List of PBKDF2 implementations

List of software that implements or uses the PBKDF2 key derivation standard.



Systems that use PBKDF2

  • (WPA and WPA2) used to secure wireless networks
  • (DPAPI)
  • encryption used in
  • ‘s AES Encryption scheme.
  • for password hashing.
  • for password hashing.
  • for password hashing.
  • for password hashing.
  • Apple’s mobile operating system, for protecting user passcodes and passwords.
  • for user passwords
  • The web framework, as of release 1.4.
  • The content management framework, as of version 2.0.
  • The encryption and decryption schema of , to generate encryption and authentication keys.
  • and IOS XE Type 4 password hashes
  • for client-side password stretching

<!– this is not a directory of software that uses PBKDF2. please, keep only widest used software –>

Disk encryption software

  • Filesystem encryption in the operating system, as of version 3.0.
  • () from Apple Computer
  • (Windows and Pocket PC PDAs); also supports mounting Linux (e.g. LUKS) volumes under Windows
  • (Linux Unified Key Setup) (Linux)
  • (Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X)
  • (Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X)
  • (Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X)
  • (Windows)
  • Cryptographic disk (NetBSD)
  • ELI module for
  • softraid crypto for
  • (Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X) since v1.5.0
  • (boot loader)
  • SafeGuard Enterprise (Windows and Mac OSX)
  • Boxcryptor Encryption Software based in EFS


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