swackett — weather, fashion and fun
By AGLogic, LLC.
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• The #1 weather app for the Mac in 67 countries, with more than 1 million users worldwide and over 2,500 5-star ratings.
The Visual Weather Report
swackett® is a whole new way to look at the weather. We convert complex weather data to easily-understood, visual weather reports designed for people of every age. Our unique approach is to combine raw weather data (current conditions, radar, and detailed forecasts) with thoughtfully crafted people symbols (called “peeps”) who always appear appropriately dressed for the weather.
If it happens to be cold outside, swackett® peeps appear dressed in winter hats, coats and boots. A hot, sunny day? swackett® peeps appear wearing shorts and sunglasses — and they even remember to bring along drinking water and sunblock. Rain? swackett® peeps appear with rain jackets and an umbrella.
This is a fun, fresh and truly useful weather report experience for people of any age.
Forecasts and Imagery
• Current weather details
• Visual forecasts for today, tonight and tomorrow
• Hourly forecasts for the next 24 hours
• Daily forecasts for the next 5 days
• Local, regional, state and national full-motion radar images (where available) with rain, ice and snow color mapping
• Smart watches and warnings with push notification to iOS devices (available currently only in the US but coming soon to other countries)
Comprehensive Weather Details
• Temperature and “real feel” temperature
• Dew point
• Wind speed and directions
• Sunrise and sunset
• Precipitation amounts for rain, ice and snow
• Percent probability of precipitation
• swackett Editions to keep forecasts fresh and fun
• Seamless multi-platform location synchronization (Mac, iPhone, iPad, Web).
• The ability to share forecasts via Facebook, Twitter and email
• Built in PeepCast Radio
swackett® is the simplest, most easy to understand, most accurate weather forecast available. swackett’s Visual Weather Report is enjoyed by design-savvy professionals of every discipline, educators, students, the very young (and very old) and just about everyone in between.
swackett® is available for free (supported via Smart Ads). For an ad-free version of swackett, packed with very special Xtras, please see swackett X™. An in-depth feature comparison is available at www.swackett.com/the411
OS X Mountain Lion Support
swackett version 1.2 and greater is fully Mac OS X Mountain Lion compatible and runs normally without any issues.
swackett X version 1.3 and greater is enhanced for OS X Mountain Lion, containing full support for these core Mac OS X Lion technologies:
• Multi-Touch Gestures: You can now swipe peeps, timelines, radars and extras.
• Full-Screen Mode: For the first time ever you can now view all swackett information on a single screen (provided your screen is big enough).
• In-App Purchasing: You can now buy swackett Editions with a single click.
What's New in Version 1.7.1
• Performance enhancements
• New Sun / UV Index
• New Dog Walking Index
• Improved support for interactive peeps
IMac Swackett Update
I used to like and use this iMac App extensively, but now it is useless for important information. The refresh rate is terrible and dangerous to rely on as it only updates every 30 minutes or so. That is too infrequent for severe level thunderstorms, tornado’s, or hurricanes. The last update was in 2013 and it is now 2016; what’s the deal? Has the author of this app passed away? Also, with the last update the weather map is way too small and no longer can be expanded for details. This app was a great idea in it’s creation and early application, but now rates right beside games like Pac Man. I sure hope that the surviving family member hires someone knowledgeable to rescue this app one day.
Good but distracting
I've been using this app for three years now.
The easter eggs are cute, but when I log onto this application I want to see the kind of thing I should be wearing and that is it. I have to reload the weather so I can get an accurate picture of what I should be wearing.
I really like this app- but it frustrates me to no end sometimes.
It's nice when they give you the outlook, but I'd like to see if hour by hour, it's hard especially in the morning when the temp changes.
Both Fun and Effective
I love Swackett! It is, as my title states, fun and effective. Not only does it accuratly tell you the weather, but what to wear in order to be the most comfortable. Unlke most weather apps, Swackett also gives you easy access to the general weather country wide, as well as any alarming or emergency news involving the weather. This app is easy to use and enjoyable to look at! If you need a weather app, this one is quite amazing.
- Category: Weather
- Updated: May 21, 2013
- Version: 1.7.1
- Size: 1.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: AGLogic, LLC
- © 2013 AGLogic, LLC.
Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later
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