KeePass Password Safe is a Windows program that stores and encrypts a user’s passwords so that he does not have to face the hassle of remembering multiple passwords or the risk of using the same password on multiple accounts. With KeePass Password Safe, users only need to remember one password, which is heavily encrypted, to access the program. Within the program, they can create multiple folders and subfolders to help organize information, such as one for brokerage or bank accounts.
Although this is not a new concept, what sets KeePass apart from many of its competitors is the portable version of the program. Users can run the portable version from a USB flash drive, external hard drive or some other portable device on any computer without first needing to install anything. This makes it easy for users to keep their passwords with them at all times without relying on an online service to fend off hackers.
KeePass allows users to export their information to text, HTML, XML and Excel, while also allowing them to import from a variety of formats and databases. The program also allows for multiple users with their own passwords and has multi-language support.
Although the ability to create multiple folders and subfolders helps users organize and thus find what they need much faster, it does take time, depending on how many passwords they have. This makes KeePass’ searching, sorting and time field features exceptionally valuable for heavy users. Instead of going though folders for a particular password, users can now search with keywords or sort passwords by a specific category. With the time field feature, users will be able to see when the password was last accessed, when it was last modified, etc., so that they can be assured no one else has accessed or changed the password.
Given that KeePass Password Safe is a free program, there is no harm in trying the program and seeing if it appeals to you. Those who find the program exceptionally useful may consider giving a donation.
System Requirements: Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8 (all 32-bit and 64-bit), and Mono (Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, etc).
Size: 2.4 MB