5 Best Passwords Apps

VeraCrypt

VeraCrypt

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
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Pros:

  •  Completely free to use
  •  High level of security, with multiple encryption methods available
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  •  Completely free to use
  •  High level of security, with multiple encryption methods available
  • Built as an open source suite, offering greater transparency to its users

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Cons:

  •  Less simple to use than the competition when only encrypting single files
  •  Requires installation, configuration, and some level of learning to encrypt entire drives

Bottom Line:

VeraCrypt is an encryption software that is a fork of the discontinued TrueCrypt encryption software. It can best be described as a continuation of TrueCrypt that supports all features that TrueCrypt supported plus a set of improved or new features.

Keeper Password Manager

Keeper Password Manager

Appsreview Score:
98/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Intuitive design across platforms
  • Solid browser extension and web app
  • Very strong security

Cons:

  • Relatively expensive
  • Weak form-filling capabilities
  • Some security-related inconveniences

Bottom Line:

Keeper has made up a lot of ground against the competition in the past year, thanks to some much-needed updates to its feature set and overall user interface. The service has some of the strongest sec

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Keeper has made up a lot of ground against the competition in the past year, thanks to some much-needed updates to its feature set and overall user interface. The service has some of the strongest security bona fides, with SOC 2 compliance to back up its claims. Only LastPass comes close to matching Keeper here.

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Dashlane Password Manager

Dashlane Password Manager

Appsreview Score:
100/100 Points
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Pros:

  • Can change almost all passwords instantly
  • Intuitive interface across all platforms
  • Edge, Linux support now included

Cons:

  • More expensive than other password managers

Bottom Line:

Dashlane is undeniably the most feature-rich password manager on the market, but at $60 a year for the full cross-device experience, you will indeed be paying a premium for those features. For those w

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Dashlane is undeniably the most feature-rich password manager on the market, but at $60 a year for the full cross-device experience, you will indeed be paying a premium for those features. For those who would be well served by some of the more unique offerings from Dashlane, such as Password Changer and the excellent receipt capture, the price will no doubt be worth every penny.

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LastPass Password Manager

LastPass Password Manager

Appsreview Score:
98/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Feature-rich free version
  • Inexpensive premium version
  • Extensive two-factor-authentication options
  • Solid and consistent design across platforms

Cons:

  • Stand-alone desktop app poor and only on Mac

Bottom Line:

LastPass continues to lead the pack in password management, thanks to its robust free version and relatively inexpensive premium upgrade. The app hits all of the major use cases for a password manager

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LastPass continues to lead the pack in password management, thanks to its robust free version and relatively inexpensive premium upgrade. The app hits all of the major use cases for a password manager; the core functionality works flawlessly, and extras such as form filling, secure file storage, and the security auditing are all among the best in class.

 

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KeePass

KeePass

Appsreview Score:
99/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Autoloading of passwords
  • Total customization of fields and icons
  • Password generator very complete
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  • Autoloading of passwords
  • Total customization of fields and icons
  • Password generator very complete
  • Expiration of keys with calendar
  • Database management options
  • Plugins system

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Cons:

  • Translations are not included in the installer
  • Does not integrate with browsers

Bottom Line:

KeePass is a free, open source password manager for home users.