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KEEPASSXC(1) General Commands Manual KEEPASSXC(1)


keepassxc - 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 <>.
October 25, 2019