Fantastical 2 has quickly grown to become one of the most popular calendar replacement applications on iOS. It is rolled out new features, improvements and bug fixes. The update to version 2.1 for Fantastical 2 was released on July 23, and it’s available for both the iPhone and iPad.
The alluring new feature, Snooze, helps users to push back notification times for calendar events or reminders using either preset times or custom set durations, a helpful function when a notification pops up and needs to be paused until a later time. Furthermore you can also now search and add contacts or locations at the moment you create a new event, the latter of which can be achieved by tapping the little arrow in the location field.
You also have a fresh new app icon badge option, forthcoming birthday notifications. keyboard shortcuts for those that use an external keyboard with their iOS device, and improvements to the calendar week-view and an improved appearance for timed events that span multiple days.
Here are the other additions and tweaks:
- Event preview when replicating and moving items
- Keyboard shortcuts when using an external keyboard (open Settings > Help > Tips and Tricks for more info)
- Enhanced calendar colors in the week view
- Improved appearance for timed events that span multiple days in the week view
- Various fixes and improvements
Fantastical is fully localized in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, allowing users to enter events in their preferred language. Fantastical automagically detects their entered language not concerned of their system language setting.
To celebrate its 2.1 update, the Fantastical apps have been notably discounted, reducing prices by up to 50 percent. The iPhone version will cost you $4.99 (50 percent off) and the tablet version will set you back $9.99, which is a 33 percent drop in price.