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Password Manager Comparison Table[edit]

The following table compares the features and status of three password managers that were suggested to be included in Whonix. Data was acquired in March, 2014.

KeePass KeePassX Figaro's Password Manager 2
Homepage http://keepass.info https://www.keepassx.org/ http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/
Debian package http://packages.qa.debian.org/keepass2 http://packages.qa.debian.org/keepassx http://packages.qa.debian.org/fpm2
Latest version 2.25 [1] 2.0 Alpha 5[2] 0.79 [3]
Debian version (stable/testing) 2.19 / 2.25 [4] 0.4.3 [5] 0.79 [6]
Used by other security distros No [7] Tails [8] Liberte Linux [9]
Libraries Mono 2.6 [10] Qt 4.3 [11] GTK2 [12]
Popularity contest statistics (rounded) 1750 [13] 4300 [14] 250 [15]
Size installed (rounded) 2150 k [16] 3100 k [17] 500 k [18]
Block ciphers AES [19] AES or Twofish [20] AES [21]
Key size 256 bits [22] 256 bits [23] 256 bits [24]
Hashing SHA-256 [25] SHA-256 [26] SHA-256 [27]
Key file support Yes [28] Yes [29] Yes [30]
Password generator Yes [31] Yes [32] Yes [33]
Various 0.4.3 is no longer maintained [34]


Many thanks to Tails team for their discussion on the topic of password managers. [35]


<references>

  1. http://keepass.info/news/news_all.html
  2. https://www.keepassx.org/news/
  3. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/changelog
  4. http://packages.qa.debian.org/keepass2
  5. http://packages.qa.debian.org/keepassx
  6. http://packages.qa.debian.org/fpm2
  7. To the best knowledge of the author
  8. https://tails.boum.org/doc/encryption_and_privacy/manage_passwords/index.en.html
  9. http://dee.su/liberte
  10. http://keepass.info/help/v2/setup.html#mono
  11. https://www.keepassx.org/requirements/
  12. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/
  13. http://qa.debian.org/popcon.php?package=keepass2
  14. http://qa.debian.org/popcon.php?package=keepassx
  15. http://qa.debian.org/popcon.php?package=fpm2
  16. aptitude show keepass2
  17. aptitude show keepassx
  18. aptitude show fpm2
  19. http://keepass.info/features.html
  20. https://www.keepassx.org/features/
  21. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/about
  22. http://keepass.info/features.html
  23. https://www.keepassx.org/features/
  24. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/about
  25. http://keepass.info/features.html
  26. https://www.keepassx.org/features/
  27. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/about
  28. http://keepass.info/features.html
  29. https://www.keepassx.org/features/
  30. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/about
  31. http://keepass.info/features.html
  32. https://www.keepassx.org/features/
  33. http://als.regnet.cz/fpm2/about
  34. https://www.keepassx.org/bug-reports/
  35. https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/5745