PasswordBox

PasswordBox

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 42 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.28
  • Total Downloads:
    75,434
  • Date Added:
    June 25, 2013
  • File Size:
    253.27KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    62
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Note: PasswordBox is free to download. Save up to 25 passwords before upgrading to a premium account for $1 per month

Editors' Review

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PasswordBox keeps all of your online passwords in one convenient location and accessible from any computer. This application is slowly becoming a preferred tool around the office, as it's known for decreasing log-in time on Facebook and Tumblr.

The installation file will you set you up with the PasswordBox add-ons for popular browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE. It runs from within the browser environment and works the same way across the board. Installation was quick and relatively painless.

Essentially a vault for all of your online passwords, PasswordBox sets itself apart from competitors with some innovative security features. To access your PasswordBox account you would need a Master Key that only you would know. Keys are placed under Military-Level AES 256-bit encryption on the client side (your device) before being sent off to PasswordBox. If your data is ever compromised, the thief would have no way of accessing it since PasswordBox would not have the needed decryption key. Unfortunately, that also means that should you ever lose your Master Key, there would be no way to retrieve it. This is great for all of you conspiracy theorists out there who want to keep your master plans top secret.

After creating an account, you would proceed to either manually enter all your online handles (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc.) and passwords into the extension or let PasswordBox keep track of how you log in through normal use. Following this initial setup, the process of logging into your online life is reduced to a couple of clicks. Clicking on a Facebook account from a PasswordBox extension or set homepage will log you in and take you to the main page of Facebook without having to touch a keyboard. You can also set the sharing of passwords with coworkers and project collaborators for community aliases.

The Legacy feature allows you to designate someone to inherit your passwords and account in case of a life-changing event. The inheriting user would need a PasswordBox account, if he did not already have one. PasswordBox requires official documents such as a death certificate to release any information. Unfortunately we could not test out this feature as it requires an editor faking their own death. The PasswordBox Homepage is customizable and allows you to log in to all of your favorite sites from different accounts with a couple of clicks.

If you maintain a large online presence with many usernames, or are just annoyed about keeping track of multiple passwords and want a simpler option, PasswordBox may be a solution. Now available across most platforms and mobile devices, PasswordBox has made logging in from multiple devices that much easier.

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5 stars

"Greatest program I run!!!"

April 15, 2014  |  By Jim Brunner

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

It makes signing in so easy and troublefree and FAST!!!

Cons

I had problems with PasswordBox rejecting my multiple emails, but Thomas in customer service honed in on the problem....fixed it for me, and I am on my way again.

Summary

After the multiple email address problem was addressed, everything worked fine. LOVE PasswordBox.

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5 stars

"Great Password manager"

April 14, 2014  |  By Robert_Garcia

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

1. Invite friends and it's completely free. You'll be helping others be safer on the internet by suggesting they use it.
2. Saves passwords as you log on to the sites, or enter them into Password Box itself.
3. Works across all the platforms I use. Mac, Windows, Android and using IE, Chrome, and Firefox.
4. Works with most sites automatically, some require a click or cut and paste the password.
5. Generates super secure passwords for new sites or if you want to go back and change you're existing ones.

Cons

Hmmm.... I'll keep looking for these, but nothing really stands out at this time.

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5 stars

"Simple with High End Features Try it!"

January 11, 2014  |  By remarcableGeek

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

Start Page is well done

Working across all platforms

Humble Attitude!

Cons

I believe tho product is growing and found no cons so far

Summary

I reviewed the more expensive products. This is a good fit for $12.00 and FREE if under 25 passwords They even give points if you bring customers. So tell them Marc Nicholson stands behind their product. The Start Page is Simple Elegance

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3 stars

"OK program"

September 08, 2013  |  By River-Pens

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

It's quick to log in to you'r web site and so far easy to work with.

Cons

Doesn't support all web site's for log in. 4 out of 10 web site's i have entered, Password Box doesn't want to support the 4, so i have to enter the info. in myself. The premade icons that Password Box has, some of them are for Canada use and not for the U.S.

Summary

I guess time will tell if it's worth paying for. 25 and under passwords are FREE ...... over 25 passwords $1.00 mth.

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3 stars

"Not sure - some problems initially."

July 29, 2013  |  By rj-work

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

Don't think I got far enough to find out any Pros.

Cons

Some problems installing it or getting it started (can't remember details now). Have decided to abandon it and try Keesafe again.

Summary

Sorry can't remember details now - others may have better luck than I did.

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1 stars

"NO RATING APPLICABLE<br />NO RATING APPLICABLE"

July 04, 2013  |  By yeldini

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

I cannot advise of any because I did not use the software

Cons

The software name etc lead me to believe it was "FREE". After downloading it, I deleted it when I requested to pay a registration fee for the software to operate!

Summary

No thanks

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5 stars

"Best password manager"

June 27, 2013  |  By Carzal

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

Great product for desktop computers and Android devices.
Have used differents password managers over the last year and this one is the best

Cons

Sharing can be hard to understand

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5 stars

"Great Service, Good App"

June 27, 2013  |  By rdgsmith

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

Great way to stay secure if set up the right way.
Syncs between all devices and computers!

Cons

It would be useful to be able to search more effectively

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4 stars

"Great and simple app!"

June 25, 2013  |  By pier-smith

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

Highly convenient, with many intuitive preset.

Cons

Would give 5 stars if it was possible to use my own icons

Summary

A great way to create numerous secure passwords. Just as long as you remember the master password.

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5 stars

"It works as advertised"

June 25, 2013  |  By shajone

 |  Version: PasswordBox 1.28

Pros

Easy access to the app from everywhere, secure copy and paste, free and secure sync

Cons

It doesn't support multi-user.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher PasswordBox
Publisher web site http://www.passwordbox.com/
Release Date June 25, 2013
Date Added June 25, 2013
Version 1.28
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Password Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 8, Windows 7
Additional Requirements Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE8, IE9, IE10. iPhone, iPad & Android Apps + Mobile web for other phones.
Download Information
File Size 253.27KB
File Name passwordbox_setup_dlcpd.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 75,434
Downloads Last Week 62
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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