A light-weight and easy-to-use password safe

KeePass Password Safe

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KeePass Password Safe

  -  4.19 MB  -  Open Source
  • Latest Version

    KeePass 2.56 LATEST

  • Operating System

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

  • User Rating

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  • Author / Product

    Dominik Reichl / External Link

  • Old Versions

  • Filename

    KeePass-2.56-Setup.exe

  • MD5 Checksum

    86a0d58d2ae89c639d940dbda48308df

KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).

Find all the password-protected or encrypted files on a PC or over the network!

Today you need to remember many passwords. You need a password for the Windows network logon, your e-mail account, your website's FTP password, online passwords (like website member account), etc. etc. etc. The list is endless. Also, you should use different passwords for each account. Because if you use only one password everywhere and someone gets this password you have a problem... A serious problem. The thief would have access to your e-mail account, website, etc. Unimaginable.

KeePass is really free, and more than that: it is open-source (OSI certified). You can have a look at its full source and check whether the encryption algorithms are implemented correctly.

Features and Highlights
  • Strong Security
  • Multiple User Keys
  • Portable and No Installation Required
  • Export To TXT, HTML, XML and CSV Files
  • Import From Many File Formats
  • Easy Database Transfer
  • Support of Password Groups
  • Time Fields and Entry Attachments
  • Auto-Type, Global Auto-Type Hot Key and Drag&Drop
  • Intuitive and Secure Clipboard Handling
  • Searching and Sorting
  • Multi-Language Support
  • Strong Random Password Generator
  • Plugin Architecture
  • Open Source!
Note: Requires .NET Framework.

  • KeePass 2.56 Screenshots

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What's new in this version:

New Features:
- Added search box in the options dialog (keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F)
- When pressing the Enter key in the group tree of the main window, the entries of the group are displayed now (this can be useful for instance when the entry list is displaying search results)
- Added 'More' button on the 'History' tab page of the entry dialog, which shows a menu that provides the following two new commands: 'Select All Historic Entries' and 'Delete All Historic Entries'; the menu is also shown as context menu of the history entries list
- Added Ctrl+A keyboard shortcut for the 'Select All Historic Entries' command in the entry dialog (the history entries list must have the input focus)
- Added workaround for Mono window size bug
- Added accessibility help page

Improved:
- In the main window, the entry list is now updated when right-clicking onto a group in the group tree
- Expanding/collapsing a group in the group tree of the main window does not select it anymore
- The option 'Remember password hiding setting in the main window' is now turned off by default
- In the auto-type entry selection dialog, comments ({C:...} placeholders) are now removed from the values in the 'Sequence' column if the 'Sequence - Comments' column is displayed
- The view is now restored after syntax highlighting in the sequence box of the auto-type association dialog
- Reduced flickering in the sequence box of the auto-type association dialog
- Improved performance of Spr compilations of certain texts
- Minor process memory protection improvement for the password generator
- Minor process memory protection improvements for some report dialogs
- Improved thread safety of message box management
- Improved UUID object implementation
- Collection equality testing improvements (for plugins)
- Various code optimizations
- Minor other improvements

Fixed:
- In the main window, the entry list is now updated correctly when performing overlapping keypresses into the group tree
- When cancelling a group drag&drop operation, the group selection is now restored correctly
- Fixed background of CHM help pages

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