This release is apparently a monument to my backwards-compatibility fetish. Nobody still uses Windows 98 anymore, do they?
Fixed: Config directory issue caused start-time crash on Windows 98.
Fixed: Main menu unnecessarily appeared in the Users dialog on Windows (all versions).
Improve: Directory last used persists as initial directory for next file dialog.
New: First version released for Linux/X11.
New: First version released as a Universal IA32/IA64 app on Mac OS X.
New: Preferences dialog.
New: Added new password formats: Obtuse (stronger), Numbers (useful for PIN-type numbers on some
devices), Director Insists (weaker than Manager Insists) and CEO Insists (face-palm level weak).
New: Bundled internal words library from FreeBSD's Dict.
New: Add any number of supplementary words files from any location.
New: Currently active Password strength listed in the status bar, as a blue link. Click it to open Preferences to change it.
New: Links to online Walkthrough, FAQ and License in the Help Menu.
New: New icon for Windows version. Matches the higher res Mac version now.
Change: Removed the old 'Manager Insists' Info dialog. The general info is covered in the online FAQ, while the old Words file setup info no
Change: Despite the inclusion of an internal dictionary, the distributable for Windows is down from 2.9M to 2.3M. (The exe
responds better to compression now, so it's worth making it a zip.)
Known issue: CEO Insists mode may occasionally select a words along the way that make the password a
letter short. When this happens, a random capital letter will be added to bring it to the required length.
Bugfix: detection of words files for Manager Insists mode.
New: Examples provided in the Edit menu for Substitution Text.
New: Platform nativeness for... first release on Mac OS X.
New: Menu link to the app's website.
Change: Manager Insists "passwords" are now always the specified length (with number/s padded right).
Change: Tweaked the wording in the 'Manager Insists' information dialog. Hope it's an improvement.
New: Status bar progress indicator for jobs with 500 users or more.
New: "Manager Insists" mode, for creating those "leet"-style passwords that managers and clients often insist on.
New: In-app documentation for Manager Insists, automatically triggered if the words file isn't found.
Change: Main window default size changed, minimum size imposed.
Change: Minor layout changes to the main window to improve look and feel.
New: Prefix field upgraded to a Substitution editor with support for %USER%, %PASS% and %NAME%.
New: Users editor. Users information may be imported from a file.
New: Output may be saved directly to a file.
Change: Improved documentation to account for the significant changes.