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There are so many websites and communities out there that require unique credentials for logging in. For sites related to social networks and social media, you may be able to get away with using your Facebook or Twitter accounts for access, but that option isn’t available everywhere. Over time, if you’re like me, you’ll end up with a whole pile of different usernames and passwords for every which place.

Sticky Password Pro 6 steps in to solve those problems. The program acts as a master database of all of your usernames and passwords, taking care of the memorization and letting you relax your brain just a bit.

Sticky Password Pro 6 is available for $29.99 on Windows XP, Vista, and 7. There is a free version with limited features — you’ll only be able to create 1 profile and it will only store up to 15 username/password combinations. But here’s the good news: this week, we’ll be giving away 25 copies of Sticky Password Pro 6 worth a total of $750 for free!

If you want a chance at winning a copy, all you have to do is read through the review. The giveaway details will be at the bottom of this post.

Review of Sticky Password Pro 6

Personally, I’m not a big user of master password keepers and such programs. More specifically, I never use them. Not for browsers, or websites, or programs, or anything. At most, I’ll use the “log me in automatically” option for web accounts, but that’s about it. After reviewing Sticky Password Pro 6, I’m wondering why I never used something like this before.

Sticky Password can store username and password data for web accounts and applications. This is a concept that is new to me and I can really see the benefit in that. Sticky Password will know when you’re accessing a website or program in your database, and then it will automatically enter your credentials for you. Other than setting up the initial database, you don’t really have to do anything.


And you might not even need to do any initial setup. If you do a lot of password storage in other browsers and password managers, then you can use the Import Wizard and it will do all the hard work for you.

sticky password review

Here’s my current setup for web accounts. Sticky Password worked flawlessly for each of those listed sites. Since taking that screenshot, I’ve added more websites without much issue. But this is more than just a storage database for login credentials.

For each web account, you’ll be able to choose certain options: default browser to use when launching from within Sticky Password, how specific of a target the given link should be, whether to log in automatically, and whether you want to generate a new password (if you find that your password is too weak based on the given password strength indicator).

sticky password review

App accounts are the computer program version of web accounts. When you install Sticky Password, it will scan your system for all available programs. It will then present you the option of setting up credentials for those programs.

The one downside of the app accounts is that the list of supported applications is pretty short. And as far as I’ve tried, you can’t add custom programs as Sticky Password Pro 6 won’t detect them.

sticky password review

At first glance, there may seem to be a lot of options that can be changed in Sticky Password. But on closer inspection, I found that a lot of the options are shallow and cursory. Still, you’ll be able to customize it a little bit in terms of hotkeys, database encryption type, which browsers are supported, and a number of other miscellaneous things.

All in all, Sticky Password Pro 6 does what you’d expect it to do. As a master password manager, it does its job rather well. The interface is very simple and intuitive, which is a good thing for a program like this. You won’t be tripping over a poorly designed layout, that’s for sure.

Here are some other features that you’ll find in Sticky Password Pro 6:

  • Sticky Password’s password generator creates the strongest passwords for your accounts.
  • Sticky Password’s password database is encrypted with the strongest encryption algorithms available. It defaults to the military-grade AES algorithm.
  • Sticky Password won’t send credentials to fake and imposter websites, thus protecting you from phishing scams.
  • Sticky Password’s automatic login and form-filling leaves no trace for pesky keyloggers to steal your passwords from you.
  • The Secure Memos feature allows you to securely store other important data, like software licenses, credit cards, bank accounts, and ID numbers.
  • Sticky Password comes with a free iPhone app that syncs effortlessly with your computer and allows you to access your passwords from anywhere when you need them.

Again, we’re giving away 25 free copies of Sticky Password Pro 6 to all of our beloved MakeUseOf fans and readers. Please be reminded that Sticky Password Pro 6 is only available for Windows XP, Vista, or 7.

How do I win a copy of Sticky Password Pro 6?

It’s simple, just follow the instructions. Please note that we’ve included a new entry method which utilises your MakeUseOf points.

Step 1: Fill in the giveaway form

Please fill in the form with your real name and email address so that we can get in touch if you are chosen as a winner. Click here if you can’t view the form.

The giveaway code required to activate the form is available from our Facebook page, our Twitter stream and Google+ page.

The giveaway is over. Here are the winners:
  • Aneesh Bhatnagar
  • Bob Smith
  • Brett
  • Brian Bateman
  • Chris
  • cvb
  • Dany Bouffard
  • den
  • Enrique
  • Florian
  • Hanno Georg
  • jeff
  • jerry jason
  • Joe Kash
  • kishore
  • Lindsay Marquez
  • lysia
  • Mayank
  • Nathalie Hebert
  • Paul Young
  • Remi
  • Si-Yong Lim
  • sidd
  • Sohel Zaman
  • Sue McWilliams

Congratulations! If you were selected as a winner, you would have received your license via email from If you require any assistance, please get in touch with before June 27. Enquires beyond this date will not be entertained.

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  1. C
    June 22, 2012 at 7:02 am

    another 1 password type program.. very cool! share it out!

  2. Charlie Copeland
    June 21, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    I really like the portable version, handy for travelling and working from various computers that aren't my own.

  3. Ali Lou
    June 21, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Thanks, using keepass, wonder if better.

  4. WayAce King
    June 21, 2012 at 9:42 am

    Thank you for this we all need to secure our stuff these days good luck everyone :)

  5. Salman Abdullah
    June 21, 2012 at 5:41 am

    Sticky Password is my favorite password manager for the local storage. I like the theme. It was calm looking interface. It is easy to setup each website.

  6. Yang Yang Li
    June 21, 2012 at 1:02 am

    With most computers having fingerprint reader these days, manufactures should include their own security suite. I have an HP Elitebook and it came with HP's Protect Tools. Protect Tools integrates with my computer's fingerprint reader to store all my passwords. All I need to do to log into my computer or a website is to swipe my finger. It also automatically detects forms in many other applications as well. If only OEM software worked on other computers.

  7. Le Mon
    June 20, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    thanks.. :)

  8. Vampie C.
    June 19, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    I'm using lastpass, but this looks like a good alternative. :-)

  9. Jakub
    June 19, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    I like sticky password, use it and I'm very happy with it
    I recommend to all, a good software
    Thanks for giveaway !

  10. Kelly Buchanan
    June 18, 2012 at 4:56 am

    I like Keypass, especially when combined with dropbox. But it am looking for something a little more robust. I'm interested to see how this comparrs.

    • abdul fahad
      June 19, 2012 at 12:57 pm

      i have been using this software for a long time and i love it

  11. James
    June 18, 2012 at 1:35 am

    I have a LastPass premium subscription but can across Dashlane today which looks just as good but with better UI. Also you get premium services for referral of friends. Saves £30 nearly on this if you don't win. What do people think of Dashlane?

    • Kelly Buchanan
      June 18, 2012 at 4:59 am

      I've had some issues with Dashlane while in beta and have yet to see them fixed.It continues to autofill incorrect fields. Can't seem to differentiate between username and email sometimes. It looks promising though, especially how it keeps track of your online purchases if you want it to.

  12. Ken Gaming
    June 17, 2012 at 8:25 am

    Cool Thanks :)

  13. Terieron
    June 17, 2012 at 6:31 am

    SP-for me it is the most convenient and quick to use passwords and account manager.
    Great giveaway.Thanks.

  14. Art Clarke
    June 17, 2012 at 3:03 am

    Thank you for the review, and thank you MUO for the giveaway.
    I have let my portion of the world know about the contest at:

  15. Bryan A
    June 16, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    cool! hope I will win this :)

  16. pito
    June 16, 2012 at 12:51 pm
  17. Jan
    June 16, 2012 at 9:33 am

    Thanks for this great giveaway!!!

    Please count me in:)

  18. Joe Novack
    June 16, 2012 at 9:15 am

    Thanks for great giveaway :)

  19. Ravinder Putta
    June 16, 2012 at 7:00 am

    Thanks for the giveaway :)

  20. Mark Silvestre
    June 15, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    i really love this program & i hope i win a license key! Thanks for this great giveaway!

    liked & shared on fb:
    tweeted it:

  21. Ghost
    June 15, 2012 at 9:38 am
  22. Sheikh Yo-ass
    June 15, 2012 at 9:00 am

    Thanks for great giveaway :D

    • Joel Lee
      June 15, 2012 at 1:22 pm

      You're welcome. Good luck!

  23. Lee
    June 15, 2012 at 8:58 am
    • Joel Lee
      June 15, 2012 at 1:22 pm


  24. Mayank Agarwal
    June 15, 2012 at 4:58 am

    Can we get more than 1 entry using points system.
    Like I already shared the giveaway in FB (liked too), Twitter & G+. Also, got one entry through points system.
    I want to know if I can again use the point system to get one more entry, is it possible??

    • Tina
      June 15, 2012 at 9:55 am


      I'm afraid the point system currently only allows for one entry per person.

    • Jackson Chung
      June 15, 2012 at 11:47 am

      If you entered using the point system, you'll be given the option to share the article on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ -- each share will gain you an additional entry.

  25. Owen
    June 15, 2012 at 12:06 am

    Thanks Joel for giveaway

    • Joel Lee
      June 15, 2012 at 1:50 am

      You're welcome. Good luck! :)

  26. Samsudeen Hussain
    June 14, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    I was one of the winners in the previous giveaway for sticky password. Roboform was the first password manager i used then i moved to lastpass. Actually i tried using sticky password for about a week when i won it. It was better than roboform and as good as lastpass. But since my computer used to crash often and i had to reinstall the OS often, i had to move back to lastpass. If you use sticky password and if in case your system crashed badly, you might be in trouble unless you have backed up the password data. If sticky password have an option to created a encrypted backup of the passwords and have it uploaded to dropbox or google drive i would certainly use it again.

    • Sticky Password
      June 15, 2012 at 6:51 am

      Hello Samsudeen, you can synchronize the default.pws - that is your encrypted database file - with Dropbox without any problems.

      • Samsudeen Hussain
        June 15, 2012 at 2:12 pm

        Thank you for your reply. Will certainly give it a try one more time if i win it this time.

  27. Isaac Robin
    June 14, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    How do i get the code for the password giveaway

  28. westgd
    June 14, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    I prefer Lastpass, you can use it on any number of devices. Sticky password license only allows installation on one pc and usb device.

  29. Dany Bouffard
    June 14, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Is it better than Keypass and does it have a portable version ?

    • Joel Lee
      June 14, 2012 at 10:26 pm

      I've never used Keypass, but Samsudeen says in his comment that he liked it better than Roboform and as much as Lastpass. Maybe that will help you in determining its worth?

    • Sticky Password
      June 15, 2012 at 6:53 am

      Hello Dany, of course we are better then Keypass :) And yes, we have a portable version available, so you can use Sticky Password on the go.

  30. Mihovil Pletikos
    June 14, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    does it work with w8?

    • Joel Lee
      June 14, 2012 at 10:27 pm

      I do not have a copy of W8 to test it on and I did not find any mention on the site. W8 has not been properly released yet, so I don't expect full support until it is.