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Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: CALENDAR FANTASY :: Read Our Full Review >>

Fantastical 2 is a redesigned version of Fantastical for iOS 7 with a bunch of added features, making it an even better and easier-to-use calendar app than ever before.

What's New

- Added the ability to change days in the Today widget when only the Events & Reminders option is enabled
- Search now allows matching partial fragments of titles (e.g. “bday” will find Birthday)
- Better handling of latitude and longitude coordinates for event locations
- Fixed an issue when snoozing Exchange alerts
- Various fixes and improvements

2.2:
- View your calendar and event list in Notification Center with Fantastical's Today widget
- Quickly create events or reminders from selected text in extension-enabled apps with Fantastical's app extension
- Interactive notifications let you quickly snooze an alert or complete a reminder
- Enhanced landscape view shows your event list when using iPhone 6 Plus
- Fantastical 2 now requires iOS 8

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App Description

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The award-winning, best-selling calendar app has been redesigned and reimagined for iOS 8, including new features such as reminders, a new week view, and much more!

"Great iOS 7 update to my favorite iPhone calendar app. Looks great, works great, and now integrates iOS reminders." - John Gruber (Daring Fireball)
“...if you need a pure replacement for the iPhone's stock calendar-app, Fantastical 2 is your best bet.” - The Verge
"Fantastical is one of those apps that just works. Love it." - Jim Dalrymple (The Loop)
"Fantastical is my new favorite iPhone app. It looks great, it works reliably, and, more importantly, it made managing my schedule better." - MacStories
“Fantastical 2 is not only the absolute best calendar app on iOS, but the best reminders app as well.” - iMore

Just enter "Lunch with Elon in Palo Alto on Friday" and Fantastical 2 will schedule it! Or type in "todo buy milk at 5pm" and a reminder will alert you at 5PM! If your device supports dictation, you can speak the details for your event or reminder and Fantastical 2 will handle the rest.

ONE NEW APP, MANY NEW FEATURES
• Reminders!
   - See your events and dated reminders together in the main list
   - Add reminders directly from the Reminders list or new event screen - just flip the switch to toggle between events and reminders
   - Set dates, times, and geofences (when I arrive/when I leave)

• Significant new parser features, including:
   - Create reminders by starting your sentence with "reminder", "todo", "task", or "remind me to"
   - Expanded, expressive repeating events such as third Thursday of every month, every weekend, last weekday of the month, and more
   - Create alerts with phrases such as "remind me tomorrow at 3PM", "alert 1 hour before", or "alarm 3PM"

• All-new event details, including a map to show your event’s locations and better repeating event options
• An elegant week view when you rotate your iPhone to landscape
• Background app updating allows events, reminders, and alerts to be pushed to Fantastical 2 even if you don't launch the app very often
• An extended keyboard when creating new events or reminders, providing instant access to numbers and symbols for dates and times (only for 4" screens or larger)
• Birthday options - tap on a birthday to see contact information or send a quick greeting
• TextExpander support
• Many other refinements and improvements

ADDING NEW EVENTS OR REMINDERS IS FUN
• The easiest and fastest way to add new events or reminders
• Just type in your details or use dictation and watch your words magically turn into an actual event or reminder!

THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT
• Fantastical 2's DayTicker is the efficient and enjoyable way to see your schedule
• The expansive and beautiful event list makes it easy to find your events
• Tap an event or reminder to show and edit its details
• Tap and hold an event to duplicate, move, or share
• Use search to instantly locate specific events or reminders
• View your Facebook events

FAST, FRIENDLY, AND FLEXIBLE
• Supports the same calendar services as the built-in Calendar app, including iCloud, Google Calendar, Exchange, and more!
• Fantastical 2 is fully localized in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish
• Just type or speak your event or reminder in any of these languages and Fantastical will automatically understand
• Full Accessibility support

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

December 18, 2014 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
December 05, 2014 New version 2.2.2
November 28, 2014 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
November 15, 2014 New version 2.2.1
November 01, 2014 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
November 01, 2014 New version 2.2
October 14, 2014 New version 2.1.4
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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