KeeWeb alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace KeeWeb? During the review of KeeWeb we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. BlackBox (store secrets in Git/Mercurial/Subversion)
  2. TeamVault (team-based password manager)
  3. Vault (storage of secrets)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to KeeWeb.

Alternatives (by score)

76

BlackBox

Introduction

Typically you do not want to store any secrets in a software repository or version control system repository. However when there is still a need to give people access to sensitive parts, then BlackBox helps to do this in a more secure way.

Project details

BlackBox is written in shell script.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 50 contributors
  • + More than 4000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Password management
    • Secure storage

    BlackBox review

    64

    TeamVault

    Introduction

    Storing passwords within a team security can be a challenging task. TeamVault is a password manager with the goal to be easy to use, flexible, and adhering to several security principles. These include a solid base for the data encryption, support for folders, and role-based access control (RBAC).

    Project details

    TeamVault is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - No releases on GitHub available

    Typical usage

    • Password management
    • Secrets management

    TeamVault review

    97

    Vault

    Introduction

    Vault is a secret management tool created by HashiCorp. It allows storing secrets, such as key/value pairs, AWS IAM/STS credentials, SQL/NoSQL databases, X.509 certificates, SSH credentials, and other sensitive details. These secrets are typically used by software components and scripts. The benefit of using a secret management tool is that they no longer need to be stored in configuration files. Main features include leasing, key revocation, key rolling, and auditing.

    Project details

    Vault is written in Golang.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 500 contributors
    • + More than 9000 stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Password management
      • Secrets management
      • Secure storage

      Vault review

      81

      pick

      Introduction

      Tools like pick are used to store passwords and secrets safely.

      Project details

      pick is written in Golang.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + Very low number of dependencies
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Data security
        • Secure storage

        pick review

        100

        Buttercup for desktop

        Introduction

        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.

        Project details

        Buttercup for desktop is written in Node.js.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

          Typical usage

          • Password management

          Buttercup for desktop review

          64

          Aletheia

          Introduction

          Aletheia is a project to manage secrets in Google Cloud with CloudKMS and Cloud Storage. It can be used to store sensitive data like authentication details.

          Project details

          Aletheia is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available
          • - Minimal or no documentation available
          • - No releases on GitHub available

          Typical usage

          • Data security
          • Secure storage

          Aletheia review

          96

          Confidant

          Introduction

          Most applications with a connection to a database or other software component, need some form of authentication. Often the related credentials are stored in a configuration file. A secret manager like Confidant will provide an alternative, by storing the details in a database. Only applications that need to access the secrets are allowed to obtain them. Often system administrators are denied access to them.

          Project details

          Confidant is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • + Supported by a large company

            Typical usage

            • Secrets management
            • Secure storage

            Confidant review

            63

            KeePassX

            Introduction

            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.

            Project details

            KeePassX is written in C++.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available
            • + Well-known tool
            • - Full name of author is unknown

            Typical usage

            • Secure storage

            KeePassX review

            97

            KeePassXC

            Introduction

            KeePassXC is a cross-platform platform to store sensitive data like passwords, keys, and other secrets. It has a graphical user interface and is written in C++.

            Project details

            KeePassXC is written in C++.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 50 contributors
            • + Runs on multiple platforms
            • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Password management
              • Secure storage

              KeePassXC review

              48

              pass (password-store)

              Introduction

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

              Project details

              60

              Passmgr

              Introduction

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

              Project details

              60

              pass-rotate

              Introduction

              This tool makes it easier to rotate your passwords one at a time or in bulk. For example, when security events or as a routine to do a regular rotation of passwords.

              Project details

              pass-rotate is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Password management

                pass-rotate review

                74

                git-crypt

                Introduction

                This tools allows you to store your secrets (such as keys or passwords) in the same repository as your code.

                Project details

                git-crypt is written in C++.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + More than 10 contributors
                • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Data encryption

                  git-crypt review

                  76

                  git-secrets

                  Introduction

                  You would most likely use git-secrets in development teams or as an individual developer. The primary goal is to prevent accidentally submitting authentication details or otherwise sensitive information to your software repositories.

                  Project details

                  git-secrets is written in shell script.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Data leak prevention
                    • Information leak prevention

                    git-secrets review

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