XLS Padlock 2.2 available - February 26th, 2016

XLS Padlock 2.2 is out with new features and improvements, especially the User Interface.

End users with an active maintenance should upgrade.

What’s new:

  • Improved UI with new sections and explanations about options.
  • New option: Save changes automatically and load them without prompt next time.
  • Improved command-line support to open secure workbook saves without any prompt: for instance, you can run: mysecureworkbook.exe “C:\My Documents\123.xlsc” to open the 123.xlsc save file.
  • The stand-alone key generator can now output activation keys in mass: several thousands in less than a second. This is useful for online stores where you deliver an activation key immediately after purchase for instance.
  • You can code sign your secure workbook applications with SHA-2 certificates now (a Windows requirement in 2016).
  • Several digest methods available for the digital signature: SHA-1, SHA-256 or dual SHA-1+SHA-256.
  • Improved support for built-in Excel add-ins such as Analysis ToolPak - VBA, Solver… You have the ability to enable or disable them in secure applications.
  • Improved task dialog for selecting options.
  • Fixed “Data not found” error in specific cases.
  • Workaround for "Error setting data in registry - Failed to set data for ‘Data’.
  • Fixed Excel crash related to “Lock VBA project” feature in Excel 2007.
  • Fixed: in Excel 64-bit, CTRL+C and CTRL+V shortcuts were not working in the VBA compiler.
  • New crash report feature: if an unexpected error occurs in XLS Padlock, you now have the ability to send us a report and continue the application.
  • Updated user guide.
  • Minor improvements.

Free fully-functional trial available at http://www.xlspadlock.com/download

More information at http://www.xlspadlock.com