Browserpass is a Chrome & Firefox extension for zx2c4's pass, a UNIX based password manager. It retrieves your decrypted passwords for the current domain and allows you to auto-fill login forms. If you have multiple logins for the current site, the extension shows you a list of usernames to choose from.
- A recent version of Chrome, Chromium or Firefox 50+.
- Pass (on UNIX)
- Your password filename must match your username or your file must have a line starting with
username:, followed by your username.
$ pass website.com/johndoe the-password $ pass website.com the-password login: johndoe
Installing the host application
- Extract the package to where you would like to have the binary.
./install.shto install the native messaging host. If you want a system-wide installation, run the script with
Installing the binary & registering it with your browser through the installation script is required to allow the browser extension to talk to the local binary application.
Installing the Chrome extension
You can either install the Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store or drag the
chrome-browserpass.crx file from the release package into the Chrome Extensions (
Installing the Firefox extension
You can install the Firefox extension from the Mozilla add-ons site. Please note that you will need Firefox 50 or higher.
Click the lock icon or use Alt + Shift + L to fill & submit your login info for the current site.
Note: this does not yet work in Firefox, but will soon once Firefox supports the _execute_browser_action command.
Check out Contributing.