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App Specs
File size:
3.52 MB
June 12, 2011
May 16, 2013

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STRIP is a simple and secure data vault that makes it easy for you to store and look up passwords, financials, and personal information while keeping data safe from unauthorized access by would-be crackers, malicious thieves, and snoopy colleagues. Having protected sensitive data for over 12 years on mobile devices, this desktop-optimized version of STRIP provides the convenience and security of our highly-rated mobile apps.


STRIP is the only password manager app that uses open source, peer reviewed, full database encryption technology. Called SQLCipher, the data storage system for STRIP uses established security practices like CBC mode encryption, PBKDF2 key derivation, randomized initialization vectors, and unique per-database salts. You can learn more about SQLCipher and get to the source code here:


  • Full data editor
  • 256-bit AES encryption and secure password protection for 100% of the data you enter
  • Personalized categories to match your organizational style
  • Customizable entries, no pre-built forms, just whatever you need
  • In-app copy-and-paste support for categories and entries, making heavy data entry and templating easy
  • 80 professionally designed color icons for personalizing your entries
  • Native Mac OS look and responsiveness that is similar to built-in Mac OS apps
  • Import new entries from a CSV spreadsheet file (e.g. from other Password managers)
  • Export to a CSV spreadsheet file to print or keep unencrypted copies
  • Provides synchronization and backup service on your local WiFi network
  • Synchronize your STRIP data across multiple devices like iPhone and iPad
  • Maintain multiple database backups over time
  • Restore your STRIP data on iOS without iTunes


    STRIP is designed to work seamlessly with STRIP for iOS on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Sync with your mobile device over a WiFi network to keep your secure data with you at all times, even if you don't have your computer. STRIP for iOS is available as a separate purchase - visit for more details and a product tour!

    Note: STRIP is not a web-browser plugin, it does not support Keychain, and does not provide web browser autofill services. STRIP stands for Secure Tool for Recalling Important Passwords. Learn more at

  • What's New
    Important Note: When you run STRIP 2 the database format will be updated. STRIP 1.x and StripSync will not sync with STRIP 2. Please upgrade all of your devices and applications to STRIP 2 at around the same time.

  • New Sync options, Menu, and Preferences
  • Optional masking and hiding of fields from display (automatically enabled for passwords and PINs)
  • Automatic lock when not in use (configurable in Preferences)
  • New field control with options to create new labels and random values
  • Improved long note editing and line breaks
  • Right-click on fields for quick access Context menu with Copy, Delete, Hide / Show, and Random generator options
  • Random Password generator available under Window and Context menus
  • 40 new professionally designed Icons
  • Automatically upgrades Dropbox replicas
  • Enables new security features in SQLCipher
  • Allows renaming of backup files in Backups
  • Optional OS X notification when STRIP locks automatically
  • Integrity Check detects and fixes missing local replica ID
  • Quick "Lock Now" hotkey and menu item
  • Removed: support for syncing with StripSync and STRIP 1.x
  • Fix: WiFi sync service no longer enabled by default, see Preferences
  • Fix: Height of note field is properly redrawn to fit content of note field after editing
  • Fix: Launch web URLs entered without leading "http://" scheme
  • Fix: Errors during backup include actual error message
  • Fix: Integrity Check adds entry records to the Unfiled category
  • Fix: Re-ordering of fields on edit is now saved immediately
  • Fix: Sort labels by name in Customize Labels
  • Fix: Non-default backup preference is retained
  • Fix: Diacritic characters in password no longer cause authentication failure during WiFi sync
  • Fix: Allows large not field editing on Mac OS X 10.6
  • Fix: Command+Q will quit STRIP even when when application is locked

  • STRIP (net.zetetic.strip.mac) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is STRIP 2.0.0.

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2011 2013 Zetetic, LLC. All Rights Reserved.