This is to announce the release of PasswordSafe version 3.23. This release
has a couple of nice new features, as described below, some bug fixes, as
well as support for:
Chinese (full), French (full), German (full), Russian (full), Swedish
(full), Danish (partial), Polish (partial), and Spanish (partial).
(If you're interested in supporting your language, please let me know.)
- Karlo, Bjorn, pm_kan, freedoctor and Francois for their translation
efforts and feedback on this release,
- The PasswordSafe testers for vetting this release,
- DK for his work and patience,
- All the users who provide feedback, bug reports, suggestions and the
New Features for 3.23
 Implement 'stealth' mode where, as long as the user specifies both
the use of the System Tray and a valid Hot Key, then the System Tray icon
and the button on the Taskbar can be hidden.
 Allow user to edit the generated passwords (Manage->Generate
Password) before copying to the clipboard.
 "autotype" can now be added to the List View via the Column Picker
(right click on column labels).
Changes to Existing Features in 3.23
 Confirm on Delete option has been re-instated.
Bugs fixed in 3.23
 Ensure user specified backup directory ends with a slash.
 Entries modified via Synchronize are now displayed correctly if
the user checks the preference "Highlight changed entries" via
 No longer crashes when trying to view a base entry with similarly
 PasswordSafe no longer hangs when trying to read preferences
stored in registry by older versions.
 By adding more checking when creating the menus for Recent Entries
off the System Tray menu, prevent crashing when clicking on the icon.
 Can now set a non-recurring expiry date using the calendar during
[3010541, 3013981, 3011972] Fixed crash when locked and the user
right-clicks the System Tray icon.
 Changes to an entry's password policy are now saved upon OK or
 The password expiration date is now automatically updated when a
"recurring" password expiration is set and the password is changed.
 Selected entry/group before database is locked or minimized,
including when Windows goes into Standby/Hibernate is now re-selected when
the database is later displayed.
 Autotype now works correctly when the user specifies that
PasswordSafe should minimize after Autotype and has also set that the
database should be locked on minimize.
 Cursor no longer disappears when PasswordSafe thinks that the user
is dragging an entry but then doesn't.
 The Save Toolbar button and the Save menu item are now correctly enabled
if the user changes preferences saved in the database.
The U3 version will be available soon from
(Owners of previous releases of the U3 version are invited to contact me for
The release may be downloaded from
https://sourceforge.net/projects/passwordsafe/files/ (Newest Files):
-3.23-bin.zip/download (zip file with binaries, for those who don't like
-3.23.msi/download (Microsoft installer)
-3.23-src.zip/download (source code)
Note that this release also includes PGP/GPG signature files of the
respective packages. These were signed with my SourceForge account key,
keyid FA175557, key fingerprint = FF77 379D D46D DAA6 6182 B452 1D79 5A91
FA17 5557, available from a PGP keyserver near you (such as
P.S. If you're interested in helping out by testing pre-release versions of
PasswordSafe, we've created a mailing list expressly for that purpose.
Please join it at