Workflow for iOS was initially released back in December with a plethora of capabilities thanks to iOS 8. Now, the app has been updated to version 1.2 with support for Apple Watch. Workflow, similar to Automator on OS X, allows users to create more than 200 automated actions with a mix and match interface on the iPad and iPhone. With Apple Watch, users will be able to view and download workflows designed for Apple Watch instantly from their wrist.

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From Apple Watch, workflows can send e-mails, read articles, request an Uber, record audio, create reminders, get directions home, tweet a photo, and a lot more. To access the Workflow Gallery for actions designed for Apple Watch, users can simply swipe to the left. From there, they can download those specialized workflows instantly.

It’s also important to note that any workflows you’ve created on your iPhone will automatically appear on your Apple Watch. Any workflow created on the iPhone and iPad is entirely compatible with Apple Watch, as well, with the only exception being when the action requires the opening of other apps. Workflow 1.2 also allows you to use Handoff to transfer information from your Watch to your iPhone. Those that can’t be run on Apple Watch can seamlessly be continued on your iPhone.

To celebrate the release of Workflow 1.2 with support for Apple Watch, the app is 40% off its normal list price of $4.99 in the App Store. You can download it now and be prepared for when your Apple Watch arrives.

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