When comparing Yith Library vs RoboForm, the Slant community recommends RoboForm for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform password manager?” RoboForm is ranked 7th while Yith Library is ranked 32nd.
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Pro Allows setting up own server
Yith Library's server code is available on Github along with instruction on how to set it up. It requires enough knowledge to set up and run a server in a virtual Python environment.
Pro Passwords are encrypted client-side
Yith Library uses client side JS encryption to ensure that passwords never travel in clear text.
Pro Free and open source
Yith Library is licensed under AGPL with source code available on GitHub.
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 Poor user experience
Yith Library is confusing. It's hard to navigate, it ask for permissions without explaining why or how those permissions will be used, none of the UI elements are explained and the language is iffy at best.
Con Does not help with updating weak and old passwords
You will have to step through the entries yourself.