When comparing Password Safe vs Keeper, 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 Keeper is ranked 16th.
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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 Available on all major platforms, OS & browser extensions
Keeper is available for download on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Windows Phone, Linux, Kindle, and Nook, and available as a browser extension for IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.
Pro Easy onboarding of new users
6 different options to onboard new users:
Pro Enterpirses can integrate with SSO
Boost your companies ability to extend sign into sites and applications that don't support SSO. Keeper will integrate as a Service Provider (SP) to your Identity Provider (IdP).
Pro Drag and Drop and Sub Folder Support
Take control of your vault with the ability to nest folder and records and organize it your way.
Pro Offline support
The vault supports offline access on all platforms.
Know if your usernames and passwords are on the Dark Web, without divulging your users names and passwords. Keeper has a proprietary method of keeping your data zero knowledge (only you know it) while verifying if it exists to malicious users.
Pro Multiple 2FA options including FIDO U2F
Keeper supports TOTP, Text, U2F, RSA, and Duo 2FA's.
Support is second to none.
Pro Multiple certifications & security compliance
Keeper is a password manager that is certified and is security compliant with HITECH and HIPAA, SOC-2, TRUSTe, McAfee Secure, ES-EU Safe Harbor, PCI-DSS & U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security.
Pro Strong access control and sharing
Very strong access control in the business version
Pro Import from less secure solutions
Keeper supports importing from a myriad of other solutions.
Keeper has amazing up time.
Pro Cloud Sync and Backup
Your Keeper Vault is always backed up.
Pro Multiple Views
Folder, Grid, and Record views supported with multiple sorting options.
Con No official browser integration
No browser plugins available.
Con Dated UI
Con BreachWatch is not Free
BreachWatch, which is an amazing feature is not free. It is a paid upgrade.
Con Limited options in free version
Keeper is not the least expensive, but certainly not the most either. Good value for the features and support.
Con Been hacked several times.
Here are past vulnerabilities:
Con Requires a slight amount of set up and configuration
Keeper does a good job of walking you through the process of getting setup, but if you are not very technical it could be confusing.