RAR, WinZip, Zip Password Recovery Tools
If you have got password protected rar or zip file and you forgot password for that, how would you extract the contents of the file? Truth be told, there is no known confirmed method to extract the password from the compressed file. The only available methods are “Brute Force” and “dictionary-based attacks“. ‘Brute Force’ and ‘Dictionary Attacks’ to break the password of archives consume a lot of time and PC resources. Brute Force and Dictionary Attack are powerful but not 100% reliable. It will take a lot of time to break a really strong password. In case you want to try anyway, we have some free and open source password recovery and password cracker tools to recommend you which will let you break passwords of archives, rar or zip files.
Free RAR, Zip Password Recovery Tools
RAR Password Recovery – Unrar Extract and Recover
Batch extraction and password recovery of RAR compressed archives. This password cracker handles password protected, multi-part and encrypted archives with ease. Portable, no installation required, no registry polluting, minimal memory footprint. Its more effective than Brute Force Attack.
RAR Password Recovery – AES Archive Password Recovery
AES is encrypted RAR archive password recovery tool. You will have to read readme doc file before sing this sooftware. There is no setup and you will have to do stuff yourself using some commands.
RAR Password Recovery – Auto UnRar
Auto UnRar is command line tool written in Java, that automatically unpacks password protected RAR-Archives or multi-part RARs, if all belonging files are complete. It is designed to do unrar jobs on Linux-based NAS-Devices when downloading from Rapidshare etc.
Password Recovery Tool – Ophcrack
Ophcrack is a password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. Ophcrack password cracker is a new variant of Hellman’s original trade-off, with better performance. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds.
Brute Forcer Password Recovery
A client-server multithreaded application for bruteforce cracking passwords. The more clients connected, the faster the cracking. Plugin-based. Supports only RAR passwords at the moment and only with encrypted filenames.
More RAR Password Recovery Tools
ShareWare RAR, Zip Password Recovery Tools
Rar Password Cracker is intended to recover lost passwords for RAR/WinRAR archives of versions 2.xx and 3.xx. The program finds by the method of exhaustive search all possible combinations of characters (“bruteforce” method), or using passwords from lists (“wordlist” or “dictionary” method). Self-extracting archives and multivolume archives are supported. Save a current state (interrupt the program at any time, and restart from the same state later). Estimated time calculator allows you to configure the program more carefully.
Advanced Archive Password Recovery recovers passwords or unlocks encrypted ZIP and RAR archives created with all versions of popular archivers. Recover passwords for plain and self-extracting archives created with PKZip and WinZip, RAR and WinRAR automatically or with your assistance. Guaranteed unlocking of archives created with WinZip 8.0 and earlier in under one hour is possible by exploiting an implementation flaw.