MySQL Query Browser Password Dump : Free Command-line Tool to Recover Lost or Forgotten Passwords from MySQL Query Browser
MySQL Query Browser Password Dump

Version: 2.0

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MySQL Query Browser Password Dump is the free command-line tool to instantly recover your lost or forgotten passwords from MySQL Query Browser software.

MySQL Query Browser is a simple software to manage your MySQL database connections and queries. By default, it stores all the database login details so that user don't have enter it everytime.

Our tool helps you to quickly find and decode all the login username & password details for each database. For each of the recovered MySQL database connection, it displays following details,

  • Login Username
  • Login Password
  • Database Schema
  • MySQL Port
  • MySQL Host/Server Address

It operates in both automatic and manual mode. You can ask it to auto detect password file from default location of MySQL Query Browser or manually provide one. This way, you can not only recover database passwords from local system but also from a file copied from remote system easily.

Being command-line tool makes it ideal tool for penetration testers and forensic investigators. It is fully portable and also includes installer to help you in local installation & un-installation.

MySQL Query Browser Password Dumpp works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windows XP to Windows 8.

MySQL Query Browser Password Location
MySQL Query Browser stores all the database user login and password details in a file called 'mysqlx_user_connections.xml' at following location,
[Windows XP]
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\MySQL\

[Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8]
For latest info on MySQL Query Browser password location & recovery methods, please visit
How to Recover Database Passwords in MySQL Query Browser?
How to use?
MySQL Query Browser Password Dump is very easy to use tool. It is command-line/console based tool, hence you have to launch it from the command prompt (cmd.exe).
Here is the simple usage information
DownloadMgrPasswordDump.exe [-h | -a | -f <mysql_qb_connections_file>]
Examples of MySQL Query Browser Password Dump
//Automatically detect & dump passwords from default MySQL Query Browser connections file
DownloadMgrPasswordDump.exe -a
//Dump passwords from specified MySQL Query Browser connections file
DownloadMgrPasswordDump.exe -f "c:\mysqlx_user_connections.xml"
//Show this help screen
DownloadMgrPasswordDump.exe -h
Make sure to increase the screen width of your command prompt to see the output properly.
Screenshot 1: 'MySQL Query Browser Password Dump' displaying all the recovered passwords
MySQLQueryBrowserPasswordDump in Action
Release History
Version 2.0:  17th Feb 2019
Major 2019 edition to support password recovery from latest version of MySQL Query Browser
Version 1.0:  4th Apr 2015
First public release of MySQL Query Browser Password Dump.
FREE Download MySQL Query Browser Password Dump v2.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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