Password Safe 3.02 Release Note - July 2006
This note describe the new features, fixed bugs and known problems
with Password Safe version 3.02. For a short description of Password
Safe, please see the accompanying README.txt file. For more
information on the product and the project, please visit
http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net. Details about changes to previous
releases may be found in the file ChangeLog.txt.
New Features for 3.02
 Export/import to/from XML supported.
 Selective text export.
[705515,1120236,1487001] Password history can now be saved for selected
 Ability to hide password during Add & Edit entry. If hidden,
password needs to be entered twice to verify.
 Count of passwords stored in DB on status bar. Also indication
of read/only status.
Changes to Existing Features in 3.02
 Minimum master passphrase length is now 8 characters, and user is
not offered the option of accepting weak passphrases.
 "Save on minimize" option removed
Bugs fixed in 3.02
 Exits cleanly from lock with open dialog box.
[1503075,1520110] No longer crashes when number of last databases is
set to zero.
 Merge databases now merges all the record's fields, thanks
 Preferences now saved in the .psafe3 file
 No longer saves cleared database
 User is now prompted to save database on system shutdown
 Password expires date was set wrong
 Double-click on group entry in tree did not expand/collapse
 Single entry not displayed in Nested Tree Mode
 Tree not refreshed if user decides not to open another DB
New Features for 3.01
 User can configure an expiration date for entries and be
 Modification and access times now recorded.
 Copy Notes to Clipboard
 Toolbar additions (Autotype, Browse URL, Copy Notes to clipboard)
 View Passwords in Nested Tree Mode
 Ability to clear "Recent Database List"
 Browse to URL now starts a new instance of the user's default browser
rather than taking over an existing instance
Bugs fixed in 3.01
 Generated password no longer trashed if > 127 bytes
 Find now searches new URL and Autotype fields
 Restore after minimize now works when system-tray not used.
 Read-only command line argument bug
 Help file now reflects 3.0 new features.
[1490985, 1423020, 1398936] Microsoft redistributable dlls now
included in installation and zip file. Should fix all "MS*.dll not
 Can now close application after minimize w/o system tray.
New Features for 3.0Beta2:
Bugs fixed in 3.0Beta2:
 Trialing garbage in tooltip text fixed (DK).
 Uses a decent PRNG for non-XP platforms, closing key recovery
 Export to v2 format now readable by pwsafe v2.x
 Fields in Edit Dialog are wider.
 URLs without a protocol now default to http.
[1459326, 1427642] Fixed problems with password prompt (DK)
Known problems in 3.0Beta2:
 Broken under Windows98SE?
New Features for 3.0Beta1:
 Database format is changed to use newer encryption algorithm (Twofish
replaces Blowfish). Also, the integrity of the database is now checked.
 Entry creation time is now stored.
[1393632, 1224370] URL and Autotype moved from Notes to their own fields.
 System Tray icon now indicated if database is locked or not (Thanks to
DK for this cool feature!)
 System Tray menu now has a list of recently used entries - a
convenient shortcut to common entries. Thanks to Ork for suggesting this,
and to DK for the implementation!
 Add and Edit dialog box now have "simple" and "detailed" modes. Thanks
to Dave Collins for implementing this.
Bugs fixed in 3.0Beta1:
 Backspace is no longer used instead of dots in the title for the
plaintext import/export format.
Known Problems in 3.0Beta1:
 No major problems are known in this release. However, it is a FIRST BETA
release, and should NOT be used on real databases without backups!
 Online help has not been updated