While surfing the internet, people create many accounts on multiple sites. Eventually, they end up forgetting their passwords. This is too common yet annoying when someone is in a rush and has to recover the password first. Earlier there was no option beyond recovering the password, but now there are many password keepers which store all your passwords, security questions, credit card details and PINs, and CVV numbers.
These software/applications are developed in a manner that hackers will need at least a decade to breach the security. However, not all password keepers are equally secured. You have to be very picky while selecting the password keeper. To make your work easy, we have chosen a few password keepers for you.
Try these apps and select the one you feel is the most convenient.
An open-source password security app that lets you keep all your passwords in a vault, for free. Also, you can access the app through multiple devices.
A third-party security firm audited Bitwarden in 2020, and could not find any exploitable vulnerability. The app offers a biometric unlock system, and autofill API, and it can be secured by 2FA (two-factor authentication). Further, a person can avail of 1GB of encrypted data storage space by buying a premium plan of $10/year. The app has many more pricing plans, you can check the company page for more information.
Another open-source application that allows you to store all your passwords on the same ground. It has many features that you may be looking for in a password manager. For instance, it syncs to a remote repository of your choice. Moreover, if you want, you can sync your passwords locally on an SD card.
Other than this, you will need to install another app called OpenKeychain: Easy PGP to encrypt/decrypt your passwords. Rest, the setup for Android Password Store is a simple task.
Initially, it was a 2FA app that later turned into a full-fledged password manager application that syncs with Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome extension when you attempt logging in to your Microsoft account.
If you have an Android, you can get multiple features including biometric to unlock, 2FA code support, and Android autofill API. Moreover, it allows password-free logins to your Microsoft account.
No need to pay for these services, these are all free from Microsoft.
What if you do need to log in on another account just for the sake of keeping your passwords safe? With Google, you can! Google offers an autofill password service that does not require any additional app or login account.
If you are using Google Chrome on any device, you can avail of this service at absolutely no cost. All you need is to set up an auto-fill service in Chrome. If you face any issues in the process, you can call your local tech support team, they will help you to set up the password keeper.
The one-in-all password keeper app that works best with both Android and iOS. Also, it offers browser add-ons for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge so it works on desktops as well.
One can generate and store passwords in the app. Moreover, sensitive information and documents stay safe in the app storage. The company offers 2FA authentication, travel mode (removes sensitive data when you cross borders), and one-on-one support for all users.
Its price ranges from $36/year/individual/ to $60/year/5 persons. Also, they give a 14-days trial period.
If a person wants to pay once and enjoy lifetime access to a password manager, they must go with SafeInCloud. It supports biometric authentication, and auto-fills passwords in most browsers (Chrome, Edge, Opera, Yandex, and Firefox). Also, it has a password generator built-in and uses 256-bit encryption, and has a Wear OS app.
You just need to pay $3.99/individual and $7.99/5 persons.
In this app style and security both are taken into consideration. Its UX writing and the entire UI offer an amazing experience for users. mSecure supports fingerprint authentication and sync across devices. And, all your data is secured with 256-bit encryption.
mSecure password keeper app provides a free 30-day trial after which you can avail of the premium services starting from $1.99.
It is a premium password keeper app in which you can save unlimited passwords after paying a subscription fee of $40/year. It also has a free plan that limits the password storage to up to 50 and you can sync a single device with it.
Its super premium pack includes ‘Dark web monitoring’ and VPN features. If you want to avail of them, you will have to request a quote.
Enpass stores up to 10 passwords for free. If you want to store more, you can buy their subscription. Although it has cloud storage to offer, the passwords are initially stored in your device locally. You will have to opt-in for cloud storage. It helps to generate, store and auto-fill your passwords on your phone and desktop browser. Its price ranges from $1772 for individuals and $2713 for a family of up to 5 persons.
A great alternative to 1password and Dashlane. If none of the above apps could satisfy your needs. This one must fulfill your requirements. It supports autofill API, generates passwords, and stores them. Also, it provides emergency access to the user. Moreover, one can check the version history in case it suspects something acts and it enables file storage as well.
The prices are as follows: $35/year/ 1 person and $75/year/5 persons.
In this internet-driven era, password management is not possible without third-party support. Now it entirely depends on your requirements which password keeper suits you best. Make sure you choose one of the above password keepers as they are too safe and most of them use 256-bit encryption.
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