btcrecover is an open source Bitcoin wallet password and seed recovery tool. It is designed for the case where you already know most of your password or seed, but need assistance in trying different possible combinations.
To try recovering your password, please start with the Password Recovery Quick Start.
If you mostly know your recovery seed/mnemonic (12-24 recovery words), but think there may be a mistake in it, please see the Seed Recovery Quick Start.
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- Bitcoin wallet password recovery support for:
- Bitcoin Unlimited/Classic/XT/Core
- MultiBit HD and MultiBit Classic
- Electrum (1.x and 2.x)
- Most wallets based on bitcoinj, including Hive for OS X
- BIP-39 passphrases, Bitcoin & Ethereum supported (e.g. TREZOR & Ledger passphrases)
- mSIGNA (CoinVault)
- pywallet --dumpwallet of Bitcoin Unlimited/Classic/XT/Core wallets
- Bitcoin Wallet for Android/BlackBerry spending PINs and encrypted backups
- KnC Wallet for Android encrypted backups
- Altcoin password support for most wallets derived from one of those above, including:
- Bitcoin & Ethereum seed recovery support for:
- Electrum (1.x and 2.x, plus wallet file loading support)
- BIP-32/39 compliant wallets (bitcoinj), including:
- BIP-32/39/44 Bitcoin & Ethereum compliant wallets, including:
- Free and Open Source - anyone can download, inspect, use, and redistribute this software
- Supported on Windows, Linux, and OS X
- Support for Unicode passwords and seeds
- Multithreaded searches, with user-selectable thread count
- Experimental GPU acceleration for Bitcoin Unlimited/Classic/XT/Core, Armory, and derived altcoin wallets
- Wildcard expansion for passwords
- Typo simulation for passwords and seeds
- Progress bar and ETA display (at the command line)
- Optional autosave - interrupt and continue password recoveries without losing progress
- Automated seed recovery with a simple graphical user interface
- “Offline” mode for nearly all supported wallets - use one of the extract scripts (click for more information) to extract just enough information to attempt password recovery, without giving btcrecover or whoever runs it access to any of the addresses or private keys in your Bitcoin wallet.
- “Nearly offline” mode for Armory - use an extract script (click for more information) to extract a single private key for attempting password recovery. btcrecover and whoever runs it will only have access to this one address/private key from your Bitcoin wallet (read the link above for an important caveat).