KeePassXC 2.7.3: Password Manager gets new features and fixes

KeePassXC 2.7.3: Passwortmanager erhält neue Funktionen und Korrekturen
Photo: KeepPassXC

With the update to version 2.7.3, the popular community password manager KeePassXC receives new functionality and several patches. The list of changes that are included in the update is extensive, and the innovations are also surprising in a simple point version, which is usually used only for product maintenance.

Product maintenance with new functions

Password manager, based on the fork of KeyPassX, a variant of KeePass for Windows, Linux, macOS and OS/2 based on Qt, which is no longer in development, also released for the three most relevant desktop operating systems Improved automatic detection of dark mode or Conqueror on macOS and Linux with .

More than just a point version

As an official document for the release notes, the developers have also worked to make tags more usable and integrated search queries that can be saved. In addition, KeePassXC is no longer based on the X Window (X11) system in Linux.

  • Saved research
  • Enhanced tag support
  • Improvements to the input preview panel
  • Enhanced tag support and add saved searches
  • Better dark/light mode detection handling on macOS and Linux
  • Allow build of KeepPassXC without X11

KeepPassXC v2.7.3

In addition to a new command line db edit command, scheduling on the user interface has also been improved.

KeepPassXC 2.7.3
KeePassXC 2.7.3 (Photo: KeePassXC)

One of the distinguishing features of a cross-platform password manager is that the Windows, macOS, and Linux versions all receive equal attention from the developer community.

Also popular on ComputerBase

The community password manager published under the GPL license is very popular with ComputerBase readers. Behind the “original” KeePass (39.1%), KeePassXC (16.9%) ranked second, ahead of Bitwarden in a survey of more than 1,300 readers.

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What is your password manager?

KeePassXC supports the KDBX 4 format as well as various security tokens such as YubiKey and OnlyKey. In addition to passwords, the program can also store and manage user information, files, and notes.

Download on ComputerBase

As usual, KeePass v2.7.3 can be downloaded from the ComputerBase download area just below this message. As an alternative, KeePass and Bitwarden are available, which are also linked accordingly.


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