Buttercup for desktop

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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languageNode.js
AuthorPerry Mitchell, Sallar Kaboli
Latest release1.20.3 []

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Why this tool?

The typical users have at least a multitude of ten when it comes to passwords. Ensuring that every website has a unique password and remembering, is almost impossible. Passwords managers like Buttercup help with the generation and secure storage of these secrets. It is freely available and open source, making it a good alternative for commercial options.

Usage and audience

Buttercup for desktop is commonly used for password management. Target users for this tool are general public.


  • Web interface

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Buttercup for desktop is under development by Perry Mitchell, Sallar Kaboli.


Supported operating systems

Buttercup for desktop is known to work on Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a password manager.