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Alfred 1.2 for Mac is out with 1Password 1Click Bookmark superpowers!

Remember how Alfred, the excellent productivity utility from Running With Crayons, integrated 1Password 1Click Bookmarks in a recent beta? We’re happy to say those crazy colorers wrapped up the beta, and Alfred 1.2 is out!

If you use Alfred and you have its PowerPack which adds some great extra features, you can now quickly browse your 1Password Logins right inside Alfred, then open one to login with your default browser—all with a couple strokes of your keyboard no matter what app you’re using. Simply invoke Alfred, type “1p,” hit Return on the “1Password Bookmark ‘…'” option, and type a couple letters of the Login you have in mind. Then hit Return and watch the magic happen.

Use the 1P trigger in Alfred to get to your 1Password logins quickly!

This has been one of Alfred’s most popular feature requests for a while, and we’re honored that they put this together so well. Alfred 1.2 is a free update from Running With Crayons for website customers who have the PowerPack add-on (sorry, Mac App Store Alfred users, but Apple doesn’t allow the tech in the store that powers this 1Password+Alfred integration). Just grab the update, open Alfred’s preferences, and check out the new 1Password sidebar item for a powerful and quick new way to open your 1Password Logins!

Use Alfred for Mac to quickly open 1Password Logins

(UPDATE: This is no longer a prerelease feature, you can use it right now!)

If you’re like many enterprising Mac users, you probably use a utility like Alfred, a great productivity booster shot that lets you open apps, move files, search specific websites, control iTunes, and much more with just a few keyboard strokes. Thanks to an Alfred release now in beta, you can count 1Password among its special tricks.

A new option in Alfred 1.2’s sidebar lets you turn on 1Password integration. Click it, enable the option, and click Reload Bookmarks. Now, whenever you want to log into a site quickly even if you aren’t in your browser, you can:

  • toggle Alfred (Option-Space by default)
  • type “1P” and a space
  • type a couple letters of a Login you want to open
  • hit Enter to automatically open that Login in your default browser like a boss (if 1Password is locked, you’ll need to unlock it, but the auto-login process will continue. Also like a boss)

Use the 1P trigger in Alfred to get to your 1Password logins quickly!

If you’re a Chrome user experiencing a little déjà vu, you’re not crazy; this works a lot like our fancy Chrome 1P trick. But this Alfred integration has been a pretty popular feature request, so we’re happy and thankful to see the Alfred folks crank it out.

To get on Alfred’s beta channel, you have to be running the website version, not the Mac App Store version:

  • Go to Alfred’s preferences (just activate it and hit Command-,), then the General panel, then the Updates tab
  • Enable the “pre-release” option and check for updates

That’s it! You are now free to move about your Mac and log into sites more quickly, thanks to Alfred’s new 1Password integration!