1Password For Mac Beefs Up Security With Large 4.2 Update

If you use 1Password as your go to password security solution—or are looking to use it—you’ll be glad to see that things have gotten even more secure.

Agile Bits, the makers of the acclaimed security app for Mac, has released version 4.2, which brings with it a gluttony of new fixes and improvements. Here’s the complete (and long) list of changes:

  • You can now edit items directly within 1Password mini!
  • Edit generated passwords in 1Password mini, too
  • Greatly improved URL matching makes logging in to sites with sub domains easy
  • Configure URL matching for sub domains in 1Password > Preferences > Browser
  • Improved support for multiple Chrome profiles
  • By popular request, 1Password mini now shows Secure Notes!
  • 1Password mini now supports fuzzy search. For example: “oogle” will now return items named “Google”
  • AutoSave
  • 1Password’s AutoSave window will prompt to save new Logins in your primary vault by default
  • AutoSave now searches all vaults before asking to save/update new Logins
  • You can now choose which vault to use when saving a new Login
  • Item Editing
  • You can now resume editing if 1Password locks or quits in the middle of a change
  • You can even switch vaults while editing an item and resume editing when you switch back
  • Easily rename tags directly within the sidebar
  • Item note editing now supports Undo/Redo
  • Backups
  • New Find Backup button allows you to restore external backup files
  • You can now restore from a backup when launching 1Password for the first time
  • Syncing
  • Improved sync performance
  • Improved sync error reporting
  • New Languages
  • Catalan and Danish localization
  • Tweaks
  • Use Go&Fill from the main application even when your browser is not open
  • You can now sort by Category in Security Audit
  • Improved import from CSV
  • Squashed many bugs reported by our awesome customers

Along with the update, Agile Bits also created a cool new video to advertise its service:

1Password is $50 on Mac, and is also available on iOS for $17.99. The update still hasn’t hit the Mac App Store, but expect it to arrive sometime later today.

Toby is a writer of word and a lover of Apple, hip-hop, life, and technology.