XLS Padlock 2024.1 is available - April 17th, 2024

:loudspeaker: XLS Padlock version 2024.1 is now available on www.xlspadlock.com. It introduces a range of features and enhancements:

  • New Application Bundle Format: In addition to the standalone EXE format, XLS Padlock now offers an EXE + .xplapp bundle. This new format simplifies distribution and reduces the chances of receiving “Unknown Application” warnings, making it easier for recipients to trust and deploy your applications.

  • Updated Code Signing Utility: The utility now supports SHA384 and SHA512 hash methods and accommodates ECC-based certificates, aligning with the latest cryptographic standards.

  • WebUpdate Logging and Notifications: A new logging feature for the WebUpdate process allows for easier troubleshooting of update issues. Also, customizable update completion notifications enhance the user experience.

  • Online Deactivation Customization: It is now possible to hide the ‘Manual Deactivation’ option from the Online Deactivation screen, offering more control over the application’s security features.

  • Enhanced User Interface: Changes to the interface, such as renaming sections and reorganizing features, aim to make navigation more intuitive.

  • Distribute App Feature: This new function simplifies the distribution of your applications by packaging them into single Zip archives, installers, or directly copying them to specified folders.

The update also includes improved documentation with interactive syntax highlighting for VBA code snippets.

What is XLS Padlock?
XLS Padlock is designed to transform Excel workbooks into secure, standalone applications. This utility is instrumental for professionals looking to safeguard their Excel documents’ integrity and confidentiality.

:point_right: To download the update, please visit the XLS Padlock 2024.1 download page.