AIM Password Decryptor is the FREE software to instantly recover the login passwords stored by AIM (AOL Instant Messenger). AIM is one of the most popular messenger which stores the user's account passwords using secure encryption mechanism to protect it from privy eyes. AIM Password Decryptor helps you to recover all such stored passwords by AIM. Currently it is the only software which allows you to recover the passwords from all versions of AIM starting from 6.x to latest version 7.5 It comes with both GUI interface as well as command-line version in the single tool making it useful for both normal users and advanced security professionals such as Penetration Testers & Forensic investigators. It works on most of the Windows platforms starting from Windows XP to latest operating system, Windows 7.
Here are the highlights of main features of AIM Password Decryptor
Instantly recover the passwords from all versions of AIM (6.x - 126.96.36.199 [latest]) Comes with both GUI interface as well as Command-line version in one tool. Recover password of any length and complexity. Useful for Penetration Testers and Forensic investigators. Save the recovered password list to HTML file for transferring to other system or for future use. Easier and faster to use with its enhanced user friendly GUI interface. Integrated Installer for local Installation & Uninstallation of Software. Password Secrets of AIM
AIM version 6.x (till v7.2) onwards stores the password at the following registry location,
Latest version of AIM (v7.5 since v7.3) stores the encrypted username/password in the file 'aimx.bin' at following location
[Windows XP] C:\Documents and Settings\<user_name>\Local Settings\Application Data\AIM
[Windows Vista & Windows 7] C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\AIM
AIM uses Blowfish encryption algorithm along with Base64 encoding to securely store the login passwords. We will soon write a detailed research article on exposing the password secrets of AIM.
AIM Password Decryptor comes with Installer so that you can install it locally on your system for regular usage. It has intuitive setup wizard (as shown in the screenshot below) which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation. At any point of time you can use Uninstaller to remove the software from the system.