Password Storage Software

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by speekez, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. speekez macrumors 6502

    Nov 19, 2003

    I'm wondering if there's a little utility, maybe something free and basic, people like using for password storage -- somewhere to store passwords for accounts, forums, etc. All too often I forget them and need to reset them. I used to just keep a Word doc of them, but wondering about other options....

  2. telecomm macrumors 65816


    Nov 30, 2003
    Such an app isn't too hard to find. :D;)

    Have a look in the Applications/Utilities folder for Keychain Access.
  3. polishmacuser macrumors 6502a


    Jan 17, 2007
    Los Angeles
    well i dont know about free but if your willing to pay 30 bucks get 1password i use it and its great it generates strong passwords and really easy to export or import its great :D
  4. bartelby macrumors Core


    Jun 16, 2004
    Or use the link to MacHeist at the top of the page, pay another $19 and get another 10 apps as well as 1password.
  5. SaSaSushi macrumors 68040


    Aug 8, 2007
    Takamatsu, Japan
    Well worth it for that pack. I paid $30 for 1Password about a year ago and couldn't imagine Mac life without it now. I really rely on it a lot and it is fantastic for automating forms and securely storing passwords.

    Since I already purchased some of the apps I am going to get the bundle if it looks like Pixelmator is going to get unlocked.
  6. iMacBook macrumors 6502a


    Jun 14, 2007
    Down by the bay.
    1password is amazing. I have it and it is a great password utility.
  7. JNB macrumors 604


    Oct 7, 2004
    In a Hell predominately of my own making
    1PW just never ceases to pi$$ me off. It's the best thing available in that category for a Mac, but on the Windows side I use AI Roboform, which kicks 1PW all over, without continually asking for Keychain access, adding useless webforms conflicting with the current one, and manages to handle multi-layered website authentication (Authenticate at a site's top page, then provide additional authentication one layer down, which many financial institutions are doing now), which 1PW just doesn't seem to understand.
  8. tadekk macrumors newbie

    Jan 13, 2008
    Well, you can make 1Password remember your Keychain password, so that's one thing out of the box. As to the multi-layer thing I agree it's a bit of a bummer, but the development team is really responsive and they say they are working on t as we speak :D Alternatively you can have two webfoms saved for each of the layers and recall them separately...

    I don't understand this bit though: "adding useless webforms conflicting with the current one" What do you mean buy that? If it's the autosave function you can turn it off as well...
  9. scoldedbard macrumors newbie

    Sep 22, 2008

    There's also myWallet. Which acts like a more soup'd up version of Windows Cardfile. Where you can just store passwords and then make a password for the app so no one can access it. Seems to be a good little password storage app.

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