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|
|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|
|Free Download Manager (FDM)||PLAIN||File||c:\users\[user_name]\appdata\roaming\free download manager\sites.sav|
|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] C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\ [Windows XP] C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\ [Local Application Data folder] [Windows Vista/7/8/10] C:\Users\[user_name]\Appdata\Local\ [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.
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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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