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.
First Open Source release
24 September 2013
New releases for both Windows (3.32) and Linux (0.92Beta). Thanks to Saurav, DK and Andrey for their help in this release, and to pm_kan, Karlo, Francois, and Bjorne, for updating the Russian, German, French, and Swedish translations.
New Features for V3.32
||Support Yubico's YubiKey authentication token. Previouly this
product was supported in a separate branch.
||User can choose not to let PasswordSafe record which virtual
keyboard was used.
||Changing a database opened in read-only mode to read/write will
revert when the database is locked.
||Allow a keyboard shortcut to be associated with selecting an entry.
Please see Help entry for more details.
Changes to Existing Features in V3.32
||Add validation of entry field XML characters to ensure resulting file
can be imported. Note: any field containing an invalid character will not
be exported and a comment added to the export file and the report.
||Run command can now accept $e or $email and will expand this to the entry's e-mail.
Bugs fixed in V3.32
||Copying the username of a shortcut entry now works correctly.
||-d dialog no longer needs password verification.
||Help now displays correctly for Import XML settings.
||Filters now handle empty fields correctly.
||Manage Password Policy lists and Edit Entry's Notes fonts are set
to same as for main list/tree, user-configurable.
||Autotype email and url now works with shortcut.
||Prevent Alt+Enter or Ctrl+Enter when setting the Application Hotkey in
PasswordSafe options dialog closing the dialog and saving an invalid Hotkey.
||Support wrap scrolling in the ListView using up and down arrow keys.
11 May 2013
New releases for both Windows (3.31) and Linux (0.91Beta). Thanks to PeterHB, DK and Andrey for their help in this release, and to pm_kan, Rikus, Karlo, Francois, Bjorne, Juanjo, and mniklas for updating the Russian, Dutch, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and Polish translations. Thanks to Yusuf for providing a new Turkish translation, and to Giorgio for providing Italian installation texts.
New Features for V3.31
||Turkish translation added, thanks to Yusuf.
Changes to Existing Features in V3.31
||Autotype now supports URL and email fields with \l and \m, respectively.
||Improved selection of subset of password: characters can be
specified from the end of the password as well as from the beginning
(thanks to DK).
Bugs fixed in V3.31
||Fixed typos in online help (thanks to PeterHB).
||Fixed typos in file format description text (thanks to PeterHB).
||Correct suffix appended to proposed filename when exporting to XML.
||Ampersand (&) is handled correctly in Password Policy (thanks to Andrey)
||Compare DB results context menu items now enabled correctly in
Read Only (thanks to DK).
||Preferences that are stored in the database are colored blue again (thanks to DK).
||Unknown database preferences are preserved (thanks to DK).
||Minor issues related to password policy options.
||Password history date is now displayed in locale's format in entry's Additional tab.
||Expand entry's autotype value in Run Command's $a parsing.
||Don't report URL as copied to clipboard when it isn't.
||Opening a protected entry no longer causes a sound in Windows.