How to Recover Saved Passwords in FTP Commander

How to Recover Saved Passwords in FTP Commander

This research article exposes the password secrets of FTP Commander application. It shows all interesting details including where all your FTP passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

FTP Commander Password Secrets

FTP Commander stores all the FTP login and passwords at following location based on the edition type and Windows platform.

[FTP Commander on Windows 32-bit & 64-bit]
C:\Program Files\FTP Commander\ftplist.txt

C:\Program Files (x86)\FTP Commander\ftplist.txt

[FTP Commander Deluxe on Windows 32-bit & 64-bit]
C:\Program Files\FTP Commander Deluxe\ftplist.txt

C:\Program Files (x86)\FTP Commander Deluxe\ftplist.txt

[FTP Commander Pro]

This “ftplist.txt” file contains list of all the FTP server configurations. Here is sample of one of the FTP site entry,


Here “Server”, “User” & “Password” fields refer to FTP server, username & encoded password respectively.

FTP Commander encodes FTP password using static XOR key and stores in the above file along with other details.

How to Recover FTP Commander Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover all your FTP Commander passwords without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our FTP Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your saved FTP login passwords from FTP Commander as shown in video below,

Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,

  • Step 1: Download & Install FTP Password Recovery Pro from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all the saved FTP passwords as shown below
It can also recover FTP passwords from custom profile locations, portable FTP clients & external drives

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide


Hope this article has helped you to understand password secrets of FTP Commander. Please comment below on what do you think or if you have any queries.



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