Pastor
Pastor 1.8.2
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Pastor is a tool to store all your passwords, website logins, program serial numbers, etc. RC4-encrypted and password-protected.
What's New
Version 1.8.2:
  • New: Show number of characters left in Notes field (b1)
  • New: 256 x 256 pixel icon added (b1)
  • Change: URL textfield re-arranged (b1)
  • Change: Unlock new document by default and on application startup (b1)
  • Change: More descriptive text in dialog boxes (b1)
  • Change: Refinements in ToolTip help (b1)
  • Change: Password Generator defaults to alphanumeric with 14 characters (b1)
  • Change: Find-As-You-Type now searches for whole words and not just fragments (b2)
  • Change: Minor interface refinements (b3)
  • Recompiled under Mac OS X 10.6.6 (10J567)
Version 1.8.2:
  • New: Show number of characters left in Notes field (b1)
  • New: 256 x 256 pixel icon added (b1)
  • Change: URL textfield re-arranged (b1)
  • Change: Unlock new more...
Requirements
Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.2 or later



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Pastor User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 1.x:
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+6

Moonraker reviewed on 05 Dec 2012
I have been using Pastor for a number of years now and it has always proved reliable and easy to use. Happy to provide a donation for this great app.
[Version 1.8.2]


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+2

+706

Jazzyguy reviewed on 28 Oct 2012
I'm going to try it!I have been a 1Password user for years now but this looks like a great app and I think it is time to make a change. I'm a little tired of some of the problems in using 1Password.
[Version 1.8.2]


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+5

+21
Emet1 commented on 06 Apr 2011
Add my love to those before me. Being a dyed-in-the-wool Pastor user, I keep the file in my DropBox Folder so I can access it on all my Macs.

Show of hands: Who would like an iOS version of Pastor for their iPad/Phone that would allow for DropBox linking?

And I would pay for that.
[Version 1.8.2]


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+5

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Micg reviewed on 04 Jan 2010
Pastor has made my life so much easier with it's simple UI and solid performance. It doesn't have the fancy, shmancy stuff like other PW utilities, but it's S-O-L-I-D, works well, and it's the best PW utility I could ever recommend to all Mac users. Get it, it just works!

The Pastor Doc you create is portable, and I think that's incredibly useful if you use multiple Macs. Pastor gets my vote! :)
-Mic
[Version 1.8.1]


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+1
redfox commented on 06 Aug 2008
Where is the search field in 1.8.1 ... !?
[Version 1.8.1]


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+1

+5

thebrix reviewed on 04 Aug 2008
Great application - in principle, what it does is duplicated by Secure Notes in Keychain or 1Password (should you own that), but it is perfectly tailored for entering registration details and nothing else. It also feels entirely Mac-like - unlike KeePassX, which is probably its nearest competitor.

The randomised password generator is also worthwhile; speakable passwords, which have combinations of letters reflecting written English but are not English words, are particularly useful (and memorable, as it turns out).

A couple of minor issues are that passwords are at maximum 255 characters long (one of my registered applications has a 536-character password, for some reason) and attachments are not supported - binary "passfiles", to coin a word, are occasionally used in lieu of ASCII passwords. But these are enhancements, not issues!
[Version 1.8]


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+182

BumbleB reviewed on 24 Apr 2008
Good to see this app being updated to a final version 1.8.

Even though Pastor's encryption method isn't the most safe (RC4) it is okay for passwords and software serials.

Thanks to the developer;-)
[Version 1.8]


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+1

+1

alanthing reviewed on 26 Dec 2007
I've been using Pastor for years to keep my passwords encrypted and easy to access. It's a great app- I've NEVER had a corrupted file or have the application crash or anything like that. It's just a great program!
[Version 1.8b2]


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+1

+12

AppleCrypt Mods reviewed on 07 Dec 2007
this has been a great app for me. I keep all passwords, receipts, etc in here. Thank you :-)
[Version 1.7.5]


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+1

G4ff3r reviewed on 23 Nov 2007
Pastor uses RC4 = UNSAFE, easily crackable
Keychain & 1Password uses TDES = virtually uncrackable (would need years and cost billions to do)
Filevault & WPA2 uses AES = 100% not crackable

Overall, 1Password is all you'll need imo. Once Keychain gets upgraded to FileVault standard AES, that's what 1password will start using, so I recommend that app instead.

This (Pastor) on the other hand is INSECURE and easy to crack - steer well clear (it's been years since AES arrived, and the author is STILL puttering along using weak RC4, with no plans on his part to upgrade this app).......use at your own risk.
[Version 1.7.5]


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+1

+27
Sbchavel had trouble on 19 Oct 2009
In SL Pastor files revert to txt default so that one must first launch Pastor then open the file. Get Info changes do not seem to stick. Does anyone have a way to keep Pastor files in their proper format?
[Version 1.8.1]

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+81
Aetnaria commented on 28 May 2010
It's been driving me batty, too. But there is a solution.

Pick a file extension that doesn't exist - I use .pastor

Add that to the end of your file, confirm, then set the "Change All" option for opening all files of type .pastor in Pastor. It sticks.
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+81
Aetnaria commented on 28 May 2010
They also have this info on their FAQ:

http://mehlau.net/pastor/faq.html
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allanmao had trouble on 14 Sep 2009
any one have an ideal how to save the password from Pastor? after I installed snow Leopard, i lost access to all my password.
[Version 1.8.1]

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Boater44 commented on 15 Oct 2009
Try bringing up the get info on your Pastor file. Change the open with to Pastor app., then click the button, change all like this.
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Allanmao commented on 15 Oct 2009
thanks. it works!!

+4

Lightning rated on 21 Jul 2011

[Version 1.8.2]



Khad_Young-evuv rated on 04 Jul 2011

[Version 1.8.2]



+1

Teak42 rated on 30 Jun 2011

[Version 1.8.2]



Nooneknowme rated on 21 Jan 2011

[Version 1.8.2]


Downloads:50,492
Version Downloads:9,372
Type:Utilities : Security
License:Free
Date:11 Jan 2011
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Pastor is a tool to store all your passwords, website logins, program serial numbers, etc. RC4-encrypted and password-protected.


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