Why Dotenv?

Why Dotenv is the best solution for managing environment variables across your infrastructure.

Proven Security

More than 1 Million developers, and their companies, trust Dotenv to protect their secrets — earning its reputation as the industry standard.

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Developer Friendly

Ask any developer, Dotenv is easy to use, making security easy to do.

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Works Everywhere

Most tools don't work everywhere. Dotenv does — with libraries for even the most obscure languages and frameworks.

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Features You'll Love

Your engineers will love Dotenv's new layer 2 and layer 3 features, and your CSO will sleep soundly.

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