Ophcrack

Ophcrack is a free Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a Graphical User Interface and runs on multiple platforms.

Features:

  • Runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, …
  • Cracks LM and NTLM hashes.
  • Free tables available for Windows XP and Vista.
  • BruteĀ­force module for simple passwords.
  • LiveCD available to simplify the cracking.
  • Loads hashes from encrypted SAM recovered from a Windows partition, Vista included.
  • Free and open source software (GPL).

External links

  • Ophcrack – Official Ophcrack home page