Workflow for iOS has become the go-to automation device for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch users wishing to improve actions on mobile phones, and now the current version is prepared to put its helpful Today widget in Notice Center to work.
Workflow initially introduced last December after a number of high profile iOS 8 apps were being pulled from the App Store for doing excessive with widgets newly offered in Notification Center, but Apple has clearly cooled down and decided that widgets that do more than present info are great.
Workflow’s new variation highlights this as the updated widget can now run numerous jobs right from the swipe down Today view without launching the full app. The latest upgrade likewise adds a few new actions along with a brand-new sync and backup service for workflows.
If you’re not familiar with Workflow, it’s generally a user friendly and extremely capable version of Apple’s Automator app on the Mac. Workflow incorporate a large range of services and iOS apps and makes actions that you can drag and drop to save as workflows that you run just by tapping a button. These workflows can even be saved as app icons on the homescreen or action extensions in the share sheet.
Workflow likewise includes a Today widget in Notification Center which lets you position your favorite actions in the swipe down panel that you can access from throughout iOS. Widgets previously needed launching full apps to do much aside from listing information due to limitations put on designers by App Store reviewers that approve apps. Workflow 1.3’s widget has evolved now that widgets are allowed to do users can do things like save the last picture required to Dropbox and copy a share link to the clipboard for pasting in an app without ever leaving it.
The new variation includes a brand-new set of actions to the large library including actions to grab your IP address or network details and even some Health and exercise actions. Existing actions have actually been updated, including modifying images, which now supports hi-res photos, and tweet actions, which now support sending out videos.
Last but not least, Workflow 1.3 introduces a brand-new function called Workflow Sync, which will certainly be huge for anyone using the app on several devices. Using the Workflow Sync service, conserved workflows you produce are now instantly supported and synced to other devices. The upgrade also includes an entire list of bug fixes and enhancements to concerns including Apple Watch crashes.