OmniFocus for Web 2020.06.26

June 26, 2020

Requires web browser with JavaScript and active connection

  • Trials — You no longer need to sign up for a subscription to start a trial for OmniFocus for the Web. A 14-day trial will automatically begin on your first login. Please note that OmniFocus for the Web is still not a standalone product: you will need to set up your OmniFocus database using OmniFocus 3 for Mac or OmniFocus 3 for iOS before you can start using the web service.
  • Trials — Active trials are indicated with a message under the toolbar and lists the remains time on your trial period.

OmniFocus 3 for iOS 3.8.2

June 17, 2020

Requires iOS 13, watchOS 4

OmniFocus 3.8.2

OmniFocus 3.8.2 is a minor update focused on bug fixes.

  • Omni Automation [PRO] — Keyboard shortcuts for plug-in actions can now be configured by pressing the appropriate modifier keys on devices running iOS 13.4 and newer.
  • Stability — Crash fixes.

OmniFocus 3 for iOS 3.8.1

June 8, 2020

Requires iOS 13, watchOS 4

OmniFocus 3.8.1

OmniFocus 3.8.1 is a minor update focused on bug fixes.

  • Documentation — Updated the reference manual.
  • Omni Automation API [PRO] — Detailed notes about automation enhancements and changes in this release can be found in the API Reference Release Notes.
  • Omni Automation [PRO] — Plug-Ins can now be imported via drag and drop.
  • AirDrop — Content is now shared as TaskPaper when AirDropped to a Mac.
  • Sharing — Only visible items are included when sharing or copying an action group.
  • Sharing — Perspective contents is now ordered correctly when shared with no selection.
  • Custom Perspective Icons — “Use Image from Clipboard” option now updates when clipboard content changes.
  • Omni Automation [PRO] — Fixed several issues related to Omni Automation.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when dragging a row in Forecast view.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when interacting with search results.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when attempting to drag a project that includes completed action group children.

OmniFocus 3 for iOS 3.8

May 28, 2020

Requires iOS 13, watchOS 4

OmniFocus 3.8

OmniFocus 3.8 for iOS introduces full support for Omni Automation, allowing anyone to run automation plug-ins, or write their own in JavaScript. See examples and learn more at omni-automation.com.

  • Omni Automation [PRO] — OmniFocus now offers full support for cross-platform and cross-application automation via JavaScript Plug-Ins. Installed JavasScript Plug-Ins can be run via the Share action. Previous versions of OmniFocus included limited “hidden” support for Omni Automation. This release includes a wide-range of enhancements to the automation functionality previously supported by OmniFocus; detailed notes about automation enhancements and changes can be found in the API Reference Release Notes.
  • Share Action — A Share item has been added to the context menu and a Share button has been added to the toolbar.
  • Share Action — The Share action is now supported when multiple items are selected.
  • Automation Settings [PRO] — Settings have been added for Automation, including options for enabling Developer Mode and configuring a linked folder of plug-ins.
  • Custom Perspective Icons — Custom perspective icons are now selected via the Files browser, and the Custom Perspective icon picker now offers to “Use Image from Clipboard” when appropriate.
  • Share Action — Messages and AirDrop are now supported destinations in the Share sheet.
  • Apple Watch — Fixed a bug that could cause actions completed via an Apple Watch notification to have incorrect completion date.
  • New Items — Addressed a bug that could cause unexpected behavior when creating deeply nested actions via the New Item button.
  • Sync — Fixed a bug that could prevent OmniFocus from automatically compacting the database, which could lead to problems syncing.
  • Sync — Addressed an error that could occur on sync.

OmniFocus for Mac 3.8

May 28, 2020

Requires macOS 10.14

OmniFocus 3.8

OmniFocus 3.8 for Mac introduces full support for Omni Automation, allowing anyone to run automation plug-ins—or write their own in JavaScript. See examples and learn more at omni-automation.com.

  • Omni Automation [PRO] — OmniFocus now offers full support for cross-platform and cross-application automation via JavaScript Plug-Ins. Previous versions of OmniFocus included limited “hidden” support for Omni Automation. This release includes a wide-range of enhancements to the automation functionality previously supported by OmniFocus; detailed notes about automation enhancements and changes can be found in the API Reference Release Notes.
  • AppleScript [PRO] — AppleScript improvements, including added support for reading task’s effective defer date and effective due date.
  • Today Widget — The Today widget is now limited to displaying the first 25 items in a perspective.
  • Backups — Unreferenced attachments are no longer included in manual database backups.
  • Clipping — Clipping has been updated to support capturing task details from OmniPlan 4.
  • Forecast — Addressed a bug that could cause blank space to appear in the Forecast View Options.
  • Free Viewer Mode — Export is now supported while running OmniFocus in Free Viewer mode.
  • Licensing — Improved app licensing stability and reliability.
  • Sync — Fixed a bug that could prevent OmniFocus from automatically compacting the database, which could lead to problems syncing.
  • URL — Replaced an obscure error message with more specific detail when navigating to a URL for an object that does not exist in the database.