John the Ripper Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to John the Ripper for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD, Web and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 14 apps similar to John the Ripper.

John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. If your looking for more info about John the Ripper like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 11/2/2017 9:29:00 AM

Alternatives to John the Ripper for all platforms with any license

  • hashcat

    -Multi-Hash (Cracking multiple hashes at the same time) -Multi-Devices (Utilizing multiple devices in same system) -Multi-Device-Types (Utilizing mixed device types in same system) -Supports distributed cracking networks (using overlay) -Supports interactive pause / resume -Supports sessions -Supports restore -Supports reading password candidates from file and stdin -Supports hex-salt and hex-charset -Supports automatic performance tuning -Supports automatic keyspace ordering...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

    Windows stores its user information, including crypted versions of the passwords, in a file called 'sam', usually found in \windows\system32\config. This file is a part of the registry, in a binary format previously undocumented, and not easily accessible. But thanks to a German(?) named B.D, I've now made a program that understands the registry. This site provides CD and floppy images for end users to easily edit their forgotten passwords.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • ophcrack

    Ophcrack is a Windows Password cracker based on Rainbow Tables. Features Cracks LM and NTLM Windows hashes Free tables available for Windows XP, Vista and 7 Brute-force module for simple passwords Audit mode and CSV export Real-time graphs to analyze the passwords LiveCD available to simplify the cracking Loads hashes from encrypted SAM recovered from a Windows partition

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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  • Trinity Rescue Kit

    Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use scrollable text menu that allows anyone who masters a keyboard and some English to perform maintenance and repair on a computer, ranging from password resetting over disk cleanup to virus scanning.

    Free Linux

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  • Kon-Boot

    Kon-Boot is an application which will silently bypass the authentication process of Windows based operating systems. Without overwriting your old password! In other words you can login to your Windows profile without knowing your password. Easy to use and excellent for tech repairs, data recovery and security audits. Fast, tiny and gets your job done! Free version supports only 32-bit windows systems without support for Windows 8 and up.

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • oclHashcat-plus

    Worlds fastest md5crypt, phpass, mscash2 and WPA / WPA2 cracker & Worlds first and only GPGPU based rule engine.

    Free Windows Linux

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  • CrowbarDMG

    crowbarDMG is a dictionary attack tool for DMG and Spareimage files for Macs. It does require 10.5 Leopard. It really wasn’t worth the trouble to redo things to work on Tiger. It is completely free, so enjoy. Be sure to read the included PDF readme file. I address an issue if you use strings to pull out a dictionary from a disc image. Some control characters need to be scrubbed else it will crash crowbarDMG. Give it a shot if you need to recover a password for a dmg or filevault file.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • L0phtCrack

    L0phtCrack is a password auditing and recovery application (now called L0phtCrack 6) originally produced by Mudge from L0pht Heavy Industries. It is used to test password strength and sometimes to recover lost Microsoft Windows passwords, by using dictionary, brute-force, hybrid attacks, and rainbow tables. It was one of the crackers' tools of choice, although most use old versions because of its low price and high availability.

    Commercial Windows

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  • GoCrack

    GoCrack provides APIs to manage password cracking tasks across supported cracking engines. Supported Engines - hashcat 3.6.0+

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • BarsWF

    World Fastest MD5 cracker BarsWF with AMD and NVIDIA support.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Cryptohaze

    A CUDA & OpenCL accelerated rainbow table implementation from the ground up, and a CUDA hash brute forcing tool with support for many hash types including MD5, SHA1, LM, NTLM, and lots more!

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.31, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • MDCrack

    MDCrack is a free featureful password cracker designed to bruteforce several commonly used hash algorithms at a very aggressive speed rate. It can retrieve any password made of up to 16 characters and allowing up to 55 characters with an additional user salt.

    Free Windows

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