keepassxc - Man Page

password manager


keepassxc [ options ] [ filename(s) ]


KeePassXC is a free/open-source password manager or safe which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. The complete database is always encrypted with the industry-standard AES (alias Rijndael) encryption algorithm using a 256 bit key. KeePassXC uses a database format that is compatible with KeePass Password Safe. Your wallet works offline and requires no Internet connection.


-h, --help

Displays this help.

-v, --version

Displays version information.

--config <config>

Path to a custom config file

--keyfile <keyfile>

Key file of the database


Read password of the database from stdin

--pw, --parent-window <handle>

Parent window handle


Displays debugging information.


This manual page is maintained by the KeePassXC Team <>.


Oct 25, 2019