AutoIt is a scripting language that allows you to automate tasks on Windows. It can also compile scripts into standalone executables that can run on any Windows system. But what if you want to decompile an executable back to a script? That's where AutoIt Exe2Aut tool comes in handy.
AutoIt Exe2Aut tool is a program that can convert AutoIt executables back to AutoIt scripts. It can be useful for recovering lost source code, debugging, or learning from other scripts. However, it only works on executables compiled with AutoIt v188.8.131.52 or earlier versions. Newer versions of AutoIt use a different encryption method that prevents decompilation.
In this article, we will show you how to download and use AutoIt Exe2Aut tool to decompile AutoIt executables.
The official website of AutoIt does not provide a direct link to download AutoIt Exe2Aut tool. However, you can find it in some older versions of AutoIt full installation package[^1^]. The last version that contained the old version of Exe2Aut is autoit-v184.108.40.206-sfx.exe[^3^]. You can download it from here[^1^].
After downloading the package, run it and extract the files to a folder of your choice. You will find the Exe2Aut.exe file in the Aut2Exe subfolder.
How to Use AutoIt Exe2Aut Tool
To use AutoIt Exe2Aut tool, you need to have an executable file that was compiled with AutoIt v220.127.116.11 or earlier versions. You can check the version of the executable by right-clicking on it and selecting Properties. Then, go to the Details tab and look for the Product version field.
If the executable meets the requirements, you can proceed with the following steps:
Launch Exe2Aut.exe from the Aut2Exe subfolder.
Click on the Browse button and select the executable file that you want to decompile.
Click on the Convert button and choose a destination folder and a name for the output script file.
Wait for the conversion process to finish. You should see a message saying \"Conversion successful\".
Open the output script file with your preferred text editor or AutoIt Script Editor[^1^]. You should see the original source code of the executable.
Note: Some executables may have been obfuscated or protected by other means that prevent decompilation. In that case, Exe2Aut may not be able to convert them or may produce unreadable code.
AutoIt Exe2Aut tool is a handy program that can help you decompile AutoIt executables back to scripts. However, it only works on executables compiled with AutoIt v18.104.22.168 or earlier versions. Newer versions of AutoIt use a different encryption method that prevents decompilation.
If you want to learn more about AutoIt scripting language, you can visit its official website[^1^] or its forum[^2^]. There you can find documentation, examples, tutorials, and support from other users. 0efd9a6b88