What's New

Release Notes : Alien Blue 2.9.0

New Features:

- iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Support
- iOS 8 Compatibility
- Per-screen customisable Action Menu
- Hold to preview images, albums, gifs and videos
- Complete redesign of Inbox/Messages screen
- Gfycat integration for instantly visible GIFs

Action Menu:

- Fully customisable for power users
- Avoid accidental (committal) interactions
- Support for both left & right handed users
- Slideable fast-select gesture to reduce taps and rely on muscle memory
- Monitor changes for watched posts
- Monitor changes in karma
- Monitor changes of latest submitted post
- Monitor changes for last submitted comment


- Additional HTTPS/SSL coverage for reddit requests
- Automatic compacting of UI for maximum reading area
- Added support for link flair (activate via Settings)
- Added starting time-marker support for YouTube links
- Revised Imgur Management screens
- Improved support for tables
- Improved performance when scrolling past collapsed comments
- Added [removed:] prefix for striked-out text
- Added comment [M] indicator for moderators
- Added comment [A] indicator for administrators
- Long self-text posts can be collapsed with left-to-right gesture
- 64-bit support : Faster thread loading/rendering
- 64-bit support : Faster GIF decoding
- Improved edge-dragging behavior for improved system consistency
- Minor improvements to canvas UI
- Revisions to post creation screen
- Orangered notification in fullscreen
- Design revisions to User Details screen
- Reduced occurrences of "Image is too large" conditions
- Added link to "Submission Rules" on create posts screen
- Added warnings for submissions that may break subreddit rules
- Added support for Imgflip


- Critical: UI/Navigation elements not functioning on iOS 8
- Fixed: Imgur captions displayed incorrectly for album photos
- Fixed: Some imgur captions missing
- Fixed: Crash when tapping Back during a navigation animation
- Fixed: Crash when posts link to iTunes soundtracks
- Fixed: Gfycat links stopping audio playback
- Fixed: Reddits screen occassionally skips up slightly when navigating back
- Fixed: Moderation templates missing "Add" icon
- Fixed: Deleting a group with subreddits causes crash
- Fixed: "Pull to Load More" label overlapping "More" button
- Fixed: "Save Image" option not appearing across non-imgur sites
- Fixed: Some YouTube links starting with https:// are missing thumbnails
- Fixed: /u/ links with hyphens don't work

App Description

Alien Blue is a feature packed client for browsing Reddit. It has been developed from the ground-up for an intuitive touch-screen experience.

So what makes Alien Blue the ultimate Reddit client for the iPhone?

* Inline image viewing in comments
* Ability to search Reddit's archive of posts
* Add / Create Posts (and Self Threads) (PRO)
* Multiple / Novelty Account Support
* One-Tap Imgur Integration when posting (and when commenting)
* One-Tap Quoting
* Support for Casual Subreddits
* Integrated "Readability" from Arc90 for in-built browser
* One-Tap to "View All Images" in comments (PRO)
* Large buttons for embedded links
* Save State (when reading posts/comments) on Exit
* Automatic notification of new messages from your Reddit inbox while you browse.
* Post, and *edit* your comments
* Interface optimised and tested for easy single handed browsing.
* Fullscreen mode
* Ability to exclude posts based on keywords (PRO)
* Easily identify which comments are made from the Post creator. This is especially developed for AMA and AskReddit style threads.
* Collapsable comments
* (PRO) Tilt Scroll
* (PRO) "Hide All" feature. Get fresh results every time. (syncs automatically with your hidden posts on the Reddit server).
* Night mode option for very low backlight and reduced contrast.

PRO Features

You can upgrade to the PRO version of Alien Blue within the Settings section of the application.

Upgrading to the PRO edition of Alien Blue unlocks the following features:

* Canvas View and Image Galleries
* Comment Link previews (retina device required)
* Retina Thumbnails (retina device required)
* Create Posts / Self Threads
* Exclude Posts by Keywords
* One-Tap Imgur Integration
* One-Tap Quoting
* Multiple / Novelty Account support
* "Hide All" displayed posts (syncs automatically with your Reddit account)
* Subscribe & Unsubscribe to Reddits via Alien Blue
* Tilt Scroll

The Reddit logo is a licensed trademark of Conde Nast, and is used with express permission.

iPhone Screenshots

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Alien Blue - Reddit Client screenshot 1 Alien Blue - Reddit Client screenshot 2 Alien Blue - Reddit Client screenshot 3 Alien Blue - Reddit Client screenshot 4 Alien Blue - Reddit Client screenshot 5

App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.3.2
  • September 21, 2011 New version 2.4.0
  • January 19, 2012 New version 2.5.0
  • January 29, 2012 New version 2.5.1
  • February 18, 2012 New version 2.5.2
  • March 24, 2012 New version 2.5.3
  • May 13, 2012 New version 2.5.4
  • June 20, 2012 New version 2.6.0
  • July 07, 2012 New version 2.6.1
  • September 22, 2012 New version 2.6.2
  • October 04, 2012 New version 2.6.3
  • February 05, 2013 New version 2.7.0
  • February 13, 2013 New version 2.7.1
  • September 20, 2013 New version 2.8.0
  • September 30, 2013 New version 2.8.2
  • September 21, 2014 New version 2.9.0

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