Roboform Everywhere Review: Solid-Password-Security

Roboform Everywhere review: Solid-password-security

One of the earliest password Manager Roboform Everywhere is not quite the charisma that would make his durability suspect. Despite its age, it lacks much of the Polish and sophistication of the products, such as LastPass and Keeper. But its relative simplicity makes it a good option for beginners, or users who want to get a better handle on their passwords without too much complexity.

note: This review is part of our best password Manager roundup. Go there for details on competing products and how we tested this.

Setup and interface

Roboform Everywhere works on Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS. The download page detects what platform it and delivers the appropriate installation file.

After the Installation of Roboform Everywhere, it asks you to create an account by entering your E-Mail address and a strong master password. Then you will be prompted to the browser extension. Although it is not the ask you during its installation and setup, it can import Roboform from a dozen popular password managers, including LastPass, 1Password, Keeper, and Dashlane, as well as Chrome, Firefox, and Safari web Browser. It can also import from a correctly formatted .CSV file.

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Security Center helps you find the vulnerable passwords.

Roboform Everywhere has a simple, if not very sophisticated user interface. A left rail lists five data storage options: Logins, bookmarks, identities, contacts and Safenotes. The first two are self-explanatory. Identities store your personal data, during the contacts, the personal data of the people you know saves. Safe notes is the repository for all text data that do not conform to the other categories.

entries in one of these categories in a plurality of folders displayed in a tree view, the right of the left rail can organize, if you click on the category. A click on any entry opens the content in a third area on the right side.

password capture and replay

As you are in the safety of Websites, Roboform browser extension, your log-in data. You can give the entry a new name—it will default to the name of the website and save it to an existing or new folder. As soon as a login record is created, you can add notes to it, share it with other Roboform user, and launch the Website of the Board.

When you return to a website for which you have saved your credentials, Roboform Everywhere shows that the site entry and click to your login. Alternatively, you can start a site from the browser extension by selecting it from a drop-down list with the logins.

password generator

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you generate strong passwords from Roboform Everywhere browser extension.

the creation of strong, secure passwords can be a challenge, as all of the password managers that deserve the name, Roboform Everywhere for you can generate. The generator is, the access is via a browser extension. The setting was too weak for my comfort, contains too few characters with uppercase and lowercase letters and numbers. Open the advanced settings, the number of characters of 16 doubles—you can change it manually, and adds special characters. From there, you can choose to automatically fill in the current field with the new password or copy it to the clipboard.

form

Roboform Everywhere is particularly good for filling out forms. It supports multiple identities and give the eight categories of data, for any Person, Business, Passport, address, credit card number, Bank account, car, plus a custom category you can add your own fields and values. Whenever you come to a form, you can automatically complete it by a identity from the browser extension.

safety > monitoring

a Good password Manager not only do you save passwords, you can help to make you better. Roboform Everywhere does this through its Security Center. There is also a General security score indicates reflects the uniqueness and complexity of the passwords, and breaks the weak, re-used and duplicate passwords are cards on your own register. Some password managers like Last Pass and Dashlane—both of our current top-picks—provide the option of automatically each time a password change is considered to be below average. Roboform Everywhere is only a link supplied on the entry, so you can go and change it yourself.

prices

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Roboform Everywhere captures your login information to secure sites.

A one-year license for Roboform Everywhere $23.88 annually, and a family plan up to five user accounts, is $47.75 a year. Discounted three – and five-year licenses are available for everyone as well. Roboform can be used free of charge, but it does not contain some of the most important functions such as device sync, cloud backup, and two-factor authentication.

Bottom line

Roboform Everywhere is worth a look, especially if you’ve never used a password manager. Its interface is pretty simple and the functions are easy to use, but there are some advanced features that prefer to users is a lack of updating, such as automatic password. It is worth trying the free version first, though, as well as studies for competing password Manager before you sign up for the paid version.

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Released on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:35:00 +0000

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