Latest Development Version:
Version: 1.21.1
Released: 2021-08-28
1.21 (2021-08-08)
  • added fold_level to Account.export().
  • Added paste attribute to scripts that might help avoid captchas.
1.20 (2021-02-13)
  • added hidden_fields setting.
1.19 (2021-01-03)
  • Make OTP less persnickety about form of shared secrets.
  • Automatically fix file permission issues when found.
1.18 (2020-11-12):
  • Deprecate Python 2.7 and Python 3.5.

  • Add PasswordGenerator.get_value(), a method of getting an account value from a string that includes the account and field names.

  • Add hidden account attributes.

  • Require secondary arguments on secrets to be passed by name.

  • Renamed alphabet argument to Passphrase and Question to dictionary.


    This change is not backward compatible and may require you to change entries in your account files.

  • This release requires secrets_hash to be updated.

1.17 (2020-04-15):
  • Enhance conceal command so that it can read text from a file.
  • Add WriteFile; allows the contents of a file to be held as an account field. When requested, the contents are written to the file system.
1.16 (2019-12-25):
  • Added ms_per_char setting that allows user to slow autotyping.
  • Added rate attribute to scripts that allows user to slow autotyping.
  • Added command_aliases setting to allow user to define their own command short-cuts. As part of this the built-in short cuts were removed. See description of command_aliases in Configuring to get them back.
  • interactive command now accepts ‘*’.
1.15 (2019-09-28):
  • Add remind script command.
1.14 (2019-04-28):
  • Allow title recognizers to be functions.
  • Add –all option to values command.
  • Add vs alias to values command.
  • Add instructions on how to mimic Symantec VIP authentication app.
1.13 (2019-02-06):
  • Added interactive command.
  • Added looping to questions command.
  • Retargeted i and I command aliases.
  • Use natural sort order by default.
  • Refactored code to speed up start up with account discovery.
1.12 (2019-01-17):
  • Updated the networth API example.
  • Incorporated shlib package into Avendesora for better security.
  • Added questions command.
  • Refactored code to speed up start up.
1.11 (2018-06-14):
  • Added is_secret argument to Secret classes.
  • Added support for dmenu as alternative to built-in selection utility.
  • Added –delete option to log command.
  • Rename master and seed Account attributes to master_seed and account_seed.
  • Improve portmortem and networth api examples.
  • Improve the account value formatting.
1.10 (2018-02-18):
  • Added support for qutebrowser.
1.9 (2017-12-25):
  • Adds one-time passwords (an alternative to Google Authenticator).
  • Added ‘vc’ command as an alias for ‘value –clipboard’.
1.8 (2017-11-23):
  • Created the manual.
  • Use keyboard writer if there is no access to TTY.
  • Shifted to skinny config file.
  • Warn the user if the archive is missing or stale.
  • Improved get_value(), added add get_values(), add get_fields().
  • Canonicalize names.
  • Allow account name to be given even if TTY is not available.
  • Allow default_field to be a list.
  • Add render method to AccountValue.
  • Changed the way multiple gpg ids are specified.
  • Improved browse command.
  • Added shift_sort to password generators.
  • Added log command.
  • Added phonetic command.
  • Added browser version of help command.

It is recommended that in this release you trim your ~/.config/avendesora/config file to only include those settings that you explicitly wish to override.

1.7 (2017-06-01):
1.6 (2017-04-07):
  • Fix issues in sleep feature in autotype scripts.
1.5 (2017-03-01):
  • Fixed bug in account discovery for URLs.
  • Added get_composite, renamed get_field to get_scalar.
1.4 (2017-01-09):
  • Improved error reporting on encrypted files.
  • Added RecognizeFile().
1.3 (2017-01-08):
  • Warn about duplicate account names.

1.2 (2017-01-05):

1.1 (2017-01-03):

1.0 (2017-01-01):
  • Initial production release.