LittleSecrets
LittleSecrets
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LittleSecrets

28 May 2020

Password protected note pad.

Overview

LittleSecrets is a generalized password manager. You can entrust notes of any kind to LittleSecrets and save them encrypted on your hard disk. It's up to you for which purpose you use LittleSecrets, e. g. storing passwords, account numbers, provider data, serial numbers, project ideas, URLs etc. LittleSecrets keeps your information in a safe place. It takes care that the only person who gets access to that data is you.

The documents created with LittleSecrets will be encrypted with the so-called Blowfish algorithm with a key length of 448 bit in "Cipher Block Chaining" mode. Therefore you have to choose a password. This method ensures the protection of your data. Only the one who knows the right password will be able to decrypt the information.

Tip: If you put your LittleSecrets document(s) in a private Dropbox folder you always have an off-site backup and you can share the same document on multiple Macs.

What's new in LittleSecrets

Version 1.9.4:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.7 or later

  • Fixed crash on drag & drop.
LittleSecrets for Mac Old Versions

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21 Reviews of LittleSecrets

5
PvH1
15 October 2019
Version: 1.9.1

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Five stars app. Simple. Easy to use. Have been using it for years. Happy to know it has been upgraded for Catalina.
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5
PvH1
15 October 2019
Version: 1.9.1
Five stars app. Simple. Easy to use. Have been using it for years. Happy to know it has been upgraded for Catalina.
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5
Fariborz
23 September 2019
Version: 1.9.1
I've been using this nifty utility since a long time and thinking of abandoning it because of incompatibility when I pass to the new operating system always dreaded me. Thanks to its developer it's now been upgraded to version 1.9.4 and is totally compatible with Catalina. Great relief indeed! Thanks.
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Fariborz
19 July 2019
Version: 1.9.1
For the time-being it functions great but the new MacOS will put an end to its life. I wrote to its author expressing my concern but never received an answer. Pity, because it’s the best of its kind and doesn’t merit to vanish like this. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
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Quiiick
10 October 2018
Version: 1.9.1
The last update for this app was in spring 2014. Is this software still under development or is it abandonware?
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5
Colin-☕
22 April 2014
Version: 1.9.1
Very simple interface. No more complicated than it absolutely has to be.
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5
Fariborz
05 September 2013
Version: 1.9
This nifty utility might look like a one-trick pony but it does that very trick flawlessly and without fail. I bought it years ago and then passed to other similar utilities with more functions that at the end proved to be superfluous. Now after years of trying and testing other possibilities I'm back to my good old one-trick pony because despite its limits, no other utility comes even close to it. It's fast, intuitive, and encrypts and decrypts files like a charm. Never crashed on me and has always been functional at its best no matter how much data I threw at it. If you want to hide those little secrets then this is securest way to go. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
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4
Aargl
08 August 2012
Version: 1.8
I'm searching for a replacement for iNotepad, and this could be a good candidate. After a fast trial, I'm missing labels! Waiting for next version! ;-)
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5
MADSCI3NCE
12 July 2011
Version: 1.8
LittleSecrets is the little gem I've been searching for for years. I kept all of my website & email passwords, credit cards, software licenses, etc. in an amazing app called NotePad Deluxe. However it hasn't been updated since 2005 so I knew I needed to start looking for a replacement. Unfortunately all of the "Password" applications trotted out 'features' that I really didn't like. Who wants the program to dictate what fields I have to fill in? Just give me a secure, clean space to type out the information that's relevant and let me organize it into groups of my choosing. Those didn't seem like lofty software search goals but I looked everywhere and tried dozens of apps without one measuring up. I gave up for quite a while but NotePad Deluxe was the last of my PowerPC applications and with Mac OS 10.7 Lion's release right around the corner I decided to start looking again. Then today I found LittleSecrets. I just want to say: Thank You!! I love it - the simple, clean design and the perfect options in it's preferences that make it ideal for keeping all of my important information safe but easily accessible at a moments notice. It is a joy to use and, for me, a happy ending to a long search.
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5
Quiiick
11 June 2011
Version: 1.8
Thanks a lot for doing a "lion"-update even before the new OS is publicly available! Much appreciated.
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5
Psychos
04 September 2007
Version: 1.7
This is great. I can easily store things like bank account and credit card information without worrying about data theft if my laptop disappears. It would be nice to have a few more features as some people have suggested (categories with color coding, locking of elements, etc), but for the price, elegant simplicity, and functionality, LittleSecrets can't be beat.
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Aglee
02 September 2007
Version: 1.7
Registered user since 2003. What I like best: * Minimal amount of structure. For this purpose I much prefer a two-pane interface to a three-pane interface. * Instantaneous find-as-you-go search. * Extremely reasonable price. I also like the option to auto-detect URLs. I can look up my password for a web site and then go to that web site with one click.
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5
Doc-Renaud
08 November 2006
Version: 1.7
So easy to use, so simple, no hassle, and still a good useful rock solid app. Exactly the kind of thing I like to use. Was searching for something that can handle and password protect my notes in a very simple, quick, and effective way, at a reasonable cost, since I have no use for all the features DEVONthink or SOHONotes offers. (I tried them too). Gave LittleSecrets a test, and registered it immediately.
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Quiiick
24 May 2006
Version: 1.7
Thanks for the UB-Update and for fixing the bug regarding the "tab-key". Danke! :-)
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4.5
Anonymous
29 October 2005
Version: 1.6
HERE'S MY ANALYSIS OF LITTLESECRETS: It is basically similiar to Devonthink (but without all the bells, whistles, and the higher cost). It would be nice if: a) you could label (color) your folders and documents for the simplicity of prioritizing what's important and what's least important. b) it would also be nice to be able to lock your documents and files to prevent accidental deletion. Other than that it looks like a good clean program and well worth its price. Why did I switch from Devonthink to LittleSecrets? Simple, its called security. With LittleSecrets you have the ability to Password Protect your database with Encryption. Why is this important? Ever hear of identity theft? I give this program 2 thumbs up! And if the developer should read this review, it would be nice to have more bells and whistles. ;)
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5
Anonymous
11 December 2004
Version: 1.6
It definitely seems to be an excellent tool for storing private information. A small detail which is not mentioned on the website, but which is useful to know: since Little Secrets has the ability to save automatically a document in progress at regular intervals, I asked the developer if those intermediate steps would be encrypted as well. His answer was affirmative. Excellent! It means that it is possible to write a document with Little Secrets and to leave absolutely no trace on one's Mac - in contrast, using a word processor and then encrypting the text with another tool, even if the original is securely deleted, may potentially leave traces of intermediate steps of the document somewhere on the hard disk, which a very determined intruder might find. This is not the case with Little Secrets, the developer assured me: it makes it an excellent tool, which fulfills one of my needs, and certainly mthe needs of a number of other users. And all that at for a price of less than $10!
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Anonymous
08 May 2004
Version: 1.6
Darn... forget what I said below. I was able to view videos and music in the app while it was open, but once I saved it and then opened it again, I couldn't. :(
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4.75
Anonymous
08 May 2004
Version: 1.6
Nice app! I just tried it and found that not only can you drag in text and photos, but video and music too! It would make a nice little journal as well. Thank you! :)
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5
Anonymous
06 April 2004
Version: 1.5.3
This application is so fast, I couldn't believe Jaguar can be so swift. My thinking is not delayed by rolling pizzas any more...Thanks for a great app! And the price is great to! It is par with DevonNote which will be three times the price. An DevonNote does not display that many file types. And it allows me only to use ONE file. I like to have many and to push entries in a breeze between home and work and scrapbook etc. I was looking for a note manager and mindmapping program and was searching out DevonNote, DevonThink, Inspiration, tinderbox and Curio. All of them have their advantages. But here I found one program which is forgiving, intuitive and more than worth it's price. LittleSecrets reads my AppleWorks files (text) instantly, much faster than if I had to open the application. It reads iData Pro files instantly. I export Inspiration 7.5 mindmaps as htm and they will show properly right away. LittleSecrets is a joy to use. And seems to be programmed by someone who likes qualitiy over show off! I am thrilled by the features this little app shows in heavy use. I can dump files of different kinds on if: pictures, rtf text files and plain text files. It reads htm files and all of these I can just dump in the tree area and either a note will be created or even a folder, if there are many notes to be displayed. This is what I call intuitive. I can test if LittleSecrets displays a certain filetype (Word - it doesn't, ragtime - it doesn't, htm - it does!), but there is nothing destroyed through my experimental approach, all that happens is that it will quit right away. And when I open it again there is no data salad, but my clean files are there, the one not opened doesn't show any more. With some files it shows the code (xml for example) right away, and even though I cannot read much, I enjoy the look into the source. I bought it after some hours of use and I am glad I found the needle in the haystack - and I am glad to share this LittleSecret!
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5
Anonymous
16 March 2004
Version: 1.5.3
This is Absolutely the BEST tool for storing private information that I have found! Small, stable, and I have just discovered it is also the BEST tool for storing Text WITH Graphics from Web pages. Using pastes from Safari 1.2, in OS X 10.3.2 it can create excellent archives of information. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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5
Anonymous
11 January 2004
Version: 1.5.3
I have been using LitteSecrets for months first on 10.1 and now on 10.3.2. Never crashes, fast and effective. Higly recommend.
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5
Anonymous
15 May 2003
Version: 1.5
I bought LittleSecrets some months ago and I'm very satisfied with the way it works. Now version 1.5 is out and this already very useful little app has made another big step forward.
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4.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
License: 
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