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Offline ardavang

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How do I passwords to .csv?
« on: April 28, 2019, 10:39:17 AM »
Hello all,

Am trying to export passwords to .csv but the interface other than 'export to file' has no other button or anything else allowing this. I've attached a .png screen shot of the interface.

When I select 'export to file, it allows for 'save as' either  .json or *.*  formats! Very bizarre. I don't even know what json is. So how do I do this please?
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Offline BWhit

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Re: How do I passwords to .csv?
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2019, 02:37:40 PM »
Hi ardavang,

The "Import / export all data" function used to export to .csv, but has been changed to .json as we are unifying the export file protocol across platforms (i.e. using the same protocol for Windows and Mac). A .json file is simply another way of storing the data, and allows more information to be included when exporting/importing from Passwords - such as the tile color that was chosen for each login.

If you need to export to a .csv file, you can do so by clicking one of the "Export" buttons next to "Export to Google Chrome" or "Export to Firefox" - this will save the logins to a .csv file.

Please note that both the .csv and .json files store the login information in plain text. Please make sure to delete them as soon as you have finished using the files so that your login information is kept secure.