Password Managers

KeeWeb – password manager compatible with KeePass

KeeWeb is a browser and desktop password manager compatible with KeePass databases. Only kdbx (KeePass v2), not kdb (KeePass v1) is supported. You can use KeePass to convert between them.

The software is named KeeWeb because it’s built with web technologies.

The app conveniently remembers the recently used databases, you don’t need to select them manually.

The app uses the Electron framework, the backbone JavaScript framework, underscore – a utility-belt library for JavaScript, jQuery a fast feature-rich JavaScript library, and handlebars provides semantic templates.

Features include:

  • Multiple files support.
  • Easy tags input.
  • Protected fields.
  • Automatically save and sync.
  • 2-factor authentication code generating.
  • Generate passwords of any desired length.
  • Search works for all files.
  • Advanced search options.
  • History.
  • Themes – flat blue, dark brown, solarized dark, solarized light, white, terminal, and high contrast.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Drop entry attachments and database files right to the app.
  • Color favorites – mark items with color and easily find them using Colors tab.
  • Inline image viewer – attach images to entries and click to view.
  • Plugins add features, themes, and languages:
    • KeeWeb Plugin Creation Tool – helps to create plugins.
    • Plugin signature validation.
  • Storage – supports WebDAV, Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive.
  • Import XML.
  • Auto lock – configurable time limit when the app is inactive.
  • API:
    • for browser plugins using keepasshttp protocol.
    • for browser console, e.g. you can get settings.
  • The software is offline, all data is stored locally and not sent over the network.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, macOS and Windows. There’s also an offline web app. The developer provides Debian packages.
  • Internationalization support – the software is available in English, French and German. Plugins are available for Chinese, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Ukrainian. There’s partial support for other languages.

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Antelle and contributors
License: MIT License



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