Browserpass is a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome to retrieve login details from zx2c4's pass ( straight from your browser. Tags: passwordstore, password store, password manager, passwordmanager, gpg

What is Browserpass?
Browserpass is a unique extension for Firefox and Chrome designed to securely fetch login details from 'pass' at Using native messaging, it communicates with a local binary that executes pass' commands, ensuring a secure method for login retrieval. Advanced features such as password search and auto-fill are included for a seamless user experience. Installation necessitates a small dependent binary on your operating system.
By: Maxim Baz
Users: 1,268 ▲ 10
Rating: 4.67 (39)
Version: 3.8.0 (Last updated: 2023-10-29)
Creation date: 2017-09-29
Weekly download count: 23
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • alarms
  • tabs
  • clipboardRead
  • clipboardWrite
  • nativeMessaging
  • notifications
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • http://*/*
  • See more
Size: 1.17M
URLs: Website
Stats date:

Other platforms

Browserpass (v3.8.0)
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Browserpass is a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome to retrieve login details from pass ( straight from your browser.

It uses native messaging to talk to a local binary that executes pass' commands to retrieve the login details in a secure manner.

Hit "Ctrl+Shift+L" to open up the password search (requires FF 53) or click the lock icon , cycle through the logins with TAB and hit ENTER to auto-fill & submit the login form of the current site.

This add-on depends on a small binary you'll need to install on your OS. Installation instructions can be found here:

User reviews
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  • Works great and is very easy to install and use
  • Smooth integration with browser
  • Supports password management with gpg & 'pass'
  • Good user experience with bug reporting
  • Difficult to install on macOS
  • Does not support flatpak and snap, particularly on Ubuntu 22.04
  • UI may lack distinct advantages over alternatives such as PassFF
Most mentioned
  • Ease of installation and use
  • Compatibility with Linux and Windows
  • Integration with existing password management systems
  • Effectiveness of browser integration
Recent reviews
The host app is near impossible to install on macOS
by LTECHer, 2024-02-14
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Risk impact

Browserpass is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Browserpass if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Browserpass is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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