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iOS 8 Roundup: The latest apps with extensions and Touch ID support

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iOS 8 Roundup: The latest apps with extensions and Touch ID support


As a part of iOS H’s new Extensibility options, builders can now create app extensions all through the system for sharing info and performing actions with out truly launching their apps.

What this implies for customers is that the acquainted motion or share button (the upward arrow in a field) will now include far more choices than ever earlier than. Remember when Apple added Facebook and Twitter sharing, for instance on to Safari and Photos on iOS? Starting with iOS H, Apple is permitting all app makers to create comparable buttons for sharing and actions. An instance of an motion (like copy or add to Reading List) shared by Apple at WWDC was native language translation instantly in Safari utilizing Bing Translate. Extension help additionally consists of photograph filters permitting photograph modifying apps that present filter extensions to work inside the native Photos app.

A yr after introducing Touch ID, the safe fingerprint scanner first launched with the iPhone 5s, Apple can also be now permitting apps to benefit from Touch ID for the primary time. Touch ID customers can now authenticate log-ins and extra in supported apps utilizing the safe fingerprint scanner. Below we’ll inform you concerning the newest apps already benefiting from extensions and Touch ID help for iOS H.



1Password ($17.99)

1Password has been busy all summer time with creating their very own extension, including Touch ID help, and even creating an extension for other app makers to make use of in their very own apps. 1Password customers can immediate their vaults to open in Safari with the brand new 1Password extension and by no means have to go away the browser.

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Box (Free)

Cloud storage and syncing service Box is now accessible by means of any apps that help the brand new framework because of Extensibility. Apple confirmed off an instance of this at WWDC.


EyeEm (Free)

Extension enables you to share photographs with captions and tags on to EyeEm’s group. Update additionally consists of interactive notifications (additionally new to iOS H).


Fragment ($1.99)

Special results photograph modifying from Fragment is accessible instantly from the Photos app. The app additionally helps Handoff between the iPHone and iPad variations. Expect to see a brand new App Store Bundle on their apps, too, one thing new to iOS H and the App Store.


Instapaper ($3.99)

Instapaper customers can now add articles and movies to their queue from Safari identical to Reading List with the brand new extension.

Microsoft OneNote (Free for iPhoneiPad)

OneNote customers can now add content material to their notebooks instantly from the online.

OmniFocus ($19.99)

The process administration system now helps including content material from different apps to your activity listing utilizing its system extension.

PDF Converter ($6.99)

Push content material from Photos, Safari, Mail, and extra into PDF Converter with out having to first open the app utilizing the brand new extension.

Pinterest (Free)

“Pin” content material natively from Safari to Pinterest with out opening the app as proven off at WWDC.

Pocket (Free)

Pocket customers can now add content material from the online together with articles and movies to Pocket from Safari together with tag help. Handoff help to Safari on the Mac can also be supported.


Promofly (Free)

When buying round on the internet, Promofly permits makes use of to faucet its new extension for discover offers and saving cash at checkout.

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Scanner Pro ($6.99)

Snap a photograph utilizing your digital camera, edit it within the Photos app utilizing Scanner Pro, and ship it off.

Things ($9.99)

Send content material from Safari and extra with the extension coming to Things with iOS H.

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Vimeo (Free)

The video sharing service has already loved iOS integration since final yr, and now the app is rolling out an extension tied to its app.

If you’re a developer launching an fascinating extension together with your app at present, be happy to succeed in out to me by e mail with particulars.

Touch ID

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1Password ($17.99)

Not solely is 1Password boosting their app with extensions for them and different builders, however 1Password customers can now unlock their vaults with their fingerprint utilizing Touch ID.

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Amazon (Free)

Amazon says its purchasing app for iPhone will now allow you to check in with Touch ID.

Day One ($4.99)

The journaling app Day One is ideal for Touch ID, and the app is updating with help for the brand new approach to make use of the fingerprint scanner. Lock your entries with a passcode and even higher, your fingerprint.

Discover Mobile (Free)

The banking app helps Touch ID for logging in shortly in addition to a Today view widget in Notification Center.

Mint (Free)

Finance administration app Mint now makes use of Touch ID as a passcode.

Screens ($19.ninety nine)

The widespread VNC app for remotely accessing your pc is including help for 1Password’s extension in addition to Touch ID help.

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Scanner Pro ($6.99)

In addition to that includes its Photos extension, Scanner Pro could be secured utilizing Touch ID.

Simple (Free)

The in style on-line financial institution is out on day one with built-in Touch ID help for logging in. The app additionally integrates with 1Password’s iOS extension.

If you’re a developer launching Touch ID help together with your app at the moment otherwise you’ve noticed further Touch ID apps not listed, be happy to succeed in out to me by e mail with particulars.

Filed underneath: Apps, iOS Tagged: extensions, iOS 8, Touch ID

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