Today you need to remember so many passwords that your memory would get filled trying to remember a password for the Windows network logon, password for e-mail account, your website’s FTP password, online passwords (like website member account) and so on. The list goes endless. Also, you should use different passwords for each account because of obvious reasons- one password everywhere will give easy access to hackers to all your account effortlessly. To make your life easy, here are 10 free software services via which you can manage your passwords with easy. You may have to remember just one master password to your password manager and leave the rest to the software to manage.
Clipperz is a secure and simple password manager that provides an effective single sign-on solution. It’s a digital vault for your password data that you can use to store secret instead of storing them on the PC or paper.
Clipperz provides security by encrypting locally by the browser before uploading to Clipperz. Its free and completely anonymous. Create your account with a free signup here.
LastPass is a password manager that makes web browsing easier and more secure. With LastPass, all you need to do is just remember one master password. Then on, you can easily logon to websites seamlessly with single click on the mouse button. It provides synchronization of password across browsers and accessible across all devices.
There are loads of features in the free edition here.
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). For more information, check here.
RoboForm is a proprietary software password management program that syncs passwords between multiple computers. It offers a web form filler that automates password entering and form filling on Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, as well offering manager apps on mobile platforms like iOS, Android, Blackberry, Palm, and Symbian. The free version of Roboform limits you to saving 10 passwords. The pro version allows for unlimited passwords. You can try the free version here.
KeePassX is an application for people with extremely high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, is cross platform and published under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
KeePassX saves many different information e.g. user names, passwords, urls, attachments and comments in one single database. For a better management user-defined titles and icons can be specified for each single entry. Furthermore the entries are sorted in groups, which are customizable as well. The integrated search function allows to search in a single group or the complete database. You can download the software here.
6. Universal Password Manager
Universal Password Manager allows you to store all your passwords in one highly secure encrypted database. Its strengths are simplicity, portability and security (uses 128bit AES encryption). UPM is available on Android, Windows, OS X & Linux.
You can download the software here.
7. Yadabyte Password
Yadabyte Passwords is very secure AES 256 encryption that works from any USB Key, floppy, hard drive with a simple minimal interface with “Nokia” browsing. Unencrypted data is never stored anywhere. For more information, check here.
With OpenSimSim, all you need to do is to just remember only one master password. OpenSimSim will generate strong passwords for each one of your accounts. No more using the same password everywhere or using bulky password managers. Your passwords are just a few quick key-strokes away. For more information, click here.
Mitto is a safe and secure online password manager. The free service lets you add the passwords to all of your favorite sites in one place, then logs you in to each one of them by simply clicking a button. No need to remember or retype your passwords anymore! You can access your passwords securely from any computer, organize them with tags, securely share them with trusted friends, and more… It’s easy, secure, and it’s just what you need. Sign up for free here.
10. Password Safe
Password Safe is a password database utility. Password Safe protects passwords with the Twofish encryption algorithm, a fast, free alternative to DES. The programs security has been thoroughly verified by Counterpane Labs under the supervision of Bruce Schneier, author of Applied Cryptography and creator of the Twofish algorithm. For more information, check here.