1Password for Mac has finally received support for Apple Silicon M1 Macs with its latest stable update. Support for Apple Silicon was available as part of the 1Password beta since November 2020, while the stable build worked just fine thanks to Rosetta 2 support in macOS Big Sur.
1Password for Mac now supports Apple Silicon
Apple Silicon support was rolled out as part of 1Password for Mac version 7.8 build. The release notes made a notable mention of this:
Greetings and salutations, everyone! We’ve been hard at work on a bucketload of fixes and improvements to everyone’s favorite password manager in between episodes of WandaVision, The Rookie, and Ted Lasso. Additionally, in what will surely be the year of Apple Silicon, we are excited to announce that 1Password now runs natively on Apple’s latest processors and hardware. We’ve been unbelievably impressed at the speed and efficiency of the new Apple Silicon Macs and can’t wait to see what form factors roll out next. (Fingers crossed for that new 16-inch MacBook Pro!)
Apart from native support on M1 Macs, 1Password for Mac v7.8 also features improved memory usage when editing items, improved performance when unlocking with Touch ID or Apple Watch, and a bunch of other new changes and bug fixes. You can check out the complete release notes here.
1Password is one of the best password managers for users who are in the Apple ecosystem and provides a native experience with a strong focus on security. It works well on Mac, iPhone, iPad, and even Windows.
Check out other first-party and third-party macOS apps that have been updated for Apple Silicon M1 Macs:
- Parallels for M1 Mac now available as a technical preview and supports Windows 10 on ARM
- VLC for M1 Mac update is now available for all users
- Visual Studio Code is now available as a native M1 Mac app for insiders
- GeForce Now gets support for M1 Mac and Chrome browser
- Brave browser gets native support for Apple Silicon M1 Macs
- Adobe Lightroom now supports Apple’s M1 chip and Windows 10 on ARM
- Pixelmator Pro 2.0 launches with native Apple Silicon support, performance improvements and design refresh