Tools compared: Password managers

Finding the right tool can be difficult. This sheet compares KeePassX, pas, pass and Passmgr.

KeePassXpaspassPassmgr
Description

KeePassX is a cross platform application to store sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and other secret.

Pas is a tool to store secrets like passwords, API keys and other sensitive data.

The pass utility is also known as password-store. It uses GPG and Unix directories to store passwords and others secrets.

Passmgr is a simple portable password manager written in Go. It helps with storing secrets, like passwords and API keys.

Tool details

The database is encrypted with AES (alias Rijndael) or Twofish encryption algorithm using a 256-bit key. KeePassX uses a database format that is compatible with KeePass Password Safe.

Dependencies
StrenghtsThe source code of this software is available, Well-known toolThe source code of this software is available
WeaknessesFull name of author is unknown
Programming language(s)C++Pythonshell scriptUnknown
Last release

2.0.3 (2016-10-08)

Unknown

1.7.1 (2017-04-13)

1.0.1 (2017-07-01)

Tool page (last updated)

2017-10-03

2017-09-14

2017-10-10

2017-09-29

Tool score
67
64
64
84
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