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October 13, 2023

Bitwarden Vs Chrome Password Manager

Password managers are programs that securely store and manage login credentials for websites and applications. They eliminate the need to remember multiple passwords, increase security and protect personal information. This article compares bitwarden vs chrome password manager to help you decide which option is best for your needs.

Bitwarden offers a great user experience across all platforms. It is compatible with almost every major browser and is available as a desktop client and browser extensions. It also offers mobile apps for iOS and Android devices. The desktop app and mobile apps work seamlessly, with the same design and functionality. The only downside is that the service doesn’t allow users to immediately auto-save or auto-fill new logins, while competitors like 1Password do.

The browser extensions feature a similar layout to the desktop app, with three vertical columns. The left column displays the main menu, shortcuts and types of data sets. The middle column displays the individual data sets and features a nifty search tool. And the right column contains additional details about the entry.

Both Bitwarden and Chrome store your password vault locally in an encrypted form. However, it is readable by any program that runs as the user, including malware. This means that your passwords are not secure with either of these services. Chrome does offer some protection, by encrypting the vault and requiring a password to decrypt it.

Bitwarden offers a free, basic plan and a modestly priced $10 a year premium subscription that adds more features. There is no phone support, which is a notable drawback when compared to some of its competitors.