Passware Encryption Analyzer is a built-in tool that scans a system to detect protected or encrypted documents, archives, and other types of files. This application provides detailed information about any protected items found, including protection methods and encryption types. There is also a free version that does not include a search for encrypted containers and disk images.
- On the Start page, click Find Encrypted Files:
- Enable checkbox Scan for encrypted containers and disk images, click Browse and choose folder 1-DetectingEncryptedFiles to scan:
- Passware Kit lists the encrypted files along with the detailed information about them, such as: Recovery Complexity, Protection Flags, Date Modified, etc. Click Recovery Complexity to sort the files by the encryption strength.
- Optionally: Select the files you want to decrypt starting from files with Instant Unprotection complexity and moving on to files with stronger encryption, such as archives or containers. Click Recover Password to proceed with password recovery and decryption in batch mode.