Free Excel Password Recovery

Free Excel Password Recovery for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • Version: 2.5.0

A powerful tool to recover your Excel password

Forgetting passwords is something most people have probably experienced in one way or another. Unfortunately, for important documents that have been password-protected, forgetting passwords can be extremely problematic. Thankfully, there are programs like Free Excel Password Recovery by Thundershare. With this app, users may still have a chance of getting their old passwords back and recovering their secured files.

Installation and Interface

Installing the app is very easy and quick. Just download the installer file, run it, and the app will be up and going at once. The interface is just as simple. On the main screen, users will find a bar where they can input the Excel file that needs to be recovered. Once the user has selected the file, the app will prompt them to choose which kind of decryption method they want. They can choose between a Brute-force attack, Brute-force Attack With Mask, and Dictionary Attack.


The big question about this software is whether or not it actually works, and if it does, how fast it can recover passwords. Free Excel Password Recovery takes a large amount of time to get results. It can check hundreds of passwords in seconds, but if your file happens to have a very difficult combination, then it’s going to take a long while, that is if it succeeds at all. Even something a password with only five characters, no numerical, and is a basic English word could take hours for Free Excel Password Recovery to crack. If you are looking for a program that can crack your secured excel file in a flash, then you are in for a disappointment. 

The good news, however, is that Free Excel Password Recovery takes up little machine resources. It does not take up too much of your storage and would not cause for your device to lag. It can also run in the background, so you can leave it running while you work on other things as you wait for the app to crack your password. 

Might Not Be Worth It

If you find yourself in a situation where you absolutely need Free Excel Password Recovery, it won’t hurt to give it a try. However, keep in mind that it takes a long time to actually accomplish its task. By the time it does crack the password, you might have found a workaround to your problem already. Still, it’s free, easy to install, and simple to use. There’s no harm in giving it a shot.

A solution to recover Excel password. Supports both XLS and XLSX file formats.

Free Excel Password Recovery is the solution to recover Excel password. Supports Microsoft Excel 2017 and before, both XLS and XLSX file formats. With its powerful decryption technique and three decryption methods(Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary), this software can help you quickly retrieve password of your Excel file, unlock and open it without any problems.

Feature List
Supports Microsoft Excel 2017 and before.
Provide Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary three powerful decryption methods.
Easy to use, 3 steps to get your Excel password back.
No damage to original file.


  • Intuitive interface
  • Easy to use
  • Has three modes of recover
  • Small installer file


  • Does not work for structure protection passwords
  • Recovery takes a while and may not work

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