Christian Thoeing

PWGen is a professional 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).

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PWGen 2.9.0 main window
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Advanced Password Options: PWGen provides lots of options to customize passwords
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MP Password Generator for generating passwords based on a master password and a parameter (similar to Hashapass)
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Password List: Generate millions of passwords at once, and lists where each password is unique
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Profile Editor: Create specific profiles for various applications
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PWGen also offers text encryption (e.g., passwords or text from the clipboard)

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  • Anonymous - 2013-10-17

    how can I send you a Turkish language pack ? or Can I ıntegrate it by myself into this website ?

    Kind regards

  • Christian Thoeing

    Please send it to me via e-mail, so that I can publish it on sourceforge.net (under Files/PWGen 2.x language support).

  • Anonymous - 2013-10-18

    I sent it please check your e-mails

  • Qua

    Qua - 2016-03-17

    Where can I find Trigram files that work with PWGen, in English? I tried a txt based trigram file and PWGen didn't accept it. Would love to know the format, at least.

  • Christian Thoeing

    Hi Qua,

    Trigram files can be created from text files (e.g., word lists or dictionaries) via Tools / Create Trigram File (F6). The resulting file contains the frequencies of all 17,576 trigrams in binary format and can be loaded via the "Advanced Password Options" dialog. Let me know if there are any difficulties with generating or loading trigram files.


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