What is a software cracker? Krish Advani 10/06/2013 Engineering A cracker is someone who has the ability to patch a particular software by bypassing the licenses requirements. This processor is know as cracking and the software which is patched by the cracker is known as a cracked software. A cracker can also break into a someones computer through network by bypassing the passwords or other pearls that lay ahead. Cracking can be done for making profit or simply so show of their abilities.