Who Uses This Software?

Everyone who needs to manage many passwords.


Average Ratings

270 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Dominik Reichl
  • keepass.info/index.html
  • Founded 2003
  • Germany

About KeePass

KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and mobile devices. You can store your passwords in highly-encrypted databases, which can only be unlocked with one master password and/or a key file.


KeePass Features

  • Credential Management
  • Multifactor Authentication
  • Password Generator
  • Password Reset
  • Password Synchronization
  • Single Sign On
  • User Management

KeePass Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Best Password Safe and Manager

Nov 06, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: KeePass allows you to keep all your passwords in one place, and UNDER YOUR CONTROL since the file resides on your computer. Like other password managers, all you need to remember is ONE password (hopefully something easily remembered, but complex and secure) then you can access all of your other accounts from within KeePass by simply clicking the URL (autotype) for that account. KeePass will also generate secure passwords for you, based upon the criteria you define (so that the password will be compatible with the rules of the account). Each account entry includes a handy notes section so that you can keep track of such things as security question answers, special information needed for that account (such as driver's license numbers or SS numbers, etc.) Best of all , it is completely FREE. You can install it directly on your computer, or utilize the "no install" portable version so that you can keep and run the program from a flash drive. KeePass is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux! Uses top notch encryption. Can be set up to use a key file, but that's optional.

Cons: I've used the program for years, and there isn't much do dislike. I guess that the only limitation would be the learning curve to use all the features and settings. For "non technical" types, KeePass might offer too many features! But taking the time to learn and use the program correctly can GREATLY increase your online security.

Overall: KeePass allows you to easily utilize unique and complex passwords on every account you have. Trust me, you have more online accounts than you may realize, and ANYTIME I create an account (even for one time use) I log the information into KeePass. This prevents creating numerous "zombie" accounts...a threat to your security. ONE TIP: If you want to utilize KeePass from different devices, but keep everything in synch, simply store the data file in a Dropbox (or similar) account, but install the program itself on each device. Make sure your KeePass master password AND your Dropbox password is complex and secure! Then, any changes made to account info is safely stored in an encrypted file in Dropbox.

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Must-have in this digital era!

Aug 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Security is of utmost importance in this millennial age! We all have so many accounts to manage (e.g., email, social network, office, personal blogs... etc). And all these require a username/password... KeePass has helped me to manage all these!

I used to reuse or use similar passwords for all of my accounts (to simplify things), but this is one of the worst things to do! It makes hacking one's accounts easy.

KeePass helps me to generate a very strong password (mixed with capital letters, numbers, symbols) and it is all stored and managed in my KeePass vault that is secure and with full backup. All my entries/accounts can easily be categorized to keep order in my vault, and it can contain a lot more information (other than just the username/password), one can add notes, etc.

Retrieving passwords is easy, so it is not a problem when I open an app and I need to get the password. The tags makes searching easy as well. Plus there are a ton of advanced options for integration with other apps (e.g., to the web browser).

Cons: The UI can be improved to have a more modern look and not so old-style boxy feel. But this is more of the aesthetics and not the function. I'm pretty happy with my use of KeePass and had no security breaches with it.

Overall: I can never stress this enough... Security is of utmost importance in this day and age. KeePass will help you to adopt a more serious workflow in generating, managing, retrieving your passwords for all accounts you have.

KeyPass Review

Feb 18, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I have been using KeyPass for quite some time now; and what i like about KeyPass is that it is fast and easy to install the software on PC or a USB stick; KeyPass does not need much memory or Hard disk space to operate; i can store all my passwords in the database that can be only accessed via a master password or a key file to unlock the whole database. KeyPass is a password generator that i can create a strong password based on a few options such as; use letters, symbols,alphanumeric, and etc. Keypass allows me to search and sort my passwords, export for txt file or csv, secure clipboard handling which clears out the copied passwords after a few mins and does not store any where in the system; KeyPass the application alone does not store password on the system.

Cons: KeyPass is not compatible with any browsers so if i need to login into any website i would need to open the keypass app and physically copy and paste the password.

Overall: KeyPass helps me to access my clients data and information securely over the web. I am saving all my save strong passwords in an application that can be stored on a USB stick, no need to install or accept any plugins and what not.

Vendor Response

by Dominik Reichl on March 20, 2019

The auto-type feature of KeePass types credentials into other applications (including browsers) when pressing a global hot key.

For completely automatic form filling, a browser extension is required. If you are willing to install such an extension: extensions are available for most major browsers on the KeePass plugins page.

Great password management tool that is NOT web-based

Jun 22, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I like keeping my password management tools local, not on remote servers for a couple of reasons. First, because password management sites and prime targets for hackers because the rewards are so potentially high. Secondly, because I can't have a situation where a service goes offline and I can't recover my passwords. KeePass allows me and my team to manage our own passwords locally and still backup the key files elsewhere. We were even able to set up multi-user access so that passwords could be shared across a team. We're a small company, but with many clients, and keeping track of all those passwords was getting to be a nightmare. Now we have 1 place for everything!

Cons: Multi-user mode needs a little bit of work. Basically, whoever saves last could potentially overwrite another users changes, however with a small business like hours, it would be rare for that to happen. However, as we expand and grow, that is definitely a consideration we'll have to make. Also, it doesn't permit you to manage and assign users to different passwords or folders of passwords, it's all or nothing access. Definitely a feature we'll need later on down the road.

Overall: All of our passwords now have 1 home!

Feel free to use impossible passwords and forget them

Mar 20, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Free, and Open Source (which is a great pro when security is at stake). I use KeePassX in Linux and the store format is compatible with other OS versions. I firstly installed an older version and when I upgraded I momentarily thought I had lost all my passwords! But I quickly recovered when the program asked if I wanted to import the old format... The password generator has all the switches to satisfy the most annoying policies (case, symbols, etc). Any change to an entry is stored so that you don't lose the old passwords (in case the update goes wrong).

You can set an expiry date that will remember you to update the password.

The Android app has a pretty evoluted system to keep the password safe without forcing you to type the whole store password.

Great also to remember in how many places you have an account, and weed them out!

Cons: UI is not great. Choosing icons is painful and I cannot find use for most of them, they all look alike.

Many systems, like remote banking, are not happy with just a username and password, and KeePass just offers a "Notes" area for additional pin codes and the like, which isn't functional at all. The auto-type feature needs to be used with care, or you might end up emailing your credentials to somebody!

Some might think that no cloud integration is a con (although I don't).

You Need A Vault For Your Passwords!

Jan 05, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The encryption it offers and the peace of mind it provides.

Cons: You'll need to have at least a little bit of tech savvy to get this going on your laptop.

Overall: After a little bit of a struggle with getting started, I'm happy to save I've been using KeePass for over 2 years now. Whether I'm being slightly paranoid about my prospects of getting hacked or whether it's just the day and age we live in, KeePass is definitely a lifesaver. All it took was one breach of my PayPal account (whether thru phishing or outright hack) and I was on the lookout for something to keep my "keys" safe. The amount of time I spent on the phone that day talking to banking institutions, credit card companies, merchants whose services I use with recurring payments tied it, and so on was borderline exhausting. All because of compromised account credentials. After some searching, KeePass ended up being my go-to for my laptop and also on my mobile. I especially like the password generator which can be customized according to the password requirements of a particular company (i.e. no special characters, only letters, and numbers, etc.) You only need to have one password memorized and the rest is as easy as a drag and drop on your computer or touch/copy and paste on your mobile.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you update or change passwords on your laptop, be sure to copy the ENTIRE password database file to your mobile (if you're using it there as well). If you don't, you won't be able to log on to whatever account for which you changed the password.

Secure, Simple, Mobile, Free - Everything a Password Lockbox Should Be

May 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: A developer friend recommended Keepass as a secure way to share databases of usernames, passwords, notes, URL's, and other credentials several years ago. Since then, my entire team has used Keepass across multiple projects and as a method of coordinating and securely sharing credentials over email. Keepass allows us to organize, store, and rapidly access huge collections of login and account credentials. The encryption is highly secure, and the password generator tool is an added bonus. We have used this tool for both in-place (PC) and portable (thumb drive) applications. The search functionality to easily find buried or old usernames and passwords is fast and simple. Overall, a great, free tool that does exactly what it says it does.

Cons: The developers are on top of their security and release frequent updates. I have not found an auto-update feature that would prevent the 'new version' popups but would like to see one.

Overall: This is so much more secure, reliable, and accessible than any other tool on the market. We tried to use Zoho Vaults but hated the double sign on and interface. Keepass feels like a file interface - categories/tabs and entries. One login and you're there!

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KeePass review

Aug 29, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This is a fantastic, compact password manager. I found it's off-line element reassuring. It has a mobile launcher so password files can even be used in professional settings where you do not have administrator access on your pc/the ability to install the program to your computer.

Cons: The only elements of this software seem to stem from its status as non-commercial. The need to update the software manually is a minor annoyance, but the software does reliably inform the user of any needed updates. The only other thing I can think of as a "negative" would be that the design and function of the way the user creates and manages the ordering of the passwords might be cumbersome to some users - but it isn't in anyway difficult to get used to.

Overall: I use KeePass to keep business information and logon information securely with me and accessible regardless of internet connectivity. As a small business owner I find myself computing from many locations, and this is a fantastic way to keep things synchronized and secure while still retaining off-line control and direct user management of any information - not just passwords and logons!

Simple yet complex password manager

Apr 12, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Free, easy to use and install, cloud compatible.

Cons: Mobile app leaves much to be desired.

Overall: During the early half of 2016 I was starting to become interested in the network and web security tools that are becoming available. As one of those people who had 3 interchangable passwords for every website, I wasn't very secure and I was looking for way to improve on that.

I'd heard about password managers from a colleague who explained that, along with 2-factor auth, were the safest way of using multiple passwords.

I found a list of such systems and, one by one, tried them out to see which one was best for my needs. Although some were very good they had small let downs that ultimately stopped me from using them.

Keepass though has astounded me with the quality of it's features and how easily I was able to integrate it into my every day PC usage.

After working my way through the instructions on the website I managed to figure out how each of the features work. The software itself, though not beautiful in it's aesthetics, is simplistic and features are easy to spot by the simple logos used.

Although the software itself is rather daunting at first, not being the simplest product, it is rather powerful when you get it working.

I now use this as my de-facto password management solution, integrated with cloud storage and mobile usage. I've never felt safer on the web.

Recommendations to other buyers: More work on the mobile platform would much improve it's usability and push it further ahead of other such products in the market.

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An important tool to secure your online presence

Dec 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Strong encryption

Helpful account & password organization

Clean upgrades

Works on Android!

Cons: Weak integration into web browsers

Other online services have an auto-password-change feature that would be nice

Overall: Like many I've used Excel or post-it notes (shudder) to keep track of my passwords. I knew I should use a different password for each account, but it was so difficult to keep them straight. I investigated cloud-based services and with all the data breaches I just didn't trust that my accounts and passwords would be secure or that the company would even be around. I also wanted to access my passwords on my phone. So I chose keepass because I could store the vault-file on my DropBox which is also available on my android phone. And with the Android client I now have access to all my accounts and passwords on all my devices. All I have to remember is my keepass password which is very long, complex, and easy for me to remember. Everything else is random - I don't even know the passwords to my online accounts!

I also imported my old Excel password spreadsheet into Keepass so I can consult it if I access a very old account, which prompts me to change the passwrod to a strong one generated by KeePass.

Highly recommended!

A simple, secure and free software for all your sensitive passwords.

Sep 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Free, Opensource and secure software to store all your valuable information. I love the open-source software because you can see the code which is being in charge of your safety. It generates a random password, stores securely your all passwords, notes, menu, contact details and everything else. You can import or export to any format CSV, HTML or any other, you are not limited to one platform.

Cons: Sometimes it crashes other than it is a good alternative. Low-quality android apps and lack of online/cloud sync. It is not as simple and user-friendly as other options available in the market currently.

Overall: This is my first software for password management and works just flawless when I use. It has a secure and open-source code which you can review anytime just set it up and forgot about any hassle and remembering your multiple passwords anymore. As it doesn't support simple cloud sync and low-quality android port app, it is hard for me to keep up with my increasing work devices. I really recommend this, but for its cloud-less feature's I have to use another option which provides me with online sync.

Good secure personal password database - needs a sync method to work everywhere

Nov 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Self-hosted local app, no risk of a cloud data breach. Of course that means the responsibility for protecting your data is up to you. Desktop app can auto-fill login forms, is customizable to adapt to different required keystroke sequences on a per-site basis. Can use local 2FA in the form of a master password + a local key file. Keep the file on removable storage and enhance your security. Includes a password generator with which you can set the desired characteristics of your passwords (length, character and symbol sets) and make up new ones on the fly.

Cons: Missing a way to share one group from a database. You can clone a file and then delete all the passwords except the set you want to pass on, but for customer management it would be useful to be able to take one group and give that database to another party.

Overall: I use Keepass on my desktop, laptop and phone and sync the database among all three. I have access to my and my customers' passwords everywhere I need them. Use it many times a day, it's quick and simple.

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Safe, localized password storage done right. Good for the paranoid.

Feb 17, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: - Free and open source. It may be a placebo, but it helps me trust the intentions of the developers.

- No bloat. Extremely straightforward interface.

- Multiple options for protecting access to the database; personally, I just have a password, but you can also have a key file or link access to your Windows account.

- Built-in password generator, with multiple levels of complexity

- Extensive categorization options and functional search tool, if you need to manage large numbers of passwords

Cons: - One very minor irritation: if you're scrolling through the list and double-click on the info section of an entry instead of the name, it will copy the information to your clipboard instead of opening the entry. At first, I thought the program was just not responding; the two areas are close together and not clearly delineated, odd as it may sound.

Overall: Great for security and convenience - have all your passwords in one place, and know it's being protected. Never worry about passwords left out on post-its again!

KeePass - My review

Feb 28, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: KeePass is a free password manager, which supports Windows and has unofficial versions for Linux, Mac OS X, and mobile devices which you can find on the official KeePass website. The software is open-source and free of charge in contrast to the competition. KeePass supports several encryption standards, AES and Twofish, that are very secure. The databases are stored locally by default, but the manager could be customized to use cloud storage to sync data. There is also a portable version of the software on a USB flash drive, that allows you to keep your password database around. KeePass is fully customizable so that you can divide your passwords into categories to separate data if you use different databases for specific actions. Importing the data from web browsers, password managers, and generic password files is seamless.

Cons: Using KeePass for the first time might be obscure, as the program brings up a clean interface and it may take some time to get started with it so that I suggest looking for a tutorial to configure the tool correctly.

Overall: KeePass enables me to store my passwords in one, encrypted database, so actually, I need to remember password key to get access to hundreds of them. Also, the portables version is pretty useful because of frequent travels.

Great functionality and usability for 0 cost!

May 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: The software has the same functionality as a lot of other software I've tried but without the price tag, it's an amazing bit of kit when you consider it's free. The database itself is encrypted, it has the ability to generate secure passwords based on your preferences. It has a secure copy/paste function that deletes it from your clipboard after a certain amount of seconds.

Cons: It can be annoying if you've saved changes and another user has the database open although this can be fixed by setting up the sync client to avoid this.

Overall: We're using it as a secure internal password database, it's saved us from writing the passwords down in word files or on our computers which is very insecure. As we've got it on our online file server it's also accessible from any device, it makes connecting to routers a whole lot easier as all the information can be put into a single Keepass entry.

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This century must-have!

Apr 24, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: As it's open source software, it's allowed in most companies. Simply and easy to use - no unnecessary additions. KeePass can generate a secure password if we run out of imagination. Completely free and works on most common systems (Win, Mac, Linux, Android), so there is no need to look for paid competition on different devices!

Cons: If credentials fields' are separated by any element, autotype doesn't skip it and in effect doesn't work. Too crude appearance - it reminds me Windows 98 style. No possibility to store more login data than username and password.

Overall: Personally, I've never met a single person in development environments I've ever worked in who hasn't been using KeePass. It's a completely must-have for any sysadmin or developer - it's the only way to somehow handle with all hundreds of admin and user accounts we need to have for everyday work.

By keeping database file in the cloud I can access all my passwords from different machines and still don't be afraid of any data leak.

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Great Password Manager - with Some Caveats

Nov 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: The price is right on this - it is free software, with a variant existing for Windows, Mac, iOS and most likely Android.

It allows you to use a single incredibly secure password to be the only one you ever need - you can generate passwords for all your logins and keep everything stored in an encrypted file.

Cons: There isn't any cloud connectivity with this - if you're logging in on multiple devices then you'll need to keep a single file up to date and accessable on all of your terminals. Since most people login via at least one PC and a phone, there is a major pain point right there.

Overall: This is good software that does exactly what it says it will do. There isn't cloud connectivity and if you want this to be the one-size-fits-all solution, you're going to have to come up with a workaround for this.

But, in the limited and as-advertised set of features of KeePass, you're going to be very happy, especially considering the price.

Can't do without it.

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It runs on all the operating systems I use: Mac, Windows, Linux, and Android. It has a portable version that I can keep on a USB drive. I like the feature to generate random secure passwords. I use that all the time.

Cons: The interface is a little outdated. It can be difficult to get everything organized, but it does the job well, so that's not a big issue.

Overall: As a software developer, I have a lot of different passwords. They're for different servers, websites, etc. My customers trusted me with this information, so they need to be kept in a very secure and reliable place.

The way I set this up, I have a secure key file stored on a USB drive, with the passwords database stored in a separate location. I printed out the secure file, it's just a bunch of characters I could easily type in manually if I ever lose the USB drive. I keep that in a locked file cabinet as a backup in case the USB goes missing, or is corrupted. This setup has proved to be very reliable, and I've never had any issues with it.

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Works across multiple platforms sans internet- but not quite consistent across them

Oct 05, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: We needed an ideally open source password management system. I didn't want anything tied into a particular browser and I wanted something we could back up. Keepass was the least annoying of what I looked at. It is easy to generate passwords and we save our file onto a shared server so all employees can access it. The search function works well and we estimate between the search function and the autotyping, we've saved hours as a company in worktime.

Cons: The Mac version allows me to alphabetize listings (you have to drag them) but since I work on my PC most of the time, it can get annoying. Also sometimes it's hard to know when you are synchronizing versions if it's really synchronizing or you are saving over someone's work. It is free though and I get that limits the features and support that can be expected.

Overall: Safe reliable password management for us and our clients.

A simple and lightweight credential storage application to get you started with managing passwords.

Mar 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's free, and it's a great start for managing usernames and passwords.

Password database encryption is built in.

Multiple OS support (Mac/Win/Linux)

Password Entry History is very nice in case you need to know prior passwords or make a mistake submitting a password to an entry.

Quick double-click shortcut for copying/pasting passwords from KeePass to other application text fields. It only saves the string in memory for a few seconds.

A surprising amount of add-ons and plugins for browsers are available for KeePass, due to a high adoption rate of this product.

Cons: I am not certain, but two factor authentication integration would be a nice-to-have feature.

I would like to see a KeePass offering that would allow me to access a single credential store on all of my endpoints machines.

Great password keeper

Jun 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I like that this is firstly and open source product, secondly that it is encrypted and thirdly that it is stored locally. Being stored locally for me is what sets this from all the other password managers as they are predominately online, if they are ever hacked your data could be exposed.

You set up a password database locally (can be shared with others) and you enter your password to access the database.

You can play around with this so that for each password you can auto fill details on webpages/servers. You program each entry individually so for example if you need to enter your username, password then hit enter to login. You can program the app to do so.

Cons: Being picky, the ordering of groups is quite manual, would love it if you could drag and drop.

Reliable and versatile password manager

Aug 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I love that Keepass is available for so many platforms. I'm able to manage my passwords on my Windows laptop, android and IOS devices using the same software and password database which is encrypted in the cloud. Software is easy to setup and use and allows you to categorize login accounts/passwords for easy retrieval. Also allows eascy copy/paste of password from Keepass to whatever login application needed. Perhaps the best part is that depending upon the platform it is either free for just a few dollars to purchase.

Cons: I don't have any dislikes with Keepass, it does exactly what I need.

Overall: I don't know how I would survive in this day and age without Keepass. I have login credentials for over 200 accounts stored in it and could not possibly remember them all without it. This is must have software.

Your organization's security needs this

Apr 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It didn't matter how much education we did- people still use their dogs' names as their passwords. Every security test we attempted resulted in failure. It wasn't until we accepted the problem as a reality that we could make some progress. And when we did, things changed.

We used to have password requirements (character limits, special types, etc.), but now we just require that the password be generated by KeePass. We're able to help people in the few instances when the app doesn't work, but the impact has been significant. Now, 100% of our employees are using safe password protocols- with next to no effort.

Cons: When I find one, I'll let you know. I think this product is better than LastPass because of local storage options.

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Keepass stores your passwords in a safe and fast way.

Jan 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Like many programs that allow you to protect your password and keep them safe when you handle large amounts of information, Keepass being a free program, it turns out to be very complete, it is easy to use and only one password you must keep safe and that is what you allows you to enter the application, its interface is very familiar, it has nothing that makes it difficult to add new keys, generate information so you can identify what they belong to and only a group of users can access.

Cons: For now I have nothing to add to indicate that Keepass has something wrong.

Overall: The idea of having a password manager when you handle numerous amounts of information is helpful, this allows you to have all stored and protected in one place, Keepass can help you with this. You can create subgroups, generate additional information and even the link for the area you need to access on the web, if you use the option of self-access it will make things much easier for you to avoid marking errors.

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Best Offline password manager there is period

May 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: - offline, passwords are not stored in the cloud for hackers to get to

- encrypted on rest, passwords are stored encrypted with a password and possible a key

- searchable database, easy to search for any password entry in the entire database

- password folders to keep the clutter down

- image attachement support

- keyboard shortcuts

Cons: - not much is wrong with this tool

- possible the only thing I have missed is that it would be good to add and extra field on an entry for easy access, right now its only username, password and URL, it would be good to also be able to copy paste TWO FACTOR code or something like that without having to edit

Overall: Amazing Offline Password manager that makes life easy and saves lots of time.

Central Password location

Sep 07, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This program is a great tool if you want to save all your passwords in one location, you can create a new file and start typing your passwords and save them on that file that you can protect with one master password. You can share that file and password with co-workers and they can see the information you saved on the file. Save your file on any web storage like Google Drive and you can open the file with username and passwords from your wireless device (phone, laptop, tablet)

Cons: If you are sharing information with co-workers or anyone else all users must have the same software version otherwise it could create issues when someone saves the file that has a different version

A superb password manager

Jan 24, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: If you'd like to manage your passwords locally without any interference from the cloud, it'll be difficult to find a better solution than KeePass (that's also free!). Cloud password storage is all about convenience, not security. This isn't to say that cloud-based password managers aren't secure, but keeping them out of the cloud all together is simply more secure. KeePass is simple enough to use, and there's really no reason in today's security breachathon age that EVERYONE shouldn't be using a password manager like KeePass.

Cons: The UI could be better, but I will take focus on features, functionality and security over form any day.

Overall: A free password manager that I can keep out of the cloud.

I don't trust Cloud-based password managers. KeePass is the next best thing!

May 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Very easy to use. I have my .kdbx file syncing on Google Drive and do monthly backups to Dropbox. This thing is great for saving my passwords because my memory is terrible. It also generates random passwords for you, but I don't usually use that feature. Also, they have so many configurable shortcuts. It's the little things that matter for this app.

Cons: Wish there was a way to save/sync my settings. I have this installed on 4 different laptops, and I always need to open it up a previously installed one to copy my settings over. Not a big deal.

Overall: If you're like me and don't trust cloud-based solutions, use this! I love KeePass, and until I find out that they compromised my passwords, I'm going to use them forever!

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The Best Lil' PW Manager

Feb 25, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's free, effective, and it's continuously updated. The "type credentials" feature is super useful, and it allows a 1024-bit key file, Windows Auth, and PW encryption. It's clean, simple, easy to use, and allows for all the right customizations such as color coding.

Cons: No SSO option out of box. Fails to be a true cloud based solution on the free platform. No mobile-native option for download. Memory Overflow attack will dumb entire db in plain text so that's not good.

Overall: I've used keepass for several years. It's a very reliable pw mgr system that has far exceeded it's $0 cost and has kept many a pw secure across the entire length of my software career. I couldn't recommend a better free tool for immediate download.

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KeePass - Best , Free Open source offline password manager

Nov 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: * Open source software to manager the passwords. This software is already audited and every code commit is tracked for any malicious change.

* Supports all OS including mobile/tablet devices.

* Fully offline software and does not require an active internet connection.

* Supports all major encryption formats to store and generate passwords.

* Has additional access key feature along with master password to decrypt the file.

* No data is stored in any server or other location since its not connected to network.

Cons: * Sync across devices is not possible and need to be done manually by using dropbox or other sync providers.

Securing storage at a business level

Mar 27, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: There are quite a few layers of protection you can apply to passwords and files stored within a KeePass file. So while the whole KeePass file was password protected, we could also further password protect SSH credentials and env files stored within the KeePass DB.

Cons: The ecosystem around KeePass and the various ways and places you can use it looks immense but is very fragmented and hard to learn how to use. There's no unifying use case around using the KeePass CLI program with the desktop client other than it uses the same underlying security protocols. From a usage standpoint, this has led to me trying and failing many times to incorporate KeePass ecosystem elsewhere but always falling back to just using the GUI and copy/pasting passwords/data into the appropriate places.

Excellent Password Manager

Aug 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Simple to setup and use. So many great features that allow me to use complex UN/password combos to any account across all of my devices. Makes login very quick and helps protect my sensitive data.

Cons: Although it's possible to link your password database across multiple devices, that part is less intuitive. What can you expect from a free solution though?

Overall: Since administration of various systems is part of my job responsibilities, I require access to hundreds of accounts that all require unique and complex passwords (that also need to be changed on regular intervals). KeePass has been my savior in that regard. I've also generally enjoyed having the application for my day-to-day personal accounts.

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KeePass is my favorite password manager

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I like most that KeePass is, by default, storing my passwords internally and not pushing them out to a server in the cloud somewhere to be hacked at some point. This is the key reason I prefer KeePass over something like LastPass, I just don't feel as safe using something like LastPass.

Cons: I've not really got any cons for this software except the normal thing with a password manager where if you lose your master password or the person who knows it dies then you're kind of out luck, but that's not really a fault of the application, more of the user.

Overall: Overall, KeePass will always be my go-to for keeping my passwords safe and secure.

The best password manager tool

Nov 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Allows you to create and save really complex passwords for all accounts. using keepass you can have at any time all the passwords available. The accounts can be cataloged and to increase the security every time you copy username or password from keepass remain in memory only 10 seconds. You need to remember one password: keepass password.

Cons: I can not say that the system has negative aspects, it has never given me problems.

Overall: I use keepass from 3 years in the workplace and I can say that without it I really do not know how to do, before using it I saved my passwords on an excel, but keepass is much better. I can not do without it anymore.

I organize my passwords using Keepass at home/office

Apr 23, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Keepass helps to navigate through different applications without having the trouble for looking for the passwords from notes/files. Applications can be directly opened from the Keepass application. This is a free open source tool, very easy to use. I suggest Keepass to my colleagues/Family. Secured keyboard is one of my favorite feature.

Cons: I am a very happy user of Keepass so far. I am not sure though how the system will react if there is a security breach in the plug-ins used by the keepass.

Overall: Office/Home life is better with Keepass. There is no need to memorize the passwords or take the risk of writing it down on paper/file.

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Indispensable tool

Feb 08, 2019
4/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: -A tool that I use on a daily basis, I do not know what would be of my life without this application.

-Facility and simplicity to export to different types of format.

-Allows you to easily organize groups and tickets.

-Great password generator.

-Possibility to change The icons by default.

-Many configuration options available.

Cons: -Definitively the main problem with this application is that the graphical user interface is horrible and very unfriendly and intuitive for an end user.

-I do not find other problems with this application as slowness or unexpected closures, maybe because I use an SSD.

Keeping up with over 50 passwords has never been easier!

Jun 29, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: One of the best features of this software is the ability to encrypt your password database, further securing your passwords. The ability the GROUP your passwords into categories makes finding a password later considerably easier than digging through an entire list. You can export in multiple formats if you ever need the passwords in a different format. Somewhat recently they added a search feature.

Cons: I wish there was a mobile app that worked with the exact same database in use on the PC version. I wish there were more "descriptive" icons to choose from.

Overall: Secure, easy-to-access password storage.

Password organization is a must

Feb 18, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: In a profession where keeping a multitude of up to date and complex passwords, this software is a must. The ability to storage, organize and manage all your passwords in one place eliminates headaches. You can generate random complex passwords or various character lengths in seconds and add notes to those entries for your own references. There is also a complexity strength monitor that can assist you if you have a weak password.

Cons: Interface is pretty generic. Switching between password safe files can be a pain as it seems to always try to default back to the one your opened.

Remember to passwords? Never-ever (except one)

Sep 21, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: You can collect all of your passwords into a complete secure database what you can access with a master password. It not just means you don't have to remember passwords but you can freely set hyper-strong ones in your online services. The embedded password generator helps you to create as complex passwords as you want. You can group your keys by your desire which means it is easy to find a password even if you have couple of dozens.

Cons: The database is stored on the computer. It would be more resistant for data loss if it could synchronize to cloud (for a small fee for example).

This program has made it a lot easier to manage all of our companies logins.

Feb 08, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software has made it extremely easy to manage all of our company logins. We have hundreds of websites, usernames, and passwords that we use on a daily basis. This allows all of our employees to access these and to update them when they change. It has been a huge way to save time and to secure our sensitive information.

Cons: The only issue that I have ever had with this program is if more than one person is in it and they make a change, it doesn't update while you are in it. You have to close the program and reopen for the changes to apply.

Overall: Excellent and secure way to save all your login information.

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Remember passwords is hard, in comes KeePass

Nov 26, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software makes password management a breeze. In today's world where every website you go to requires a password and password criteria can vary from one site to another, it is near impossible to remember all your passwords. KeePass takes the frustration out of managing passwords.

Cons: I don't know that there are really any cons. If I had to chose something, I think the UI could use some improvement. It feels outdated, but functionality is all there.

Overall: KeePass has been a lifesaver for my IT department. We have roughly 30 passwords that needed to be remembered and having keepass helps us maintain our sanity.

Great Password Safe

Dec 08, 2016
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: That the software is available to install on a USB flash drive so that I can carry it with me and use it on any computer.

Cons: Wow, hard to find my least favorite thing. Maybe that it isn't as user-friendly as some software but, it really isn't complicated and any negative is totally worth it for the functionality it provides.

Overall: I can't even tell you how many different username and passwords I have. I don't need to know because I use KeePass and it securely keeps all of that information for me. I can make sure that all of my accounts that require login access have completely unique login credentials to keep my accounts secure and safe. I am extremely happy with this Open Source software.

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Keepass

Aug 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: this software helps us to remember our bank passwords, or any personal logging in any website that requires a user, is the best because we do not have to write down notebooks or papers that we always forget where they are, this software is the best for our keys , also allows us to automatically copy our user and password with the option offered is called perform auto-type

Cons: Personally, this program is for all types of users, that is, it is the best

Overall: my experience with this software is that there I have my accounts, my page logging to not forget anything, and have everything on my computer

Wouldn't Trust my passwords with any other password Manager

Nov 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: THis free, open-sourced software is excellent for password storage in the digital age! I really liked that you can create a master password for all your passwords. Password are safe, encrypted and protects your password from keylogging software.

Cons: THe user interface is a little lacking and could be difficult to navigate. I wish it was able to auto capture passwords as I create them.

Overall: KeePass is now mandatory for password security in our organization. WIth so many departments having their own passwords for resources, KeePass is a great application for storing and retrieval of all passwords!

The best password keeping solution by far

Jun 04, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is extremely light and small but has a lot of functionalities. You can generate passwords freely using the password generator, you can store your passwords in different folders (one for each project, or product, its in your hands!), and everything is safe because you can keep your KeePass file shut with a password AND a master key file.

Cons: There's nothing I dislike in KeePass until now.

Overall: We use it to share administrative passwords between our team, as we manage a lot of servers and environments. The fact that you can open a password stash from an URL saves a lot of time for us.

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Probably the best offline tool to keep passwords secure in one place

Jan 17, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Good encryption mechanisms

lightweight and official installer / portable version

good backward compatibility

lots of plugins

nicely done autotype feature

very hard to brute crack (but possible to attack)

Cons: non-intuitive creation of folders/items via hotkeys

workspeed highly depends on device read speed (so it's slow on hdd's or in network locations)

upgrade process is manual and requires opening a web site to download installer manually

lack of built-in online sync features (must install an addon/plugin)

encryption using a logged-on user ID when creating a master password is obsolete IMHO

Overall: Good thing to have all passwords locally in one place, but one should never forget master password and passfile, if any!

KeePass password manager

Dec 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Easily manage logins to every site, keep passwords as secure as can be.

Cons: No issues of note. UI is simple and easy to understand.

Overall: Have been using KeePass for years now and could not manage without it, at least securely. If anything, I am tied to it - I couldn't login to any important website now without it.

Easy to setup folders for different categories of websites and the auto-fill password feature is very helpful.

Outside of the standard password configs, it is easy to setup your own custom generations. (eg when a site limits you to a 8 character password)

Price is definitely right - no reason not to have this tool installed.

Lifesaver

May 17, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I can store all my usernames and passwords, document when a password changes, and the program types in the credentials for me. And it is secured with it's own password.

Cons: The auto type feature wont work for some websites. Cant figure out why. But I can still click a button in Keepass to get it to type the credentials for me.

Overall: This program is a life and time saver for me at work, where we have at least 28 systems we need to access, and the passwords expire at different times, and some have the same credentials. This program keeps track of all of them.

Don't trust online password vault options?

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It's a local password vault.

As long as you keep the vault offline, it can't be hacked.

Very easy to use.

Database can be stored in a cloud location so that you can use the program on any device.

Cons: Not much to complain about but if I must say there is something I like least about it... no way to recover from a lost or forgotten master key. This should be considered a feature and not a flaw.

Overall: I use this to store usernames and passwords for hundreds of different online accounts. KeyPass makes it so I don't have to remember all of them myself which allows me to use REALLY long and cryptic password for everything. You can store the password database on a cloud account so that you can share it on any of your devices or computers.

KeePass

May 24, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It is the best password manager I have ever experienced to use. It has a LOT of plugins which can be used with different software to make your life easier using saved passwords, it has a password generator, so you dont have to think them yourselfs, the passwords can be assigned to different categories (editable), and what I liked most that you can sync the database to Google Drive (for example - in my case), and use it with web browser, in my Android phone and any other place you can think of.

Cons: There is some "setting up" the software to make it functional, which can be hard for a non technical user, but after it is done it is very easy to use.

Overall: I'm using KeePass everyday for logging into different sites, to my email (via Thunderbird), and every new site I make an account on is being protected with KeePass generated password.