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Description

Opener is an app that allows you to open links from the web in apps instead! Copy a link and launch Opener to see the apps that it can be opened in, or use Opener's action extension right from other apps! Opener currently supports over 250 apps with more being added all the time.

In addition to opening links in apps, Opener also supports:
- Opening links in any browser of your choice.
- Opening the Google AMP version of pages, which are significantly faster than normal web pages.

"If you find yourself looking to view web links in apps often, Opener is a good timesaver that cleverly uses iOS extensions to speed up the process." — MacStories

"It’s simple, handy, and makes browsing the web a lot easier." — LifeHacker

"...lets you open links in their corresponding app, skipping the annoying Web view along the way." — CNET

"As someone who spends huge chunks of my day tapping on my iPhone’s screen, I skipped my Starbucks latte today and bought Opener instead." — TechCrunch

For a complete list of supported apps visit opener.link/apps

What's New

Version 1.6.4

Opener is ready for the all new iPad Pro!

Version 1.6.4 adds some small refinements
• Changes the keyboard shortcut to close menus from escape to command + W to better handle the iPad Pro Smart Keyboard.
• Fixes a small missing animation when using drag & drop on the iPad.
• Improved error handling when links can't be opened in some situations.
• Other small enhancements.

If you like using Opener we'd love to hear about it! Please leave us a quick review on the App Store.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
237 Ratings
237 Ratings
David Levine

Great for launching apps for certain links

I really like being able to easily open Twitter links in Tweetbot, Reddit links in Apollo, and so forth.

The only thing missing is being able to easily pick from a list of browsers the same way you can pick other apps. Opener makes you choose a browser as default. To select another browser, you have to tap on the current default browser, tap on the browser you want, and then tap on it again. This will open a URL in the selected browser, but it’ll also set it as default. It’s not ideal, but no app is perfect.

Mr Isidro

🥇AMAZING APP & SERVICE SUPPORT

THEY ADDED MUSI SUPPORT! I can't say enough positive things about the quality of customer service and support offered by this apps developer Tim.
Tim not only promptly responded to my email asking for the app Musi to be added as an option in Opener but even after informing me that my request would not function if added because of an issue on Musi's side. He still went above and beyond by getting in contact with the other developers until he was able to make my request happen. If that's not awesome developer support I don't know what is.

MrMcBane

Could be better for users with multiple browsers

This app is a godsend for making my phone do what I want. However, I use it most for opening links in specific browsers. I heavily use both Safari and Firefox Focus, and sometimes Chrome, and it is very annoying to have to go through a secondary browser selector ton pick between those. It would be way better if I could pick my favorite browsers and have them available directly from the main Opener screen.

Information

Seller
Timothy Johnsen
Size
2.4 MB
Category
Utilities
Compatibility
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2015-2018 Tim Johnsen
Price
$1.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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