Options - General

In the program's Options (Edit > Options or F10), the tab General allows you to change the following settings:

User interface

  • Language: Here you can select the language of the user interface, e.g. "Deutsch" or "English".

  • Theme: You can choose here from different themes for the Password Depot user interface. In total, four different themes are available here: Default (this is the theme set by default), Windows 10, Windows 10 Dark and Windows 10 Slate Gray. The selected theme will be applied as soon as you close the program options by clicking on OK.

Program Start

  • Start mode: From the drop down list, define how Password Depot will be started: In a normal window, minimized to tray, in the top bar or in the last state it was used.

  • Start in locked mode: The program is always launched in locked state, so that you will have to enter the master password to unlock it from the system tray.

  • Launch application on Windows startup: Activate this option if you wish to start the program when you start Windows.

    • Delay start for: It may be helpful to delay the start of Password Depot by a certain number of seconds. For example, if your Windows needs some time before connecting to required network drives.

  • Open last used database at program start: Activate this option to load the same database as last time when starting the program.

  • Store lists of used databases and key files: Check this option and the program will save a list of databases and key files which you have used recently. You can see your recently used files in the main menu and on the Most Recently Used tab when opening a file.

Update settings

  • Automatic updates: Here, you can choose between three options for automatic updates - "Download updates and prompt to install", "Notify when updates are available," and "Do not check for updates automatically".

  • Interval (days): Choose an update interval, measured by days.

System-wide hot Keys

  • Restore/Minimize: The key combination which will automatically bring Password Depot to the screen if it is minimized or in the system tray, and which will minimize the program if it is currently in focus. By default, the hot key is Ctrl+Alt+P.

  • Top Bar/Minimize: The key combination which will switch Password Depot to the top bar mode or minimize the program from the top bar. By default, the hot key is Ctrl+T.

You can change both hot keys by clicking into the according field. Then click the key combination which you would like to use instead.