KeePass Password Safe

KeePass Password Safe

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.28
  • Total Downloads:
    11,221
  • Date Added:
    October 08, 2014
  • File Size:
    2.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    47
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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KeePass Password Safe helps you create secure passwords and then keep them safe in a master list, so you can access them at any time. Your password list is kept encrypted. It can only be accessed with a Master Password that you create, so you can use a different password for all of your accounts but only have to remember one.

Pros

Password Generator: The Password Generator included in this program is a nice addition, and it gives you the ability to create all kinds of random passwords that will be much harder for someone else to guess than anything you could come up with on your own. You can choose how long you want the passwords to be and what types of characters you'd like to use in them. Options include uppercase, lowercase, number, underline, spaces, special characters, brackets, and more.

Multiple databases: To store all of the passwords and other log-in information you need to access your various accounts, you can create one or more databases within this program. Each database can have its own name and description, which will make it that much easier to find the log-in you're looking for later on.

Drag and drop log-ins: To use the log-in information stored in this app to access one of your online accounts, you have a couple of options. One is to just copy and paste the username and password into the appropriate fields on the website, but you can also just drag and drop the entries directly from KeePass into the corresponding log-in spaces, which is a handy feature.

Cons

Unintuitive: Many of the processes included in this app are not terribly intuitive in terms of the steps you have to take and the way they're laid out. The interface itself is quite utilitarian, and it doesn't offer a lot of help, especially for new users just starting to find their way around.

Bottom Line

KeePass Password Safe is a useful free program, and it allows you to create passwords that meet just about any specification. The drag and drop option is a nice one for getting your information out of the program and into the spaces you need it to be. While the interface could be more friendly, the program isn't actually hard to use once you find your way around.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"The best period!"

July 19, 2014  |  By TECHCRZY

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe 2.27

Pros

Free
Awesome

Cons

Doesn't come with a six pack of beer and a sexy lady

Summary

Download the best password mwnager

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5 stars

"KeePass is the Best Password Manager ever used!"

May 01, 2014  |  By hrbey

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe 2.26

Pros

I have used several Password Managers thru the years and KeePass is the best one for me. It works with ALL of my website logons and application logons as well. For common type of website logon, it works without intervention. For the unusual type of website logon, you can configure a way to make it work with minimal intervention. There are many settings available for the user but it also works well without changing settings. The security features are excellent.

Cons

I have not been using this for online automatic form filling.

Summary

Among the many Password Managers I have tried, this is the best one. It works with every logon I have tried, including resident applications. Your logon data is stored locally and is encrypted, of course, and I back it up offline often.

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5 stars

"Among the best free Password Managers"

March 26, 2013  |  By ememkai

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe (.NET Framework) 2.19

Pros

Rich feature set normally found only in paid programs. Among them are autotype with an obfuscation setting, and organizing entries in folders. I have used this program for several years now to store over 200 passwords. In addition, I find it is a convenient place to store equipment serial numbers, software keys, and personal vital statistics.

Cons

The interface is a bit old fashioned, but so am I.

Summary

KeePass is really a fairly powerful database manager that is well-adapted to its function of securely storing passwords and other sensitive information.

Updated on Aug 2, 2013

This version adds a great convenience: Autotype and Open URL are now on the toolbar.

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4 stars

"Version 2 Works With Some Effort"

October 02, 2012  |  By EricVonZipper

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe (.NET Framework) 2.19

Pros

Free and it holds all 39 of my passwords. No auto-capture - you have to enter details by hand - but it does have very fast auto-login. Didn't ask for personal details or any login with your e-mail address.

Cons

Kinda klunky but it works, and if you like hands-on gizmos, you'll like this.

Summary

Kinda off putting at first, but it'll grow on 'ya!

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5 stars

"Well worth the effort to master it"

May 21, 2012  |  By RJD185

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe (.NET Framework) 2.19

Pros

Compact functioning and portable

Cons

Takes a little time to understand (but worth it)

Summary

The multi-factor encryption means this is a fine way to carry a large number of passwords around with you without having too many concerns about loss of the password safe itself. I now habitually have 20+ character passwords and use the auto-type functionality. For clarity I'm still hanging on at v2.14 so haven't used v2.19 yet but assuming it continues to function as well, this is a key part of my traveling tool kit.

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4 stars

"works great"

May 11, 2012  |  By spacecon

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe (.NET Framework) 2.19

Pros

works great

Cons

I was a little lost at how to get started, but didn't take too long to figure it out.

Summary

Works great, free, so its for me.

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4 stars

"Easy to use"

April 12, 2012  |  By Garygl101

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe 2.18

Pros

Easy, safe, secure. and helps me when I forget my passwords.

Cons

None found yet

Summary

Recommended for anyone that needs to remember passwords and has trouble, great for high security sites

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4 stars

"good and free but help needs how to get started section"

April 10, 2012  |  By spacecon

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe 2.18

Pros

good and free. Works on windows7 64bit. My good old ZDNET password program I have used for years wouldn't run on W7-64bit, so I had to replace. This one works good.

Cons

The help could be much better. When I first started the program, it opened up and left me kind of hanging. Wasn't sure what to do. I eventually figured it out, but it would be nice if there was a getting started section in the help files. The help is aimed at developers and programming people instead of users.

Summary

Overall very good once you get started.

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5 stars

"Good security package."

December 21, 2011  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: KeePass Password Safe 2.17

Pros

>good encryption
>local storage of PW's
>easy to use
>a solid security application for Win.

Cons

None at this writing.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.28
KeePass 2.28 mainly features integration and user interface enhancements, and various other minor new features and improvements.
General
Publisher Dominik Reichl
Publisher web site http://www.dominik-reichl.de/
Release Date October 08, 2014
Date Added October 08, 2014
Version 2.28
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Password Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.42MB
File Name KeePass-2.28-Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 11,221
Downloads Last Week 47
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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