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KeyPass- Best Free Password Manager

Posted by: 6 June 2010 2 Comments

Hi folks,

The world of computers and internet is growing tremendously and demand of security is higher than ever before. Consequently, every user on the internet has to maintain a huge list of passwords to gain access to certain websites and services. Today, the average internet user needs a password for e-mail account(s), homepage’s FTP, online services (like website member account), etc. etc. etc. The list is endless.

People keep their passwords easy but easy password such as phone number and date of birth are prone to hacking. Keeping a single password for all websites / services is highly risky and can lead to disaster. People tend to keep passwords in a file on their hard drives because it is not possible for human brain to memorize a huge list of distinct passwords. But this also leads to system sabotage.

Moreover, the passwords need to be strong enough to make sure that nobody breaks them. Today, we’ll be talking about a wonderful free tool that just keeps care of all of your worries regarding password protection.

KeyPass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can place all of your passwords in one encrypted password protected file or database. This file can be copied to other location but it cannot be opened by any one accept you because it uses the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known.

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Now, you have to remember only one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database.

Currently there are two versions of KeyPass available for download namely Classic Edition KeyPass 1.17 and Professional Edition KeyPass 2.10. If you are a normal user, any of the two will suffice your needs still if you feel you can see the comparison here.

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The best feature of KeyPass is that you can generate password. The password generator built into KeyPass can generate password including or excluding Numbers, special characters, etc. This way you can get password that is strong enough for your needs. You can get a complete set of features here.

KeyPass password manager is completely FREE and Open Source which means that you can obtain the code and see if the encryption algorithms are properly implemented.   You can download KeyPass from here

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