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Pass the Phrase

Version 2.0.0

Phrase generator.

Pass the Phrase overview

Pass the Phrase is an intriguing new phrase generator for your Macintosh.

It creates bazillions of sweetly memorable random multi-syllable or multi-word phrases, useful as pass-phrases or passwords, secret-names for your next project, or possibly great new business names.

You can save and share your favorite phrases with your friends. There are also options to automatically send you a new phrase every day, or globally synchronize your app with everyone else so you all get the same phrase at the same time (like a secret virtual handshake!)

Here are some examples of what Pass the Phrase comes up with:
  • Anti-giraffe
  • Questionably-fractal-quirky-sink
  • Verbose-snarkinator
  • Comically-languishing
  • Jubilant-glyph
  • Brazenly-sultry-handshake
  • Duo-bendigram
  • Billowing-consequence
  • Blessed-runes
  • Randomly-flying-opinion
Here are some of the features that make Pass the Phrase a great phrase generator:
  • Share your favorite phrases with your friends on Facebook, e-mail, etc.
  • Bookmark a favorite phrase to save it, and then "Rewind" any time to bring that bookmarked phrase back and show it again.
  • Copy and paste the phrase text easily to other applications.
  • It carefully builds many real and computer-generated words using the proprietary "MakeSents© Engine" to create endless phrases.
  • Use it for passwords or new business names, or invent your own phrase-guessing games!
  • Turn on "Global-Sync", and you will be globally synchronized with everyone else's "Pass the Phrase" app... everyone gets the same phrase at the same time anywhere in the world.
  • Turn on "Daily Phrases" to automatically receive a new phrase notification every day.
  • Ask for new phrases any time, "Pass the Phrase" is designed to delight!

What’s new in version 2.0.0

Updated on Jul 21 2021

Version 2.0.0:
  • Updated to 10.12 minimum, and works natively on new Apple Silicon (M1) Macs.
  • Added accessibility labels to controls.
  • Much bigger vocabulary now.
  • New words do not repeat prior words as often.
  • BugFix: Fixed the "Review App" prompting.
  • BugFix: Now after manually entering a "rewind code", you can bookmark it for later.
  • Max stored bookmarks increased from 5 to 10.
  • Note: This big update cannot read your old bookmarked items, they will be discarded.





30.8 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.12 or later
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