Command line utility to decrypt a BIP38 (encrypted) private key.
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bip38-decrypt

Command line utility to decrypt a BIP38 (encrypted) private key.

Install

Get this module from npm to have the bip38d command installed.

npm i -g bip38-decrypt

Usage

Create a password file containing the password for your private key.

echo "password" > .password
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Run the bip38 command passing the encrypted private key as first argument and the password file as the second:

bip38d 6PYPrivateKey .password

Example

This example should work successfully, it's the same used in the jest test, this private key is empty and is encrypted with the password "password".

echo "password" > .password
bip38d 6PYWpYms78Q3vJPVHvsHFCF1AKtd1PayV9qSeVGV47FtyXWHRJMreWsXYL .password

Test

This will run the jest test

npm test

Issues & contributions

Github Issues & PR!


enjoy!

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