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KeePass 1.13 released

Screenshot KeePass 1.13 has been released today!

You can get it here: Download KeePass 1.13.

This is a stable release. It is recommended to upgrade from any previous version to 1.13. KeePass 1.13 is 100% backward compatible with previous versions.

This release features a completely new field references and placeholders engine (syntax has not changed though), and a lot other minor new features and improvements.

Hash sums and OpenPGP signatures for integrity checking are available. New translations and plugin builds are available, too.

If your TANs are displayed incorrectly, please read KeePass Knowledge Base: Upgrading TANs.

Changes from 1.12 to 1.13:

New Features:

  • Completely new auto-type/URL placeholder replacement and field reference engine.
  • Added internal field reference cache (highly improves performance of multiple-cyclic/recursive field references).
  • Added support for Uniform Naming Convention (UNC) paths (Windows) in the URL field (without cmd:// prefix).
  • Added command in the 'Tools' menu in the entry editing dialog to insert the default auto-type sequence into the notes.
  • On Windows Vista and higher, the read-only mode message box is displayed as a modern task dialog.
  • Added option to exclude expired entries in the 'Find' dialog.
  • Added advanced option to include expired entries in quick searches (toolbar; enabled by default).
  • Added advanced option to automatically sort items in the auto-type entry selection dialog (enabled by default).
  • Added advanced option to disable automatic clearing of the clipboard when closing/locking the database (default: clear).
  • Added Ctrl-Shift-F accelerator for the 'Find in this Group' main menu command.
  • Added {NUMPAD0} to {NUMPAD9} to documentation.
  • The RmvDup plugin now supports removing empty groups.


  • The current working directory is now restored after manually browsing for a key file.
  • Duplicating entries now doesn't clear the search results list anymore.
  • Improved performance of high ANSI and special character encoding for auto-type sequences.
  • When using PuTTY for ssh:// URLs, references within the user name field are now dereferenced.
  • Auto-type definition lines and field references generated by commands in the 'Tools' menu of the entry editing dialog are now appended to the notes instead of being inserted at top.
  • Improved UUID string parsing.
  • Improved cmd:// URL handling.
  • {VKEY xxx} now doesn't need to be initialized anymore using other auto-type special key codes.
  • Updated auto-type global hot key hint when registering fails.
  • Various code optimizations.
  • Minor other improvements.
  • Minor installer improvements.


  • Cyclic password field references now work correctly.
  • KeePass does not crash anymore when being in mini mode and clicking Cancel in the initial database creation dialog.