PasswordFox v1.50 - Extract the user names/passwords stored in Firefox
Copyright (c) 2008 - 2014 Nir Sofer

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Description

PasswordFox is a small password recovery tool that allows you to view the user names and passwords stored by Mozilla Firefox Web browser. By default, PasswordFox displays the passwords stored in your current profile, but you can easily select to watch the passwords of any other Firefox profile. For each password entry, the following information is displayed: Record Index, Web Site, User Name, Password, User Name Field, Password Field, and the Signons filename.

System Requirements

This utility works under Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. Firefox should also be installed on your system in order to use this utility.
If you have Waterfox Web browser, you should use the 64-bit version of PasswordFox.

Known Problems

False Alert Problems: Some Antivirus programs detect PasswordFox utility as infected with Trojan/Virus. Click here to read more about false alerts in Antivirus programs

Versions History

  • Version 1.50
    • Added new columns: Created Time, Last Time Used, Password Change Time, Password Use Count.
    • Removed the export command-line options from the official release, in order to decrease the rate of false Virus alerts.
  • Version 1.40
    • Added support for Firefox 32 (logins.json).
  • Version 1.37
    • Added PasswordFox 64-bit to work with Waterfox Web browser. (For Firefox Web browser, you should continue using the 32-bit version of PasswordFox, even if your system is 64-bit)
  • Version 1.36
    • Fixed to work with Firefox 22.
  • Version 1.35
    • Fixed bug: PasswordFox failed to work with master password containing non-English characters.
    • Added 'Mark Odd/Even Rows' option, under the View menu. When it's turned on, the odd and even rows are displayed in different color, to make it easier to read a single line.
    • Fixed issue: Dialog-boxes opened in the wrong monitor, on multi-monitors system.
  • Version 1.32
    • Fixed the tab order in the 'Select Folders' dialog-box.
  • Version 1.31
    • Fixed bug: PasswordFox failed to get the passwords if the profile path of Firefox contained non-English characters.
    • Removed the UPX compression to avoid from false positives of Windows Defender and other Antivirus programs.
  • Version 1.30
    • Fixed memory leak that occurred on every refresh.
    • Added support for Firefox 4 (Beta).
    • Fixed a problem with /installfolder command-line parameter.
    • Added 'Firefox Version' column.
  • Version 1.26
    • Added an option to export the passwords into KeePass csv file (In 'Save Selected Items'). You can use the created csv file to easily import your Web site passwords into KeePass password manager.
    • Fixed issue: removed the wrong encoding from the xml string, which caused problems to some xml viewers.
  • Version 1.25
    • Added 'Password Strength' column, which calculates the strength of the password and displays it as Very Weak, Weak, Medium, Strong, or Very Strong.
    • Added 'Add Header Line To CSV/Tab-Delimited File' option. When this option is turned on, the column names are added as the first line when you export to csv or tab-delimited file.
    • Removed the error messages when using PasswordFox from command-line
  • Version 1.20
    • Fixed bug: PasswordFox failed to display properly non-English characters in user name/password data.
    • Added 'HTTP Realm' column. (Displayed only for some HTTP password-protected Web sites and only on Firefox 3.x or greater)
  • Version 1.15
    • Added support for reading the signons.sqlite in new versions of Firefox.
  • Version 1.12:
    • Added accelerator key for 'Select Folder' option.
    • Added sorting from command-line.
  • Version 1.11:
    • Added new option in 'Select Folders' dialog-box: Remember the folder settings in the next time that you use PasswordFox.
  • Version 1.10:
    • Added support for specifying the master password (in the 'Select Folders' dialog-box or from command-line).
  • Version 1.05:
    • Added support for selecting the right Firefox installation folder.
    • Added /installfolder command-line option.
    • Added AutoComplete feature in Select Folders dialog-box.
  • Version 1.00 - First release.

Using PasswordFox

PasswordFox doesn't require any installation process or additional DLL files. However, Firefox browser must be installed on your computer in order allow PasswordFox to grab the passwords list.
In order to start using PasswordFox, simply run the executable file - PasswordFox.exe
After running it, the main window will display all your passwords list for the last profile that you used. If PasswordFox chose the wrong profile folder, you can use the 'Select Profile Folder' option to choose the right one.

Command-Line Options

/profile <Folder> Choose the desired Firefox profile folder.
/installfolder <Folder> Choose the desired Firefox installation folder.
/master <Password> Specify the master password.
/stext <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords into a regular text file.
/stab <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords into a tab-delimited text file.
/scomma <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords into a comma-delimited text file.
/stabular <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords into a tabular text file.
/shtml <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords into HTML file (Horizontal).
/sverhtml <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords into HTML file (Vertical).
/sxml <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords to XML file.
/skeepass <Filename> Save the list of Firefox passwords to KeePass csv file.
/sort <column> This command-line option can be used with other save options for sorting by the desired column. If you don't specify this option, the list is sorted according to the last sort that you made from the user interface. The <column> parameter can specify the column index (0 for the first column, 1 for the second column, and so on) or the name of the column, like "Web Site" and "User Name". You can specify the '~' prefix character (e.g: "~User Name") if you want to sort in descending order. You can put multiple /sort in the command-line if you want to sort by multiple columns.

Examples:
PasswordFox.exe /shtml "f:\temp\pw.html" /sort 2 /sort ~1
PasswordFox.exe /shtml "f:\temp\pw.html" /sort "Web Site" /sort "User Name"

/nosort When you specify this command-line option, the list will be saved without any sorting.

Translating PasswordFox to other languages

In order to translate PasswordFox to other language, follow the instructions below:
  1. Run PasswordFox with /savelangfile parameter:
    PasswordFox.exe /savelangfile
    A file named PasswordFox_lng.ini will be created in the folder of PasswordFox utility.
  2. Open the created language file in Notepad or in any other text editor.
  3. Translate all string entries to the desired language. Optionally, you can also add your name and/or a link to your Web site. (TranslatorName and TranslatorURL values) If you add this information, it'll be used in the 'About' window.
  4. After you finish the translation, Run PasswordFox, and all translated strings will be loaded from the language file.
    If you want to run PasswordFox without the translation, simply rename the language file, or move it to another folder.

License

This utility is released as freeware. You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM, Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this. If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in the distribution package, without any modification !

Disclaimer

The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.

Feedback

If you have any problem, suggestion, comment, or you found a bug in my utility, you can send a message to nirsofer@yahoo.com
Download PasswordFox
Download PasswordFox 64-bit (For using only with Waterfox !)

 

 

 

PasswordFox is also available in other languages. In order to change the language of PasswordFox, download the appropriate language zip file, extract the 'passwordfox_lng.ini', and put it in the same folder that you Installed PasswordFox utility.

LanguageTranslated ByDateVersion
Arabic Majed Khaznadar 21/03/20091.11
DutchJan Verheijen 02/10/20141.50
French PasswordOne 27/09/20141.40
French PasswordOne 22/02/20111.30
German Latino auf WinTotal.de 29/09/20141.50
Greek geogeo.gr 14/10/20141.50
Hebrew peterg 01/04/20111.30
Hungarian Hevesi Jnos 02/08/20081.00
Italian Dengel 31/10/2008 
Japanese SABAdmin 15/08/2008 
KoreanUBless 09/11/2013 
Persian Amirreza Nasiri 15/02/20141.37
Persian Amirreza Nasiri 04/12/20131.36
PolishHightower 04/10/20141.50
Portuguese Antnio PT 11/11/20081.10
Portuguese BrazilPaulo Guzman 07/04/20121.30
Romanian Jaff (Oprea Nicolae) 09/12/20131.37
Russian Kvark 18/02/20111.30
Simplified Chineserenda 26/10/2008 
Simplified Chinese Lewen- 18/10/20091.15
Spanish Ricardo A. Rivas 10/09/20081.05
SwedishLeif Larsson 15/11/20091.15
Traditional Chinese o King 27/10/2008 
Traditional Chinese (GqE) 21/05/20121.31
ThaiE b o k 05/10/20081.05
Turkish Tundra 27/01/20091.0
TurkishHARUN "HARBEE" ARI 18/03/20111.30
Valencian vjatv 12/08/20081.0