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MyFitnessPal updated w/ HealthKit support for tracking calories, weight, & workouts

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MyFitnessPal updated w/ HealthKit support for tracking calories, weight, & workouts

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MyFitnessPal, an app targeted on serving to you monitor your weight loss plan habits and caloric consumption, has launched a brand new model in the present day with support for HealthKit and Apple’s new Health app on iOS 8. The new model permits customers to interface three kinds of knowledge with Apple’s Health app and different HealthKit-enabled apps: meal summaries, weight syncing, and exercise knowledge from workouts. Specifically, MyFitnessPal can share meal knowledge you add to the app with different HealthKit apps whereas weight and exercise knowledge may be shared forwards and backwards with different apps.

The app adds to a small list of approved HealthKit apps on the App Store after Apple removed HealthKit-enabled apps on iOS 8 launch day as a result of a final minute massive with the function forcing builders to submit updated variations of their apps with out HealthKit support so as to be obtainable once more.

Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 8.0.1 with a number of bug fixes including the return of HealthKit support, however the replace was shortly pulled after customers reported it disabling mobile service and Touch ID performance on iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus units. Last night time iOS 8.0.2 was distributed with a fix for the previous issues once more re-enabling HealthKit.

iPhone customers with iOS 8 trying to put Apple’s new Health app and HealthKit to make use of can check out MyFitnessPal for free on the App Store, and 9to5Mac will proceed to share HealthKit apps as they grow to be obtainable.

Filed beneath: Apps Tagged: calorie counting, calories, exercises, fitness, Health, HealthKit, MyFitnessPal, weight, Weight loss, weight tracking, workouts

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