OmniFocus for iOS 2.5.1

April 17, 2015

Requires iOS 8

OmniFocus 2.5.1 fixes several problems present in version 2.5.

  • Share Extension — Project and Context lists now appear in the same order as within OmniFocus itself.
  • Crash on Launch — Fixed a crash related to launching the app while background syncing was finishing.
  • Crash on Rotation — Fixed a crash when rotating on iPhone.
  • Crash — Fixed a crash creating an action immediately after launching.
  • Crash — Fixed a sporadic crash related to the project and context pickers having stale contents after sync.
  • Crash — Fixed a crash when dismissing the Perspective Editor from an action group list or completing/swiping to delete an action in a Perspective.
  • Crash on Launch — Fixed a crash related to integrating updates from extensions.
  • URL Handling — You can once again open omnifocus:///search in all views.
  • Apple Watch — Fixed several problems with sending information to the Apple Watch app.
  • No Context — Perspectives filtering on “No Context” once again appear correctly.
  • Search — Fixed Searching “Here” in “No Context”.
  • Navigation — The back button now behaves as expected when the app is launched from the Today Extension and was previously showing the Home Screen.
  • All Available Actions — Kept this item from disappearing in Contexts lists.
  • Localizations — Fixed errors in localization in French and Japanese.
  • Apple Watch Localizations — Updated the localization of the OmniFocus Apple Watch app.

OmniFocus for iPhone 2.5

April 16, 2015

Requires iOS 8

  • Landscape Mode — OmniFocus now works in Landscape. On iPhone 6 Plus in Landscape, there is a sidebar (unless running with Zoom turned on in the Settings App).
  • Today Extension — Items deferred until today can now be shown in Notification Center. For even more flexibility, check out the Universal edition of OmniFocus (with Pro).
  • Smaller Fixes and Improvements — Including crash fixes.

OmniFocus for Mac 2.1.2

April 14, 2015

Requires OS X 10.10

  • Crash on Launch — Fixed a common crash on launch.
  • Quick Open — Fixed appearance regressions in Quick Open.
  • Quick Entry — Fixed fuzzy colored text in the Quick Entry window when running OS X 10.10.3.

OmniFocus for iOS 2.5

April 13, 2015

Requires iOS 8

  • Apple Watch — Added an Apple Watch app. For more information on its features, check out our support site.
  • Crash on Launch — Fixed a crash on launch.
  • Crash on Rotation — Fixed a crash rotating, or launching the app in a different orientation from the one in which it had been backgrounded.
  • Home Screen Crash — Fixed a crash canceling home screen editing with all perspectives in Favorites.
  • View Options Crash — Fixed a crash changing view options when no actions are available.
  • Location Notifications — Acknowledging a location notification banner or alert clears that item from Notification Center.
  • Accessibility — Fixed several regressions in VoiceOver.
  • Sync — Sync changes can now be integrated while Settings is open.
  • Empty Notifications — Eliminated the possibility of blank notifications appearing.
  • Localizations — Fixed several problems with localizations
  • Help — Fixed the “What’s in OmniFocus Pro?” link.

OmniFocus for iOS 2.1

April 2, 2015

Requires iOS 8

OmniFocus 2.1 is a Universal app that works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. In addition to combining the functionality of the previous iPad and iPhone applications, we’ve added several new features and fixed many bugs. If you previously purchased Pro, you may need to restore your purchase (free) to keep using those features. If you haven’t purchased Pro yet, check out this article for more information:

Changes from OmniFocus for iPad 2.0.3:

  • Universal App — OmniFocus now runs on iPhones and iPads.
  • Customizeable Today Extension — Show deferred items or choose a custom perspective to display in Notification Center (Pro)
  • Tiled Home Screen (Pro) — Tap and Hold to drag tiles and customize your layout
  • Extension Architecture — We’ve changed the underlying way extensions interact with the OmniFocus app to make adding and viewing items in extensions more responsive and generally seamless.

Features which are new to the iPhone in this release:

  • Landscape Support — Landscape orientation is now supported on iPhone.
  • Review — The Review perspective is now available on iPhone.
  • Perspective Creation (Pro) — Create perspectives on your iPhone
  • Project Perspectives — Perspectives which use project hierarchy are now supported on iPhone
  • Grouping and Sorting — Grouping and sorting are now available on iPhone.
  • Platform Parity — In general, all of the features of OmniFocus for iPad are now available on iPhone in this Universal app. If you can’t find something, let us know!

We normally include “Smaller Fixes and Improvements” in our release notes, but in this case the fixes and improvements not covered above are not small - we’ve improved many interactions and fixed lots of bugs and crashes.