I have written 8 years back on the Password Manager I use was KeePass. I continue to use till day and love it. KeePass is a popular open source password management software, it allows you to securely store your username, password, URL, attachments in one single encrypted database file (KDBX). The database file is protected by one master password, so from remembering hundreds of passwords, you need to remember one password. You can keep that one password long (hence secure). I sync that one database file across my devices using cloud storage apps like Microsoft OneDrive, you can use that or Google Drive or DropBox or other equivalent apps.

There are many clients available for opening/managing KeePass database file across variety of devices and OSes. I have evaluated few of them,  but following are the apps that I use regularly and find to be good.

  • Microsoft Windows 7/8 – Official client from KeePass.info – Free
  • Apple Mac OS X – KyPass Companion by Miguel Vanhove – Paid $7.99 (it’s costly, but worth it)
  • Microsoft Windows Phone – 7Pass – Free & Paid $0.99 versions (I use the paid version)
  • Apple iPhone/iPad – KyPass 3 by Miguel Vanhove – Paid $5.99 (costly, every major update is a new paid app, but it’s the best out there that I have used)
  • Google Android – KeePass2Android by Phillpp Crocoll – Free (has convenient notification and keyboard replacement options)

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