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KeePassXC overview

KeePassXC is a community fork of KeePassX, a native cross-platform port of KeePass Password Safe, with the goal of extending and improving it with new features and bugfixes to provide a feature-rich, fully cross-platform, and modern open-source password manager.

Features:
  • Encrypted - The complete database is always encrypted with the industry-standard AES (alias Rijndael) encryption algorithm using a 256 bit key. KeePassXC uses a database format that is compatible with KeePass Password Safe. Your wallet works offline and requires no Internet connection.
  • Cross-Platform - KeePassXC is a community fork of KeePassX, the cross-platform port of KeePass for Windows. Every feature works cross-platform and was thoroughly tested on multiple systems to provide users with the same look and feel on every supported operating system. This includes the beloved Auto-Type feature.
  • Open Source - The full source code is published under the terms of the GNU General Public License. We see open source as a vital prerequisite for any security-critical software product. For that reason, KeePassXC is and always will be free as in freedom (and in beer). Contributions by everyone are welcome!

What’s new in version 2.7.0

Updated on Apr 07 2022

  • Implement KDBX 4.1 [#7114]
  • Add direct write save option for cloud storage and GVFS [#6594]
  • Prevent screen capture on Windows and macOS [#6030]
  • Support quick unlock using Windows Hello [#7384]
  • Support quick unlock using Apple Watch [#5526]
  • Allow specifying database backup paths [#7035]
  • Add tag functionality [#6487][#7436][#7446]
  • Add password rating column to entry view [#4797]
  • Add group clone action [#6124]
  • Show modifications between entry history items [#6789]
  • Ability to bulk-delete and purge unused custom icons [#5970]
  • Support adding custom passphrase wordlists [#6799]
  • Support passphrase wordlists in numbered and PGP-signed formats [#6791]
  • Implement support for hardware keys via wireless NFC [#6895]
  • SSH Agent: Add support for OpenSSH 8.2 FIDO/U2F keys [#6371]
  • CLI: Implement attachment handling [#5538]
  • CLI: Add support for okon in offline HIBP checks [#5478]
  • CLI: Implement search command and remove locate [#6805]
  • CLI: Add db statistic output to db-info command [#7032]
  • CLI: Add -i/--include option to generate command. [#7112]
  • CLI: Add a -n (--notes) option to add and edit commands [#4646]
  • CLI: Add keyfile option to import command [#5402]
  • CLI: Adding a best option to clip to copy a password of the best match [#4489]
  • Browser: Add Microsoft Edge support on Linux [#7100]
  • Browser: Support native password generator from the extension [#6529]
  • Browser: Add group settings [#4180]
  • Browser: Add feature to ignore entries for HTTP-Auth Logins [#5394]
  • Browser: Support triggering Auto-Type from browser extension [#6272]
  • Browser: Add delete-entry command to API [#6899]
  • Browser: Add search 'by-path' url to API [#5535]
  • Browser: search for entries by UUID to API [#4763]
  • Browser: Support auto-download of favicon on entry addition [#7179]
  • Auto-Type: Major improvements to Auto-Type [#5864][#7463][#7435][#7391][#7129][#6400][#6364][#6361][#5283][#7507]
  • Auto-Type: Fix typing to virtual machines on Windows [#7366]
  • Auto-Type: Re-implement X11 keysym emulation [#7098]
  • Auto-Type: Support multiple Xkb layouts [#6247]
  • Auto-Type: Abort keystroke if modifiers held on X11 [#6351][#6357]
  • Auto-Type: Add TOTP option to entry level Auto-Type menu [#6675]
  • FdoSecrets: Major Refactor and Code Consolidation [#5747][#5660][#7043][#6915]
  • FdoSecrets: Implement unlock before search [#6943]
  • Reports: Add browser statistics report [#7197]
  • Port crypto backend to Botan [#6209]
  • Improve attachment handling and security [#6606][#5034][#7083]
  • Allow selecting any open database in unlock dialog [#5427]
  • KeeShare: Remove checking signed container and QuaZip dependency [#7223]
  • Introduce security option to enable copy on double click (default off) [#6433]
  • Add 'delete entry without confirm' functionality [#5812]
  • Improve macOS and Windows platform integration [#5851]
  • Lock only the current database by default [#6652]
  • Show expired entries on DB unlock [#7290]
  • Update D-Bus adaptor interface class name to match definition file [#7523]
  • Add countdown progress bar to TOTP preview [#6930]
  • Enter favicon url directly on icons page [#6614]
  • Set C++17 as standard in the build system [#7180]
  • Internalize ykcore into code base [#6654]
  • Transition to Visual Studio builds on Windows [#5874]
  • Ability to delete entries from health check reports [#6537]
  • Enhance remembering last-used directories [#6711]
  • Implement org.freedesktop.appearance.color-scheme support on Linux [#7422]
  • Support sorting HTML export [#7011]
  • Add display number of characters in passphrases [#5449]
  • Use Alt+Tab on macOS to switch between databases [#5407]
  • Add feature to sort groups using shortcut keys [#6999]
  • Add CTRL+Enter to apply password generator changes [#6414]
  • Display Database created timestamp on statistics report [#6876]
  • Browser: Improve best matching credentials setting [#6893]
  • SSH Agent: Use both Pageant and OpenSSH agent simultaneously on Windows [#6288]
  • SSH Agent: Allow using database path to resolve keys [#6365]
  • SSH Agent: Show correct error messages in main window [#7166]
  • Multiple fixes for MSI installer [#6630]
  • Fix tab order for CSV import dialog to match screen order [#7315]
  • Don't mark kdbx:// urls as invalid [#7221]
  • Make selected text copyable instead of copying password [#7209]
  • Detect timestamp resolution for CSV files [#7196]
  • Fix crash while downloading favicon [#7104]
  • Correct naming of newly generated keyx files [#7010]
  • Place the 'Recycle Bin' at the bottom of the list when groups are sorted [#7004]
  • Handle tilde with custom browser paths [#6659]
  • Don't scroll up when deleting an entry [#6833]
  • Set the MIME-Type to text/plain when using wl-copy on wayland [#6832]
  • Fix adaptive icon painting [#5989][#6033]
  • Fix favicon download from URL with non-standard port [#5509]
  • Ignore recycle bin on KeePassHTTP migration [#5481]
  • Fix keepassxc-cr-recovery utility [#7521]
  • Fix Auto-Type not working when audio recording indicator is active on macOS 12.2+ [#7526]
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Information

License

Free

Size

38.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://keepassxc.org/

Downloads

6230

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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Bruce-y
Bruce-y
Jan 15 2021
2.6.2
0.0
Jan 15 2021
0.0
Version: 2.6.2
Please update the required OS notes: KeePassXC requires OS X 10.12 (Sierra). When I try to open it on 10.11.6 El Capitan, the program icon is grayed out with the 'circle&slash'. Also, the developer website states: "Supported on macOS 10.12 and later". The last release that I have a note indicating earlier OS support is ver 2.4.1 which was compatible with 10.10 & 10.11.
nobody2011
nobody2011
Jul 4 2020
2.5.3
5.0
Jul 4 2020
5.0
Version: 2.5.3
Works like a charme to me (iMac 18,2 - Mac OS Catalina 10.15.5)
zlazkow
zlazkow
Nov 17 2019
2.5.1
0.0
Nov 17 2019
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
Recently KeePassXC doesn't open. You need also to enter the database and some key file...??!! Why??? What for ??? I couldn't figure out, so went back to using KPx.
Timmyb
Timmyb
Mar 31 2019
2.4.0
0.0
Mar 31 2019
0.0
Version: 2.4.0
"Warning: There is a known data-loss bug in KeePassXC 2.4.0 on MacOS if safe saves are disabled and you are saving to a different file system (eg, VeraCrypt container, google-drive mount, etc). Please enable safe saves to workaround this issue."
https://github.com/keepassxreboot/keepassxc/releases/tag/2.4.0
cig0
cig0
Jan 7 2019
2.3.4
0.0
Jan 7 2019
0.0
Version: 2.3.4
Don't forget to check MacPass for a native KeePass implementation, and Bitwarden for a 1Password full replacement :D
cade1
cade1
Jun 3 2018
2.3.3
0.5
Jun 3 2018
0.5
Version: 2.3.3
I have always found this app to be windows-centric and not designed along mac user interface guidelines therefore I couldn't use or recommend.

Used to love 1Password but got way too expensive, too many upgrades, too much money. Now I use Enpass for Mac desktop (currently v 5.6.8) -- while not perfect, it comes so much closer to 1Password than any others I have tried (and I have tried half a dozen or more) so Enpass is my recommendation and has been for past few years and as they have improved it.

Caveat: it's possible they've changed KeePass but when i tried it in the past, just too overcomplexified (windoze characteristics) and not for me a lifelong multi-platform user who prefers Mac OS without a doubt.
George6
George6
May 10 2018
2.3.0
2.5
May 10 2018
2.5
Version: 2.3.0
A warning: on exporting all custom set attributes get lost, so this feature is totally useless and you will loose important data! Also having a gui made with (more) love would make daily with keepassxc more fun.
GymW
GymW
Jul 17 2017
2.2.0
2.0
Jul 17 2017
2.0
Version: 2.2.0
Perhaps I have missed something but this product makes my password management more difficult rather than easier. I am especially disappointed in the almost total lack of documentation and no 'help' menu. I literally spent hours trying to find documentation on the details of how to set it up and what some of the various fields are for. I have yet to get the shortcut key to work which when first installed I found out defaults to blank. Unless somebody replies to this pointing out its errors, I will continue to search out and try other solutions to replace the aging app I currently use. While this app has promise I feel it is not yet ready for prime time.
bqyr
bqyr
Jun 26 2017
2.1.4
5.0
Jun 26 2017
5.0
Version: 2.1.4
2.2.0 is a great update bringing Yubikey support and many other improvements: https://keepassxc.org/blog/2017-06-26-2.2.0-released/
Timmyb
Timmyb
May 21 2017
2.1.4
0.0
May 21 2017
0.0
Version: 2.1.4
Is there any way to import anything other than an existing KeePasss database? If not, then I can't see how this app can gain new users.
MaurizioL
MaurizioL
May 19 2017
2.1.4
5.0
May 19 2017
5.0
Version: 2.1.4
As an old user of KeepassX, I can say that this application is BETTER. And actively developed. Uses the same password database of the old application; I am switching to KeepassXC today.
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