Salted Hash Kracker : All-in-one Free Tool to Recover Password from Salted Hash of type MD5/SHA1/SHA256/SHA512
Salted Hash Kracker

Version: 4.0

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Salted Hash Kracker is the free all-in-one tool to recover the Password from Salted Hash text.

These days most websites and applications use salt based hash generation to prevent it from being cracked easily using precomputed hash tables such as Rainbow Crack. In such cases, 'Salted Hash Kracker' will help you to recover the lost password from salted hash text.

It also allow you to specify the salt position either in the beginning of password(salt+password) or at the end of the password (password+salt). In case you want to perform normal hash cracking without the salt then just leave the 'Salt field' blank.

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

Salted Hash Kracker is fully portable and works on all Windows 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 hash password cracking operation any time.
  • Auto copy the recovered hash password to clipboard on success
  • Generate report in HTML/XML/TEXT format.
  • Fully Portable tool, can run from anywhere.
  • Includes Installer for local Installation & Uninstallation.
Installation & Un-installation
SaltedHashKracker 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\SaltedHashKracker

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

Here are simple steps

  • Launch Salted 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.
  • Then enter the Salt text and specify the Salt position either in the beginning (salt+pass) or at the end (pass+salt)
  • For normal hash cracking, leave the Salt field empty.
  • 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 Salted 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: Salted Hash Kracker is showing the recovered Password for salted MD5 hash text.
Screenshot 2: Detailed Salted Hash Password Recovery report in HTML format

SaltedHashKracker is designed with good intention to recover the Lost Password.

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 SaltedHashKracker.

Read our complete 'License & Disclaimer' policy here.

Release History
Version 4.0:  8th Jan 2017
Major 2017 edition supporting salted hash recovery on Windows 10 version
Version 3.0:  5th Aug 2015
Integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs, now you can uninstall it in a standard way. Also added feature to dynamically download latest version.
Version 2.0:  13th Jul 2014
Automatically copy the recovered hash password to clipboard on success. Also improved GUI interface.
Version 1.5:  27th Jun 2013
Automatically remember and restore user input settings.
Version 1.0:  27th Apr 2013
First public release of Salted Hash Kracker.
FREE Download Salted Hash Kracker v4.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows 10,8,7,Vista (32-bit/64-bit)

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