2.0.2 (2016-02-02)

  • Fix regression in database writer that caused it to strip certain special characters (characters from Unicode plane > 0).
  • Fix bug in repair function that caused it to strip non-ASCII characters.

2.0.1 (2016-01-31)

  • Flush temporary file before opening attachment. [#390]
  • Disable password generator when showing entry in history mode. [#422]
  • Strip invalid XML chars when writing databases. [#392]
  • Add repair function to fix databases with invalid XML chars. [#392]
  • Display custom icons scaled. [#322]
  • Allow opening databases that have no password and keyfile. [#391]
  • Fix crash when importing .kdb files with invalid icon ids. [#425]
  • Update translations.

0.4.4 (2015-12-08)

  • Fixed: DLL Preloading vulnerability on Windows (CVE-2015-8359)
  • Fixed: Canceling XML export function creates export as “.xml” file (CVE-2015-8378)

2.0 (2015-12-06)

  • Improve UI of the search edit.
  • Clear clipboard when locking databases. [#342]
  • Enable Ctrl+M shortcut to minimize the window on all platforms. [#329]
  • Show a better message when trying to open an old database format. [#338]
  • Fix global auto-type behavior with some window managers.
  • Show global auto-type window on the active desktop. [#359]
  • Disable systray on OS X. [#326]
  • Restore main window when clicking on the OS X docker icon. [#326]

2.0 Beta 2 (2015-09-06)

  • Fix crash when locking with search UI open [#309]
  • Fix file locking on Mac OS X [#327]
  • Set default extension when saving a database [#79, #308]

2.0 Beta 1 (2015-07-18)

  • Remember entry column sizes [#159]
  • Add translations
  • Support opening attachments directly
  • Support cmd:// URLs [#244]
  • Protect opened databases with a file lock [#18]
  • Export to csv files [#57]
  • Add optional tray icon [#153]
  • Allow setting the default auto-type sequence for groups [#175]
  • Make the kdbx parser more lenient
  • Remove –password command line option [#285]

2.0 Alpha 6 (2014-04-12)

  • Add option to lock databases after user inactivity [#62]
  • Add compatibility with libgcrypt 1.6 [#129]
  • Display passwords in monospace font [#51]
  • Use an icon for the button that shows/masks passwords [#38]
  • Add an option to show passwords by default [#93]
  • Improve password generator design [#122]
  • On Linux link .kdbx files with KeePassX
  • Remember window size [#154]
  • Disallow global auto-typing when the database is locked

2.0 Alpha 5 (2013-12-20)

  • Support copying entries and groups using drag’n’drop [#74]
  • Open last used databases on startup [#36]
  • Made the kdbx file parser more robust
  • Only edit entries on doubleclick (not single) or with enter key
  • Allow removing multiple entries
  • Added option to minimize window when copying data to clipboard
  • Save password generator settings
  • Fixed auto-type producing wrong chars in some keyboard configurations [#116]
  • Added some more actions to the toolbar

2.0 Alpha 4 (2013-03-29)

  • Add random password generator. [#52]
  • Merge the ‘Description’ tab into the ‘Entry’ tab. [#59]
  • Fix crash when deleting history items. [#56]
  • Fix crash on Mac OS X Mountain Lion during startup. [#50]
  • Improved KeePassX application icon. [#58]

2.0 Alpha 3 (2012-10-27)

  • Import kdb (KeePass 1) files [#2]
  • Display history items [#23]
  • Implement history item limits [#16]
  • Group and entry icons can be set [#22]
  • Add keyboard shortcuts
  • Search in databases [#24]
  • Sortable entry view
  • Support building Mac OS X bundles

2.0 Alpha 2 (2012-07-02)

  • Import kdb (KeePass 1) files [#2]
  • Implement history item limits [#16]
  • Icons can be set [#22]
  • Shortcuts
  • Search
  • Sortable entry view

2.0 Alpha 1 (2012-05-07)

  • Rewritten from scratch, supporting the new KeePass 2 (.kdbx) file format.

0.4.3 (2010-03-07)

  • Fixed crash when editing groups (regression introduced in 0.4.2) (Bug #2964295)

0.4.2 (2010-03-03)

  • Re-added “Close to Tray” option
  • Use icon of parent group when creating a new entry (Bug #2494084)
  • Make database file saving transactional to avoid data loss
  • Fixed build errors with MSVC compiler (Bug #2926945), Qt 4.6 (Bug #2900850) and binutils gold linker
  • Switch focus to new entries (Bug #2899867, #2928843)
  • Added Cmd-M shortcut on Mac OS to minimize window (Bug #2827152)
  • Copy to clipboard even if field is empty (Bug #2889145)
  • Fixed possible database corruption when adding a new group while the Backup group exists (Bug #2897997)
  • Don’t give up asking for the password after one decryption error when using the Twofish algorithm
  • Don’t allow to drag’n’drop between databases to fix a crash (Bug #2961045)
  • Fixed: Closing KeePassX doesn’t remove passwords from clipboard (Bug #2946601)
  • Fixed: Icons could be shown multiple times in Group dialog (Bug #2711510)
  • Fixed: Maximized state not saved when minimizing to tray [Windows] (Bug #2926367)
  • Better detection of the default directory to save the database
  • Added translations: Japanese, Portuguese, Serbian and Slovak and Ukrainian
  • Updated many translations

0.4.1 (2009-09-14)

  • Added initial documentation (by Jussi Sainio)
  • Added and improved many translations
  • Added ability to drag’n’drop fields (username, password, …) to other applications [Linux]
  • Added option to show the application window always on top [Linux and Windows]
  • Seperate columns settings between normal and search results view
  • Interrupt auto-type if the focused window changed meanwhile
  • Reduced height of password generator dialog (Bug #2831504)
  • Fixed: “Key Stroke Delay” interpreted as seconds instead of ms (Bug #2716877)
  • Escape HTML chars in detail view (Bug #2836096)
  • Fixed: Mispelling of initialize in interface (Bug #2806402)
  • Fixed: Race condition on lock file (Bug #2801583)
  • Fixed: Modified entry does not refresh Entry Details Pane (Bug #2782262)
  • Fixed: Logoff doesn’t close database correctly (Bug #2726197)
  • Fixed: Incorrect auto-type keymapping when KeePassX is in autostart
  • Fixed: Workspace is being locked after auto-type
  • Fixed: compiler warning/error “format not a string literal and no format arguments” (Bug #2815290)
  • Fixed: Makefile uninstall target removes system directories (Bug #2830345)
  • Fixed key rounds benchmark to return incorrect results
  • Set default auto-type key stroke delay to 5ms
  • Removed “Close to Tray” option

0.4.0 (2009-03-25)

  • Added pronounceable password generator
  • Added action “Copy URL to Clipboard”
  • Added “Tools” button to EditEntryDlg: Window List and Auto-Type sequence
  • Improved Auto-Typing: ability to type all unicode characters
  • Added option to save database after every change
  • Associate KeePassX with *.kdb files on Linux and Mac OS
  • Display warning when opening a database that is already opened
  • Distinguish between adding groups and subgroups (Bug #2194057)
  • Store list of preferred characters in password generator (Bug #2432748)
  • Implemented backup feature
  • Don’t include entries from “Backup” group in search results
  • Added menu action to sort groups (Bug #2268672)
  • Clear Klipper history when clearing clipboard
  • Use serif font for all password fields (Bug #2594868)
  • Redesigned the Settings dialog and added ability to select language
  • Added Finnish, Gallican, Italian, Norwegian and Turkish translations
  • Cache and protect MasterKey speeds up saving database
  • Added 2 new password generator options
  • Changed default config filename to “config.ini”
  • XDG compliant config location on Linux
  • Fixed: Crash on saving a database (Bug #1955677)
  • Fixed: Unnamed Database saved as “.kdb” (Bugs #2109972, #2118340)
  • Fixed: Date of Modification isn’t updated (Bugs #2108658, #2121768)
  • Fixed: Cannot open DB from KeePassX 0.2.2 (Bug #2535569)
  • Fixed: Predefined expire times don’t work (Bug #2109987)
  • Fixed: Sorting isn’t consistent (Bug #2108655)
  • Fixed: KeepassX fails to lock itself after Ctrl-V (Bug #2106604)
  • Fixed: Position of main window not properly restored (Bugs #2090649, #2371738, #2336064)
  • Fixed: No password generated using list of very special characters (Bug #2230887)
  • Fixed: Crash if minimize to systray with locked workbench on Mac OS (Bug #2482531)
  • Fixed: Exports aren’t sorted consistently (Bug #2108661)
  • Fixed: Sudden exit on bookmarking a new (not saved) file (Bug #2599802)
  • Fixed: -min parameter is sometimes ignored (Debian Bug #514414)
  • Fixed: Cloned entries are not immediately sorted
  • Fixed: Crash when moving entry to another group (Bug #2644545)
  • Fixed: Different qm files in different paths, no overruling (Bug #2657158)
  • Improved the initialization of the Windows RNG and fallback random number source (Bug #2091784)
  • Improved Mac OS bundle information (Bugs #2096992, #1921260)
  • Improve tab order in many dialogs (Bug #2130397)
  • Added nostrip qmake option

0.3.4 (2008-11-09)

  • fixed crash when auto-typing special characters (Bug #2111588)
  • only allow plain text in comment field

0.3.3 (2008-08-11)

  • fix an error when opening twofish encrypted databases

0.3.2 (2008-07-20)

  • add default groups when creating a database
  • improved the auto-type dialog (keyboard only usage, visual selection feedback)
  • automatically try to unlock db when global auto-type key has been pressed
  • fixed password encoding problem (Bug #1687864)
  • fixed sorting of date columns (Bugs #1861726, #1922311)
  • fixed problem when restoring window after auto-type (Bug #1978861)
  • don’t use entries in ‘Backup’ group for global auto-type (Bug #1915664)
  • hide contents of search field while database is locked (Bug #1923554)
  • fixed: custom entry icons are not saved (Bug #1995561)
  • added new icons introduced in KeePass 1.11
  • improved format of date strings (Bug #1932394)
  • added missing menu accelerators (Bug #1955304)
  • fixed: line breaks are ignored in Entry Detail View (Bug #1942362)
  • master key transformations (rounds) are now computed in two threads (from KeePass 1.11)
  • added ability to measure the number of rounds that can be calculated in 1 second
  • increase and randomize the default key transformation number
  • print help if parsing the arguments fails
  • disable precompiled header on FreeBSD by default to fix compilation error (Bug #1943446)


  • made key/password dialog more user friendly
  • added option for automatic database locking on inactivity
  • native file dialogs are used again under MacOS X and Windows
  • program accepts Qt command line switches like “-style” again
  • parameter “-cfg” now accepts relative paths (Bug #1825446)
  • fixed invalid entries in .desktop file (Bug #1906875)
  • fixed potential compilation problem in AES implementation (Bug #1905810)
  • fixed crash when re-arranging groups (Bug #1754998)
  • fixed size problems of some dialogs
  • files are not longer truncated when saving fails (Bug #1648616)
  • improved seeding of the random number generator


  • fixed bug which prevented MacOS X bundle from starting (Bug #1906517)
  • fixed error message about missing license file when opening about dialog (Bug #1906696)


  • many bug fixes
  • global Auto-Type
  • fully customizable HTML based detail view
  • better structured settings dialog
  • secure random number generator based on ‘Yarrow’ including an optional entropy collector
  • new dialog to view expiered entries
  • calendar widget to edit expiration dates in a more confortable way
  • restructured password generator
  • much better appearance under MacOS X
  • fine tuning options for auto-type
  • system tray icon
  • workspace locking


  • fixed crash when parsing config file under Win32
  • fixed loss of entry icons when saving a database which was not created with KeePassX (no KPX_CUSTOM_ICONS metastream)
  • QtNetwork and QtSql are not longer requiered (when using Qt 4.1.3 or later)
  • introduced new metastream format for custom icons (v2)
  • removed all old Qt3 support dependecies
  • implemented correct UUID management for entries
  • added delay of 0.3s before performing auto-type
  • metastreams now get valid group IDs (KeePass/Win compatibility)
  • fixed drawing errors when performing drag and drop operations in group view
  • when there is no translation installed for the system’s country preference but one for the same language the program will use it now
  • when canceling the file dialog for the opening of an existing database a already openend database will not longer be closed
  • same for the creation of a new database
  • alpha blending for banner icons
  • new standard banner icon
  • MacOS packages: all Qt libraries are now included in the application bundle (extra installation is not longer necessary)


  • added AutoType feature (experimental!)
  • added custom icons feature
  • new command line option for manual language selection (-lang <LOCALE-CODE>)
  • when saving an attachment the original filename is adopted by the file dialog
  • fixed strange sorting behavior of entries (Bug #7083)
  • sorting by dates now works as expected
  • the “Expires” column and the detailed entry view now also show the string “never” for entries which don’t expire
  • entry view now gets updated after changing the column setup
  • the application bundle now starts the program with plastique style instead of motif
  • added menu entry to change the size of the toolbar icons


  • improved Mac OS X support
  • ported whole application from Qt3 to Qt4 (better performance, less memory usage, ready for KDE4)
  • added Drag & Drop support
  • multiple seclection mode for entries
  • improved loading performance for large databases
  • faster in-memory encryption
  • search field in toolbar now works
  • mainwindow size, splitter position and column sizes are restored at start-up
  • added option for alternating row colors
  • improved key/password dialog
  • also loading translation files for Qt now (e.g. for the file dialogs)
  • removed language dialog – program now uses system’s default language
  • added option “Never” for expire dates
  • added text export function
  • program now asks before closing an unsaved file
  • files are not longer closed after loading
  • fixed problem with damaged file attachments after various entry operations
  • fixed problem with hex. key files
  • fixed crashes when using new icons with higher index
  • fixed error when saving empty databases


  • first official release