How to use WebBrowserPassView to view all browser passwords?

View all browser (chrome, firefox, edge, opera, etc.) passwords saved on your Windows 11, 10, or 7 systems using Nirsoft Webbrowserpassview free software. 

What is WebBrowserPassView?

WebBrowserPassView is a simple free browser password view tool for Windows available to download from the Nirsoft website. We can use it to retrieve various passwords saved on hard disks by browsers installed on our computers or laptop. It can be Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, or another one. However, currently, you can not retrieve the password from an external drive. This program is developed and distributed by Nirsoft.

The best part of using WebBrowserPassView, we don’t have to install it on our Windows system. It is a portable tool that comes in a zipped file. That contains one executable file which we need to run for reading the store browser’s passwords.

Steps to view all browsers saved passwords on Windows

1. Download WebBrowserPassView

The first thing we need to view browser passwords is the free WebBrowserPassView tool. It is available on the official website of Nirsoft. Use the link and scroll down to the end of the Web page for downloading the Zipped file. Alternatively, you can just use this direct link as well – Download WebBrowserPassView (In a zip file).

2. Extract and use a password

The zipped file which you have downloaded, we need to extract it. For that, right-click on it and select Extract all.

Note: If while extracting the Zip file it asks for a password, then use- [email protected]

Unzip Web browser pass view

3. Run Nirsoft WebBrowserPassView

Now, the extracted folder will be at the same location where you have kept the Zipped file of WebBrowserPassView. Hence, open it and double-click on the webbrowserpassview.exe file.

Run WebBrowserPassView

4. View All Browser passwords

As you run the tool, it will detect what browsers you have installed on your system. After that, it will show you all the passwords along with the links or websites for the password that have been saved by the users so far.

use WebBrowserPassView to view all browser passwords

5. Copy or export passwords in text/XML/HTML/CSV

Once you have the view of all passwords in your Windows display of this WebBrowserPassView tool; select one or more passwords you want and to copy them simply press Ctrl+C. Alternatively, you can export them into text/XML/HTML/CSV files by pressing Ctrl+S. Whereas to select all use: Ctrl+A.

Type the name in which you want to save the file and then select the file extension. The available file types to export browser passwords using Webbrwoserpassvbiew are Text, Tab Delimited Text, Tabular Text, Command Delimited Text, HTML- Horizontal or Vertical, XML, KeePass CSV, Chrome CSV, and Fire import/export CSV files.

export passwords in text xml html csv

That’s it. You can now use the exported file for your personal view or to import passwords to some other system browser or password manager.

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