I'm looking for a password generator that:

  • Generates secure, truly memorable passwords such as:
    • week826]Welcome
    • Stick+heavy:359
    • Red6.32inch.Who
    • Simple9983$front;Has
    • niece57]Double%his88
  • Is completely automatic by default (no asking for how many words, how many digits, patterns, etc - just fill up the defined length with whatever fits in whatever order).
  • Allows you to set a custom length.

I've found so many that don't meet this criteria:

  1. https://xkpasswd.net/s/
  2. https://passwordsgenerator.net/
  3. https://identitysafe.norton.com/password-generator
  4. https://lastpass.com/generatepassword.php
  5. https://www.random.org/passwords/?mode=advanced
  6. https://www.dashlane.com/features/password-generator
  7. https://www.comparethemarket.com/credit-cards/information/password-generator/
  8. https://www.webpagefx.com/tools/new-password-generator/
  9. http://www.generate-password.com/ https://www.safepasswd.com/
  10. https://www.warpconduit.net/password-generator/
  11. http://generista.com/
  12. http://pwgen-win.sourceforge.net/ / https://sourceforge.net/projects/pwgen-win
  13. Dashlane's.
  14. https://www.npmjs.com/package/xkpasswd
  15. KeePass'.

The closest that I've found are:

  1. http://www.dinopass.com/ but you can't choose the length and it resorts to common replacements (@ for a, $ for s, ( for c, etc).
  2. Safe In Cloud but it's a password manager so you have to unlock it all of the time.
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    Apart from thinking I wouldn't remember most of those passwords you'd like: What OS should it run on, and how much would you be willing to pay if needed? – Izzy Dec 8 '17 at 22:08
  • I think you're assuming that you use online password generator, right? – Bagas Sanjaya Dec 9 '17 at 9:05
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    Windows or online. I'll consider cost when it comes to it. Thanks. – mythofechelon Dec 15 '17 at 17:28
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    If they're memorable, it'very likely that those passwords aren't that secure after all. – Alejandro Apr 29 '18 at 22:50
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    @Alejandro No, it isn't. ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/three-random-words-or-thinkrandom-0 – mythofechelon May 1 '18 at 7:42

Mandatory XKCD reference: enter image description here

Why not just use a dictionary program and choose 4 random words?

Probably because while you could remember the passwords, you wouldn't remember which belongs to which account.

You would need a password manager app for that - at which point you no longer need memorable passwords, so I say that your question is fundamentally flawed.

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    I have. See my answer. I do use a password manager but, as I've said previously, I do need to remember some of the passwords / passphrases because I don't always have the option of using it. – mythofechelon Mar 6 '19 at 10:21
  • Exactly my dilemma; I will upvote & examine your answer. Thanks – Mawg says reinstate Monica Mar 6 '19 at 11:09

I've settled for the latest version of den4b's RandPass in passphrase mode with a large word list because the generated passphrases are easily memorable and are extremely secure according to every single password strength checking tool that I can find.

Update: 2020/02/10 11:55

https://www.rempe.us/diceware/#eff is also pretty good.

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