When comparing Chrome vs RoboForm, the Slant community recommends RoboForm for most people. In the question“What are the best online password managers?” RoboForm is ranked 11th while Chrome is ranked 14th.
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Pro Syncs with desktop browser
Chrome for Android will sync bookmarks, passwords, history, and open tabs from your desktop.
Pro Supports the latest web standards
Chrome for Android supports HTML5, CSS3, and many APIs.
Pro Backed by Google
Like Android, Chrome is a Google product, which means the two technologies can be expected to grow together and remain compatible.
Pro Very user friendly UI
Pro Use websites offline
Pro No competition for chrome on android
Some says firefox, actually firefox is completely numb and buggy. Opera, firefox, uc browser this all are very much slower in front of chrome. O.K one and only faster browser than chrome is Puffin, but this one is very sticky and ugly user inerface.
Pro Same Product from Google
Best integration solution with OS #MadeByGoogle
Pro Preinstalled in most android devices
Most Android devices have google chrome preinstalled as part of ROM.
Pro Portable versions available
Pro Sophisticated form fill
In addition to being capable of filling in usernames and passwords even in places other popular password managers tend to fail, RoboForm can also fill in a wide variety of other form fields such as long registration or checkout forms that require personal, credit card, banking and other information.
To enable form fill functionality an identity has to be created and all relevant information supplied. It's possible to use multiple identities and identities created from login credential entries. In case of multiple identities a drop-down will offer choice in which to use.
Pro Adding new passwords and updating existing one's requires little manual work
When logging in a website for the first time, RoboForm will offer to save the login credentials via a pop-up. The pop-up allows creating a new entry or replacing an existing one with the information supplied. And if a password has been changed without updating the entry in RoboForm, the application will offer to update the password next time it's used.
Pro RoboForm's toolbar can be used as a bookmark's bar that automatically logs in
RoboForm's toolbar allows accessing all logins and associated websites. Clicking a website will navigate the browser to the appropriate place and peform the login sequence. It even takes care of multiple identities allowing multiple people to quickly switch between, for example, webmail accounts.
Pro Virtual keyboard support for added security
If worried about keyloggers, you can use a virtual keyboard to log in.
Pro Fingerprint verification
Some fingerprint readers can be set up to be used to access RoboForm instead of a master password.
Pro Strong Password Generator
Choose the length and characters you want to use and get a great random password that is one click copy and then saved in Roboform. Quick and effective.
Pro Safenotes allow saving free-form data
Pro Free tier
Roboform for desktop permits the user one license to install one system for free. Paid version, Roboform Everywhere, offers syncronization across multiple platforms for a yearly subscription fee.
Con Allows Google to track essentially everything you visit with your browser
Chrome sends usage data to Google.
Con More resource hungry
Con Chrome favors Google's products and tries to satiate Google's data appetite, what hurts the user experience
Con Lacks ad-blocking features
Chrome mobile does not support ad-blocking features unlike the Chrome desktop app.
Con Slightly heavier than other options
Chrome uses more system resources than most other browsers, which means it will run slower especially on lower end hardware.
Con Excessive permissions
The permissions required are excessive and intrusive (including record audio) - a few browsers require this, but there are several available that don't
Con Lacks a download manager
Unlike most competitors, Chrome has no built-in download manager.
Con SSL Nanny
It is nice that Chrome is strict about SSL warnings, but it would be nice to have an option to connect anyway without needing a secondary browser.
Con Doesnt support extensions
All extension from chrome web store cannot be used on android version.
Con Does not help with updating weak and old passwords
You will have to step through the entries yourself.