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2014 History

PasswordSafe was originally designed by Bruce Schneier and released as a free utility application. Since then, it has evolved considerably. The following table has links to pages detailing the release history of PasswordSafe since the project was made open source. This can be useful for seeing what features were added and what bugs were fixed since a given release.

Year Releases
2015 3.36-3.38
2014 3.33-3.35
2013 3.31-3.32
2012 3.28-3.30
2011 3.25-3.27
2010 3.21-3.24.1
2009 3.16-3.20
2008 3.12-3.15.1
2007 3.06-3.11.1
2006 2.16-3.05.02
2005 2.08-2.15
2004 2.0-2.07
2003 1.91-1.92c
2002 First Open Source release

28 December 2014

PasswordSafe version 3.35 for Windows, and 0.95 (beta) for Linux, have been released. Thanks to dk, mniklas, rafael, sauravg and pm_kan for their help in this release.

Bugs fixed in V3.35

1221 Support newer YubiKeys in all modes.
1212 In the Flattened List view, keep the icon column, if present, as leftmost, to ensure proper display.
1211 The Read-Only checkbox no longer clears itself after returning from the file selection dialog. Also, the read-only checkbox in XP file selection dialog is handled correctly.
1210 CurrentFile preference is updated sooner rather than later, so last database is set as default for next invocation.

Changes to Existing Features in V3.35

760 Password Policy: You can now choose a character set without requiring at least one character from that set (i.e., minimum required can be zero).

28 July 2014

PasswordSafe version 3.34.1 for Windows, and 0.94 (beta) for Linux, have been released. Thanks to dk, sauravg and pm_kan for their help in this release, to Bill, Simon, Y.S. and Michael for submitting fixes, and to pm_kan, and mniklas for updating the Russian and Polish translations.

New Features for V3.34.1

753 A Password Safe database can be opened by drag & drop to the Password Safe application window.
749 Clicking or double-clicking on a previous password in an entry's Password History selects it.
746 Password Policy "Special Symbol Set" simplified.

Changes to Existing Features in V3.34.1

397 Clarified use of -g and PWS_PREFSDIR.

Bugs fixed in V3.34.1

1205 3.34.1 fixes a bug that crept into 3.34: The OK button was disabled when a database was selected on the opening window.
1200 Tweak Yubikey interface to make it easier to use when creating or opening a Password Safe database.
1195 Edit->Find now enabled when a group is selected.
1194 Compare, Merge, Sync: Enable action button when password's entered via virtual keyboard.
1176 Tweak definition of what's considered a 'weak' password.
1174 "Open as read-only" check-box now correctly reflects the file's state.
1117 Dragging dropbar icon doesn't copy text to clipboard unless Control key's pressed when icon's clicked upon.

7 February 2014

PasswordSafe version 3.33 for Windows, and 0.93 (beta) for Linux, have been released. Thanks to dk, sauravg and pm_kan for their help in this release, and to pm_kan, Karlo, Bjorne, Rob and mniklas for updating the Russian, German, Swedish, Dutch and Polish translations.

New Features for V3.33

728 The default delay between characters on autotype is now configurable.

Changes to Existing Features in V3.33

- None

Bugs fixed in V3.33

1160 Don't create config dir if config file passed in command line.
1155 Number of shortcuts is now correctly initialized.
1148 No longer crashes when canceling unlock with expired password entries.
1146 Edit button now enabled correctly in Manage->Password Policies.
1139 Backup file numbers now rollover 999 correctly.
1134 Filtering by type now works correctly for shortcuts & shortcut bases.
1130 Database field isn't highlighted when it doesn't have the focus.
1125 Increased range of unlock difficulty by a factor of four. This should give an order or magnitude or so between max and min settings.
1067 Fail gracefully when trying to encrypt a file > 2GB.
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