This free open source password manager with source code (GPL license) available for download makes for a perfect alternative to Keepass. It is light on computer resources, its interface is simple and easy to understand, there is no need to install this password manager in your computer, it can run from inside a USB thumbdrive. It,includes a password generator to help you create a unique strong password for each online account you have, stored passwords can be searched and classified by groups (Email, FTP, banking, etc).
Password Sentinel own database is a .kdb extension but you can export and import the password database as .txt, .xml, .html and .csv, these formats are accepted by nearly all offline and online password managers and guarantees you that if you ever want to migrate password manager it will be easy to do without getting locked down in propietary formats.
Password Sentinel main features
- Database encrypted with unbreakable AES and Twofish cipher algorithms
- Portable password manager, does not require installation
- Customizable random password generator
- Easy password database export and import (.csv, .txt, .html…)
- Auto-type shortcut keys fill in username and password saving you time
- You can attach files to your password entries
This Windows password manager can protect you from scripts stealing data stored in the Windows clipboard, after a set length of time the clipboard will clear itself, another feature called One Time Paste only allows pasting the copied password only once.
Password Sentinel might not have the prettiest of interfaces but features more than make up for it and it is very easy to use by computer novices, it has been designed to run in all Windows platforms, the ability to add attachments (software license, scanned passport, etc) combined with the price, free, and being open source, is what makes Password Sentinel one of the best Windows password managers.