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Python implementation of 1Password keychains
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Merge pull request #8 from RazerM/master

Remove M2Crypto dependency by using cryptography for PBKDF2 instead.
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onepasswordpy is a pure-python library for manipulating 1Password's .agilekeychain files. Right now, it supports decrypting and loading all data types. Creation of new items will come in a future release. It will also support .cloudkeychain files in a future release. See TODO.markdown for other things that might come in future releases.

IMPORTANT NOTE: I am not in any way affiliated with AgileBits, the makers of 1Password. Their software is awesome and you should probably go buy it. Please don't sue me!


This project depends on the following upstream libraries:

  • simplejson
  • pycrypto

This is a human-readable denormalized list; for the actual list, look at

There are three different providers for the most expensive crypto operation (key derivation via PBKDF2):

  • nettle (via ctypes): finishes test suite in 0.35s
  • openssl (via M2Crypto): finishes test suite in 1.85s
  • PyCrypto: finishes test suite in 8.08s

These will be imported in that order. If you don't have one of the faster options (nettle, M2Crypto), everything will fall back gracefully to PyCrypto (which is also used for the speedy symmetric crypto).

Unit tests are written using nose and unittest; you should install those (with yum, apt-get, pip, or whatever else suits your fancy) and run nosetests tests to run the tests.

This library ought to work with Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.3, and 3.4.


This work is licensed under the ISC license. The full contents of this license are available as the file LICENSE.txt

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