It is easy to create a dictionary file from any text or binary file (e.g. a memory image, hibernation or swap file). It order to compile your file into Passware Kit dictionary format (*.dic), follow the steps below.
1. Run Passware Kit against your password-protected file, then choose “Advanced: Customize Settings”. Drag the “Dictionary” attack from the list of attacks as shown below:
2. Choose “Custom” dictionary from the pull-down list of dictionaries, locate the file that you want to use as a dictionary, and click “OK”. It will be compiled to a .dic file.
3. Click the “Recover” button to start the password recovery process with your new dictionary.
Passware Kit will extract the words from your file, compile the custom dictionary, and use it to recover the password.