Category: Main Scientific/Technical/Math PWGen for Windows

PWGen for Windows

PWGen 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).

(Description copied from program's page).

Application Details:

Developer: [Open Source Software]
URL: http://pwgen-win.sourceforge.n...

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VersionDescriptionLatest RatingLatest Wine version testedTest resultsComments
2.2.1Bugfix release.Platinum1.690
2.4.0The main feature of version 2.4.0 is the new “MP Password Generator” which allows generating passwords reproducibly based on a secret master password and a parameter string. This “password hasher” functionality is similar to the website Hashapass. The new “deterministic random generator” is related to this feature, as it enables the user to make password generation in PWGen (almost) completely reproducible; it can be activated in the MP Password Generator dialog (click on the new “magic hat” button in the toolbar).Platinum1.7.2770
2.5.0New features include a “Configuration” dialog with new options to checkPlatinum1.7.3310
2.5.3This version improves the phonetic passwords generation.Platinum1.7.3410
2.5.4Much faster generation, of unique password lists and various bug fixes.Platinum1.7.3810
2.6New options to generate passwords and passphrases and some bug fixes.Platinum1.7.5010
2.7New options addition.Gold1.7.5510