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1Password 5.1

AgileBits has released 1Password 5.1 for Mac, which the company dubs The Synceriffic Edition in a post on the AgileBits blog. The popular password manager improves how it displays and handles management of both primary and secondary vaults, making it easier to view and change sync methods for all vaults. A new Wi-Fi Sync Preferences pane has also been added to ease setup, and you can choose to include multiple secondary vaults (they’re enabled by default, according to this support page). The update
improves performance for alternative Folder Sync solutions, displays sync progress for empty categories, makes Watchtower’s “change password” alert clearer, adds the capability to hover over an address and copy it in a single click, formats credit card numbers properly, and adds a Portuguese (Portugal) localization. ($49.99 new from AgileBits and the Mac App Store with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members when purchased from AgileBits, free update, 33.1 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

Additionally, AgileBits updated 1Password for iOS to version 5.2 (dubbed The Awesomesauce Edition on the blog), with a new Login Creator that provides a list of hundreds of sites and services to help you get started entering logins. Select the site from the list, enter your username, and then either enter your password or have 1Password generate one for you. 1Password for iOS 5.2 also adds a one-time password tool to the Pro Edition (available as an in-app purchase of $9.99), which supports sites that require two-factor authentication.
The Pro edition also enables you to delete attachments from the item editor, as well as add custom field types such as addresses, dates, and month/year.

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