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Password Repository for Mac

By Tension Software Free to try Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff May 16, 2014

Password Repository for Mac gives you a place to store your log-in information for all kinds of sites while keeping it protected by a master password. With this tool, you'll never have to worry about forgetting your passwords again, and you can quickly access any of your log-ins anytime.

Pros

Master password: To make sure no one can access all of the sensitive information you have stored in this app, you can create a Master Password to protect it. While this is a common feature of most password management apps, this one lets you take security even further by allowing you to use a phrase or sentence rather than just a string of characters. This can make your Master Password both easier to remember for you and harder for someone else to guess.

Notes and categories: When you create entries for each of your accounts, you can also organize them into categories, so you can find them quickly later on. You can add notes to each account with any information you like. This section could be useful for recording security questions and answers or other important log-in and account details.

Cons

No recovery: If you do forget your Master Password, there's no way to get back into your document and recover the data stored there. You'll just have to start all over again and create a new one from scratch.

No automatic log-in: Unlike many password managers out there, Password Repository only stores log-in information. It does not offer any type of automatic log-in feature, so you'll still have to enter your passwords, yourself, every time you access a site.

Bottom Line

If you're looking for a basic password manager, this may be a good option for you, although we prefer programs that also let you insert the information it stores into online log-in pages. Password Repository does have a nice interface with convenient navigation and easy access to your stored data. You can try this app for free to see if you want to purchase a full version for $30. The trial version does not support the Random Password Generator feature that is present in the full version.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Password Repository for Mac 3.2.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.2

General

Release August 5, 2019
Date Added August 5, 2019
Version 4.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Mountain Lion

Popularity

Total Downloads 1,246
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Password Repository lets users store and manage all their passwords inside a structured document. All data are maintained inside protected and encrypted documents. Password Repository shows data in a table view and let the user order items by any columns with just a click. A Master and Details view let the user manage and manipulate the data in a very intuitive way. Password Repository uses categories with custom color labels to help store passwords in a smart way. The result is a high efficiency method to look at a passwords list to find something in a short time. Any content is searchable using a search field and categories popup search with data displayed as-you-type. Export and import of data via text files. Custom password generator tool. All data always encrypted using blowfish native algorithm. Font and size of used text to display data can be specified in preferences. Password Repository can manage an unlimited number of documents with unlimited number of passwords and can open a default document at startup with most used passwords. Password Repository it's easy to use, fast and effective. It's stable and safe. Developed in Cocoa only for Mac OS X.