1Password 2.5.9 Adds Password Strength Meter and 40 Other Improvements

January 25, 2008 in Software (E)


Toronto (Ontario, Canada) - Agile Web Solutions, Inc., today announced that 1Password version 2.5.9 is now available. New in this version is a Password Strength Meter that allows you to quickly find weak passwords that need to be replaced with a stronger password, as well as a Generic Text Importer. This update is free to all 1Password customers.

What is 1Password?
* The most widely used password manager for Mac OS X (according to MacUpdate, VersionTracker and iusethis).
* A Macworld magazine "Mac Gem" rated 4.5 out of 5 in August, 2007, and nominated for a Macworld Readers' Choice Award.
* The only password manager with integrated anti-phishing technology.
* An automatic form filler with support for credit cards and multiple identities.
* A highly secure database to keep track of web site logins, secure notes, identities, credit cards, bank accounts, and software registration information.

What is new in Version 2.5.9?

* Password Strength Meter
New password strength meter helps to easily find weak web passwords that may need to be replaced with stronger ones.

* New Generic Text Import
The new Generic Text Import option helps to add information from any formatted text file.

* New Welcome Screen
The streamlined Welcome screen helps new users to learn and start using 1Password faster.

* New Export Formats
Added option to export all 1Password data to a 1Password Interchange File. This file is plain text and is useful for backup and migration purposes as it contains all of the data used by 1Password. It can also be used to merge and exchange information between different computers.

* Display Scope Added to Web Forms
New "Display scope" feature added to the Web Forms attributes. The scope (Always, Web Pages, HTTP Auth, Never) allows you to control the information displayed in the Restore Form list.

* True Synchronization to my1Password
New Sync with my1Password implementation allows data synchronization across multiple Macs. Currently only available to my1Password Alpha testers.

* Trial Period Now Includes Palm and Treo Functionality
The export to Palm and Treo can now be used during the trial period without adding the Palm license.

* Sync to iPhone Now Includes All Wallet Items
The iPhone bookmarklet created by 1Password now includes all wallet items, including bank accounts, software licenses, etc.

For full details about the new release, including the full changelog with 40 changes as well as screenshots, please visit the official company blog.

System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or 10.5 (Leopard).

Pricing and Availability:
1Password may be downloaded from http://1password.com. A fully functional 30-day trial version is available, along with a free version limited to 20 items. Special media licenses are available for members of the press upon request. A single-user license costs USD$29.95 and a family license is available for USD$39.95.

Founded in the fall of 2002, Agile Web Solutions, Inc., began as a partnership between two experienced consulting firms, Teare Software Solutions Inc and Software Trenches Inc. Agile Web Solutions has a long history of innovation and business excellence. Agile Web Solutions is a privately held company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information about the company or any of its products, visit the Agile Web Solutions web site.


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