Leveraging the power of iOS 8 extensions and new system customization options, Workflow debuted on the iPhone and iPad last year bringing a powerful automation app to users. Today the team behind Workflow is releasing version 1.1, which adds support for over 5o new actions in addition to including new features and updating some existing actions. Check out the latest from Workflow for iOS below:
As far as features go, Workflow 1.1 adds a list of new functionality. For instance, Workflow already allows you to drag and drop actions to create tasks on a grid for easily accessing, and the new version adds the ability to double tap a workflow to initiate it even quicker than before.
The new version also allows you to duplicate workflows so you can edit them to make your own versions without losing the original or having to create your own similar workflow from scratch.
For workflow discovery, a new section for apps now promotes which apps can interact with each other, and workflows can now be marked as favorites for accessing actions you want to find quickly.
Customization is also improved with version 1.1 as you can now use photos from your iPhone or iPad to use as icons for the home screen shortcuts Workflow can create for tasks. Workflow 1.1 is more accessibility-friendly now as well with support for Apple’s VoiceOver feature. In addition to other features, Workflow 1.1 also promises improvements to “overall responsiveness, speed, and launch time.”
As mentioned above, the latest version of Workflow includes more than 50 new actions for automating tasks. A few examples of these new actions include generating a random number, getting distance between locations from Maps, getting device battery level, changing text case, sharing a photo to WhatsApp, and many more. Rounding out the new version, Workflow 1.1 updates more than a dozen existing actions while fixing a number of significant bugs and fixing some existing actions in the process.