1Password 4 for iOS Adds iCloud Sync, More

AgileBits released 1Password 4 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on Thursday, giving users a significant update that includes iCloud sync support, better organization features, and a new built-in Web browser. 1Password is a password manager and creation app that also stores other personal and sensitive data in an encrypted database.

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Version 4 sports a redesigned user interface that added a Favorites option for quick access to commonly used logins, supports folders for organizing entries, includes a strong password generator that can auto-copy new passwords to the clipboard, includes a built-in tabbed Web browser, and supports database syncing via Dropbox or iCloud.

The new Web browser can auto-fill site logins and other online forms, and supports tabs for loading multiple sites at the same time.

1Password has supported syncing data between iOS devices, Macs and Windows PCs for some time via Dropbox, and version 4 adds iCloud sync support. For now, iCloud syncing works with iOS devices, but an update is coming that will add support to the desktop version of the app, too.

1Password 4 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is temporarily priced at US$7.99 -- more than half off the regular $17.99 price -- and is available at Apple's iTunes-based App Store. Owners of 1Password 3 will have to pay for the new version, too, since 1Password 4 is a new app and not an update.