Hash Kracker : All-in-one Free Hash Password Recovery Software.
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About Hash Kracker

Hash Kracker is the free all-in-one tool to recover the hash password for multiple hash types.

Currently it supports password recovery from following popular Hash types

  • MD5
  • SHA1
  • SHA256
  • SHA384
  • SHA512

It uses dictionary based cracking method which makes the cracking operation simple and easier. You can find good collection of password dictionaries (also called wordlist) here & here

Though it supports only Dictinary Crack method, you can easily use tools like Crunch, Cupp to generate brute-force based or any custom password list file and then use it with 'Hash Kracker'.

For command-line version with more advanced hash recovery methods check out our new tool - Hash Kracker Console

Hash Kracker works on all platforms starting from Windows XP to Windows 10.

  • Free and easy to use GUI based tool
  • Supports popular hash types such as MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512.
  • Automatically detects the Hash Type
  • Displays detailed statistics during Cracking operation
  • Stop the password cracking operation any time.
  • Auto copy the recovered Hash password to clipboard
  • Generate Hash Password Recovery report in HTML/XML/TEXT format.
  • Fully Portable tool, can run from anywhere.
  • Includes Installer for local Installation & Uninstallation.
Installation & Un-installation
HashKracker comes with Installer to help in local installation & un-installation. This installer has intuitive 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\HashKracker

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\HashKracker
How to use?
It is very easy to use tool for any generation of users.

Here are simple steps

  • Launch Hash Kracker on your system after installation.
  • Enter the hash text (md5/sha1/sha256/sha384/sha512) for which you want to recover the password.
  • It will automatically display Hash Type for entered hash text.
  • Next select the password dictionary file by clicking on Browse button or simply drag & drop it. You can find a sample dictionary file in the installed location.
  • Finally click on 'Start Crack' to start the Hash Password recovery.
  • During the operation, you will see all statistics being displayed on the screen. Message box will be displayed on success.
  • At the end, you can generate detailed report in HTML/XML/Text format by clicking on 'Report' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.

Screenshot 1: Hash Kracker is showing the recovered Password for SHA256 hash text.
Screenshot 2: Detailed Hash Password Recovery report generated by HashKracker

HashKracker is designed with good intention to recover the Lost Password from hash.

Like any other tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However neither author nor SecurityXploded is in anyway responsible for damages or impact caused due to misuse of HashKracker.

Read our complete 'License & Disclaimer' policy here.

Release History
Version 4.0:  6th Dec 2016
Mega 2016 edition with support for recovering hash passwords in new Windows 10 version.
Version 3.1:  28th Jul 2015
New feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version.
Version 3.0:  9th Apr 2015
Integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs, now you can uninstall it in a standard way.
Version 2.5:  14th Apr 2014
Feature to automatically copy the recovered hash password to clipboard. Also added GUI improvements with magnifying icon effects.
Version 2.0:  18th Apr 2013
Fixed the broken link in the report. Added quick download link on the main GUI application.
Version 1.5:  5th Nov 2012
Added support to automatically store and restore the user settings.
Version 1.1:  13th Aug 2012
Fixed bug in processing Hash input.
Version 1.0:  16th July 2012
First public release of Hash Kracker.
FREE Download Hash Kracker v4.0

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

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