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Free KeePass Alternatives

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

KeePass 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 KeePass.
This page was last updated Jun 17, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD
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KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all...

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  1. 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.

    KeePassXC vs KeePass opinions
    Almost everyone thinks KeePassXC is a great alternative to KeePass.
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    It is available cross platform.

    Top positive comment  over 4 years ago
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    bird

    KeePassXC is pretty much the closest cloud-free solution I am going to get on macOS, until the original KeePass supports macOS out of the box, without me having to install Mono and other complicated stuff.

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    jacekdobrzyniecki

    Unfortunately, KeePassXC lacks a very useful option to display custom columns in the main list (e.g. if you add a field like "email" or "displayname" to your password entries, you might want to be able to quickly see where have you used a given email.) This is a dealbreaker for me.

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    Native client, more cross platform than mono/.NET based KeePass

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    lopatoid

    It's free, open source, and, most important, more secure.

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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    Lite and after last update Autotype also work!

    Positive comment almost 5 years ago
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    One of the best password managers. Open source (trustworthy), free and works well with PassiFox for browser integration. Also, gives the same experience across all platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux). It's compatible with KeePass, KeepassX, KeeWeb, etc. Very, very good. Highly recommended.

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  2. Bitwarden

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Tor Browser Bundle
    • Safari
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    • Opera
    • Mono
    • Brave
    • Firefox

    Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store your logins and passwords across all of your devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more). Bitwarden is FREE and open source.

    Bitwarden vs KeePass opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Bitwarden is a great alternative to KeePass.
    RemovedUser

    Easy, free & open source software, cloud sync in all devices and password generator (all in free version)

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  3. LastPass

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Maxthon
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    LastPass is a secure, browser-based password manager that supports Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Safari.

    LastPass vs KeePass opinions
    Some users think LastPass is a great alternative to KeePass, some don't.

    lastpass is browser based and therefore different security model

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    JohnFastman

    It's better to use a password manager than not. By a mile. So use LastPass rather than nothing. But KeePass is prefereable because a) it stores your passwords locally rather than putting it into some US company's hands, b) LastPass doesn't encrypt domain names of your accounts, c) KeePass is open source.

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    munteanzeno

    I use KeePass for credit cards and LastPass for normal accounts. They work fine. LastPass is easy to configure and seems secure enough.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    my free Lastpass allows me to view and share with my husbands pro version in case one of us kicks the bucket.

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  4. 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.

    Keepass2Android vs KeePass opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Keepass2Android is a great alternative to KeePass.
    Notunderscore

    Best of all, you also have the auto fill-in for any app too! Isn't that great?

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    Akhilesh_T

    Best android alternative to KeePass. Been using this since a few years.

    I would recommend using a KeyFile along with the Master Password for the best 2FA (2 Factor Authentication).

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    Database can be natively synchronized with cloud storage. You can have a database cert + password protected and have the database tranparently synchronized without needed cert.

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  5. 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.

    KeeWeb vs KeePass opinions
    Almost everyone thinks KeeWeb is a great alternative to KeePass.
    Akhilesh_T

    It has a pleasant GUI design and the Auto-type function along with "Mix real keystrokes with random" is most useful on their Desktop App. Most of all, this app is open source.

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    JohnFastman

    KeeWeb is KeePass-compatible & open source. It has most of the most important functions, although it is less well-established and lacks plugin support to extend its functionality and offer browser integration. On the other hand, it works natively on Mac, which KeePass does not.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    web client makes accessing your database simple even on devices where you don't have KeePassXC browser integration available (like on chromebooks or a friends computer). Desktop clients available and they function exactly the same way as the web app.

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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    One of the best password manager, even better than original KeePass

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  6. KeePassX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

    Discontinued

    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 was born.

    KeePassX vs KeePass opinions
    Most users think KeePassX is a great alternative to KeePass.
    chadyred

    OpenSources local with encrypted database not a remote solution.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    KuboFHromoslav

    Despite KeePassX lacks some fancy features of KeePass and its development is slower, it is native to Linux and have much better performance and bit better look there. Still there are problems about storing the database file in cloud, as KeePassX does not support such services nor plugins, which could help (so you depend on another software to do syncing).

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  7. Authy is a simple way to manage two-factor authentication accounts. Authy supports Gmail, Dropbox, LastPass and thousands of other sites.

    Authy vs KeePass opinions
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    PaddyCLM

    Authy is a 2FA token generator app, it is not a password manager.

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  8. Enpass

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Enpass offers you freedom from remembering too many passwords and other important credentials. It secures them in one place by your master password and makes them accessible anywhere and everywhere - on your smartphones, tablets, or desktops.

    Enpass vs KeePass opinions
    Most users think Enpass is a great alternative to KeePass.
    JohnFastman

    Enpass isn't bad, but it's not fully open source. The database format locks you into the Enpass format, which other apps don't open. No two-factor authentication. Hard to see the advantage over KeePass, except perhaps if you only use Mac in which case the browser integration is smoother.

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  9. KeePassDroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

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

    Most users think KeePassDroid is a great alternative to KeePass.
  10. A light material design KeePass client to manage keys and passwords in secure database.

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