Recover lost passwords for Excel

Passware is the No. 1 tool for removing password protection from Excel files

Passware Excel Key is a fast and easy-to-use solution to remove password protection from Excel files.

Removes restrictions instantly

Instantly recovers or resets passwords to modify workbook and worksheet protection, write reservation, etc.

Supports all versions

Works with all versions of Microsoft Excel: 2019-4.0. Supports .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .xltx, and .xltm files.

Recovers open passwords

Recovers Excel open passwords using advanced password recovery attacks developed for world’s top law enforcement agencies. Saves and checks all recovered passwords for other files.

Multilingual passwords

Recovers multilingual passwords using 16 built-in dictionaries and the ability to add custom dictionaries.

Saves recovery progress

Automatically saves password recovery progress and can resume the search after a stop.

Easy to use

Includes a step-by-step Wizard for easy setup of password recovery settings.

Common use cases

  • There is a need to open an old file that hasn’t been used for a while.
  • Employee leaves the company and many files remain protected.
  • People often forget their passwords.
  • There is a need to access important files or financial documents left behind by a family member.

Our password recovery tools have been used in high profile investigations for more than 20 years. Now available for public use!

  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Nasa
  • Deloitte

Professional tool. Free Demo.

Download the Passware Excel Key free demo for Microsoft Windows. The demo version recovers the first 3 characters of the passwords and is limited to 1 minute. View .