A new version of the versatile password manager KeePass is now available. KeePass 2.47 introduces new features, improvements and fixes, and is already available as a download from the developer site. You can run the installer to upgrade existing installations of the password manager without losing any data.
Note that KeePass installs into the c:\program files\ folder by default for new installations as of this version and no longer in c:\program files (x86).
Select Help > About KeePass to display the version of the password manager.
If you are using KeePass' built-in search functionality a lot, you may find the new option to save search profiles useful. Basically, what it allows you to do, is configure searches and save these as profiles to launch them directly from the interface again whenever the need arises.
The find functionality is very powerful; it supports simple and regular expressions, and allows you to define the search scope, e.g. titles, tags and urls, and several other related parameters.
Just select the save icon next to profile on the find page after you have made the changes and give the new profile a name to save it. You may then open it from Find > Search Profiles or the group context menu.
KeePass 2.47 introduces two additional search related changes. First, that XPath Expressions are supported, and second, that you are now able to check a history option under search to search across password history entries.
The new password manager version includes several other new features, here is a short overview:
KeePass 2.47 includes several improvements as well. Here are the most important ones:
KeePass 2.47 is my password manager of choice because it is a well-designed product that gets better with every release. It is not a cloud-based password manager, but you can extent it so that it becomes one.
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