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dirsearch v0.3.8 – Brute Force Directories and Files in Websites

dirsearch is a simple command line tool designed to brute force directories and files in websites.

Operating Systems supported

  • Windows XP/7/8/10
  • GNU/Linux
  • MacOSX


  • Multithreaded
  • Keep alive connections
  • Support for multiple extensions (-e|–extensions asp,php)
  • Reporting (plain text, JSON)
  • Heuristically detects invalid web pages
  • Recursive brute forcing
  • HTTP proxy support
  • User agent randomization
  • Batch processing
  • Request delaying

About wordlists
Dictionaries must be text files. Each line will be processed as such, except that the special word %EXT% is used, which will generate one entry for each extension (-e | –extension) passed as an argument.

  • example/
  • example.%EXT%

Passing the extensions “asp” and “aspx” will generate the following dictionary:

  • example/
  • example.asp
  • example.aspx

You can also use -f | –force-extensions switch to append extensions to every word in the wordlists (like DirBuster).