Efficient Password Manager Free Portable

Efficient Password Manager Free Portable

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.53 Build 344
  • Total Downloads:
    3,204
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 17, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    10.81MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Creating strong passwords is easy, but remembering them is something else entirely; the very characteristics that make passwords hard to crack also make them hard to remember. That's where password managers come in. Efficient Password Manager Free Portable promises to store your passwords and even help you create new, stronger ones. Best of all, it lives on your USB drive or other portable device, ensuring that your passwords are always handy.

Efficient Password Manager has a plain and attractive interface that reminded us a bit of Microsoft Office. The program comes with a built-in Help file, but we didn't need to consult it; a few minutes of exploring was all it took to figure things out. Efficient Password Manager has places to store software registration codes, e-mail account information, and FTP account information, as well as log-ins for other Web sites. The Favorite URLs menu gives you quick access to the passwords you use the most, and a search feature makes it easy to find your less used information. Of course, all of this information is protected by a master password, and you'd better be careful with it; if you forget it, you lose access to everything you've stored within Efficient Password Manager. We liked it that the program is capable of copying your username or password to the clipboard, making it easy to insert lengthy passwords where you need them instead of typing them out. The password generator lets users specify the type and number of characters to use, allowing users to create more complex passwords as needed. Overall, we thought that Efficient Password Manager Free Portable was a smart and easy-to-use solution to the perpetual problem of password management, and we recommend it.

Efficient Password Manager Free Portable installs and uninstalls without issues.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"I'm not too sure about software from China ! Privacy ?"

January 22, 2013  |  By humblejerome

 |  Version: Efficient Password Manager Free Portable 3.10 Build 327

Pros

There is no pro for me

Cons

I have no trust in software from China

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4 stars

"Love the encrypted text editor."

March 10, 2011  |  By vmax22

 |  Version: Efficient Password Manager Portable 1.67 build 99

Pros

Very nice text editor. Simple quick and secure. You can change the location of your .epm AutoBackup file at any time. Heaps of other features if you want them. It's free.

Cons

Inside the program you can "attach" other files to your secure .epm file, however they are NOT encrypted, NORE secure. You can easily find and open them inside the program's sub-folders (< MyPwd.epm.attach >). Not very smart.

Summary

I really only use the text editor, it's a nice one which is rare in a password manager. Shame about the insecure attachments, but I can manage without that. (I also use TrueCrypt, another excellent free prog). Just a few tips here to get started. Your secure .epm file is saved by default to the "Documents" sub-folder inside the program's main folder. An additional back-up of your .epm file is saved near by in the
AutoBackup folder. You can choose a different location for BOTH of these which is handy. If at some time you want to create a NEW file,
just cancel the password request box when it appears, and click NEW in the box that follows. It is here that you can nominate a different save location for your main default .epm file. This is done while "outside" the program. For the AutoBackup .epm file, you can change it's default save location any time while inside the program, via Options. The new location will then apply to ALL .epm backup files. For saved "attachments", the default location is < EfficientPasswordManager-Port\Documents\MyPwd.epm.attach\ >, but these files will follow any change you make to the main default .epm file location. Hope this helps. There's also a full install version available, they're both reliable. Can't say the same for TrueCrypt portable tho, it can get a bit wobbly. If you try that one, best to rely on the full install version of that prog. At the end of the day I would strongly suggest NEVER putting all your faith, and files and passwords, in the hands of any ONE program, free or paid-up. It's just too risky if something goes wrong. Best to save your critical stuff across 2 different programs at least, to save yourself some possible grief down the track. < http://www.efficientpim.com/download.htm. >
Cheers, VMax22.

Updated on Mar 19, 2011

Pardon my english, when I said "text editor", I really meant "word processor".
Cheers, VMax22

Updated on Mar 19, 2011

Sorry, when I said "text editor", I really meant "word processor".
Cheers. VMax22

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5 stars

"Good program password keeper"

September 15, 2010  |  By capitanflorius

 |  Version: Efficient Password Manager Portable 1.65 build 90

Pros

Shut password under pass.
Easy and intuitive interface

Cons

nothing to say at this regard

Summary

For all users

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4 stars

"Good program that lets you store all your passwords"

June 27, 2010  |  By capitanflorius

 |  Version: Efficient Password Manager Portable 1.63 build 88

Pros

Easy interface, very great!! All our password are stored an closed with password.
The program can also create complicated passwords

Cons

nothing at all, at this moment.

Summary

I recommand this software for all the users.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher EfficientSoftware.net
Publisher web site http://www.efficientsoftware.net/
Release Date July 17, 2013
Date Added July 17, 2013
Version 3.53 Build 344
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Password Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.81MB
File Name EfficientPasswordManager-Port.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,204
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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