iPWMinder logoCurrent Version - 3.3.3 (December 3, 2023)

PWMinder Desktop 3.3.3 is a minor release that includes some minor improvements,and experimental support for Linux. For all changes please refer to the Release History.


  • PWMinder uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) which is the standard adopted by the U.S. Government.
  • Passwords are stored in Repository Files. You can have as many Password Repositories as you want, e.g. one for home passwords, one for work passwords, one for each person in your family, etc.
  • Since each Repository is a file on your computer, it is easy to transfer Repositories from one computer to another, to store them on a memory stick, back them up, etc.
  • The Repository file format is compatible with iPWMinder, and PWMinder Android, so the Repositories you create on your Desktop Computer can be accessed and modified on your Smart Phone.
  • In addition to storing a login and a password, each record can also store an Account number, URL, eMail address, Notes, Security Questions and more.
  • URLs and eMail fields in the record, are hyper-linked and can open your Web Browser or Email Client.
  • Each password record can have an expiry date set for it, to remind you to change the password.
  • Logins and Passwords can easily be copied and pasted from PWMinder into other applications such as a Web Browser.
  • Copied Passwords can be auto-cleared from the clipboard after a set period of time NEW for 3.1!


  • PWMinder is a Cross-Platform application and runs on Windows (Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and 11) and macOS (10.15 and up), so your passwords can be shared between all your computers.
  • The user interface is simple and easy to use. See Screen Shots.
  • Accelerator Keys, for quicker navigation and data entry.
  • The Look and Feel can be customized.
  • Includes FlatLaf Look and Feel for both Windows and macOS, which includes both Dark and Light modes. Improved for 3.3.2!
  • Password Records can be grouped into Categories, making them easier to organize.
  • Custom Categories can be created.
  • Records can be sorted either by Name or by Login.
  • Records can be marked as Favourites for quick access. NEW for 3.0!
  • Previously used Logins are remembered, allowing for quicker data entry.
  • Includes a Password Strength Evaluator, to indicate how secure your passwords are. Improved for 3.1.3!
  • Records can be searched by Name, Login, Category and/or Description.
  • Quick Search functionality in the Repository Tree.
  • Last used Records are remembered, for quicker access NEW for 3.0!

Other Features

  • Repository data can be exported in HTML, XML or CSV (tab-delimited) format.
  • Data can be imported from a plain text (tab-delimited) file.
  • PWMinder can open your browser, and automatically log in to your favourite websites.
  • Includes a Password Generator tool to generate secure passwords.
  • Includes a File Encryption tool, to encrypt files on your computer. NEW for 3.0!
  • Includes a Tool to calculate Message Digests (Cryptographic hashes) for files and text strings. NEW for 3.0!
  • Includes a File Shredder to securely delete files on your computer. NEW for 3.0!
  • PWMinder is now integrated with Dropbox, so you can store and access your Repository files in Dropbox making it easier to share data across devices. NEW for 3.0!
  • PWMinder integration with Dropbox, which now supports Dropbox API v2. NEW for 3.1!
PWMinder Desktop running on a laptop
PWMinder Desktop on MacBook

Price: $30.00 USD (Current users of PWMinder 2.x are eligible for a discount!)


PWMinder Desktop runnin on Laptop
PWMinder Desktop on Windows Laptop

Release History:

3.3.3 (December 3, 2023)

  • Updated to Java 17.0.9
  • Added experimental support for Linux
  • Improvements to FlatLaf for Windows 11 (now uses Windows 11 rounded borders and drop shadows)
  • Better handling of lock files
  • Can automatically re-start on Windows, when Look and Feel Changes
  • Other minor updates and fixes

3.3.2 (January 31, 2023)

  • Updated to Java 17.0.6
  • Improvements to FlatLaf on macOS using new FlatLaf macOS Theme (Theme uses macOS colors and looks more similar to native macOS Controls)
  • Removed support for VAqua (on macOS use FlatLaf instead)
  • Other minor UI improvements to FlatLaf Look and Feel
  • FlatLaf Dark/Light theme can now be automatically set based on the Operating System's Dark/Light setting
  • Use JetBrains Mono for displaying Passwords
  • Fixed Bug with update checker
  • Other minor updates and fixes

3.3.1 (November 24, 2022)

  • Updated to Java 17.0.5
  • Added Contact Support link in Help Menu
  • Fixed: Publisher listed as 'unknown' in Windows Install
  • Other minor updates and fixes

3.3.0 (September 12, 2022)

  • Updated to Java 17 (
  • Removed support for VAqua Look and Feel for macOS Silicon (not compatible)
  • Added new Look and Feel: FlatLaf which has both Dark and Light mode
  • Other minor updates and fixes

3.2.1 (July 8, 2021)

  • Updated bundled JRE to Java 15 (15.0.3)
  • Updated Dropbox permissions and Authentication
  • Other minor updates and fixes

3.2.0 (October 30, 2020)

  • Updated bundled JRE to Java 13 (13.0.5)
  • Updated icon set
  • Replaced Quaqua Look and Feel on macOS with VAqua
  • Application is now Notarized for macOS
  • Other minor updates and fixes

3.1.3 (May 22, 2019)

  • Now bundle AdoptOpenJDK Java 8 u212
  • Improved the way the Password Strength Score is calculated
  • Updated Dropbox SDK
  • Minor UI Fixes
  • Other Minor bug fixes

3.1.2 (June 6, 2018)

  • Fixed a problem with the update checker
  • Fixed some display problems with the Windows installer

3.1.1 (May 5, 2018)

  • Added feature to automatically clear clipboard contents

3.1.0 (March 1, 2017)

  • Updated Dropbox to use Dropbox's API v2
Land Acknowledgement

With gratitude, Ewert Technologies acknowledges that we are based on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Temíx̱w (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ təməxʷ(Tsleil-Waututh), and šxʷməθkʷəy̓əmaɁɬ təməxʷ (Musqueam) Nations.