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KeePass 1.18 released

Screenshot KeePass 1.18 has been released today!

You can get it here: Download KeePass 1.18.

This is a stable release. It is recommended to upgrade from any previous 1.x version to 1.18. KeePass 1.18 is 100% backward compatible with previous versions.

This release features improvements to the password quality estimation algorithm, new environmental security enhancements and various other minor new features and improvements.

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

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Changes from 1.17 to 1.18:

New Features:

  • Password quality estimation algorithm: added check for about 1500 most common passwords (these are rated down to 1/8th of their statistical rating; Bloom filter-based implementation).
  • {GOOGLECHROME} placeholder: updated detection code to also support the latest versions of Chrome.
  • KeePass now enables data execution prevention (DEP).
  • Improved lock overlay icon (higher resolution).


  • Improved character classification in password quality estimation algorithm.
  • Improved group and entries deletion confirmation dialogs (only Windows Vista and higher).
  • Items in the update checking, plugin and icon picker dialogs aren't underlined anymore when hovering over them.
  • The default expiry interval for new entries is now limited to a maximum of 8 years.
  • Renamed character repetition option in the password generator for improved clarity.
  • Added code to prevent loading libraries from the current working directory (to avoid binary planting attacks).
  • Installer: various minor improvements.
  • Various code optimizations.
  • Minor other improvements.


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