Release Notes

  • Version 4.3.6b (released 2019-06-11)

    • Fixes problem where YubiKey was not being detected on macOS.

  • Version 4.3.6 (released 2019-05-29)

    • Windows: improve support for YubiKey NEO on Windows 10

  • Version 4.3.5 (released 2019-01-02)

    • Bugfix: Show correct message when YubiKey doesn’t have the correct transport enabled.

    • Improve error handling in Slot Mode.

    • Linux: Add experimental support for .AppImage

  • Version 4.3.4 (released 2018-05-07)

    • Support YubiKey Preview

    • Add credential: allow space in secret key.

    • Bugfix: Don’t show "No credentials found…" incorrectly.

    • Bugfix: Forget the password when removing the device.

    • Windows: 64-bit version added.

  • Version 4.3.3 (released 2018-02-15)

    • Focus is not locked on the search field.

    • Pressing ESC now clears the search field and deselects all credentials.

    • Copying the code with a keyboard shortcut now works even if the search field has focus.

    • The top progress bar is now only displayed when needed.

    • Scanning QR codes should now work better on some multiple monitor setups.

    • Improve the handling of touch credentials when the YubiKey is never touched.

    • The application should no longer refresh credentials to often on slower systems.

    • Credentials with a custom time period should now autorefresh correctly.

    • Logging: The command line option --log-file is now supported, which writes the log to a file. The --log-file option is ignored unless preceded by the --log-level option.

    • Bugfix: The arrow key navigation is no longer broken after deleting a credential.

    • Windows: OpenGL rendering is now chosen dynamically. It’s possible to override it with the QT_OPENGL environment variable.

  • Version 4.3.2+1 (released 2017-12-20)

    • Re-release of 4.3.2 for Mac, because package signature was missing from 4.3.2 release

  • Version 4.3.1+1 (released 2017-12-20)

    • Re-release of 4.3.1 for Mac, because package signature was missing from 4.3.1 release

  • Version 4.3.2 (released 2017-12-19)

    • Bugfix: Fixed crash on attempt to generate code for touch credential in YubiKey Slots mode

    • Bugfix: Fixed crash in QR scan

  • Version 4.3.1 (released 2017-12-17)

    • Bugfix: Removed references to QML Array prototype methods added in Qt 5.9 (unavailable in Ubuntu Zesty and earlier)

  • Version 4.3.0 (released 2017-12-15)

    • Now requires ykman version >= 0.5.0

    • Feature: New icon

    • Feature: Remembered passwords are now shared with ykman.

    • Feature: Added option to hide window on launch

      • Thanks to Steven Stallion for contributing!

    • Feature: "About" dialog now shows OATH applet version instead of overall firmware version

    • Feature: Touch credentials generate a code for the next period if current period ends in less than 10s

    • Feature: Arrow keys now navigate the list while search field has focus

      • Thanks to Arthur Burkart for contributing!

    • Feature: Focus now starts on the search field, and ESC no longer removes focus from search field

    • Feature: Added --log-level CLI option with same function as --log-level option to ykman version 0.5.0; see ykman --help for usage

    • Bugfix: Reduced idle CPU usage

    • Bugfix: Improved error handling to prevent hanging UI

    • Bugfix: Fixed tray icon remaining after exit on Windows

    • Bugfix: Fixed sorting when some credentials have nonstandard periods

    • Bugfix: Selection now stable across refreshes and searches

    • Bugfix: Arrow keys now scroll the view only if the selection changes

  • Version 4.2.0+deps.2 (de-published)

    • Identical to release 4.2.0+deps except it unpacks to a directory with the same name as the archive

  • Version 4.2.0+deps (de-published)

    • Identical to release 4.2.0b, but renamed to a valid Semantic Versioning version number

  • Version 4.2.0b (de-published)

    • Source re-release with dependencies bundled in the archive

  • Version 4.2.0+2 (released 2017-11-17)

    • Identical to release 4.2.0 except it unpacks to a directory with the same name as the archive

  • Version 4.2.0 (released 2017-09-14)

    • Added support for 7 digit credentials.

    • Added support for credentials with a non 30-second period.

    • Moved "Scan QR code" functionality, now available directly from main view.

    • Flip moving direction of the time left indicator.

    • Win 7: Fixed issue with OpenGL rendering.

    • macOS: Allow OpenGL to use integrated GPU.

    • Bugfix: Issuer was not displayed correctly on Ubuntu.

  • Version 4.1.4 (released 2017-08-17)

    • Double-click on system tray icon now shows the credentials. Not supported on macOS.

    • Windows: An issue with the video drivers on some machines have been resolved.

    • The About dialog now closes when the ESC key is pressed.

    • UI: The credential codes should now follow any font scaling done by the operating system.

    • UI: Codes now have a space in them for better readability.

  • Version 4.1.3 (released 2017-08-03)

    • Feature: Double-click to generate a code and copy it to the clipboard.

    • Feature: When searching, press the ESC key to clear the search field and press Enter to generate and copy a code.

    • Added an error message for adding a credential when there is no storage space left on the device.

    • Added an error message for adding a too large key when in Slot mode.

    • Clicking outside the search field now removes focus from it.

    • Names on new credentials can’t be longer than 64 bytes.

    • UI: Don’t show timer when there is no credentials.

    • The default button in the password prompt is now OK.

    • Bugfix: Fixed crash caused by some QR codes.

    • Bugfix: The selected credential was not being updated correctly.

    • macOS: Remove sandbox entitlements to work better when running on a system with gpg-agent.

  • Version 4.1.2 (released 2017-05-12)

    • Ubuntu: Fixed crash after entering password on Ubuntu 17.04

    • Windows: Fixed issue with window spawning outside desktop.

  • Version 4.1.1 (released 2017-05-09)

    • Windows: Fixed issue with missing OpenGL drivers, include ANGLE in windows build.

    • macOS: Fixed issue with incorrect linking to OpenSSL, causing the application to freeze when reading credentials.

    • Bugfix: Touch credentials were not being selected correctly.

    • Bugfix: Steam credentials were incorrect when read from a YubiKey 4.

  • Version 4.1.0 (released 2017-04-10)

    • Added a optional system tray shortcut.

    • Sort credentials based on name.

    • Improved scrolling, keep scroll position when credentials are reloaded.

    • Bugfix: new passwords was always being cleared.

    • Removed custom coloring of progress bar, use system theming.

  • Version 4.0.1 (released 2017-03-27)

    • Bugfix: Follow color schemes better.

    • Removed some spacing thath caused the layout to be slightly off.

    • Improved focus switching between search bar and credentials.

    • Added keyboard shortcut (Ctrl/Cmd + F) for focus on the search bar.

    • Select the top credential during search.

    • Remember window location and dimensions between launches.

    • Add a Edit menu in the menu bar for credentials.

    • Improved error logging.

    • macOS: Close app with Cmd + W.

    • Windows installer: install Visual C++ redistributable packages if needed.

  • Version 4.0.0 (released 2017-03-20)

    • The UI has been completely rewritten, to allow us to use a more modern technology stack. All main functionality and concepts are kept the same.

    • CLI version has been removed from this project, the functionality is now found in the YubiKey Manager (ykman) tool.

    • Slot mode and CCID mode are now kept separated, choose which mode to use under "Settings".

    • Added keyboard shortcuts for copy code, generate code, delete credential, add credential and settings.

    • Added support for resetting all OATH credentials and password.

  • Version 3.1.0b (released 2016-12-16)

    • Fix crash on macOS related to how the application was built. New installer for macOS based on previous release.

  • Version 3.1.0 (released 2016-11-22)

    • Added a search bar for credentials.

    • Added support for adding SHA256 credentials in the GUI.

    • Smart card is now being disconnected when the application is hidden.

    • Bugfix: QR codes were sometimes not being parsed.

  • Version 3.0.1 (released 2016-06-13)

    • Bugfix release:

      • Don’t import OSX libs outside of OSX.

      • Packaging related fixes.

  • Version 3.0.0 (released 2016-06-09)

    • Added compatibility with Python 3 (Python 2 is still supported).

    • Added support for generating alphanumeric Steam authenticator codes for entries prefixed with "Steam:".

    • Added a confirmation dialog box when overwriting entries.

    • Added the capability to delete slot-based credentials.

    • UX enhancements: split up issuer and name; added larger OTP codes.

    • CLI was rewritten using the "click" library.

    • CLI gained a "gui" subcommand which launches the full GUI.

    • Binaries were renamed (yubioath → yubioath-gui, yubioath-cli → yubioath).

  • Version 2.3.0 (released 2015-11-20)

    • Re-schedule timer each time period based on system time to prevent Qt timer drift.

    • Clear password memory cache on minimize to prevent accidentally leaving the YubiKey unlocked unattended.

    • Support for credentials which require touch (YubiKey 4 only).

  • Version 2.2.1 (released 2015-08-20)

    • Bugfix release: Fix adding credentials via the UI.

  • Version 2.2.0 (released 2015-08-18)

    • Allow spaces in OATH keys.

    • Don’t crash if smartcard subsystem isn’t available.

    • Disable systray icon by default.

    • Added a flag to start the application minimized to the systray.

    • Added the ability to scan QR codes from the screen.

  • Version 2.1.1 (released 2015-07-02)

    • Added man pages.

    • Fixed bug with non-CCID YubiKeys not displaying slot-based credentials.

    • Windows installer/uninstaller checks for running instance, and closes it.

  • Version 2.1.0 (released 2015-06-26)

    • Added setting to kill scdaemon on show, to release the device (GUI only).

    • Added the ability to program standard YubiKeys with slot-based TOTP credentials.

    • Added functionality to the CLI for programming YubiKeys.

    • Added the reset command for wiping a device (CLI only).

    • Better handling of composite modes.

    • Support non-ascii characters in card reader names.

  • Version 2.0.2 (released 2015-06-16)

    • Minor packaging related fixes.

  • Version 2.0.1 (released 2015-06-16)

    • Minor fixes to platform specific quirks.

  • Version 2.0.0 (released 2015-06-15)

    • Complete rewrite:

      • Supports all OATH-enabled YubiKeys, including YubiKey Standard.

      • New overhauled UI.