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Manage & Protect Passwords and Other Data with LockCrypt

Aibek Esengulov 01-09-2008

Manage & Protect Passwords and Other Data with LockCrypt lockcryptlogomainManaging and protecting your personal data on your computer is an uphill task in the modern era. There is no dearth of hackers and spammers who work day and night to intrude into your computer and gain access to all your sensitive data and information. LockCrypt is a freeware application which aims to avoid such a situation by storing your confidential data in a secure and encrypted form.


It is an easy-to-use utility which works on Java and has a nice user interface. It can store data like your credit card and bank account details, passwords of your online accounts, serial keys of various software on your PC and various other data which you consider to be important and private.


After you install and run LockCrypt for the first time, you will be asked to enter a password. This password would be the main password to access the utility. Hence it should be a strong password which can’t be cracked easily. If you have such a password in mind, you can enter it, otherwise you can skip it and later use LockCrypt’s awesome password generator to generate a very strong password.

The main dashboard is divided into 2 parts – a sidebar which lists your various accounts in a tree view and a large pane which has the icon view of those accounts. You can easily edit and add your accounts. You can choose from a variety of account types like credit card, driving license, contact, password, serial number and many more.


It’s not just about about adding accounts and password-protecting them. LockCrypt has many more features which adds to the versatility and uniqueness of this software.


1. Import and Export

LockCrypt enables you to import and export data from and to various external sources in the form of XML, CSV or plain text files.

2. Synchronize

The import and export feature can be further used to effectively sync your personal data between LockCrypt and other data groups.


3. Secure Clipboard

The secure clipboard feature is an innovative one, which secures your information in real time as you work on your data. It basically erases content from the clipboard (copy field) after a specific interval of time so that no one else can snoop around when you aren’t at your desk.

4. Generate Strong Passwords

Manage & Protect Passwords and Other Data with LockCrypt lockcryptpasswordgen


I’ve already mentioned about this feature above and really, it can generate very strong passwords which are virtually impossible to crack.

5. Print the data

This is a nice feature too. You’ve got a lot of personal data and you want to have a list or a hard copy of it, but you don’t want to waste time writing them down. You can use LockCrypt to store all of that and then print them out, thus fulfilling your purpose.

6. Customization options


There are many customizations options, from adding and editing accounts to selecting your own icon and your own language too.

Overall, this could be a useful software, more because it’s free of charge. It may spike the RAM usage sometimes but that shouldn’t be too much of a problem.

What do YOU use to secure your personal data on your computer? A program like this? Another encryption program? Let us know in the comments.

Related topics: Encryption, Password.

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  1. Harry Jennerway
    September 3, 2008 at 2:29 am

    Abhijeet, thanks for taking the time to review my software.

    I'm actually planning on adding a Firefox plugin sometime before Christmas. I have other projects on at the moment, but it will more than likely be the next thing I add.

  2. Aibek
    September 2, 2008 at 6:50 am

    Keepass seem to offer prety much the same feature set

    Using Keepass to Secure Your Online Accounts

  3. Zia
    September 2, 2008 at 6:45 am

    But is this portable?

  4. Omarra Byrd
    September 2, 2008 at 10:36 am

    I'm all for a RoboForm clone! I actually love the RoboForm software myself. I use it all of the time and it takes all of the menial everyday tasks that I have to perform on my computer daily and shortens them extremely! What once took me fifteen minutes to complete now takes me only one second because RoboForm does the same task with just one click. In fact I wrote a Report about a lot of RoboForm’s capabilities for use that aren’t even touched on in the User’s Manual for RoboForm. You can get that Report here:!2.html

    Sometimes this link gets broken and puts you on a 404 error page. If that happens, then just copy and paste the whole link above in a new web browser page.

  5. Ron
    September 2, 2008 at 3:06 am

    What about a Free RoboForm clone ????????
    We don't need another Keepass clone !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. rad
    September 1, 2008 at 5:14 pm

    I'm using Keepass which also has a portable version for my usb. This looks like a nice alternative. Thanks