pwsafe password database

pwsafe is a unix commandline program that manages encrypted password databases.


Here are some screen shots, even though it is a CLI program.


A test database if you want to verify your build. The passphrase is "abc" and it contains 1 entry named 'testing'.


Development is hosted on github at See INSTALL file for guidance.

git clone

Previously to their turning bad, pwsafe development was hosted on sourceforge at and code was pulled via CVS cvs co pwsafe.

Other compatible software:

If you did not like pwsafe, then you certainly will not enjoy this other software.


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