number of passwords checked is now displayed at the end of the password recovery process [SUP-1007]
- Minor improvements of GPU acceleration

Bugfixes:
- Resolved issue with Distributed Password Recovery for larger ZIP archives
- Minor GUI updates


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.3
New Features:
- Protection against GPU overheating

Bugfixes:
- Resolved possible GPU error caused by long dictionary passwords
- Resolved possible memory leak for some GPU-accelerated attacks
- Minor log system improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.2.2
Bugfixes:
- Resolved an issue with GPU cards being idle during the recovery process for some attack settings
- Resolved an issue with Passware dictionaries from older versions of Passware (*.dic) not being imported
- Resolved an issue with Wizard not saving a chosen pattern after changing the settings manually
- Resolved an issue with some Wizard settings not being available for editing
- Minor UI improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.2.0
New Features:
- Export and import of password recovery state
- Added ability to change Main Product Key in "License Manager"

Bugfixes:
- Fixed crash when trying to double click the "Websites" attack


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.1.4
- Resolved an issue with some of the passwords found displayed as 0
- Improved support for older versions of WinRar archives
- Improved logging


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.1.3
Bugfixes:
- Resolved an issue with some attacks being skipped instead of resumed
- Resolved MS Office attack issue with TPR devices
- Improved diagnostic messages for Windows Key


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.1.2
Bugfixes:
- Added an option to attach all the logs and crash dumps before sending a Bug Report
- Resolved an issue with sending Bug Reports failed with some email clients


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.1.1
Bugfixes:
- Resolved "Unexpected end of JSON inputnSyntaxError" error
- Resolved issue with binary dictionaries compilation
- Resolved Wizard issues for some Brute-force attacks [SUP-910]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2019.1
New Features:
- GPU monitoring
- Additional dictionaries: Rumanian, Bulgarian, Irish

Bugfixes:
- Resolved blank screen on launch issue [SUP-903]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2018.3.1
Bugfixes:
- Encrypted items are now sorted correctly after a folder is moved in Encryption Analyzer


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2018.3
New Features:
- Support for MS Office 2019
- Improved support for Tableau Password Recovery (TPR)

Bugfixes:
- Resolved an issue with the application window not being updated (or getting blank) during a password recovery process
- Resolved Encryption Analyzer issue [SUP-870]


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2018.2.1
- Resolved an issue with saving password recovery state
- Resolved Windows Key 'Incorrect Product Key' error [SUP-868]
- Minor GUI improvements


Passware Kit Standard 2018.1.2
- Resolved "setNetworkObserver" error
- Multiple minor GUI improvements and fixes
- Resolved issues with the Undo option of the Attack Editor


Passware Kit Standard 2018.1.1
- Multiple minor UI improvements
- Fixed an issue with non-English locales
- Resolved an issue that caused slow password recovery for RAR archives


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.5.2
- Bug fixes: Resolved GPU acceleration issue


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.5.1
- Bug fixes: Resolved minor GPU issues


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.5.0
- Minor GUI improvements for PDF recovery


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.4.2
- Bug fixes: Resolved OpenCL compatibility issue with older NVIDIA GPUs


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.4.1
- Fixed password recovery issue for multipart RAR 3.x-4.x archives
- Fixed OpenCL initialization issue with older NVIDIA GPUs


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.4.0
- Support of GPU-accelerated password recovery for PDFs (encryption revision 3)
- Increased performance of GPU-accelerated password recovery
- Support for SHA-256 encryption for MS Office 2013


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.3.1
- Minor improvements for Live ID account reset


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.3.0
- Password resets for Windows Server 2016 users, administrators, and Active Directory
- OpenCL hardware acceleration for 7-Zip archives


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.2.2
- Resolved GPU acceleration issue for ZIP password recovery
- Minor GPU acceleration improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.2.1
- Change log not available for this version


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.2.0
- Export and import of known passwords
- Dictionaries for Estonian, Finnish, and Polish languages
- Optimizations for hardware acceleration


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.1.2
- Resolved an issue that prevented password recovery attack from restarting correctly


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.1.1
- Change log not available for this version


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2017.1.0
- Dictionaries for Danish and Swedish languages


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2016.4.0
- 2x faster on NVIDIA GTX-1080
- New Attack Modifier: Substitution


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2016.3.1
- Password recovery for iWork documents
- GPU acceleration improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2016.2.0
- GPU acceleration improvements


Passware Password Recovery Kit Standard 2016.1.0
- Password recovery for OpenOffice files
- Support for shared dictionaries