We are a small digital agency who are on the lookout for a cloud based (if possible) password management solution.

It is essential that we are able to have the following:

  • Share passwords between the team
  • Have some sort of folder structure
  • Have the ability to store offline passwords with no URL - e.g server credentials etc.
  • Not essential, but a slick interface would be preferred

What we have tried so far:

  • LastPass 4.0: it looked very promising, however, there is a dependency to provide a URL for each password. It assumes every account will be for a website.
  • CommonKey: it does not have the ability to have any folder structure functionality.
  • Passpack: it feels very dated and clunky.
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    Lastpass has secure notes to store non-site related data (including server credentials).
    – user2313067
    Jan 6, 2016 at 15:19
  • Hey Adam, what exactly do you mean by 'have the ability to store offline passwords with no URL'? Do you mean the ability to create a new password manager entry for a username/password without being forced to associate it with a URL?
    – PwdRsch
    Jan 6, 2016 at 18:08
  • Does it have to be hosted, or is self-hosting possible?
    – unor
    Jan 6, 2016 at 19:15
  • As you're talking about storing some "more sensitive data" offline: would a self-hosted web-based solution be acceptable, as that would catch both birds with the same stone (nothing on the cloud, but still shareable with the team)?
    – Izzy
    Jan 6, 2016 at 21:51
  • "So we can share passwords". I am out. No way. Nuh-uh.
    – DankyNanky
    May 14, 2018 at 9:51

2 Answers 2


We use KeePass hosted on a shared DropBox account for this exact purpose.

It is Windows-oriented but does have ports to various platforms. It is open source, free, and has a great multi user support.

If one user has it opened on one computer, it will lock subsequent requests to use the app on other computers in read-only mode.

Dropbox provides the cloud-based storage and auto syncing between computers.


I recently started to use Bitwarden.
There's a free plan for personal use but also several plans for organizations in various sizes. It provides apps for most platforms (Win, macOS, Linux; Andriod, iOS), a Web Vault and Browser Plugins for Autofill and quick saving of PWs.

  • You can share PWs and secure notes in your team, even manage it with user groups.
  • Create folders
  • No URLs needed (a big plus is that you can add custom fields)
  • The UI is alright.

Another nice thing: it's open source and you can host ist yourself.

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