PWGen Portable 2.4.0 (secure password generator) Released

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Submitted by Ken Herbert on December 27, 2013 - 8:05pm

logoPWGen Portable 2.4.0 has been released. PWGen is a secure password generator and clipboard encryptor/decryptor. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.


ScreenshotPWGen is a password generator capable of creating large amounts of cryptographically-secure passwords or passphrases consisting of words from a word list. It uses a “random pool” technique to generate random data based on user inputs (keystrokes, mouse handling) and volatile system parameters. PWGen provides lots of options to customize passwords to the users’ various needs. Additionally, it offers strong text encryption and the creation of random data files (e.g., key files).

Learn more about PWGen... Installer / Format

PWGen Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


PWGen Portable is available for immediate download from the PWGen Portable homepage. Get it today!

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