Software Update: Bitwarden 2022.05.0

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Bitwarden is a cross-platform and open source password management service that stores personal data in an encrypted digital vault. It is basically free to use and for a small amount per year there is access to various extras, such as being able to log in with a hardware key for added security and attachment storage capacity. Bitwarden is available online, as a desktop client, as a mobile app and as a plug-in for various web browsers. Bitwarden has moved to a new version numbering system and the successor to desktop client version 1.33.0 is 2022.05.0. Below are the changes and improvements that have been made:

Note: We’ve got new version numbering!

To make it easier to track versions of the many Bitwarden apps as we move to a near-monthly release cycle, we’ve adopted a new version numbering system shared by all clients. This release is 2022.05.0 because it’s the base release (.0) of May (.05.) 2022 (2022.).

This release includes:

  • Web Vault UI Updates: The Web Vault has received design updates, some of which improve filtering between individual and Organization vault items. This is the first phase of a multi-part project to update the Web Vault for both individual users and Organizations.
  • Families Sponsorships for Self-hosted Enterprise Orgs: Families Organization Sponsorships can now be issued for members of self-hosted Enterprise Organizations (see here
  • Username Generator – Forwarded Email Alias ​​Type: Integrate the username generator with SimpleLogin, AnonAddy, or Firefox Relay to automate simultaneous creation of usernames and corresponding email aliases (see here
  • Item Linking: Copy the URL of an item for use as a direct link to provide to Organization members or in documentation (see here
  • Account Switch during Auto-fill: On Android, quickly switch to another account during auto-fill by tapping the avatar bubble (see here
  • Changes to Client Organization Billing: As of this release, only provider users can view billing information for Client Organizations

Version number 2022.05.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, BSD, macOS, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website Bitwarden
License type Freeware/Paid
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