This is to announce the release of PasswordSafe version 3.25. This release
has a couple of nice new features, as described below, some bug fixes, as
well as support for:
Chinese (full), Dutch (partial), French (full), German (full), Korean
(partial), Russian (full), Swedish (full), Danish (partial), Polish
(partial), and Spanish (full).
(If you're interested in supporting your language, please let me know.)
As of this release, we're unlinking the release cycle of the Linux Beta
versions from the Window releases. See the end of this announcement for more
information regarding the Linux releases.
- Bert, Bjorn, Francois, Fred, freedoctor, Jose, Karlo, Kees, pm_kan,
poserpro and Seunggyun for their translation efforts and feedback on this
- The PasswordSafe testers for vetting this release,
- DK for his work and patience,
- Sauravg and pm_kan for their work on the Linux beta,
- All the users who provide feedback, bug reports, suggestions and the
New Features for 3.25
Dutch installation instructions thank to Kees, and a first (incomplete)
Dutch translation of the application thank to Bert, Kees and Fred.
 Korean texts in the application and installer program thanks to
 Poserpro has provided Traditional Chinese texts for the installer
 New View menu option: Show entries with Expiry. This is useful for
displaying entries with passwords that are expired or about to expire.
Changes to Existing Features in 3.25
 The password expiration warning mechanism now checks for
expiration daily. The display of expired and almost-expired entries has been
redesigned, allowing users to update the entry directly. When an expired
password is changed, the expiry date will be cleared unless there is a
recurring password expiry interval, in which case a new expiry date will be
 Double-clicking on the system tray icon when PasswordSafe is not
minimized now brings it to front, instead of minimizing.
 Rename of an entry or group in the Tree View can now only be
performed via the Rename shortcut (default value F2), using the Edit menu or
the right-click context menu. Edit in place by double clicking the entry is
no longer allowed as, most of the time, this was not the desired action.
 Filtered views are now updated when an entry's edited, e.g., if an entry
is edited such that it no longer satisfies the filter's criteria, it will be
removed from the display.
 The Russian online help has been totally rewritten and updated, thanks to
 pm_kan has updated the Russian texts.
 The Spanish texts have been updated thanks to Jose.
 Karlo has updated the German texts.
 Francois has updated the French texts.
 Bjorne has updated the Swedish version.
 freedoctor has updated the Chinese texts.
Bugs fixed in 3.25
 Fix new group creation location. When a Group is selected, then
selecting 'Add Group' from the Edit menu or from the context menu displayed
by right clicking on that Group, the new group will be a child of the
selected group. However, when using the context menu displayed on right
clicking on 'white space' below the last entry/group displayed, the group
will be created at the topmost level.
 No longer crashes if search starts with Shift-Enter (search
 Windows installer will now refuse to install on Win2K, referring
user to last supported version on that OS (3.18).
 Window view is now saved and restored if the user uses the Windows
"Show Desktop" feature.
 No longer crashes when doing an Undo after a Merge.
 Ensure Undo/Redo honour the changes to the display of the original
The U3 and PasswordSafe2Go versions will be updated soon and available from
(Owners of previous releases of these products are invited to contact me for
The release may be downloaded from
https://sourceforge.net/projects/passwordsafe/files/ (Newest Files):
3.25-bin.zip/download (zip file with binaries, for those who don't like
3.25.msi/download (Microsoft installer)
3.25-src.zip.sig/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
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