Recent News

Recent news and/or miscellaneous ramblings about our products.

PasswordWallet for Android!

We now have a completely native and awesome version of PasswordWallet for Android!

This baby reads and writes the same wallet data the Mac, Windows and iOS version of PasswordWallet do so you can share all of your data and changes easily.  No fuss, just security, auto-typing and more.

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PasswordWallet 4.8.8 for iOS

PasswordWallet 4.8.8 brings some great new features for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users.  We held back 4.8.7 because we had to use the extra time to finish up our new Dropbox support.

In 4.8.8 users will find great features like printing, smarter random password choices, better in-line documentation, better support for 3rd party keyboards in the notes view, and popping back from linked wallets works again (Whoops!).  And we squashed a memory leak that could have caused a crash on some systems. (Sorry!)

PasswordWallet 4.8.6 update for Mac OS X

We have a brand new update of PasswordWallet for macOS!  This update brings PasswordWallet to version 4.8.6 and is available from our either our web site or auto-update.  (Select the “PasswordWallet” menu and  then “Check for update”.)

This free update brings access to Dropbox through their new Dropbox API.  And we squashed a memory leak that could have caused a crash on some systems. (Sorry!)

PasswordWallet for Mac now requires macOS version 10.10 or later.

SmartWrap 2.9.2 64-bit for macOS 10.12 is ready!

Our very first product, SmartWrap, just got a much needed update.  The “smart” text cleaning application now works on 10.12 and its full 64-bit on macOS 10.12.

The upgrade is free for all owners of SmartWrap 2.x!

Yes, you need to upgrade to PasswordWallet for Mac OS X 4.8.5

If you’re running Mac OS X version 10.9 or later and PasswordWallet 4.8.4, it is critical that you upgrade to version 4.8.5 of PasswordWallet for Mac OS X.

We have two problems in version 4.8.4:

1. Our automatic update mechanism fails silently.
2. A few hours ago we discovered an inadvertent security hole and fixed it immediately.

Please download and install the latest version of  PasswordWallet from the URL below.

These issues only affect users of PasswordWallet 4.8.4 for Mac OS X.  If you’re not running this version that has been out for only a few days, please ignore this message.

You’ve placed your trust in us for 20 years of PasswordWallet. Nothing like this has happened to us before.  We’re contacting you about this problem because it’s the only responsible course of action.  Please accept our apologies.

Sincerely yours,
Sanford Selznick

Upgrading while running Mac OS 10.12

Our old upgrade method in the old PasswordWallet didn’t work right on Mac OS X 12, Sierra.  Good news: We were able to fix it server-side, so just check for updates again from the “PasswordWallet” menu, and all should be well!

While this issue didn’t affect all users, it did affect some of you.  So thank you for your patience as we figure out the idiosyncrasies in the new OS!

PasswordWallet 4.8.3 for Mac OS updates user experience

PasswordWallet 4.8.3 for Mac is now 64-bit clean, and fixes lots of details in the user experience!  Read about the details here:

PasswordWallet fixes problems with Touch ID on iOS 10

If you’ve had trouble with Touch ID in PasswordWallet on iOS 10, upgrade on the iOS AppStore!  Apple approved our fix today, and users are telling us it’s working.

See what’s new in PasswordWallet 4.8.6 for iOS:

PasswordWallet 4.8.4 for iOS Update

Our new update to PasswordWallet 4.8.4 for iOS addresses issues for users with Dropbox Sync, landscape mode on some iPads, and small improvements when using Touch ID to unlock your wallet.  Be sure to update to the latest version!

New PasswordWallet 4.8.0 for iOS 8 Coming Soon!

There is a conflict between iOS 8 and the old PasswordWallet.  Please update to PasswordWallet 4.8.0 for compatibility with iOS 8.  The update is free and your data should still be on your device after the update.  However, we suggest backing up your data before you upgrade, just in case.  Please follow the instructions below.



Update 1: You should back up your PasswordWallet data before updating.  Then, if you want, you can then use this backup to access data on your Mac or Windows computer.  Here’s how:

On your device:

  1. Tap PW
  2. Tap Backup  (You should do this step whether you continue or not!)
  3. Use one of the presented methods to move your .passwordWallet4 file to your Mac or Windows computer
  4. Download and install PasswordWallet for your Mac or Windows computer from our web site.  You don’t have to buy it.  The demo period is very long and should get you through until the iOS version is updated.

Please let us know if you have any problems.



PasswordWallet for iOS 8 is coming soon!  The new version will sport unlock with Touch ID, new password generation templates just like PasswordWallet for Mac or Windows.  And a whole new look and feel for a great iOS 8 (or iOS 7) experience.

Stay tuned!  We’re very excited about this next update and we hope to have it up on the AppStore in just a few days!

Update 2: Yes, this will be a free update for all users of PasswordWallet for iOS.

Update 3: PasswordWallet for iOS 8 was submitted to Apple a few days ago.  It’s just awaiting approval from Apple.

Update 4: I’ve asked Apple to expedite the approval process, and they’ve said they would.

Update 5: Here’s a screenshot:


Update 6: [Sept 18, 1:05 pm PST] We just received word that PasswordWallet 4.8.0 for iOS 8 has been approved by Apple.  From experience we know it will take a few hours for the app to appear in the AppStore.  All users should back up their data before updating.