RoboForm

Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 4060 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
7.9.8.5
File Size:
15.88MB
Date Added:
June 25, 2014
Price:
Free to try (30-day trial); $9.95 to buy (Buy it now)
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista/7
Total Downloads:
23,913,296
Downloads Last Week:
29,316
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

RoboForm is far more than a form-filling and password-managing browser add-on; this inexpensive shareware is one of the most useful browser enhancements we've encountered. RoboForm saves and enters log-in data and passwords, as well as your address, contact data, or any form fields you're always entering the hard way in Web sites and Windows programs. It also manages bookmarks, downloads, notes, and much more. RoboForm costs just under $10 with a free 30-day trial.

Pros

Everywhere or Desktop: You can install RoboForm to save data only on your main PC, or you can create an online account that lets you use RoboForm with all your computers and devices. In either case, memorize your master password, which can't be recovered.

Extras: RoboForm's extensive list of extras includes a secure Password Generator, SafeNotes, Contacts, Fingerprints, Smart Cards, and many other features and tools.

Options: RoboForm boasts a huge range of options and settings. We could Manage Identities and Profiles, edit Contacts, and Import and Sync data from RoboForm's Windows tray menu or browser settings.

Cons

Too much? RoboForm does so much and has so many features and extras that some users might find it overwhelming.

Costs money: RoboForm is inexpensive and delivers excellent value, but it's not free. Much of what it does is also available in freeware; just not in one program.

Bottom line

We're impressed by RoboForm, and so are many others, to judge by the program's reception. It significantly enhances your browser's capabilities and minimizes routine actions. The more time you spend online or at your PC, the more RoboForm can do for you.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of RoboForm 7.9.6.6

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.5

    out of 4060 votes

    • 5 star: 2799
    • 4 star: 820
    • 3 star: 154
    • 2 star: 87
    • 1 star: 200
  • Current Version:

    5.0

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star: 3
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 0
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  • 5 stars

    "Works perfectly."

    July 07, 2014   |   By MainlandMesia

    Version: RoboForm 7.9.8.5

    Pros

    Simple and efficient

    Cons

    Needless to say it did no

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  • 5 stars

    "Great tool, no nagging appearance."

    July 07, 2014   |   By CheakFarah

    Version: RoboForm 7.9.8.5

    Pros

    Great tool, no nagging appearance.

    Cons

    Needless to say it did no.

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  • 5 stars

    "Great...love RoboForm"

    July 04, 2014   |   By dquin656

    Version: RoboForm 7.9.8.5

    Pros

    I have many email accounts and it is easy to choose which one to use, because of the toolbar.
    When you have to change a password, it automatically replaces the old password with the new one, when you reply to the question, do you want to save this information.Can maintain logins via it's interface

    Even with the cons, I still find it one of the easiest and best password keepers available.

    Cons

    I know there isn't much to do about it, but I don't like the Goggle add-on. I know it will do everything the IE tool will do, but it being on the bottom of the screen, it sometimes blocks fields that needs to be entered.

    The other problem is that many sites have popup logins now, and RoboForm cannot submit the form. But, it will fill the form (usually) and you just click the submit form manually on the login popup. Not a severe issue.

    There are also more sites that use different pages for the login. 1st page you enter your login id, 2nd page you enter your password, 3rd page you answer your "secret" question answer. I've had trouble getting this to work.

    I want my daughters to try it, but there is no longer a "free" trial version. The old one used to limit you to 20 logins. Please bring the "free trial" version back. Even if you lower it to 10 or 5 logins, so people can really get the experience of trying it out, before they buy.

    Summary

    Since my primary browser is IE, I very happy with it. I've had it for about 4-5 years and still feel the most comfortable with it's features. I have tried a few others that are rated highly, but being lazy, I never got comfortable about their functions and how it works.

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