CNET Editors' review
Need to secure your sensitive data online with a password manager, a text file encrypter, and secure auto-filling functions while still being able to securely synchronize passwords across multiple devices? Dashlane for Mac doesn't disappoint in any aspect and is definitely worth a try.
Dashlane for Mac leaves a good impression from start to finish. The installation and setup process is a breeze and the program self-configured on the first launch. We appreciated the ability to drag and drop, and minimal interaction is required to input the data you want to protect. You can enter credit card details or your PayPal account credentials, and from there the app will automatically complete the required fields when you surf online and wish to pay. All the fields that Dashlane can help you with appear with a small icon, which when clicked lets you choose the credit card, e-mail address, or other information you wish to use. The interface is beautiful and easy to use; everything works seamlessly. As for the security part, the program uses industry-standard AES-256 strong symmetric encryption to store encrypted files locally, while following best practices for hashing, salting and IV generation that will prove efficient even against motivated attackers. As a bonus, you also have the ability to enter text notes that will be encrypted directly in the app.
Packed in a stylish package, convenient to use, and providing additional security, Dashlane for Mac proves to be a good solution for any user who would like their online shopping experience to be as automated and secure as possible.
Dashlane is a service that revolutionizes the online experience by replacing the drudgery of everyday transactional processes with convenient, automated simplicity - in other words, letting you get to the good stuff faster. Buy in seconds anywhere, no typing required. Automatically fill out all checkout fields with one click. Store all the info you need to buy online in one secure, private place. Your Dashlane password is the last one you'll ever need. Stop remembering passwords, let the app do that for you. Gauge security of your passwords and easily upgrade them. Only your Dashlane password can unlock your data and only you have it. Sign in automatically to your favorite sites, without lifting a finger. Manage multiple accounts on the same site easily and quickly. Choose which sites you'd like to get into fast, and which you don't. The smartest, most accurate form-filler you've ever seen. Instantly fill out any form with a single click. Manage multiple identities, addresses, payment info and more to fill out forms all kinds of forms. Store your software license numbers, wi-fi passwords, gift list, ideas or anything you'd like. Super-safe and private, and accessible wherever you go. Keep your data secure and private. All data is AES-256 encrypted locally on your computer. The only way to access your data is with your master password, which only you have. Not even Dashlane can touch your data. You can remotely deactivate any device you've synced to your account in case of loss or theft. Multi-platform and synced to the cloud. Access your data wherever you are. Use it on Macs, PCs, at home, on your favorite browser, and your preferred smart phone and tablet. Dashlane goes everywhere you go, and nowhere else.
What's new in this version:
- Introducing our brand new browser extension, complete with a customized password generator! (Currently available on Chrome, Firefox and Safari)
- New: Find and launch your logins, customize your randomly generated passwords, auto-fill them in a single click, and easily access Dashlane tips & tricks from our new browser extension.
- New: Add length, special characters, and even make your randomly generated passwords pronounceable
- New: Use the browser extension's... See all new features
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