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Advanced ZIP Password Recovery
A program recover (break) lost or forgotten passwords for a ZIP/PKZip/ WinZip archives!
File Size: 0.76 MB
License: Free to try
OS: Win95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP
Requirements: 32M RAM
20M free HD space
Advanced ZIP Password Recovery is a program recover (break) lost or forgotten passwords for a ZIP/PKZip/WinZip archives. Unfortunately, there is no known method to extract the password from the compressed file; so the only available methods are brute-force, dictionary-based and known-plaintext attacks.
The program has a convenient user interface .
The program is very fast: on 1GHz CPU, it tests about fifteen million passwords per second (or about a billion passwords per minute) -- according to independent reviewers and experts, the fastest ZIP cracker in the world!
Very fast and effective known plaintext attack is available.
The program can work with archives containing only one encrypted file.
ZIP files created by various software packages (including PKZIP 1.x) are supported .
All compression methods (storing, imploding, shrinking, inflating) are supported .
Self-extracting archives are supported .
The program is customizable: you can set the password length (or length range), the character set to be used to generate the passwords, and a lot of other options .
You can select the custom character set for brute-force attack (non-English characters are supported) .
Dictionary-based attack is available .
The "brute-force with mask" attack is available .
No special virtual memory requirements .
You can interrupt the program at any time, and resume from the same point later .
The program can work in the background, using the CPU only when it is in idle state .