Review: KeePassX 0.4.1 password manager

KeePassX is perfect for those looking for a secure and portable solution for storing their personal information with cross-platform support.

The Main Screen

This is what you should see when KeePassX starts.

The Import From... Task

The first order of business is to create a new database.

Add a New Entry for a Group

In this image you can see that I have added three subgroups to the Internet group - Web Sites, Financial and Work.

The Password Generator Screen

Click the Gen. button next to the Repeat: text box to open the Password Generator screen. You can have KeePassX generate a new password for you based on a number of criteria.

Storing Attachments in KeePassX

You can store personal documents securely in KeePassX.

By Alan Norton

Alan Norton began using PCs in 1981, when they were called microcomputers. He has worked at companies like Hughes Aircraft and CSC, where he developed client/server-based applications. Alan is currently semi-retired and starting a new career as a wri...