Dashlane

Dashlane

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 38 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2.5.84801
  • Total Downloads:
    8,190
  • Date Added:
    May 20, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    915.63KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    32
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Dashlane secures your online passwords with a single master password and stores your data locally with AES-256 encryption; plus it's one of the most secure and capable form-fillers available. You can sync data to a variety of devices, too, including (make that especially) smartphones. Dashlane works with most browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and IE). Recent updates include a password generator.

Dashlane's installation process involves three steps: Connect to your browsers, set up your account and profile, and secure and organize your data. A Custom installation option let us choose which browsers to use in case we didn't want to use them all (though your default browser should support it). To finish the installation, you must create and confirm a strong password: Do not forget this password since it's not stored anywhere but your system, and you'll need it to access encrypted data. After that, the Personal Data Assistant walked us through the steps of entering our address, contacts, IDs, payment information, and other data that we're constantly entering online; but if that's not easy enough, embedded video tutorials are a click away. Under Click to Pay, we could add credit card data, including issuing bank, security code, and color options. We could also click "Skip" to skip any step and come back to it later, if necessary. Dashlane's Security Dashboard organized all our Internet passwords and rated them for security (too many of ours showed very unsafe!), but color-coded ratings helped us sort out any issues. We clicked "Add Your First Purchase" under Internet Shopping to activate a feature that records an itemized receipt for everything we buy online when using Dashlane--how cool is that?

Activating Dashlane's extension in Chrome gave us instant access to our secure passwords, forms, and financial data from Chrome's toolbar or the Windows system tray. Though Dashlane does much more than most auto-complete tools, it proved surprisingly easy to use in everyday surfing. We've tried many similar tools, but none that does all that Dashlane does, let alone for free.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 38

1 stars

"Glitchy program with terrible support services."

May 10, 2015  |  By sguari

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

None. Couldn't log in and couldn't get response from cust service until the next day...by email. No phone access. No online chat. Nothing. And I had purchased premium service!

Cons

Customer support is terrible.

Summary

Don't download the free version. Don't buy the premium version. Don't use Dashlane. I'm back to my excel spreadsheets and satisfied after the experience I had trying to use Dashlane.

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2 stars

"Better go to other product."

May 08, 2015  |  By Reshiram

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

+ has eye-inspired UI
+ at least free mobile app

Cons

- unacceptable price, seriously expensive than other product.
- program / app problem.
1. (PC) Dashlane can't detect login field on other language it doesn't support.
1.1 (Android) Dashlane app can't fill login info on other web browser.
2.the extension of Google Chrome has chance to stuck when user enabled its auto sync while first-time setup
3.the extension of IE has nothing to do with. only able to auto login. no password generator or report form filling issues
4.has problem with "premium has expired" pop-up. it doesn't display anything except some program language
5.password generator in PC can be placed on program. not in extensions
6.DashlanePlugin.exe has chance to freeze when program attempts to update its components when browser is still running
- useless VIP support

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1 stars

"Non-Existent Customer Service"

April 30, 2015  |  By md70118

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

Great autofill service, if you can get your app to recognize your master password.

Cons

Master Password opens website, but not desktop app. No one available to help with this discrepancy.

Summary

Do not waste any money on "Premium Service".

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4 stars

"Almost but not quite."

April 15, 2015  |  By phi16

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

The app does everything it claims to do except on some very important banking sites.

Cons

Doesn't work on some important banking sites. This was revealed to me by Dashlane's technical support after suggesting I Uninstall, reinstall and restart the app and browser to solve the problem. Ugh. I am still trying to figure out how to sync Dashlane's app on my phone with Dashlane on my computer. It doesn't help to have those bizarre computer generated passwords on the computer if that then precludes you from having the same passwords inaccessible on your phone.

Summary

The concept is great and the implementation is great. If it worked on all websites and was easy to sync between phone and computer it would be a great app. I give it four stars.

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3 stars

"Free version does not entice me to buy the premium vers"

April 14, 2015  |  By caveshopper

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

Stores passwords, fills in forms automatically, makes logging in easy

Cons

Glitchy - often have to close the program and reopen to edit details of various passwords, closing the program doesn't necessarily close it, will still fill in passwords, and the last straw was today...telling me my master password is incorrect when I know it isn't and didn't change it. No way to recover password, you have to reset the account. Understandable to keep things secure, but still aggravating.

Summary

I've been using Dashlane for several months and it's OK. It does store passwords and fill in forms for you to make logging in to various things easy. However, I often had to close the program and reopen it in order to see details about individual passwords or edit them because clicking on the gear icon did absolutely nothing. Today I tried to log in to DL and it kept telling me the password was incorrect. I KNOW it is not, and I didn't change it. Since there's no way to recover the master password, my options are to reset and start all over or just try another program. I think I'll do that, this free version of Dashlane has definitely not enticed me to purchase the premium version.

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5 stars

"Best Password manager out here"

March 24, 2015

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

Dashlane auto login that makes login so much faster and easier. I log to everything without thinking, it makes life online simple. I am not afraid of creating new account anymore

Cons

-Too many hidden features you need to learn from the manual
-you need to go premium if you want to effectively use the password changer feature.

Summary

100% happy with my Dashlane

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1 stars

"never trust a business without a phone number"

February 28, 2015  |  By tommyat

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

the idea is great

Cons

the execution of the dateline idea is poor. this might not be a problem if, for instance, Dashlane was simply an app one could avoid. since it interacts with every other app, it can create huge problems. if there were a help number, i'd give them the benefit of the doubt. but there isn't. I paid nearly $100 for the privilege of using dashlane. now i have to figure out how to get out of it.

Summary

avoid until unwitting customers can call a help line.

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2 stars

"Not a good download."

January 31, 2015  |  By docplaster

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.74559

Pros

Great ides, but terrible execution of the product.

Cons

Disabled IE-11 on my Win 7 PC. Constant popups. Did not always retain my password for some sites. Through a process of elimination, I uninstalled Dashlane and IE-11 operated as it should have.

Summary

Enough negatives to not recommend this download.

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4 stars

"I feel secure but Firefox is so damn slow now."

October 21, 2014  |  By Bi-Polar-Bear-72

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.7.71295

Pros

I feel a lot safer

Cons

It's not remembering some passwords.
It's screwing with my Firefox

Summary

I'd probably recommend it but if I can't fix my Firefox then Dashlane will be gone.

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3 stars

"Works well when it's not crashing or loading slowly"

September 15, 2014

 |  Version: Dashlane 3.0.3.2710

Pros

Saves important form data to be auto filled next time.

Cons

Crashes and loads slowly when your database is large

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.2.5.84801
Version 3.2.5.84801 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Dashlane
Publisher web site https://www.dashlane.com
Release Date May 12, 2015
Date Added May 20, 2015
Version 3.2.5.84801
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Password Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 915.63KB
File Name click-3698865-11968639-1426809659000
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,190
Downloads Last Week 32
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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