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KeePass 1.21 released

Screenshot KeePass 1.21 has been released today!

You can get it here: Download KeePass 1.21.

This is a stable release. It is recommended to upgrade from any previous 1.x version to 1.21. KeePass 1.21 is 100% backward compatible with previous versions.

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

If you like KeePass, please don't forget to donate.

Changes from 1.20 to 1.21:

New Features:

  • Added option to minimize the main window after locking the KeePass workspace (option enabled by default).
  • Added {SAFARI} browser path placeholder.
  • KeePass now removes zone identifiers from the CHM help file.
  • Address space layout randomization (ASLR) is supported now.
  • Plugins: added new COM interface IKpAPI3, which extends IKpAPI2 by a lot of useful functions.
  • Plugins: added tray and cleanup notification and customization messages.
  • Plugins: added ability to delay unloading until the main window has been closed.


  • The overlay icon for the taskbar button (on Windows 7) is now restored when Windows Explorer crashes and when starting in minimized and locked mode.
  • The buttons in file save dialogs now have accelerator keys.
  • Improved opening of CHM help file.
  • Improved command availability updating of rich text context menus.
  • KeePass is now developed and compiled using Visual Studio 2008 (with MFC 9.0); older compilers, IDEs and Windows 9x aren't supported anymore.
  • Updated SAL annotations.
  • Upgraded to Boost libraries version 1.47.0.
  • KeePass.exe isn't compressed using UPX anymore.
  • Plugins: IKpAPI::GetMainWindowHandle now always returns the handle of the KeePass main window, independent from which thread the function is called.
  • Various UI text improvements.
  • Various code optimizations.
  • Minor other improvements.


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