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Passware Excel Key

Passware Excel Key

Passware Excel Key

Password recovery for Excel files.


Recover lost passwords for Excel


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.


Multilingual passwords


Recovers multilingual passwords using 20 built-in dictionaries and the ability to add custom dictionaries.


Recovers open passwords


Recovers Excel open passwords using advanced attacks. Saves and checks all recovered passwords for other files.


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!