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Open Source Bitwarden Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Bitwarden is KeePass. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Bitwarden and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Bitwarden are KeePassXC, Keepass2Android, KeeWeb and KeePassDX.

Bitwarden alternatives are mainly Password Managers but may also be Authenticator Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Bitwarden.
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  1. 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.

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    KeePass is not only KeePass KeePass is also KeeWeb, AuthPass, and more

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    You can export your current user/pass from LastPass or Bitwarden and import them into Keepass with little effort. Keepass is super secure as it reside with you, not on the cloud. mine is configured on my harddrive and I use a plugin to back keepass up automatically to dropbox / thumd drive when I close the software. Worth the tiime to set up.

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    Keepass only works on windows installs, its not a client-server solution. It uses a static password file. Its a 90's esque design for a thick client with a dedicated standalone database

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    Keepass only works on windows BUT you can use keepas with cross-plotform support. Because Keepass has forks like KeePassXC, KeepassDX, Strongbox, KeeWeb. So you can use on android-ios-windows-linux at the same time. Also is can usable as client-server solution. You can upload .kdbx file to your dropbox google drive etc. and sync between devices.

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    selios

    It's a bit more old-school, and relies on plugins and third party OSS projects for some features, but all in all, it does most of what Bitwarden can do and much more.

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    kostya

    There is no sync between devices, data is only saved on the local files

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  2. KeePassXC is a community fork of KeePassX, the cross-platform port of KeePass for Windows. Every feature is cross-platform and tested to give users the same feel on each operating system, including the loved auto-type feature.

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    KeePassXC is the best KeePass port for Linux (and perhaps MacOS). On Windows, KeePass 2 (original) is unbeatable.

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    Sandro_Linux

    KeePassXC is the best cross-platform Bitwarden alternative. It is open source like bitwarden but makes storing your passwords offline easy and secure. Also it is totally free!

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  3. Keepass2Android is an open source password manager application for Android. It reads and writes .kdbx-files, the database format used by the popular KeePass 2.x Password Safe for Windows and other desktop operating systems.

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  4. Web and desktop password manager compatible with KeePass. Works online in any modern browser or as a desktop app for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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  5. A light material design KeePass client to manage keys and passwords in secure database.

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    KeePassX

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    KeePassX is an application for people with extremly 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.

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    Last release 2.0.3 was in september 2016 https://github.com/keepassx/keepassx/releases https://www.keepassx.org/newsLast commit October 2017.It is because the project has gone innactive that KeePassXC icon KeePassXC was born.

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    KeePassDroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    KeePassDroid is an implementation of the KeePass password safe for the Android platform.

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    Buttercup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome
    • Brave
    • Firefox

    Buttercup uses a delta-system to manage archive changes and save conflicts. The archive, upon saving, is encrypted with AES 256bit to ensure the security of your credentials.

    Buttercup for desktop (win/mac/linux)
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    LessPass

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Python
    • Docker
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    LessPass is an open source password manager. Instead of syncing a database of passwords, it generates them locally every time you put in a domain name, login and master password. There is no central database for hackers to break into.

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    Open-source, completely new system for managing passwords. Thus a real alternative...

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    Spectre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Spectre (prev. Master Password) is a password manager which uses it's own, original algotithm: Instead of saving and sending passwords across the internet, Spectre calculates the password you need, only when you need it, then throws it away again.

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