Keychain Recovery

Keychain Recovery is a tool to recover the lost password of a “.keychain” file of a Mac operating system.


Most of the applications store the Login passwords and critical information.  It is to prevent hassale of entering the password everytime by the user. Often these applications use their own proprietary encryption mechanism to store the credentials.

On Mac, many applications use the “.keychain” files for storing the username & passwords. Sometime even other critical data.

Most often the users of Mac forget the master password of these “.keychain” files, especially the “login.keychain”. App helps these users to retrieve the lost master password of the keychain file.


Features of Keychain Recovery

  • The app comes with a user interface for helping the user enter the path to the “.keychain” file.
  • The app uses system dictionary of Mac for retrieving the password.
  • It helps these users to retrieve the lost master password of the “.keychain” file.

Screenshots of Keychain Recovery


How to use Keychain Recovery

App is easy to use with its simple GUI interface even for beginners.

How to Install Keychain Recovery

  • Download the “KeychainRecoveryInstaller.dmg”.
  • Open that dmg file.
    Click on the file “KeychainRecovery.pkg”
  • The installation wizard opens.
  • Choose the appropriate location to install.
  • By default it installs in the Applications folder.

How to Use Keychain Recovery

  • Run the tool from its installed location.
  • By default it is installed in the Applications folder.
  • The filename is “”.
  • Enter the path to the “.keychain” file whose password is lost.
  • Enter the path to the dictionary file which contains the words with which the master password is to be compared.
  • By default the app uses the system word list at “/usr/share/dict/words”.
  • Finally click on Start to begin the recovery process.
  • During recovery operation, you will see number of words tried. You will also see the last word compared in the no. of tries field.
  • Once the master password is retrieved it is shown in the Password field.


Specification of Appnimi ZIP Password Kit

License : Commercial license.
Price : $ 1.99
Size : 1.4 MB

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Release Notes

Version 1.0 – 17-12-2010

  • First Release


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