The popular secure password management app 1Password is out with a big update today adding new features on both iOS and Mac. Arriving in version 5.2 of 1Password for iOS is a new login creator tool, a one-time password tool for use with two factor auth, new entry fields for pro users, and more. On the Mac side, 1Password version 5.1 was released adding a number of improvements to sync. This includes the ability to sync secondary vaults to iOS over WiFi. More on the major new features below:
1Password says its new login creator tool on iOS streamlines the process of setting up entries for popular services and websites. You can see a preview of the new workflow above on the left, and this feature is available to all 1Password users.
As for 1Password’s new one-time password tool for two factor auth, the feature works as advertised generating a random login credential for sites that support two-factor authentication. You can see the feature in action in the example above on the right. As a pro feature, customers who paid for the app or the in-app purchase will have access to one-time password generation.
Pro customers are also getting additional features including the ability to add more field entries like address and dates, as well as the ability to remove attachments from the item editor.
Changes to the Mac version include master password sync between all versions when using iCloud, support for Portuguese, and several refinements.
1Password for iPhone and iPad is available for free on the App Store; pro features are available through a $9.99 in-app purchase or free for paid customers. 1Password for Mac is $49.99 on the Mac App Store while today’s update is free to existing users.
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