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Version: 1.2

Release Date: 2019-06-03


Nexus is proud to announce the availability of Nexus Personal Desktop App 1.2. 

Main new features

PKI encoding of smart cards

Personal Desktop App can now perform PKI encoding of smart cards, for a complete Smart ID solution together with Smart ID Identity Manager and Smart ID Messaging. The predefined Smart ID workflows in Smart card management are managed by PKI encoding in Personal Desktop App. 

Register ID06 certificates for authentication and signing

Certificates on ID06 cards can now be registered in Personal Desktop App to be used for authentication and signing with LoA 2 (where LoA means Level of Assurance). 

For more information on ID06 cards, see ID06

Store keys in Microsoft keystore 

It is now possible to use Personal Desktop App as a software provider for storing keys in Microsoft's keystore.

Detailed feature list


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Encode PKI cards

PEX-243Support registration and use of ID06 certificates 

Enable renewal of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 

PEX-302Act as software provider for key storage

Corrected bugs

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Navigation panel minimum width is not set, so longer words are cut. 


The new features for using ID06 certificates and acting as a software provider to store keys in Microsoft keystore are NOT supported for Windows 10 version 1703.

For information on limitations, see Limitations for Smart ID Desktop App.


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