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Bitwarden password manager extension comes to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's Edge browser has no shortage of password manager extensions, and now you can add another to that list. Bitwarden has announced that it has launched an extension for Edge on the Windows Store (opens in new tab), giving users another choice for managing their passwords within the browser (via OnMSFT).

Bitwarden has been available in other browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, for some time, and you can expect a similar experience with Edge. Just as you'd expect from a password manager, Bitwarden lets you securely store an unlimited number of passwords, auto-fill logins on websites, and sync your password vault across devices. however, the real draw of password managers like Bitwarden, is their ability to generate strong passwords with a click, helping you to keep your accounts more secure.

If you decide to give Bitwarden a shot, the company notes that you may run into a few snags due to some limitations with Edge's extension support. Performance could take a hit in certain areas, and some features have "been disabled and/or do not function the same (or as well) as other browsers."

Edge is slowly, but surely, gaining support for more popular extensions over time. Most recently, Grammarly, a spelling and grammar checker, added an extension to Edge's lineup.

In any case, if you're looking to try out Bitwarden, you can grab the extension for free from the Windows Store.

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Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.

3 Comments
  • Good sales job :) snags due to some limitations with Edge's extension support. Performance could take a hit in certain areas, and some features have "been disabled and/or do not function the same (or as well) as other browsers."
  • I never heard of this app before but I love the name and will try it out on that alone.
  • Links to store are broken. Here: https://www.microsoft.com/store/p/bitwarden-free-password-manager/9p6kxl0svnnl