Google Chrome is one of the most popular freeware web browsers. Google Chrome was developed by Google. The Latest version of Google Chrome is 19.0.1068.0 (Dev) released on March 15th 2012. The Google Chrome occupies 36.6% usage share of web browsers.
Chrome Pass is a small freeware tool developed NirSoft. It is used to extract the saved passwords in Google Chrome web browser. It doesn’t require any installation process or .DLL files.
Usage of Chrome Pass
Just simply click chromepass.exe. It will display all the passwords currently stored in Google Chrome web browser
For each entry it displays the following information is displayed
Origin URL: field shows the website URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
Action URL: Action URLs are basically HTTP GET requests and may contain variable names starting with $ as values in the query
Username: Username stored in the Google Chrome Web Browser.
Password: Password stored in the Google Chrome Web Browser
Created Time: It displays the time at which chrome stored the username and password
You can also try this software by clicking the link below if you also want to extract the usernames and passwords currently stored in Google Chrome web browser.
History of Chrome Pass Versions:
The Chrome Pass first release is Version 1.00. Second release Version 1.05 with added support for recovering Chrome Passwords from external drive like that it released version 1.10, version 1.15 with password strength column (Which calculates the strength of the password and displays very weak, weak, Medium, Strong and Very Strong). In the version 1.16 added an option to export the passwords into .csv file. Now presently the latest version is version 1.21 with added support for Chrome Canar
Chrome Pass is available in all the popularly used languages in the world. You can also translate the Chrome Pass to other languages. There are certain command line operations to save the list of passwords into required file formats. They are listed in the following table.
|/stext <Filename>||Save the list of passwords into a regular text file.|
|/stab <Filename>||Save the list of passwords into a tab-delimited text file.|
|/scomma <Filename>||Save the list of passwords into a comma-delimited text file.|
|/stabular <Filename>||Save the list of passwords into a tabular text file.|
|/shtml <Filename>||Save the list of passwords into HTML file (Horizontal).|
|/sverhtml <Filename>||Save the list of passwords into HTML file (Vertical).|
|/sxml <Filename>||Save the list of passwords to XML file.|
|/skeepass <Filename>||Save the list of passwords to KeePass csv file.|
|/external <User Profile Path> <Last Log-On Password>||Load the Chrome passwords from external drive/profile. For example:
chromepass.exe /external “C:Documents and Settingsadmin” “MyPassword
Managing the Passwords in Google Chrome
Click the wrench icon
Click the Personal Stuff Tab
Then click Manage Saved Passwords
Google Chrome provides a facility to manage the passwords stored. But it does not provide any facility to extract the passwords from the web browser to the files. Hence Chrome Pass is one of the best tools used to extract the currently stored passwords in the Google Chrome Web Browser.
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