Show passwords in FileZilla [Portable]

Recently I needed to regain access to a client’s FTP site where the password had been lost. Resetting the password was going to be problematic so instead we recovered the password by accessing FileZilla’s saved password list:

For Portable FileZilla:


For regular FileZilla it should be similar to:


Open the sitemanager.xml file and browse to the Pass listing for the particular site that you need access to:

FileZilla password listing

This instructions are for Windows. I hope they are helpful to you 🙂

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