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    Open Source PWGen (Password Generator) Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to PWGen (Password Generator) is Advanced PassGen. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PWGen (Password Generator) and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PWGen (Password Generator) are secpwgen (Free, Open Source), Secure Password Generator (Free, Open Source), Hawkpass (Free, Open Source) and APG (Automated Password Generator) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 17, 2021

    1. Advanced PassGen enables you to easily generate unique passwords by selecting a custom character set, changing the minimum and maximum password length, and so much more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      A utility for generating secure passphrases. Implements several methods for passphrase generation, including the Diceware method.
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    2. Instant, strong password generator right in your browser!.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Hawkpass is an open-source Diceware based password generator that uses your mouse movements to generate secure easy-to-remember passwords. Available freely online, as a self-hosted web app or as a desktop app built with Electron.
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    3. APG (Automated Password Generator) is the tool set for random password generation. Features Standalone version Generates some random words of required type and prints them to standard output.


    4. The online secure password generator deserves its name twice: it generates secure passwords (based on the strong cryptography) and the generator itself is secure (does not use JavaScript).
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    5. Awesome Password Generator is an easy to use application for quick generation of common passwords or Wi-Fi (WPA) passphrases. Just launch the generator and a shiny new password will be copied in the clipboard automatically!
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    6. makepasswd generates true random passwords by using the /dev/urandom feature of Linux, with the emphasis on security over pronounceability. It can also encrypt plaintext passwords given on the command line.
    7. Advanced Password Generator is a password generator with many options ie random length in a range, upper/lowecase characters and so on. It has command line and gui version. Currently command line version is available. GUI version will uploaded soon.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      MkPwd generates random passwords. You can specify the characters to use for generation: ASCII-printable, alphanum, alpha, numeric, alphanum-readable, or alpha-readable.
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