Memorizing number of passwords has become a challenge as everyone of us use so many online and other platforms which requires credentials to login. The need of complex password makes things more complicated. To make things easy, many people use the same password for all of the accounts, which is in fact a bad idea. This implies that, if in case your password is revealed, all of your accounts are vulnerable to unauthorized access. So, you need some assistance to manage your credentials and sensitive information securely. Password managers are the application that are used to store all passwords and other sensitive information in single bundle in encrypted form. With password manager, all you need is a master key to unlock the encrypted collection of passwords. Here, in this post we highlight some of popular free password managers for you.
Our picks for best free password managers
1. Google Password Manager
Google’s Password Manager is a service for users of Google Chrome and Android. It allows you to save the credentials of your online accounts with Google Chrome. If you are the user of google chrome and android, google password manager is the easiest option. All you need is a google account and configure the sync setting in your Chrome and Android devices.
There is no limit on the number of account credentials you can save. Since it is Google’s ecosystem-wide service, your passwords are synced across Chrome and Android on multiple devices ensuring that you can access your credentials all the times. Visit Site
KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. It stores all information in database file encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms such as AES-256, ChaCha20 and Twofish. It is supported in Windows and Linux operating systems. The official website also lists other contributed but unofficial downloads for android, iOS and MacOS. It supports credential copy/paste and auto type during the use. To use this password manager, you don’t need to create any account at all. Visit Site
3. Sticky Password
StickyPassword is another free password manager for Windows. It allows the storage of unlimited passwords. There are add-ons available for Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer and the extension for Google Chrome. It syncs the credentials across the add-ons via internet or local WiFi and allows automatic login. The application also allows the storage of credentials for couple of apps such as Skype, Microsoft Outlook, Remote Desktop Application and Zoom.
You can also store personal information and contact information in this application for online form filing. It stores all the information in local file and creates the backup in defined location. Visit Site
RoboForm is a browser add-on for password management. Just create an account with RoboForm in just few clicks and you are all set. It offers bunch of already listed web services which you can choose to store your respective password. Or even add your own URL and related credentials. It also allows you to add two-factor authentication key in the application. You can store your identity information as well. Visit Site
LastPass free edition is another password manager with typical password management features such as unlimited passwords, auto fill, multi-factor authentication and password generator. The free plan supports only one device. It offers premium, families teams and business plans as paid service. You are required to create an account with master password to start using LastPass password manager. Visit Site
EnPass also offers major password management features and also supports the storage of identity information, credit card information, license information and even travel related information such as flight, frequent flyer, hotel reservation, passport and so on. Visit Site
Avira is a well known antivirus application provider. Password manager from Avira provides typical features such as automatic login, password generation and in addition provides a wallet to securely store card information. It is an cloud based password manager. It is also available for android, iOS and as extension for popular browsers. Visit Site
PassHub free edition is ideal for personal use. As other password manager solutions, it helps you organize your credentials and other sensitive information in secured manner. In free option, It is limited to 200 records, 100 MB of file storage and 10 MB max file size. It offers self-hosted open-source software for business use. Visit Site
LogMeOnce is another password manager for you that offers free plan. It offers unlimited passwords storage, 3 credit cards information, password generator, unlimited devices, 2FA, auto login, auto fill along with generic features. It supports Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android. Visit Site
The above list is not the complete list of available free password manager applications. We thought that these tools are worth trying and hence presented here. You may try all or many of these tools and decide based on your needs.