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Version: 5.5

Release Date: 2020-12-18


Nexus Personal Desktop Client 5.5 has been released today.

Detailed feature list


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Support for MD940 with custom profile

Custom profile Thales IDPrime MD940 cards are now supported by Personal Desktop Client.


Support for CardOS 5.4 with DTR 4.1 and 4.4 profiles

CardOS 5.4 cards with DTR 4.1 and 4.4 profiles are now supported by Personal Desktop Client.

Corrected bugs

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Reader detection on macOS has been improved.


Stability of PKCS#11 module with recent versions of Firefox for Linux has been improved.

Release announcement

Important notes

  • There is a known problem with Firefox 84 that will be addressed in the following versions of Nexus Personal Desktop Client.


  • The browse dialog for soft token import does not work on macOS Catalina. Instead, manually enter the full path to the soft token and click Import. For more information, see Personal Desktop Client user's guide.
  • Windows 7 is supported only under extended contract. Contact Nexus for further information.


Contact Information

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Nexus offers maintenance and support services for Nexus Personal Desktop Client to customers and partners. For more information, please refer to the Nexus Technical Support at, or contact your local sales representative.

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