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Is there a way to retrieve password stored in Safari as it is possible to do it in Firefox ?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Safari stores its passwords in the OSX Keychain. Open /Applications/Utilities/Keychain, select the "Login" keychain (this should be default) and select "Passwords" under "Category". Doubleclick an entry and check "Show password"; you'll be asked for your login keychain password (this is usually the same as your account password).

(For a while I was using an add-on for Firefox that used the Keychain, but it was highly broken.)

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It is also possible to copy the password to then paste it. – kiamlaluno Mar 26 '11 at 16:02

Another solution is the Safari extension LastPass [see]. This is also a Firefox addon. You could migrate your passwords and secure notes to LastPass and they would be available on any browser and on any machine. This extension was scrutinized by a security expert on the podcast "Security Now" episode #256 [show transcript at]

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