The 10 Coolest Open Source Applications Of 2010


7. KeePass 2.13

Don't try to get one over on KeePass 2.13. The latest version of this stalwart password utility in September was enhanced with a Bloom filter-based password quality estimation algorithm, which checks for about 1,500 of the most common passwords. Other significant new security functionality includes the ability to specify I/O credentials (which are stored with obfuscation), to access them with a master key and to create a synchronization trigger action for automated workflows. KeePass 2.x runs on Linux (with Mono), Mac OS X, Unix and Windows (,NET required). Version 1.x, which also is being developed, runs natively on Windows. See how they compare.