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Load saved project from within Burp

Anthony | Last updated: Oct 16, 2017 05:25AM UTC

Hello, It would be nice to have the ability to load a saved project without having to exit Burp and restart it. Are there any plans for implementing such functionality? Thanks, Anthony

Liam, PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Oct 16, 2017 10:09AM UTC

We currently have no plans to implement this functionality.

Burp User | Last updated: Mar 25, 2018 06:45PM UTC

Can you give some information on why there are not any plans for this functionality? I feel this would be very useful to myself and others.

PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Mar 26, 2018 07:07AM UTC

Hi Anthony, Thanks for following up. Implementing "open project" would be a little tricky technically, due to the way it's designed. Also, we think the benefit of this is minimal as it's not a big deal to quit and restart Burp. A related feature that we have recently worked on is Import Project. That lets you load the data from another project into the current project.

Ammar | Last updated: Oct 11, 2021 11:00PM UTC

it is big deal to quit and restart Burp everytime I need to work on another project,and it's a common user experience

Ben, PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Oct 12, 2021 07:46AM UTC

Hi Anmar, As noted above, there were some implementation and design decisions made (prior to Burp projects being a thing) that mean adding this kind of functionality would be difficult and would actually be quite a large amount of work. It might be something we revisit at some point but, for the near future at least, this is not something that we have any plans to implement.

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