# AES: keylength and password length? [closed]

What is the difference between the keylength and the length of a password for AES-256?

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## closed as unclear what you're asking by hunter, Thomas, D.W., minar, Ricky DemerJul 24 '13 at 17:10

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One is the length of a key, and one is the length of the password. $\:$ – Ricky Demer Jul 24 '13 at 17:10