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I have Google Chrome (on Windows 7/8/Mac OS/iPhone/iPad) storing all my web passwords and sync'ing it far and wide. So far so good. However, I also wanted to keep a backup of the passwords in a clear text file which in turn lives on my truecrypt encrypted volume. How can I make this cleartext text-only backup of Chrome passwords?

PS: I do see how it's stored but I'm asking for how to backup it up as a cleartext file in an OS agnostic manner so I can (mount the truecrypt volume and) just open it up in a text editor and see the passwords.

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On Windows, Chromepass is portable, trivially easy to use, and will let you save all passwords to a text file.

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When I tried to extract the ChromePass folder, AVG gave me a warning saying it contained the advertising malware HackTool. I had previously downloaded it without that warning though. – Kelmikra Dec 1 '15 at 3:35

Chrome doesn't even store passwords in an OS-agnostic manner. It uses a different password store on every OS (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and on Linux it can use one of several different password stores.

Since they're all synced to the cloud anyway, it's probably not worth bothering to keep yet another backup, as every single machine you sign in to Chrome from effectively functions as a backup.

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Well, you're going on a tangent to the original question. On top of that, chrome own storage might be OS specific - who cares? I want to extract that data and save it in an OS-agnostic manner (eg .txt or .csv file). Finally, sync'd computers aren't "backups" - they are just sync'd. An erased password gets erased on all such "backups". – DeepSpace101 Oct 8 '12 at 6:06
@Sid - You will have to use something other then Chromes built-in password manager if you what that functionality. – Ramhound Dec 3 '12 at 14:06

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