KeePass, the free, open-source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.
key transformations (rounds) are now computed in two threads; on
dual/multi core processors this results in almost twice the performance as
before (by doubling the amount of rounds you'll get the same waiting time as
in 1.10, but the protection against dictionary and guessing attack is
On Windows Vista, some of the message boxes are now displayed as modern task
Database files are now verified (read and hashed) after writing them to
disk (in order to prevent data loss caused by damaged/broken devices and/or
When saving databases to removable media, KeePass now tries to lock and
unlock the volume, which effectively flushes all system caches related to
this drive (this prevents data loss caused by removing USB sticks without
correctly unmounting in Windows first; but it only works when no other
program is using the drive).
The system's INI
cache is now flushed before copying the temporary global INI file to the
application directory (improves Windows 95 / 98 / ME compatibility).
for referencing fields of other entries (dereferenced when starting URLs and
performing auto-type, see the auto-type placeholders documentation).
Added natural sorting (when sorting the entry list, KeePass now performs a
human-like comparison instead of a simple lexicographical one; this sorts
entries with numbers more logically; only supported with ShlWApi/IE
placeholder 's' to generate special characters of the printable 7-bit
ASCII character set.
KeePass now locks when the system is suspending (if the option for locking
on locking Windows or switching user is enabled).
Added a 'Tools' button menu in the entry editing dialog.
Tools button menu: Added command to select an application for the URL
field (will be prefixed with cmd://).
Tools button menu: Added command to select a document for the URL field
(will be prefixed with cmd://).
Tools button menu: Added command to insert a placeholder
into the URL field.
Tools button menu: Added command to select an auto-type
target window (a dialog will be opened, in which you can select an
existing currently-opened window; an appropriate auto-type definition will
be added in the notes field).
Several entry context menu commands are now only enabled if applicable (if
the user name field of an entry is empty, the 'Copy User Name' command is
A " - Copy" suffix is now appended to duplicated entries.
After duplicating entries, the new entries are selected.
Added ability to sort entries based on UUIDs.
Added advanced option to focus the entry list after a successful quick
search (toolbar; disabled by default).
Added option to always allow full access through remote control (disabled
by default, and marked with "not recommended").
Added radio buttons for removing the expiry time from entries in the
Added generic Wiki and '$' client icons.
Added certificate and mobile phone client icons (thanks to oppitronic).
Added ability to specify the minimum length and minimum estimated quality
that master passwords must have (see help file -> Features -> Composite
Master Key; for admins).
Added interface for writing master password requirements validation
plugins (see the KPM_VALIDATE_MASTERPASSWORD message).
Added interface for writing entry validation plugins (see the KPM_VALIDATE_ENTRY
Added interface for writing generated passwords validation plugins (see
the KPM_VALIDATE_GENPASSWORD message).
Added plugin interface for storing custom data in KeePass KDB databases
(for example some history, logging, ...).
Plugins can now execute auto-type (KPC_AUTOTYPE).
Added ability to specify a window title suffix in the INI file (KeeWindowTitleSuffix).
Added more simple and robust plugin interface for editing and deleting
The dialog banner text color can be changed in the INI file now (KeeBannerColorText,
set to BGR-Quad).
The gradient direction in dialog banners can now be specified in the INI
In mini mode, no passwords are generated automatically for new entries.
In mini mode, clicking the 'Generate Password' button in the entry window
immediately generates a new password based on the automatic generation
profile, instead of showing the password generator dialog.
In mini mode, the URL field is replaced by a combo box, in which you can
select one of the plugin-provided user applications (KPM_USERAPP_GETFIRST
If natural sorting is supported, TANs
are not prefixed with zeros anymore.
Removed 'Loading error' message that appeared when checking for an update
and a new version is available.
TAN indices are now
stored in the user name field (the notes field can therefore be used now for
storing confirmation messages and/or transaction details).
"User Name" is now translated correctly in TXT exports.
On Windows XP and higher, dialog banners now have black background
gradients by default.
Improved list view item focusing.
Icon of the 'Generate Password' button in the entry editing dialog is now