1Password Available for $10 Off Through Mid-August

Discussion in 'iOS Blog Discussion' started by MacRumors, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    is currently offering a significant discount on the iOS version of its secure password management app 1Password in order to encourage users who are still accessing the older version of the software to upgrade.

    Because Dropbox is disabling support for an API that facilitates syncing in version 3 of 1Password, the Dropbox sync functionality of that app will cease to function as of September first. AgileBits discontinued its support for 1Password version 3 with the release of the fourth version of the software last December and will not be updating the app.

    Instead, the company is offering a $10 discount on the new software, making it available for users at $7.99, which is more than half off. The sale will last from today until Friday, August 16.

    Though Dropbox syncing will no longer function, users who cannot upgrade to the newest version of 1Password (which requires iOS 6) will be able to sync with computers on the same Wi-Fi network.

    1Password is a universal app that can be downloaded from the App Store for $7.99 for a limited time. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: 1Password Available for $10 Off Through Mid-August
  2. arkmannj macrumors 65816


    Oct 1, 2003
    I am still using the older version due to them removing WiFi Sync in the latest version...
  3. lilianeloirinha macrumors newbie

    Jul 10, 2010
    This is so unfair! Shame on AgileBits. First off, I had to pay full price some time ago because of this issue. Suddenly they're offering a huge discount, I wonder why... OH THAT'S RIGHT! iOS 7 AND MAVERICKS ALREADY HAVE PASSWORD SYNCING!

    To top it off, look at the pathetic Android version they have. Seriously, even if you don't care for Android, take a look at it on Google Play. Why? Because a company that puts out half-assed products on the market and applies discounts to some users but not others does not deserve attention.

    AgileBits, get your act together, mmkay?

  4. kirky29 macrumors 65816


    Jun 17, 2009
    Lincolnshire, England
    Wait wait, so will my 1Password Dropbox syncing stop working on my Mac too?
  5. dustinfarris macrumors newbie


    Aug 8, 2013
  6. joesegh macrumors regular

    Jun 17, 2009
    New Jersey, USA
    Cool. I snagged the iOS version of 1Password a while ago when it was on discount. Combined with the ability to use it across Mac OS and Windows with Dropbox syncing, it's easily my most valuable tool.
  7. DavidLeblond macrumors 68020


    Jan 6, 2004
    Raleigh, NC
    I really hope older versions of the software won't lose Dropbox Sync. I rely on it! I have a Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Windows PC that I keep synced this way.

    EDIT: Nevermind, now I get it. This only effects iOS, so if I have to buy a new copy then at least I'll only have to buy it for one platform. Still, this stinks.
  8. mlac007 macrumors newbie

    Sep 13, 2007
    What about iPad 1 users???!!!

    Ok, so what about us iPad 1 users that can't upgrade to iOS 6 and are forced to stay with 1Passsword 3?...and are not ready to buy a new iPad yet....:(
  9. johannnn macrumors 65816


    Nov 20, 2009
    Chill ok?
    Companies has to have discount 365 days a year to make you happy?
  10. phrk macrumors member

    Mar 26, 2012
    I think it's still overpriced. I use pwSafe for Mac and iOS with iCloud Sync. Don't see why I need to pay so much for a password app.
  11. postman1 macrumors newbie

    Sep 12, 2012
    1Password was the most valuable app to me too. But since they removed WiFi Sync it is pretty much useless now.

    They have some tight bond with DropBox and are pushing that solution hard. They told me they were removing WiFi syncing because it had serious issues, I questioned that with the following quote from their own material.

    "Over the years, our team fell in love with the ease of Dropbox and stopped using Wi-Fi sync altogether. Since none of us used it, and in light of the feature’s problematic nature for many of our users, we decided not to include Wi-Fi syncing when we rewrote 1Password 4 from the ground up."

    Their response to me was "Wi-Fi Syncing is gone, and not coming back for 1Password. I understand that is not the answer you want, but it is the answer.

    Got that everybody?

    I did notice some passing comment recently that since the NSA revelations, they are looking at ways to bring back local network sync. But their attitude has left a bitter taste. Yes. I did try their USB Sync app. No it is not the solution.
  12. rocknblogger macrumors 68020


    Apr 2, 2011
    New Jersey
    Sorry all I'm a bit dense today. Is Dropbox sync being removed from all versions or just 1Password 3?

    Also I've been using Dashlane and I think I'm starting to like it better.
  13. Xe89 macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2009
    Did you even read the linked blog post from Agilebits?

    Dropbox will continue to work on these platforms:

    1Password 3 for Mac
    1Password for Windows
    1Password 4 for iOS
    1Password for Android
    1Password for Windows Phone
  14. SirithX macrumors 6502


    Feb 21, 2007
    San Francisco
    When are they releasing 1Password 4 for the Mac? I'd like to have it on OS X too since I use it on my iPad and iPhone but I'm not going to pay for 3 when 4 is right around the corner, especially knowing that they do make you pay for new versions.
  15. Bathplug, Aug 8, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2013

    Bathplug macrumors 6502a

    Jul 12, 2010
    They didn't add wifi sync and backup in 1password 4 plus you can't copy a keychain folder to iTunes file sharing in windows. Not everybody wants to sync their passwords to the cloud (which is turned ON by default).

    But if you use ifunbox you can export your 1password data for backup and import it to a new device or after a restore etc so no need for the cloud and it's a work around for the iTunes file sharing in windows which doesn't work and the none existent wifi backup feature.
  16. JTP3XP macrumors newbie

    Aug 8, 2013
    Is this not going to be useless once iCloud Keychain comes out in September?
  17. JGRE macrumors 6502a


    Oct 10, 2011
    Dutch Mountains
  18. opq macrumors member

    Dec 20, 2004
    From their blog post, it only affects 1PassWord 3 for iOS. Dropbox in 1Password 4 for iOS will work fine.

    It ceases to amaze me how pathetic the argument for Wi-Fi sync removal from the latest iOS client was. It was the best solution for me and the sole reason as to why I haven't bought and won't buy 1Password for iOS 4. Even with this ask for people to use the Wi-Fi feature they RIDICULED previously, who knows if they'll bring it back, or if I'll have to fork out another $17.99 for 1Password for iOS version 5 or whatever?

    In the world of $0.99 and $1.99 Apps, asking $17.99 for the iOS app and $49.99 for the Mac app is already a lot. Not questioning the value, just questioning how people are still on board with the "shut up and take my money" attitude
  19. phrk macrumors member

    Mar 26, 2012
    From the Agile Online Store:

  20. mlac007 macrumors newbie

    Sep 13, 2007
    1Password for Mac

    According to Agile Bits website (once you click on the buy now button):

    "Free Upgrade
    Purchase 1Password for Mac or Windows today and receive a FREE upgrade to version 4 when it becomes available."
  21. Razeus macrumors 601

    Jul 11, 2008
    This was my main password app, then I went with an Android device and discovered they don't truly support Android (their Android app is NOTHING close to the iOS app) so I had to move to LastPass. Too bad they don't support an OS with such a huge market share.
  22. DotCom2 macrumors 68030

    Feb 22, 2009
    I switched to DataVault some time ago and never looked back!
    My most valued app. Syncs with everything and even my PC.
  23. Stella macrumors 604


    Apr 21, 2003
    Not useless. 1Password will work with more sites than Safari will in the next version. 1Password have had specific bug fixes to work with authentication forms, I expect Safari will require the same.

    Additionally, 1Password is multi-browser / multi platform, but iCloud keychain user / passwords will be Safari only.
  24. mw360 macrumors 65816


    Aug 15, 2010
    Yes, exactly this. I sill have an iPad 1 that works just fine. Suddenly an app I paid for is going to lose its key functionality? I don't see anything in 1pw 4 that demands whatever minor changes iOS6 brought (maps and passbook!)
  25. Hitch08 macrumors 6502

    Oct 21, 2008
    Forget it, answered above while I was apparently taking 20 minutes to post....

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