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Version 9.1.5 (Released August 26, 2016)

  • Improved search function in the top bar.
  • Optimized deletion of password entries on the Password Depot Server.
  • Corrected import errors into the files on Password Depot Server.
  • Other minor improvements and corrections..

Version 9.1.4 (Released July 22, 2016)

  • Support of the cloud storage Box was introduced.
  • An error of synchronization between a file on Password Depot Server and a local file was corrected.
  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.1.3 (Released March 21, 2016)

  • Problem with the appearance of PD Server login window in the background was resolved.
  • Procedure of forced program closing when system shuts down was improved.
  • Problem with uploading of backups into wrong directory via SFTP protocol was resolved.
  • Symbols '#' in the backup file names were replaced with '_' to avoid problems with clouds and NAS servers.
  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.1.2 (Released February 19, 2016)

  • Display and management of custom icons were improved.
  • Number of minor errors were corrected

Version 9.1.1 (Released February 15, 2016)

  • Number of minor errors were fixed.

Version 9.1.0 (Released February 9, 2016)

  • The problems with increased file size and performance issues were resolved.
  • An error of updating custom icons after editing folder properties was corrected.
  • Number of other minor errors were fixed.

Version 9.0.9 (Released February 6, 2016)

  • Correction of an error message.

Version 9.0.8 (Released February 5, 2016)

  • The program now starts and loads files significantly faster then before.
  • The program performance and loading speed were improved.
  • Number of minor errors and text issues were corrected.
  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.7 (not released)

Version 9.0.6 (Released December 16, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.5 (Released December 11, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.4 (Released December 10, 2015)

  • A problem with displaying Umlaute was fixed.

Version 9.0.3 (Released December 10, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.2 (Released December 8, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.1 (Released December 2, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.0 (Released November 23, 2015)

  • Full support of Windows 10!
  • New universal data format of password files supports all platforms and provides better performance.
  • New wizard for searching of duplicated or similar password entries.
  • New command for protected completion and submission of web forms in Internet Explorer.
  • Optimized and improved web browser add-ons.
  • Improved navigation through folders and searching of passwords.
  • Numerous other enhancements and fixes.

Version 8.2.2 (Released August 24, 2015)

  • A problem with detecting of the installed browser add-ons was fixed.
  • Auto-filling of complex web forms with multiple frames was improved in the Firefox add-on.
  • Number of other minor errors were corrected.

Version 8.2.1 (Released July 21, 2015)

  • Correction of a problem with the installation of the Firefox add-on.

Version 8.2.0 (Released July 17, 2015)

  • Support of the new requirements and distribution model of the Firefox Add-On was implemented. Since this version the add-on is not distributed locally but will be downloaded and installed directly from the AMO page.
  • Number of internal changes were implemented to support the newest version of the Password Depot Server.

Version 8.1.8 (Released June 22, 2015)

  • Script errors occurring on some websites in the Firefox Add-On were corrected.
  • Number of minor user interface improvements.

Version 8.1.7 (Released June 6, 2015)

  • Support of Mozilla Firefox 39 was added.

Version 8.1.6 (Released May 20, 2015)

  • Problem with the Firefox Add-On was resolved.
  • A few user interface issues were corrected.

Version 8.1.5 (Released May 15, 2015)

  • Support of Mozilla Firefox 38 was added.
  • A problem with synchronization between PSW8 and older PSWX files was fixed.
  • Warnings on data copying to the clipboard can be optionally deactivated now.
  • A few other minor fixes.

Version 8.1.4 (Released March 21, 2015)

  • The search function was improved.
  • Error of incorrectly entered custom fields as command line parameters was fixed.
  • A number of text errors were corrected.

Version 8.1.3 (Released March 4, 2015)

  • Support of Firefox 37 was added.
  • A user interface issue which sometimes occurred while searching for passwords was corrected.

  • Support of the KeepAlive functionality was implemented for connection with Password Depot Server.
  • A number of text errors were corrected.

Version 8.1.2 (Released January 21, 2015)

  • Support of Firefox 36 was added.
  • Reconnection to Password Depot Server after unexpected disconnects was improved.
  • Function of rearrange passwords in custom sort mode was restored.

Version 8.1.1 (Released December 18, 2014)

  • Files which were opened from the server can now also be backed up locally if the admin allows that.
  • Number of user interface issues were improved.

Version 8.1 (Released December 12, 2014)

  • Support of Firefox 35 was added.
  • Drag-and-drop function of the Topbar was improved.
  • Design of popup hint windows was updated.
  • Problem of conflicting options for backups creation was resolved.
  • Number of other user interface issues were corrected.

Version 8.0.7 (Released November 21, 2014)

  • Problem with incorrect storing of the last state of list view columns was fixed.
  • Handling of locked files on the cloud locations was improved.
  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 8.0.6 (Released November 12, 2014)

  • The browser add-on for Firefox was updated to support Firefox 34. 

Version 8.0.5 (Released October 6, 2014)

  • New search function in the Topbar.
  • Several other UI improvements and optimizations.

Version 8.0.4 (Released Septermber 29, 2014)

  • French translations of the user were updated.
  • A problem with remaining old read-only settings for files from Password Depot Server was solved.
  • A number of minor errors were fixed..

Version 8.0.3 (Released Septermber 26, 2014)

  • The drop-down menu button Favorites was reintroduced on the Topbar.
  • Sorting of passwords in all listing modes (regular, search results, recycle bin and favorites) is now independent, so users can rearrange favorites according to their own rules.
  • Several function were updated to reflect changes in the latest version of Password Depot Server.
  • A number of minor errors were fixed..

Version 8.0.2 (Released Septermber 15, 2014)

  • A number of user interface issues on displays with large and extra-large fonts were corrected.
  • A problem with the position of the top bar on systems with multiple monitors was fixed.
  • Several other text errors and cosmetic problems were corrected.

Version 8.0.1 (Released Septermber 12, 2014)

  • The browser add-on for Firefox was updated to support Firefox 33. 
  • A problem which occured under certain conditions while installing the program on a USB device was resolved. 
  • Several minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 8.0.0 (Released August 27, 2014)

  • Themes: Improved user interface with modern themes and advanced controls.
  • Internet Server: Extended FTP support, including SFTP, FTPS, FTPES. All data transfers and listing of password files via secure FTP protocols.
  • Internal Viewer: Open attachments securely, without needing to save them on disk previously.
  • File Manager: Easy management of backups directly in the File Manager.
  • Drag-And-Drop: Custom fields now also support drag-and-drop from top bar.
  • Top Bar: Enhanced top bar with new tree view control and quick search function.
  • Navigation Area: Simplified access to search results and favorites in the main window and top bar.
  • Redesigned Details Area: Copy details to the clipboard and open URLs directly from this area.
  • Various other improvements.

Version 7.6.2 (Released January 5, 2015)

  • The browser add-on for Firefox was updated to support Firefox 35. 

Version 7.6.1 (Released November 12, 2014)

  • The browser add-on for Firefox was updated to support Firefox 33 and 34. 

Version 7.5.9 (Released July 31, 2014)

  • Fixed an error in synchronization between PSW and PSWX files.

Version 7.5.8 (Released June 30, 2014)

  • The Browser Add-On for Chrome was updated.
  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 31.

Version 7.5.7 (Released June 4, 2014)

  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 30.

Version 7.5.6 (Released April 22, 2014)

  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 29.

Version 7.5.5 (Released April 4, 2014)

  • The compatibility issue between the virtual keyboard and the latest version of Google Chrome and some other applications was fixed.
  • Several minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 7.5.4 (Released March 19, 2014)

  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 28.
  • Problems with using of files on Google Drive cloud storage were resolved.
  • Auto-complete and Insert Data functions were modified to support websites with blocking scripts.
  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were resolved.

Version 7.5.3 (Released January 24, 2014)

  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 27.
  • Fixed the problem of the browser Add-On in Internet Explorer on Windows 8.1.

Version 7.5.2 (Released December 9, 2013)

  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 26.

Version 7.5.1 (Released November 4, 2013)

  • The Browser Add-On for Firefox was upgraded and now also supports Firefox 25.

Version 7.5.0 (Released October 9, 2013)

  • Hierarchical view: Groups inside the Top Bar can be displayed optionally in a tree view.
  • Multiple login dialog: The buttons inside this dialog were rearranged. The user can either select a login, add the URL to the ignored websites list or cancel the fill in.
  • Top Bar: Changes made to the custom gradient are now taken over immediately after confirmation.
  • Top Bar: Password Depot can now be closed when in top bar mode, without needing to confirm the action.
  • Session IDs: Better recognition of session IDs (previously the last character of some URLs was mistakenly deleted)
  • Several minor errors were corrected.

Version 7.1.0 (Released September 13, 2013)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 24 was added.
  • The Browser Add-Ons for Internet Explorer and Chrome were improved and optimized for with working frames.
  • A few minor errors and interface issues were corrected.

Version 7.0.8 (Released August 5, 2013)

  • Browser Add-On for Firefox 23 was added.
  • Errors on start of the program with the installed language packs were corrected.
  • Number of other minor issues were fixed..

Version 7.0.7 (Released July 12, 2013)

  • A new quick selection window was added to the main program window and the Top Bar. Password Depot Server users can access files much easier and quicker now.
  • A wrong error message about supposedly outdated file versions from Password Depot Server has been fixed.
  • Several other small errors and user interface issues were fixed as well.

Version 7.0.6 (Released June 28, 2013)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 22 was implemented.

Version 7.0.5 (Released May 17, 2013)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 21 was implemented.
  • A few minor errors and interface issues were corrected.

Version 7.0.4 (Released April 30, 2013)

  • Browser Add-On for Google Chrome was updated.
  • Problem with importing and synchronizing old .pswx files was resolved.
  • Refresh function for Cloud services was improved.
  • Loading web icons from URLs was optimized.
  • Several other minor errors and interface issues were corrected.

Version 7.0.3 (Released April 19, 2013)

  • Dropbox functions were adapted to recent changes of the Dropbox API.
  • Minor user interface issues were corrected.

Version 7.0.2 (Released April 15, 2013)

  • Small toolbar for password-related commands was implemented in the main window.
  • Incorrect filtering of password files on FTP servers was corrected.
  • Import form XML files was corrected and improved.
  • Problem with automated backups was resolved.
  • User interface of Browser Add-Ons was unified and improved.
  • Several other minor user interface improvements.

Version 7.0.1 (Released April 3, 2013)

  • Browser Add-Ons were updated to support Firefox 20 and the latest versions of Google Chrome.
  • Errors concerning the listing and uploading of files to Google Drive were corrected.
  • Functioning of the global hot keys was optimized.
  • Error with calling the help system via F1 was corrected.
  • Appearance of the help window was improved.
  • Program was tested and optimized for working with Password Depot Server 7.0.0.
  • Several text and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 7.0.0. (Released February 25, 2013)

  • Cloud services: Password Depot now supports the cloud devices Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive.
  • File Manager: A clearly structured File Manager pools the so-far existing different dialog boxes for adding, opening and managing password files as well as for managing file locations.
  • Access to Password Depot Server: The File Manager allows access to Password Depot Server on which you can now change password entries, for example.
  • Partial passwords: A new function enables to select and enter partial passwords, this function being accessible both via the Password tab and via the Top Bar.
  • Fake mouse cursors: The virtual keyboard has been extended for multiple fake mouse cursors that additionally conceal what you type on the keyboard.
  • Recycle bin: A newly added recycle bin saves deleted password entries and thereby enables their restoration.
  • Extended top-bar functions: Via the Top Bar, you can now insert individual information into target fields on websites (blue flash) and also generate partial passwords.
  • Extended password menu: The password entries’ menu (right-click onto a password entry) now also permits to generate a partial password and to add a password entry to the favorites list.
  • Editable favorites list: The list of password favorites may now be manually edited, allowing to individually add or deleted password entries.
  • HTTPS support: The protocol for internet servers has been extended for HTTPS – in addition to the so-far supported protocols FTP, HTTP and SFTP.
  • Extended SFTP protocol: The SFTP protocol now supports private and public keys, thereby enabling users of SFTP to enter their key files into Password Depot.
  • Refined clean-up function: The function for cleaning up unused or expired passwords now also allows to only search for password entries with icons/history and to only delete the history/attachments of a password entry.
  • Extended PSWX format: The PSWX file format now supports additional properties of the original PWS password files format.
  • Easier password transfer: If you transfer passwords to a different file, the program detects any missing or added passwords and asks you whether you would like to copy or delete them.
  • Extended system tray: Via the Password Depot icon in the system tray you can now additionally generate new passwords.
  • Automatic reconnection: You can set the program to automatically reestablish the connection in case of aborted connections.
  • Taking over settings: When installing the program, Password Depot searches for previous versions and, in the case that any are found, asks for permission to take over that version's settings. In this way, you do not have to manually reset the settings after having installed a new version!
  • Extended credit card entry: The window for credit cards entries now allows you to enter PINs and additionally has a new tab containing URL functions, e.g. for modifying the auto-complete sequence.
  • Save to/Load from file: Ignored websites as well as categories may now be both saved to files and also loaded from files.
  • Extended Custom Mode: In the Custom Mode, you can now select additional functions – for deleting password entries and for generating passwords or partial passwords.
  • Extended warnings list: The list of warnings was extended with the aim of including notifications about weak master passwords in order to provide additional security.
  • Pooled view functions: Functions for modifying the software’s view are now clearly arranged on a separate tab.
  • New Password tab: Clicking onto a password entry now opens up an extra tab containing regularly used password functions, e.g. for copying password data to the clipboard.
  • New Search tab: A click into the search field now opens a proper Search tab that provides quick access to all search functions.
  • Extended search function: The search function now also allows you to directly open the group of previously searched password entires.
  • Top Bar color gradient: The Top Bar may now be defined in the color of an individually defined gradient - and no longer in just one single color.
  • Easier access to program options: The software’s options can now additionally be called up via the Home tab.
  • Clearer interface: The user interface has been redesigned with new, clearer icons and themes

Version 6.2.2 (Released January 11, 2013)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 18 was implemented.

Version 6.2.1 (Released November 19, 2012)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 17 was implemented.

Version 6.2.0 (Released September 14, 2012)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 16 was implemented.
  • Several modifications in Browser Add-Ons were implemented for better auto-filling of non-standard web forms.
  • A few other user interface improvements were implemented.

Version 6.1.9 (Released August 29, 2012)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 15 was implemented.
  • The interaction with the tray icon was optimized.
  • A number of minor issues were corrected.

Version 6.1.8 (Released August 7, 2012)

  • Updated .pswx format for better compatibility with mobile editions.
  • The problem with incorrectly using the modify/delete/insert rights in password files in connection with the server module was corrected.

Version 6.1.7 (Released June 22, 2012)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 14 was implemented.

Version 6.1.6 (Released June 2, 2012)

  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 13 was implemented.
  • A function which imports passwords from Sticky Password's XML format was implemented.
  • A number of minor issues were corrected.

Version 6.1.5 (Released May 2, 2012)

  • A problem introduced in version 6.1.4 regarding the limitation of characters in the Password Generator has been corrected.

Version 6.1.4 (Released April 25, 2012)

  • The Browser Add-On now supports Firefox 12.
  • Several other minor errors were corrected.

Version 6.1.3 (Released April 2, 2012)

  • Import of passwords from Kaspersky Password Manager version 5.x was implemented.
  • Import of passwords from KeePass Password Safe version 2.x was implemented.

Version 6.1.2 (Released March 14, 2012)

  • The Browser Add-On now supports Firefox 11
  • Improved support of large (> 125%) fonts on Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Version 6.1.1 (Released February 20, 2012)

  • A Browser Add-On for Google Chrome was implemented.
  • An option for auto-selecting a matching password in the Top Bar by the Browser Add-Ons was introduced.
  • The selection algorithm for appropriate passwords for the Browser Add-Ons was improved.
  • A few user interface problems on screens with large fonts (150%) were fixed.
  • Several other minor errors were corrected.

Version 6.1.0 (Released February 6, 2012)

  • Support of Firefox 10 Browser Add-On was added.
  • Browser Add-On for 64 bit version of Internet Explorer was implemented.
  • Improved drag-and-drop functionality for Safari and Opera web browsers.
  • User interface issues on systems with large fonts were corrected.
  • A few other minor errors and user interface problems were fixed.

Version 6.0.9 (Released January 2, 2012)

  • A problem which was introduced in version 6.0.8 with disabled commands in the Synchronize dialog box was corrected.
  • Performance of the hierarchical drop-down tree in the Top Bar was improved.
  • Several other minor errors were fixed.

Version 6.0.8 (Released December 22, 2011)

  • Support of Firefox 9 by the Browser Add-On was implemented.
  • A few other minor errors were corrected.

Version 6.0.7 (Released November 4, 2011)

  • Support of Firefox 8 by the Browser Add-On was implemented.
  • Building of favorites list in the Top Bar waas made consistent with the favorites in the main view.
  • A problem with disabled commands 'Open in browser...' in the Top Bar was fixed.
  • A few other minor errors were corrected.

Version 6.0.6 (Released September 28, 2011)

  • Support of Firefox 7 by the Browser Add-On was added.
  • An error of incorrect automatic setting of the password expiry date was corrected.
  • A problem with failed automatic deletion of files from the server under certain conditions was fixed.
  • A new field "PIN" was introduced for EC Card templates.
  • A number of other minor errors were corrected.

Version 6.0.5 (Released August 8, 2011)

  • A problem with the Browser Add-Ons, which suggested to add a new password entry when the user name was automatically entered into the form, was corrected.
  • A "Please wait..." dialog box was added to the password analysis of existing passwords.
  • The problem of a password file not being added, at times, to the recently used files when closed, was fixed.
  • A problem which made it impossible to modify passwords when executing the program from a USB device was fixed.

Version 6.0.4 (Released August 3, 2011)

  • Improved password analysis function with customizable estimation of the time required to crack a password by brute force attacks.
  • New auto-completion method 'Multi-Channel Obfuscator' for better protection from spyware.
  • A Browser Add-On for Firefox 6 was implemented.
  • The keyboard input simulation is now used as the default auto-complete method.
  • More strict analysis of the master password security.
  • Several user interface improvements and minor error fixes.

Version 6.0.3 (Released July 22, 2011)

  • A new option was implemented in the Advanced Password Generator to enable or disable checking generated passwords against dictionary attacks.
  • A problem with locating passwords based on descriptions in sub-groups was resolved.
  • The handling of passwords with URL Mask by the Browser Add-Ons was enhanced.
  • A number of other minor errors and user interface issues were fixed.

Version 6.0.2 (Released July 14, 2011)

  • An issue with wrong icons in the Synchronize dialog was fixed.
  • A number of minor errors and text issues were corrected.

Version 6.0.1 (Released July 5, 2011)

  • A problem with the Windows Explorer integration was fixed.
  • A number of other minor errors and text problems were corrected.

Version 6.0.0 (released June 27, 2011)

  • New and improved user interface with new themes and graphics.
  • Windows 7 Task Barinterfaces support, with quick access via the pop-up menu to favorite passwords and common tasks.
  • Improved seamless migration from previous versions.
  • The possibility to group entries in the main view by type, category, etc. was added.
  • The security related settings are now stored inside of password files to prevent their unauthorized modification outside of Password Depot.
  • Direct adding of password entries from encrypted files: If you encrypt a file via the Windows Explorer you can directly add it as an encrypted file entry to the program.
  • Extended function "properties" which allows to delete custom icons and attachments, to configure password policies, to show passwords by default and to check passwords against dictionary attacks.
  • New entry type EC Card for managing bank accounts and online banking.
  • New entry type Encrypted File to manage passwords for external encrypted files.
  • The password generator can now also be used when encrypting an external file.
  • Improved printing functionality: more options to customize fonts and layouts, export to PDF documents, possibility to print individual passwords.
  • Enhanced printing security: all operations are made in the memory without creating temporary files on the disk.
  • The improved Clean-Up Wizard allows passwords to be filtered with large-sized attachments.
  • A new field URL Mask was introduced which allows to select appropriate passwords using a template instead of the exact URL.
  • Improved support of the available browsers: users can define custom browsers with any supported command line parameters.
  • In addition to the Beginner and Expert modes, a new Custom mode was introduced, which allows you to customize available commands.
  • More options to control the behavior of the installed Browser Add-Ons via Options/Browsers.
  • Centralized options were introduced to enable or disable the program warnings and hints.
  • A possibility to rearrange the available custom fields was added.
  • New tab "Most recently used" when opening a password file.
  • Extended entry type "Identity" with birth date, etc.
  • The search function will now also search in the "passwords" field.
  • Files can now also be synchronized with files from Password Depot Server.
  • Drag & Drop of file attachments.
  • The possibility to create remote backups simultaneously including local storage and an FTP server.
  • A new global hot key to switch from/to Topbar mode was added.
  • The possibility to create Windows Shell links to individual passwords for quick launch of favorite passwords was introduced.
  • New commands to delete history entries, attachments and custom icons allow to reduce the size a password file quickly.
  • The emulation of drag & drop of custom and global fields from the Topbar was implemented using a SHIFT-Click combination.
  • Auto-complete sequences can now be extended with custom delays for better support of dynamic web forms.

Version 5.3.1 (Released June 27, 2011)

  • The Browser Add-On now supports Firefox 5.

Version 5.3.0 (Released March 24, 2011)

  • The Browser Add-On now supports Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4.

Version 5.2.6 (Released December 20, 2010)

  • Custom translations can now be integrated into the user interface.
  • The function for extracting a site icon from different websites was improved.
  • The search on the fly function was corrected and improved.
  • Several user interface improvements were implemented.
  • The help files were updated.
  • A number of other minor errors and text problems were corrected.

Version 5.2.5 (Released October 28, 2010)

  • A problem which caused the program to freeze during icon extraction from some websites was fixed.
  • An issue with deleting entries from the 'Recently used files' menu was fixed.
  • Incorrect extraction of system proxy user name and password was fixed.
  • A problem with deleting the Password Depot Server's client password from the Open password file dialog box after closing and reopening a file was resolved.
  • A problem with wrong displaying of some characters in the Browser Add-Ons was corrected.
  • A number of other minor issues were fixed.

Version 5.2.4 (Released September 24, 2010)

  • Several modifications were implemented to support the new features of Password Depot Server 5.
  • Improved support of Edge mode of the Topbar.
  • The open password file dialog box now has a button on the system task bar when the main program window is invisible.
  • A problem with convertion of some special symbols from files of Password Depot version 4 was resolved.
  • A number of other minor issues and errors were corrected.

Version 5.2.3 (Released September 17, 2010)

  • The Credit Card template was extended with new fields for a Service URL and additional security codes.
  • A problem which occurred under certain conditions with the conversion of strings which were created in earlier versions and contained the umlaut ä was solved.
  • The USB Installation Wizard now displays all available drives in order to allow installing on external drives which are not recognized as removable.
  • A few minor user interface problems under Windows XP were fixed.
  • Several other minor errors, text and localization problems were fixed.

Version 5.2.2 (Released September 10, 2010)

  • An error occurring when closing the program from the Top Bar under certain conditions was corrected.
  • Recognition of the appropriate passwords for a URL by the Browser Add-Ons was enhanced.
  • The favorites are now refreshed correctly after every use by the Browser Add-Ons.
  • An error occurring when typing a search term when no file was loaded was corrected.
  • A problem with incorrect handling of some types of texts inside password entries was corrected.

Version 5.2.1 (Released September 5, 2010)

  • The mini toolbar in the main window can optionally be displayed again.
  • Correction of a problem which was introduced in version 5.2.0 with Umlaute in password entries and/or master password.

Version 5.2 (Released September 3, 2010)

  • Password Depot now supports Unicode and allows usage of international strings and passwords.
  • A dictionary of common used words and often used passwords was integrated into the program to analyze how strong the used passwords are against dictionary attacks.
  • The install package was improved and an option to install the program either for all users or for current user only was added.
  • A problem with mixed order of custom icons after deleting a custom icon was resolved.
  • A number of other improvements were implemented and some errors fixed.

Version 5.1.2 (Released August 25, 2010)

  • A command to reset all program options to their default values was implemented.
  • The function for automatic extraction of the icon of a associated web site was improved.
  • The display of search results was improved.
  • A problem with incorrect placement of the Top Bar on systems with 2 monitors was fixed.
  • A few cosmetic problems under systems with big fonts were corrected.
  • The option "Field Password is not used" was replaced by the general possibility to store passwords without this field.
  • The printing passwords layout was improved and a few text errors were fixed.
  • An option to define the height of drop down boxes of the Top Bar was implemented.
  • The problem of not updating the selected action in the Synchronize dialog box was fixed.
  • Improved protection from key-loggers in the standalone virtual keyboard was implemented.
  • The problem that the error message 'Invalid pointer operation' was occasionally shown was solved.
  • A number of other errors and usability issues were corrected.

Version 5.1.1 (Released August 13, 2010)

  • Large icons support in the Top Bar is implemented.
  • An option to disable Browser Add-Ons auto-completion for individual passwords is implemented.
  • A number of other errors and cosmetic issues were corrected.

Version 5.1.0 (Released August 12, 2010)

  • Improved functionality and usability of the Browser Add-Ons.
  • Improved password generator with advanced options and templates support.
  • The Password Generator can now be added to the Top Bar via the Customize dialog and directly be used from there.
  • A problem that stopped Firefox from loading a site under certain conditions was fixed.
  • The handling of some specific websites by the Browser Add-Ons was improved.
  • Customization of the Top Bar has been simplified.
  • Security enhancements to prevent attempts of unauthorized accessing passwords with automated scripts.
  • The problem with unlocking the program on a U3 device was fixed.
  • Improved functionality of external files processing.
  • A problem which prevented using the program after several minimizing operations from the topbar was fixed.
  • A display error of the Top Bar after changes via the Customize function was fixed.
  • The problem that under certain conditions the order of elements in the main window was substituted by the one of the Clean-Up function was fixed.
  • The problem that Password Depot came into the front when a user decided to cancel auto completion was fixed.
  • The option which allows to customize the Top Bar in regard to color was revised.
  • A number of other errors and cosmetic issues were corrected.

Version 5.0.2 (Released July 28, 2010)

  • Several UI problems under systems with large fonts were resolved.
  • A problem which made switching to the Top Bar mode very slow under certain conditions was solved.
  • Text issues for printing non-password entries were corrected.
  • The interaction between the main program and the Browser Add-Ons was improved.
  • A possibility to disable some system tray hints was implemented.
  • A number of cosmetic issues and minor errors were corrected.

Version 5.0.1 (Released July 20, 2010)

  • A list of websites which the Browser Add-Ons ignore is now supported.
  • The problem that the program was only a trial version when installed via USB installation was corrected.
  • Enhanced handling of several specific web sites by the browser add-ons was implemented.
  • A problem with incorrect display of icons in the synchronization dialog was fixed.
  • A command for quick opening of the group containing a found password was implemented.
  • A few minor inconsistencies in using read-only files were corrected.
  • Improved reopening of Internet based password files was implemented.
  • A problem with incorrect displaying of several fields in the Software License dialog was fixed.
  • The maximum number of favorites (most frequently used passwords) was made customizable.
  • An option for an automatic start of the program with Windows was added to the Install Wizard.
  • A problem with unlocking Internet based files was fixed.
  • A command for closing a locked file was added into the tray menu.
  • Improved support of large fonts.
  • A number of text and cosmetic issues were resolved.
  • Several other minor errors were fixed.

Version 5 (Released July 9, 2010)

  • New Improved User Interface: An advanced user interface was implemented to give Password Depot a more modern look & feel and to simplify the use of the program.
  • New Search Functionality: A new "Live Search" was implemented, which allows searching for strings everywhere and highlights all the found elements. Optionally, the search can be limited to specific elements like "Name", "Group", "Comments" etc.
  • Internet Explorer Add-On: The program is now completely integrated with IE and simplifies the whole process of adding/updating web passwords as well as automatic web forms completion and submission.
  • Mozilla Firefox Add-On: The program is now completely integrated with Mozilla products (Firefox, Thunderbird) and simplifies the whole process of adding/updating web passwords as well as automatic web forms completion and submission.
  • New Clean-Up Function: The new clean-up function allows finding passwords that have not been used for a long time or have already expired. Thus, keeping the password files up-to-date is much easier.
  • Improved Synchronization Function: The synchronization function now allows synchronizing two files in both directions, including the synchronization with remote files. The program checks if the user tries to synchronize two files which originate from the same file and allows updating all entries easily.
  • Improved Beginner Mode: The Beginner Mode has been revised and is now easier to find and allows new users to familiarize with the program step by step.
  • New Entry Types: Besides traditional passwords, new entry types were introduced. In the "New Password" dialog box you can now additionally manage credit card data, software licenses, personal identities, etc.
  • Frequency of Use: with just one glance, you can now see how frequently your passwords are used.
  • New Favorites Panel: A new panel "Favorites" was added showing the passwords most frequently used. The Favorites be accessed from the Top Bar as drop-down list.
  • Extended Top Bar: Additional functions were added to the Top Bar, so that most program functionalities can now be performed directly from there. The new "Customize Top Bar" dialog box allows adding and re-arranging the most demanded commands.
  • Customization of Virtual Keyboard: The Virtual Keyboard Window is now resizable. It is now also available as a stand-alone application.
  • Global Custom Fields: Global custom fields can now be defined for frequently used information (like e-mail address, nick name, etc).
  • Improved Password Generator: A new option was added allowing to select the characters that shall be used by the password generator. Optionally, the user can choose that all selected options have to be used for the generated password. In case a similar password already exists, the password generator suggests a new password of the same length automatically.
  • Display of File Names: The general display of file names was revised, giving it a more customer-friendly look
  • New Group Functions: Groups can now also be sorted in ascending and descending order 
  • Highlighting of Attachments: Entries containing an attachment are now particularly characterized by a special icon (like attachments in Outlook).
  • Improved Custom Icons: Icons are now stored inside password files to make the custom images synchronization easier. Web passwords can now automatically extract the standard icon (favicon.ico) from the password's URL
  • Improved File Tools: The File Tools (Encrypt, Decrypt, and Erase) are now separated from the main program and can be installed optionally. The possibility to create a single encrypted archive from several source files was implemented. Support of self-extracting encrypted files was implemented, so that users are able to decrypt the file without Password Depot installed. Moreover, integration of the Windows Internet Explorer has been improved.  
  • Warning for Expiring Passwords: An option was added allowing to set a time range for displaying a warning before a password actually expires.
  • SFTP Support: Support for the SFTP protocol was implemented and established as default connection for secure transfer of password files via Internet.
  • Global Hot Key: A global hot key for Windows was implemented (Ctrl+SHIFT+P) reactivating Password Depot when the program has been minimized or is in the system tray.
  • Extended Import Functionality: Passwords can now additionally be imported from other Password Depot password files.
  • Individual Group Names: The name of the paramount group is now named after the corresponding password list instead of having the default name "My Passwords"
  • Custom Fields Visibility: Whether a custom field is shown in the Top Bar or popup menus, is now customizable, so that a user can decide which entries he wants to use from there.
  • Counting Passwords: Improved functionality for counting your passwords, now displaying total amount of passwords in the password list and in the selected group.
  • Showing/Hiding Groups: Contents of several groups can now be shown/hidden optionally with one mouse click only.
  • Extended Auto-Complete Function: Additional elements were added to the auto-complete function, so that even very complex sites can be filled in with this function. In addition, the according dialog box is now customizable in size.
  • Improved Backup Function: Backups of certain password lists can now be stored directly on FTP-Servers or removable discs. The interval between the creation of backup files can be defined individually.
  • Improved Printing Functions: A preview in the printing dialog box now also shows whether a password contains attachments.
  • The names of custom fields are now also stored in encrypted form

Version 4.1.7 (Released June 8, 2010)

  • An error in reading the unlock information from USB devices was fixed.
  • A number of other small errors and text issues were fixed.

Version 4.1.6 (Released April 7, 2010)

  • The problem with locked files (introduced in version 4.1.5) which closed under certain conditions was fixed.

Version 4.1.5 (Released March 25, 2010)

  • A few compatibility problems under Windows 7 were fixed.
  • Several other minor problems and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 4.1.4 (Released October 28, 2009)

  • Improved compatibility with Windows 7.
  • Several other minor issues were corrected.

What is new in version 4.1.3 (Released August 24, 2009)

  • The possibility to override the program-wide option for storing the password changes history was implemented for individual passwords.
  • An option for limiting the number of entries in the password changes history was added.
  • Horizontal and vertical scrollbars were added in the Comments field.
  • The problem with incorrect group printing under certain conditions was corrected.
  • The problem with displaying a wrong program edition was fixed.
  • A number of other minor errors and issues were corrected.

What is new in version 4.1.2 (Released June 13, 2009)

  • Better support of windows positioning on multi monitor systems.
  • Several optimizations were made for faster switching to auto-complete or password suggest mode.
  • A number of other small issues and cosmetic problems are resolved.

What is new in version 4.1.1 (Released June 4, 2009)

  • Support of the newest features of Password Depot Server was implemented.
  • Several minor improvements.

What is new in version 4.1.0 (Released June 3, 2009)

  • Improved handling of web page errors in the Add from the Web wizard.
  • The incorrect replacement of parameters of a command line while opening URLs was fixed.
  • A number of other small issues and cosmetic problems are resolved.

What is new in version 4.0.9 (Released May 12, 2009)

  • A number of other minor issues were corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.8 (Released April 20, 2009)

  • The program has been completely translated to French and Spanish.
  • The context menu Explorer integration now supports all operating systems including Windows Vista 64 bit.
  • Problems with incorrect HTML forms handling in the “Add from Web” Wizard have been resolved.
  • A number of other minor issues were corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.7 (Released April 9, 2009)

  • The problem with the flashing of the system start menu after switching to the Top Bar mode under Windows Vista/XP was resolved.
  • The error message after opening a file protected with the last used key file was corrected.
  • The problem with incorrect encoding of umlauts and data fields in HTML export was fixed.
  • Number of other minor errors and text issues were corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.6 (Released March 31, 2009)

  • The problem with disabled Top Bar buttons after unlocking under certain conditions was fixed.
  • The problem with incorrect unlocking of the program on an U3 USB stick was resolved.
  • Several cosmetic issues for the program running on Windows with big fonts were resolved.
  • Incorrect behavior of several functions on systems with left-handed mouse was corrected.
  • A number of other minor issues and cosmetic problems were resolved.

What is new in version 4.0.5 (Released March 9, 2009)

  • The possibility of custom sorting of passwords was implemented in the Print dialog box.
  • Maintaining of password changes history was made customizable.
  • The possibility to change the own client password on Password Depot Server 4 was added.
  • The error with a duplicated password entry after choosing a custom icon for the password was corrected.
  • A number of other minor issues and cosmetic problems were fixed.

What is new in version 4.0.4 (Released February 13, 2009)

  • The problem with a small empty window appearing during unlocking the minimized program from Top Bar has been fixed.
  • A few minor problems with the Top Bar in ‘Top Edge’ mode have been resolved.

What is new in version 4.0.3 (Released February 11, 2009)

  • The problem with missing system default context menus in edit fields was fixed.
  • The problem with lost focus in the password list in Top Bar after auto-completion was fixed.
  • The improved suggest function can recognize URLs without http:// or https://
  • A number of other small issues were fixed.

What is new in version 4.0.2 (Released February 9, 2009)

  • The unlocking mechanism was changed to enable non-administrator users activate the program.
  • A number of other minor problems and cosmetic issues were fixed.

What is new in version 4.0.1 (Released February 6, 2009)

  • The problem with the not found file path in Windows Explorer shell extension was resolved.
  • Number of other minor problems and text issues were fixed.

What is new in version 4 (Released February 3, 2009)

  • Attachments for password entries: Combining password entries with different file types
  • Synchronization of password files: Quick detection of differences between two files
  • Password history: Older versions of a password entry are saved
  • New option to create and update autorun.inf files enables automatic execution of the program on a USB device
  • Insertion of custom fields from the Top Bar
  • Improved auto-complete sequences editor with the ability to edit existing sequences and rearrange elements
  • New auto-complete operator <CLEAR> allows clearing the target input field before entering data
  • Improved TANs editor allows simultaneous adding of multiple new entries
  • New option to delete source file after decryption
  • Enhanced Print command combines print options editor, preview and printing functions into one dialog box simplifying all the print related tasks
  • Enhanced security of the program: URLs and comments are encrypted in memory too, printing and export functions require master password authorization
  • Several new options for program starting and behavior were added
  • Improved Suggest password function: all browsers including Firefox are now supported; better recognition of related URLs was implemented
  • Improved Add from Web wizard simplifies navigating to target site, extracting required fields and suggesting an appropriate auto-complete sequence
  • Many other user interface and program usability improvements were implemented

What is new in version 3.2.3 (Released June 19, 2008)

  • Support of custom fields in command line parameter strings was implemented.
  • Fixed the problem with the freezing Top Bar when the Speech Recognition is active under Windows Vista.
  • The problem with incorrect export of line breaks in comments was fixed.
  • Fixed the problem with incorrect umlauts displaying in the print preview.
  • A number of other small issues were fixed.

What is new in version 3.2.2 (Released January 31, 2008)

  • Export Passwords Wizard was implemented with advanced options for exporting into .CSV files.
  • Added support of arrows (left, up, right, down) in auto-complete sequences.
  • Improved compatibility with Windows Vista, in particular when the DEP (Data Execution Prevention) is activated for all programs.

What is new in version 3.2.0 (Released January 23, 2008)

  • A new generator for the master password was implemented. It helps to create easy-to-remember, but yet difficult-to-crack passwords.
  • Enhanced protection against brute-force attacks. The period of disabling an open password file dialog box increases with the number of wrong attempts.
  • Enhanced security by automatic closing of the password file and locking of the program with the number of triggers – computer is idle for N minutes, current user changes, computer hibernates, etc.
  • Improved backup passwords functionality. Automatic backup copies are only created if the current password file was changed since the last backup, the number of backup copies is now customizable.
  • Fixed the problems with the Top Bar buttons for copying to clipboard and Drag & Drop of user name and password for some mouse types.
  • Improved compatibility with Internet Explorer 7 under Windows Vista.
  • A number of other minor issues were fixed.

What is new in version 3.1.7 (Released October 30, 2007)

  • Improved support of multiple monitors in Top-Bar mode.
  • Fixed the problem with impossibility to uncheck the flag ‘Expired on’ under Windows Vista.

What is new in version 3.1.6 (Released April 20, 2007)

  • Correction of wrong message about "Trial expired" in registered versions.
  • New program icon for Windows Vista.

What is new in version 3.1.5 (Released April 9, 2007)

  • (Re-)Implemented Drag & Drop for URL (globe button) in Topbar.
  • A few other minor problems have been fixed.

What is new in version 3.1.4 (Released April 4, 2007)

  • Passwords, TANs and custom fields are now additionally encrypted within a password file.

What is new in version 3.1.3 (Released March 25, 2007)

  • Improved compatibility with some firewall types.
  • A few other minor problems have been fixed.

What is new in version 3.1.2?

  • The problem with using Update Manager under non-administrator accounts on Windows Vista has been fixed.
  • The problem with Drag & Drop of data from the Top Bar has been fixed.

What is new in version 3.1.1?

  • The problem of not remembering the last states of docked panels and bars has been fixed.
  • The problem of slow opening an URL from the Top Bar on some systems has been resolved.

What is new in version 3.1?

  • New option "Open last used password file at program start" allows you to start the program without specifying a password list.
  • Improved "New password list" dialog allows creating password files not only in local folders but also at other storage locations.
  • New Internet Server Manager has been implemented for easier management of FTP/HTTP servers.
  • Enhanced "Open password list" dialog provides listing of all ".psw" files found on a selected FTP server.
  • Improved Import/Export/Print functionality - now TANs can be optionally included when exporting/printing/reimporting password lists or groups.
  • The TANs for individual password items can now be exported/imported using two new formats - XML and TAN list (plain text).
  • A new <SPACE> field for auto-complete sequences allows the processing of complex web forms containing checkboxes or option buttons.
  • Several other enhancements and bug fixes.

What is new in version 3.0.2?

  • The program has been made Windows Vista-compatible.
  • Improved file handling in Password Depot Server - now the program first prompts to download the most current file from the server rather than using a cached copy. The option to automatically delete the local copy of password file after disconnecting from the server has been added.
  • The problem with missing Password Depot commands in the Windows Explorer context menu for some file types has been fixed.
  • The issue of two clicks being required to switch to another window after starting the Top Bar has been fixed.
  • We have also improved several other minor issues

What is new in version 3.0.1?

  • The problem with switching to Freeware mode when launched from a USB stick on a new PC has been fixed.
  • We have also improved several other minor issues.

What is new in version 3?

  • New password list authentication options – now you may encrypt your password lists not only with one master password but also using an external key file, either alone or in combination with a master password (the highest level of security).
  • Enhanced anti-keylogger protection – all password fields have integrated protection against several types of key loggers.
  • Enhanced clipboard protection – the program automatically detects any running clipboard viewers and masks (hides) changes it makes to the Clipboard; after auto-completion all sensitive data automatically removed from the Clipboard.
  • Enhanced program protection – several new options are added to provide better protection of the program itself: when it goes into locked state all sensitive data are cleared from memory, the program can automatically minimize/lock when computer switches to Standby or Hibernate mode, when current session changes, etc.
  • Virtual (On-Screen) Keyboard – The ultimate protection against key loggers, with this tool you may enter your master password or other sensitive data not touching the keyboard at all; Password Depot does not emulate keyboard events but uses internal message buffer so neither hardware nor software key loggers can read what you type.
  • Increased security of password files – several enhancements are made to provide the best possible integrity and security of password files (encryption of metadata, check sums, etc).
  • Numbered (Indexed) TANs support – more and more banks introduce numbered TANs, with Password Depot 3 you can use them in your Home Banking, too.
  • New Thumbnails (Cards) View – displays all passwords and groups as small ‘cards’ with all relevant data providing excellent outlook of all passwords in the group.
  • Themes support – with this new feature you can choose one of embedded themes (skins) of the program’s main window.
  • Enhanced support of icons – own (custom) icons now can have not only groups but passwords, too; the program provides wide range of embedded ‘standard’ icons as well as an convenient interface to organize and load custom icons from various graphical file types (ICO, BMP, GIF and JPEG).
  • Improved User Interface – number of other changes are made to provide better UI with modern look and feel.
  • Password Policy – you may establish set of rules for all new or modified passwords to be accomplished (minimum password length, types of symbols to use, etc).
  • Import Wizard – this tool simplifies importing passwords from external XML or CSV files and enables import from CSV files generated by other password managers via adjustable options (separator char quote char, etc).
  • Improved Search function – the Search Password dialog box is redesigned to give more advanced options for searching passwords, for example, you may search for passwords using masks with wildcards, limit search by a specific group or modified time interval; the Top Bar optionally can have Search combo with easy access to both advanced Search Passwords dialog box and simplified drop-down Quick Search.
  • Categories Support - Passwords now may have a new field ‘Category’, which helps in better organization and searching for passwords.
  • Several Auto-Complete methods – passwords may have one of 3 different methods of auto-completion – 2 clipboard-based and 1 keyboard emulated; although the first 2 methods are suitable for most of web forms and windows programs, the last one maybe irreplaceable for some input controls, which block using the Clipboard.
  • Automatic notification of available updates (see Options -> General).
  • New option for transferring configuration data to USB sticks (see Tools -> Installation Wizard).
  • Automatic detection of the Maxthon web browser.
  • New program options for clipboard monitoring (see Options/Clipboard).
  • New option for the list of trusted applications.
  • Passwords can now be assigned a preferred browser.
  • Many other minor interface and functionality improvements.

What is new in version 2.6.1?

  • Improved the panels 'Groups' and 'Details'. They can be docked together - positions and sizes of the panels are remembered.
  • Improved change of the list access key dialog box. Now it is possible to change the hint.
  • Added a new option to print user-defined fields of passwords.
  • Correction of bugs which caused wrong messages when working with write-protected USB sticks.
  • Enhanced interface for sorting items in the main list view.
  • Added support for automatic recognition of FlashPeak SlimBrowser.
  • Improved support of main list columns dragging.
  • Fixed the bug with not remembering program settings after running the Activation/Unlock wizard.
  • Fixed a problem with displaying wrong images for folders with custom images.
  • The limit in 20 elements for auto-complete sequences is removed.
  • Location of the program settings is moved from 'My Documents' folder into a special system directory, which serves as a common repository for application-specific data.
  • Correction of some minor bugs.

What is new in version 2.6.0?

  • Automatic restoring of tray icon after Windows Explorer crash/restart.
  • Improved protection against revealing hidden text by means of special tools/malware programs.
  • Fixed a bug with USB stick installation failure on Windows 98/Me.
  • Proxy settings were added into the Options dialog box.
  • Fixed a bug with closing the application without prior saving of the working file after an update download via the Update Manager.
  • Bug fix for program failure during upload of a .psw-file and auto-minimizing.
  • Correction of some minor bugs.

What is new in version 2.5.4?

  • Added a new option to hide or show expired passwords.
  • New option "Show warning on expired password in file".
  • Fixed a bug with not restoring system cursor during Auto Complete or Suggest modes after cancel caused by keyboard or additional buttons on multifunctional mouses.
  • Fixed the bug with disabling some buttons on the Top Bar after performing search.
  • Improved Passwords Analyzer.
  • Fixed a bug with wrong proxy settings in Update Manager.
  • Correction of some minor bugs.

What is new in version 2.5.3?

  • Added import/export of TANs.
  • Improved Auto-Completion function. Now it supports any symbol in passwords and works faster.
  • Fixed a bug with not detecting Internet Explorer on Windows 2000 SP4.
  • Added a new option to hide or show expired passwords.
  • New option "Show warning on expired passwords in file".
  • Fixed a bug with not restoring system cursor during Auto Complete or Suggest modes.
  • Fixed the bug with disabling some buttons on the Top Bar after performing search.
  • Improvement of sorting passwords in main window and TopBar.
  • Fixed a problem in Top Bar after change of screen resolution.
  • Correction of some minor bugs.

What is new in version 2.5.2?

  • Correction of some minor bugs.

What is new in version 2.5.1?

  • More user-friendly Windows Explorer shell extension: messages to warn users when overwriting existing files, default double-click function for encrypted files (*.pwde).
  • More sophisticated Password Analyzer.
  • Redesigned and improved Update Manager.
  • Correction of problem with not remembering last user settings in the Password Generator.

What is new in version 2.5?

  • Drag & Drop and Auto completion support for different browsers (e.g. Firefox, Netscape, Opera).
  • Improved and configurable Top Bar.
  • Windows Explorer context menu shell extension with commands: Encrypt, Decrypt, Erase.
  • Automatic lock function when computer is at idle.
  • Improved passwords analyzer.
  • User defined "primary browser" and "secondary browser".
  • Improved Password Generator.
  • Maximum password length increased to 256 characters.
  • Support of JPEG and GIF for folder images.

What is new in version 2.1?

  • Export and import password lists in XML format.
  • Export of the complete password list or a selected group.
  • Import of passwords into ‘My passwords group’ or a selected group.
  • Improved printing function: select if you wish to print the complete password list or a selected group.
  • Sorting of groups.
  • Correction of bug with not saving program options after Windows was shut down.
  • Fixed the bug displaying the German error message ’Ungültiges Argument für Codierung der Uhrzeit’ after the file 'pwdepot.ini' was modified manually.
  • Other detail improvements.

What is new in version 2.0.8?

  • Correction of bug "Invalid Index" after switching from Top Bar mode.

What is new in version 2.0.7?

  • Correction of bug with not restoring the system cursor when 'Go to URL first' option is used for auto-completion.
  • Improved dialog for adding/modifying passwords.
  • Correction of bug with not saving the position and size of the main window and Top Bar.
  • Correction of smaller text errors in hints and dialog boxes.

What is new in version 2.0.6?

  • Improved Top Bar: Top Bar buttons will be displayed or hidden according to your needs.
  • New dialog following errors during saving the files.
  • Correction of bug with minimizing from Top Bar, when option "Always lock when minimizing" was selected.
  • Improved support of custom fields.
  • Program was optimized for better use on USB sticks.

What is new in version 2.0.3?

  • Size of "Group" drop-down field in the Top Bar can be adjusted.
  • Multi-monitor support: Top Bar can be displayed on all monitors.
  • New option which locks Password Depot automatically when it is minimized.

What is new in version 2.0.1?

  • Correction of bug with rebooting after Password Depot was minimized and the "Minimize when close icon is clicked" option was selected.
  • Correction of bug with right button mouse click in Auto-complete mode.
  • Correction of bug with multiple connections of the same user to Password Depot Server.

What is new in version 2?

  • Server module: Share Password Depot with several users on a local network!
  • Password lists on the internet: Place your encrypted password lists on the Internet and enjoy access to all of them, no matter where you are!
  • Support of USB flash drives: Keep your passwords handy all the time by storing Password Depot and your passwords on a USB flash drive.
  • Custom fields: Create as many fields as you like in the database. That way you can adjust Password Depot to your personal needs.
  • Recognition of correct passwords: The program automatically recognizes the password that is used for a website and suggests it automatically!
  • New wizards: Add web passwords using the wizards. Or install Password Depot on USB flash drives with the help of the wizards.
  • Perfect protection of your data due to double encryption with Rijndael 256! Your password list is protected twice: by the List Access key used and by the internal key.
  • Quality inspection of your passwords: Check the quality and security of your passwords! New and intelligent algorithms check the passwords employed and give you warnings of “weak” passwords.
  • Encrypt external files with Password Depot to make secret documents inaccessible for unauthorized persons.
  • Variables in URLs: Use variables in URLs to meet all the requirements and to automate special procedures.
  • Support of TANs: Support of TANs was added for customers who are using Password Depot for online banking.
  • New program options: Thanks to numerous new program options Password Depot is individually configurable.
  • Numerous detail improvements and new functions: Thanks to the feedback of more than 100,000 users many detail improvements have been implemented into the program.

What is new in version 1.7.2?

  • Program now starts in the mode in which it was terminated.
  • Correction of bug with empty tree view "Passwords" after changing language.
  • Character "{" can be used for passwords and user name.
  • Deactivated actions in Freeware version are now translated.
  • Correction of bug with not displaying option "Show only passwords".

What is new in version 1.7.1.2?

  • The Comments field now allows more than 255 characters. Comma and semicolon can also be used.
  • Correction of bug which caused that some functions remained disabled after having used the auto complete function.
  • Now using Cyrillic characters for passwords and groups is possible.
  • Improvement of sorting order in lists: sorting is no longer case sensitive.
  • Better and clear warnings if password expires.
  • Correction of bug which caused that some actions could not be run after first program start.
  • Correction of some smaller bugs.

What is new in version 1.7.1.1?

  • Correction of some translation issues.

What is new in version 1.7.1.0?

  • New function: Duplicate passwords.
  • New option: Open URL in new browser window.
  • New function: Copy and paste passwords from clipboard.
  • New function: Move groups.
  • Correction of English translations for shortcuts.
  • Corrections of an issue with cursor display after Auto-Complete.
  • Correction of installation script issue.
  • Correction of some smaller bugs.

What is new in version 1.7.0.2?

  • Correction of incomplete country list in activation wizard.

What is new in version 1.7.0.1?

  • Correction of installation script issue (see FAQ 7).
  • Correction of bug with some special characters in user name and password fields.
  • Correction of bug "Cannot change visible in OnShow or OnHide" appearing after startup when "Tip of the Day" was activated.
  • Correction of bug "Focus... disabled window...".
  • Correction of bug "Proxy IP and Port can't be entered in proxy settings".

What is new in version 1.7?

  • Unlocking of professional version is now possible at first program start.
  • Correction of bug "Unable to enter proxy settings".
  • Correction of bug "Special characters in user name and password fields" which sometimes did not allow the Auto-complete action.
  • Correction of bug "Invalid link to support pages" which appeared in the "About" window.

What is new in version 1.6.0.12?

  • Easier registration and activation of the software with a new assistant.
  • Correction of the bug "The focus cannot be received by the deactive and invisible window" which occurred in certain constellations.
  • Correction of the bug "File not found" which occured in certain constellations.

What is new in version 1.6?

  • Program can be automatically minimized when it is not used for a specific time. Additionally, it can be locked so that no other person can access your data when you leave your working place without locking the program.
  • At first program start, the dialog box for creating a new password list is displayed if no other list was used in previous versions.
  • Failed logins are logged and displayed at next successful login.
  • When opening URLs, any included session IDs are removed automatically.
  • If option Go to URL is activated and no URL is entered, the dialog box for changing the password opens.
  • From Top Bar mode you can get to normal mode by pressing [Ctrl+T].
  • For the freeware version, you can only use the list file Password Depot.psw included in the program. This file contains up to 20 passwords. For the full version, you can use as many list files as you like including an unlimited number of passwords.
  • The dialog "Could not find the last used password list" can now be displayed correctly in system fonts with more than 96 dpi.
  • Many other optimized and improved functions.

What is new in version 1.5 ?

  • Improvement of Top Bar: The Group drop-down field is displayed optionally in a detailed hierarchical structure (customizable under Options/Top Bar/Group box dropdown style).
  • Reviewed installation script.
  • Improved Update Manager.
  • In the main window, the width of the Group window and width columns in the Password window are saved and restored at program start.
  • Tip of the day (activated/deactivated via Options/General/Program start).
  • New key shortcuts for frequently used commands.
  • The minute value for deleting passwords from clipboard (Options/Clipboard) can now be smaller than 1.
  • New Tools menu options.
  • Many other improvements, corrections and new options.

What is new in version 1.2.1?

  • New option for defining position of Top Bar.
  • Correction of bug which did not enable focus on other applications while minimizing Top Bar.

What is new in version 1.2?

  • New HTML help.
  • Translation into French.

What is new in version 1.1?

  • Minimization of the whole application (tray bar support).
  • Start and auto completion of Windows applications.
  • Sorting of groups.
  • Password Depot files (.psw) are now registered in Windows, which means that double-clicking on a psw file in the Windows Explorer opens the file in Password Depot.
  • New option that allows opening the URL in the browser by clicking the Auto label.
  • Entering the List Access Key will be blocked after the List Access Key has been entered three times incorrectly. This further increases the safety of your data.
  • Adjustable representation of the password list (columns can be selected/deselected).
  • Direct import of an existing password list after installation or at first program start.
  • Customization of Top Bar color.
  • Many other optimized and improved functions.


Version 9.1.1 (Released August 29, 2016)

  • An error of deleting or updating passwords in password files with duplicated entries was corrected.
  • Important: The Client 9.1.5 requires the Server version 9.1.0 or higher. Earlier versions can work but without the function of password deleting.

Version 9.1.0 (Released August 26, 2016)

  • Deletion of passwords and folders was optimized.
  • Error by the deleting of a connected user was fixed.
  • Number of other minor corrections and improvements were implemented.
  • Important: The Client 9.1.5 requires the Server version 9.1.0 or higher. Earlier versions can work but without the function of password deleting.

Version 9.0.9 (Released May 10, 2016)

  • A problem with not updating user access rights on single a password or folder was resolved.
  • Notification appears in the control panel as soon as a new version is available.
  • A few minor user interface corrections and improvements.

Version 9.0.8 (Released April 19, 2016)

  • An error of deleting of users in the file properties dialog box was corrected.

Version 9.0.7 (Released April 14, 2016)

  • The process of assigning user rights on password files was optimized and simplified.
  • A few errors were fixed.

Version 9.0.6

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.5 (Released February 15, 2016)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.3 (Released December 16, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.2 (Released December 11, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.1 (Released December 2, 2015)

  • Number of other minor errors and user interface issues were corrected.

Version 9.0.0 (Released November 23, 2015)

  • Enhanced performance of the server.
  • Support of the new universal password file format (PSWD).
  • Support of connections from mobile devices.
  • Enhanced user interface.
  • Enhanced reports.
  • Simplified management of user access rights.
  • New right 'Use passwords' allows to grant restricted access to selected entries and groups without ability to read the actual passwords.
  • New option for automatic disconnection of inactive clients.
  • Number of other improvements and optimizations.

What is new in version 8.1.2 (Released July 17, 2015)

  • A new password file option was introduced to monitor and log all the cases of user access to password entries.
  • Number of other improvements and optimizations were implemented.

What is new in version 8.1.1 (Released March 19, 2015)

  • The problem of lost assignments of ADs users to manually created groups during synchronization with ADs was solved.
  • Option of automatic creating local copy of files from Password Depot Server was implemented.
  • A problem of locking the same password entry by the same user from different computers was corrected.
  • Logging of automatic synchronization with ADs on the server was extended.
  • A restriction on simultaneous connection of several file administrators to the server was introduced.
  • The authentication of Windows domain users was partially modified to avoid naming collisions in some cases.
  • Number of other minor corrections were implemented.

What is new in version 8.0.4 (Released October 24, 2014)

  • A problem with the ADs auto-synchronization timer was resolved.
  • The IP addresses of the connected clients are shown again in the Control Panel.
  • Connections from the Control Panel to the Server are not counted anymore and do not affect on the number of allowed client connections.
  • Several other minor optimizations and user interface improvements were implemented.

What is new in version 8.0.3 (Released September 29, 2014)

  • The users configuration data file (pwd_srv.cfg) is now automatically added to backup together with the password files.
  • To prevent users configuration data loss because of disk write failures, in the case of critical errors the Windows service is stopped and notification to the System Journal is written.

What is new in version 8.0.2 (Released September 26, 2014)

  • The function of assigning files to users/groups was extended with an option for creating private files.
  • A possibility to uninstall a license key was implemented.
  • Basic access rights on a password file were introduced for all users and groups. This option does not give read access to the file automatically, but allows to distribute access rights on individual root folders in the file between different users and groups. 

What is new in version 8.0.1 (Released September 19, 2014)

  • A command for disconnecting currently connected users was implemented.
  • A new alert for creating a data backup on the server was introduced.
  • A warning in the status bar with a quick link for changing the default admin name and password was implemented.
  • A new function for quick granting of access rights on a password file was introduced for selected users and groups.
  • A possibility to rename password files on the server using the Control Panel was added.
  • A number of errors and user interface issues was corrected. 

What is new in version 7.5.3 (Released July 16, 2014)

  • Automatic synchronization with ADs was improved to prevent occasional errors when domain controller is not available.
  • Client authentication using domain accounts was extended.

What is new in version 7.5.2 (Released November 12, 2013)

  • Search (filtering) functionality was implemented in the Files, Users and Groups views.
  • The Import from AD Wizard was improved..

What is new in version 7.5.1 (Released November 8, 2013)

  • A new user class (File administrators) was introduced. These users can connect to the Control Panel, add files to the server and mange permissionson on files.
  • When managing a file's security properties, the users and groups list can be filtered to find a particular user or group faster.
  • A few minor issues were fixed.

What is new in version 7.5.0 (Released October 9, 2013)

  • Permissions on passwords and groups: Admins can assign permissions even more precisely. Additionally to the old method, they can now assign read, modify and/or delete permissions for each group and entry of a file individually.

What is new in version 7.0.3 (Released July 24, 2013)

  • Admins now can generate, print, and export reports on registered password files and users.

What is new in version 7.0.2 (Released July 12, 2013)

  • Support of alerts was implemented - server can send e-mail notifications and write logs to system journal on various configurable events.
  • Improved synchronization with Active Directory services with possibility of automatic regular updates.
  • A few minor issues were fixed.

What is new in version 7.0.1 (Released April 16, 2013)

  • Correction of a major problem which allowed connection only via local IPs.

What is new in version 7.0.0 (Released April 15, 2013)

  • Support of Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) was added.
  • Direct import of passwords files onto server was enabled.
  • Synchronization between files at different locations and files on a Password Depot server was extended.
  • Security of password files from the server was enhanced: no use of local copies.
  • Logging and errors handling was extended: Administrators receive warnings immediately after invalid option changes.
  • Automatic reconnection of clients after unexpected network errors was enabled.

What is new in version 6.0.2 (Released November 4, 2011)

  • The import of users and groups from Active Directory was improved.
  • Correction of a problem with an option for the backup of password files which was not saved. 
  • A few other optimizations were implemented.

What is new in version 6.0.1 (Released August 2, 2011)

  • The possibility to delete non-empty password groups was implemented.
  • A few other minor problems were fixed.

What is new in version 6.0.0 (Released July 14, 2011)

  • Extended password policies were implemented. The server Administrators can define a default server policy for password files. Special permissions for printing, exporting, and many other functions can be applied for selected password files and users/groups.

  • Importing of users and groups from an Active Directory was implemented.
  • A new authentication method of clients on the Password Depot Server using their Windows NT credentials was implemented.
  • Extended backup options were implemented.
  • Several other optimizations and improvements were implemented.

What is new in version 5.0.3 (Released April 20, 2011)

  • A problem with the Control Panel which made it impossible to import password files under certain conditions was fixed.

What is new in version 5.0.2 (Released March 29, 2011)

  • Several optimizations were implemented.

What is new in version 5.0.1 (Released October 28, 2010)

  • Several optimizations were implemented to enhance the server performance.
  • An error with the incorrect handling of an IP address range restriction was corrected.

What is new in version 5 (Released September 24, 2010)

  • An advanced method of multi-user environment was implemented to allow many clients to use and edit the same password file simultaneously.
  • All the connected clients receive automatic updates and notifications from the server, so they always use the latest version of a password file without reopening file from the server.
  • Several improvements were implemented to make the server faster and more reliable.
  • Full support of Unicode in password files and user interface.
  • Support of Windows Server 2008 was implemented.
  • Compatibility with new generation of Password  Depot 5 client software.

What is new in version 4.0.4 (Released March 25, 2010)

  • Several minor issues were corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.3 (Released June 6, 2009)

  • Improved recognition of reconnecting clients with authentication by hardware IDs instead of IP addresses.
  • Fixed the problem with missing default password after installation without server restart.
  • Implemented sorting of objects in the list views of the Control Panel.
  • A few text errors were corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.2 (Released May 2, 2009)

  • The problem with accessing locked files by other users in read-only mode was resolved.
  • The problem with incorrect handling of file and user names with umlauts was resolved.
  • Number of other minor issues and text problems were corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.1 (Released April 2, 2009)

  • The incorrect displaying of the files list when the Administrator connects from the Password Depot client was fixed.
  • The problem with not remembering the Administrator password after a system restart was solved.
  • The problem with incorrect handling of group rights on a file was corrected.

What is new in version 4.0.0 (Released March 24, 2009)

  • The server concept was changed – the program is now separated into 2 parts: the light-weight server application and the control panel.

  • The Password Depot Server can be installed as a NT service or Windows application, in both cases it has no user interface, does not interact with the desktop and consumes a minimum of system resources.

  • The Control Panel interacts with the server via TCP/IP protocol and can be installed on the same computer as the running server or on another one for remote administration of the Password Depot Server.

  • Full support of Windows Vista, Server 2008 and Windows 7 is provided.

  • Improved management of user rights on password files.

  • The possibility to change one’s own password was implemented for clients.

  • Support of user groups is implemented.

  • A number of new properties for server files and clients have been added.

  • Other program usability improvements.

What is new in version 3.0.5 (Released May 5, 2007)

  • Enhanced stability of the server - now the NT Service regularly monitors the state of the server and automatically restarts it if the server was down due to a terminal session's logoff or application crash.

What is new in version 3.0.4 (Released March 25, 2007)

  • A few other minor problems have been fixed.

What is new in version 3.0.3?

  • After attempting to logon to the server with wrong administrator password, the wrong password is no longer shown in the log file.

What is new in version 3.0.2?

  • Possibility to create and save new password files directly from the Password Depot Server Control Panel has been implemented.
  • Fixed the problem with error message on closing the Control Panel from the system taskbar.
  • Several other minor issues have been fixed.

What is new in version 3.0.1?

  • Control Panel operating has been improved. The server does not start automatically when the Control Panel is opened.

What is new in version 3?

  • Enhanced performance. The server works faster and consumes less system resources than before.
  • Improved support of Windows NT Services, the server can now work as NT service without a user being logged onto the system.
  • Control Panel applet is added for easy administration of the server.
  • Enhanced security of the server – password fields now have embedded anti-keylogger protection, administrative password is kept in RAM in encrypted form.
  • Automatic Update Manager is implemented.
  • A number of other improvements for enhanced reliability and easier administration.

What is new in version 2.1?

  • Automatic restoring of tray icon after Windows Explorer crash/restart.
  • Improved protection against revealing hidden text by means of special tools/malware programs.
  • Correction of some minor bugs and several optimizations.


What is new in version 7.5.5 (Released July 21, 2014)

  • A user-friendly interface with Android look and feel.
  • Fully automated password fill-in in the browser.
  • A powerful password generator to create secure and complex passwords.
  • Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive support.
  • Many other features for comfortable password management.

What is new in version 1.5 (Released November 19, 2012)

  • Correction of problems under Jelly Bean
  • Explanation of error cause when opening a pswx file
  • More user-friendly interface, e.g. through new icons
  • New option for clearing the clipboard after having quit the app
  • New option for clearing the clipboard after n minutes


What is new version 6.2.1?

  • Improved synchronization with the desktop version of Password Depot.
  • Several errors were corrected.
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