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KeePass Password Safe Portable

By Dominik Reichl Free Editors' Rating

Key Details of KeePass Password Safe Portable

  • Store all passwords in highly-encrypted database locked with single master password and/or key file
  • Last updated on 09/14/20
  • There have been 2 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Dec 15, 2014

KeePass Password Safe Portable securely stores all of your account log-ins, so you don't have to worry about forgetting them. Because just about every website requires you to create an account, it's almost impossible to remember all of your log-ins. But since you don't want to write them all down where anyone could find them, it's important to have software like this to help you keep them accessible but private.

Pros

Portability: What makes KeePass Password Safe Portable stand out is portability. This means you can enter all of your account information once, and then take it with you wherever you go on a USB stick or other external device. And because you create a Master Password for the app, your information won't be accessible to anyone else, even if you lose your USB.

Password Generator: In addition to storing your passwords, this app can also help you create new ones that are more secure than those you'd come up with on your own. The Password Generator tool will create individual or lists of passwords that conform to whatever specifications you choose. You can decide which types of characters will be included in the passwords and how long they will be, and the app does the rest.

Cons

No auto-fill: This program doesn't have the ability to auto-fill website log-in forms. Instead, you have to either copy and paste information from the app to the forms, or drag and drop it in.

Bottom Line

KeePass Password Safe is a good tool for storing and retrieving your log-in information for even your most sensitive accounts. It only requires you to remember your Master Password to access it, and the Password Generator will help ensure your individual passwords are more secure than ever.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.46

  • The entry editing dialog can now edit all currently selected entries at once.
  • As entry attachment icons, the icons associated with the respective file types (in the system settings) are used now.
  • When running on .NET 4.8 or higher, secure connections (e.g. for WebDAV) now support TLS 1.3.
  • Added keyboard shortcut Ctrl+* (numeric keypad) for the 'Expand Recursively' group command.
  • Added keyboard shortcut Ctrl+/ (numeric keypad) for the 'Collapse Recursively' group command.
  • Right-clicking on the header of the main entry list now shows the 'Configure Columns' command.
  • The {VKEY ...} command now supports some flags (for specifying whether to send a key down or up event only and/or whether to send an extended key).
  • Added configuration option for protecting KeePass windows against certain screen capture operations.
  • Added command line parameter '-wa-enable:' for enabling specific Mono workarounds.
  • On Unix-like systems with a Wayland compositor, KeePass (with the KPUInput plugin) can now auto-type the default sequence and manually selected sequences of the currently selected entry.
  • Various improvements and bug fixes.

General

Release September 14, 2020
Date Added September 14, 2020
Version 2.46

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 18,682
Downloads Last Week 5
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Developer's Description

KeePass is free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager, which helps you manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).
A database consists of only one file that can be transferred from one computer to another easily. The program supports password groups, in which you can sort your passwords into.
You can drag-n-drop passwords into almost any other window. The auto-type feature types your login information into other windows automatically (just press a hot key). Fast copying passwords or user names to the clipboard is possible by just double-clicking on the specific field in the password list.
KeePass can import data from various file formats. The password list can be exported to various formats, including TXT, HTML, XML and CSV files. The password list can of course also be printed (complete database or only current view).
Searching and sorting the password database is possible.
KeePass ships with a strong random password generator (you can define the possible output characters, length, patterns, rules and restrictions).
The program is available in over 40 languages. It has a plugin framework; plugins provide additional functionality like backup features, network features, integration with other applications, etc.; they are available from the KeePass website.