Updated: Mar 29, 2021
Password-sharing applications or known as password managers are well-known nowadays. Why? We are already in a digital era or information age moving forward from traditional industry. It is mainly described by the present technologies. Software that we use on our mobile phones, and on our computers is part of it.
So, let’s dive in! Why use a password manager? It lets you remember your password easier and access your accounts faster, aside from that it will help you generate strong passwords. The stronger the password is the more secure your account will be. This kind of software is usually used by people like Virtual Assistants who are managing multiple accounts.
Here’s a list of the 5 Best Password Managers you can try for free:
Best for Cross-Platform Secure Management picked by PCMag.com
Has two-factor authentication
Secured password sharing
Apps and browser has good design
Best for Multiple Authentication picked by PCMag.com
Has multi-factor authentication
Synced password for both computers and android phones
Dependent operation even without master password
Best for Ease-of-Use picked by PCMag.com
Supports multiple platform and browsers
Reports password strength
Monitoring Tools for dark web
Best for Security-Focused Extras picked by PCMag.com
Advanced password management features
Scans Dark web for compromised accounts
picked by PCMag.com
Generates TOTP codes for two-factor authentication supporting sites
Supports popular platforms and browsers
My Pick goes to Dashlane! Here’s why:
It has a cheap annual fee of $39/year
You can store unlimited passwords, secure notes, a few personal information you can use to fill out online forms, card information, and a record of receipts!
Security is great! You cannot log in without verifications, and it lets the user know for every new login from another device. No wonder it is picked by PCMag for security-focused extras. It has security alerts for compromised passwords in cases of a data breach. I found out, one of my passwords from a really old reading software was breached. I was not using it anymore. It is great to know and I deleted my account from the app because I wasn’t really using it anymore.
Dashlane let’s you know if you have reused a password and prompts you to come up with a new, more secure password.
It has VPN features that allows you to browse safely even in WiFi hotspots
It has a password generator. (Very handy!)
Cross-platform usage between mobile application and desktop both the app or browser extension
Their password-sharing feature lets you share up to 5 passwords for a free account and lets you pick between 2 levels of access when sharing. First is full rights over the password or limited rights where you can log in via Dashlane but can’t view or copy the password.