When comparing Password Safe vs Acebit Password Depot, the Slant community recommends Password Safe for most people. In the question“What are the best offline password managers?” Password Safe is ranked 8th while Acebit Password Depot is ranked 23rd.
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Pro Runs on Linux
Pro Anyone can verify the code since the software is open source
Anyone can review the code.
Password Safe has a portable versiona, PasswordSafe2Go.
There is also PasswordSafe for U3 (still supported, but no longer available).
Pro Completely offline
This does not save or synch with any server; no connection to any external server. There is no central server to hack, no network connection to sniff.
Pro Great user interface on Mac and iOS
Since the passwordSafe is essentially an open standard multiple people can use to develop apps. The http://pwsafe.info/ apps for Mac and iOS are really excellent (paid) management options.
Pro Easy and intutive to use
Pro Password Depot will create passwords for you
You are offered various options - number of characters, upper or lower case, numbers, punctuation characters, and even excluding similar looking characters while also giving you an estimate of the time to crack the password.
Pro Free iOS version available
There is an iOS app. This can use the same files as the Windows version (PSWD). The files are stored locally on the iOS device.
Con No official browser integration
No browser plugins available.
Con Dated UI
Con You must remember to SAVE any changes
If you frequently create passwords for new web sites, you might find it's not there because you forgot to save it. This behavior was specifically designed into the Password Depot, but it can still feel frustrating nonetheless.