Password Secrets of Popular Download Managers

Password Secrets of Popular Download Managers

We often use download managers for faster downloading of files from internet. Some sites especially premium download sites requires you to specify login user & password details. These login passwords are stored by your download manager so that you don’t have to enter it every time.

In this research article, you will learn the password secrets of top 15+ download managers such as IDM, Orbit, FlashGet, EagleGet, FDM, DAP, JDownloader, Mass Downloader etc.

For each downloader, we will show you, where they store your secrets & how to recover them in case you forget password for download sites.

Password Locations of Download Managers

Here is the list of popular downloaders along with encryption algorithm, password storage type & password file location used by them.

Download Manager Encryption Type Password File Location
BitComet PLAIN File (XML) c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\bitcomet\torrents
Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) BASE64 Registry HKCU\software\speedbit\download accelerator\hostsdata
EagleGet PLAIN File (SQLite) c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\eagleget\ configs\data.db
FlashGet PLAIN File c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\flashget\v3\ dat\flashget3db.db
Free Download Manager (FDM) PLAIN File c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\free download manager\sites.sav
Fresh Download BASE16 Registry HKCU\software\freshdevices\freshdownload\sitepassword
Get Go Custom Registry HKCU\software\getgo software\getgodm\accounts
Internet Download Accelerator (IDA) Custom File c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\internet download accelerator\1767150.spl
Internet Download Manager (IDM) XOR Registry HKCU\software\downloadmanager\passwords\[site_name]
Mass Downloader Custom File c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\metaproducts\mass downloader\sites.mcdd
Mipony Downloader PLAIN File (XML) c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\mipony\mipony.xml
Orbit Downloader IDEA File (INI) c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\orbit\ sitelogin.dat
uGet Download Manager PLAIN File (JSON) c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\local\uget\ category\0000.json
Xtreme Download Manager BASE64 File c:\users\[user_name]\.xdman\.credentials

Note: In the above list, please replace c:\ with your operating system drive and [username] with your windows user name. For Windows XP/2003, replace the application data folder as shown below,

[Application Data folder]

[Windows Vista/7/8/10]

[Windows XP]
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\

[Local Application Data folder]

[Windows Vista/7/8/10]

[Windows XP]
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Local Settings\Application Data\

How to Recover Password from Download Managers

If you forget password for your download sites then you can easily & instantly recover your password without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

XenArmor All-in-one Password Recovery Pro software can quickly recover your download site password with just a click of button as shown below,

Here is the quick video showing how to recover all your Download Manager passwords,

Using this software, you can recover passwords from top 10+ downloaders like IDM, Orbit, FlashGet, EagleGet, FDM, DAP, JDownloader, Mass Downloader etc.

It can also recover your download site passwords from custom profile locations, portable apps & external drives

For more details & download, please visit XenArmor All-in-one Password Recovery Pro


Hope this article has helped you to understand where different download managers save your passwords & how to uncover them. Please comment below if you have any queries or suggestions.


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