Informant - Agenda, Tasks, Notes Planner
By Fanatic Software, Inc.
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Informant is a professional day planner integrating calendaring and powerful task management, along with rich notes and contacts. Our users are passionate and rightfully so. Their calendars and tasks drive them to success and Informant helps them get there. Join the almost million users who depend on Informant daily and have for almost 15 years. Now with full support for iOS 9, iPhone 6s, and the new iPad Pro, you can enjoy even more great features!
“I have yet to see another calendar app do what this one does."
"Tasks are often associated with due dates anyways, so the fact that Informant allows you to show both events and tasks for any given day side-by-side is a big plus."
UPGRADE A LA CARTE!
• Enjoy the specific features you want with individual feature packs - convenient one time purchases let you pick what you want without paying full price
• Alternatively subscribe to Informant Sync. The most complete sync service for Informant - and get all feature packs free during your subscription:
- Monthly recurring fee of $1.99
- Yearly recurring fee of $14.99
• Type (or speak*) naturally! Simply enter phrases like “Coffee with Mom Tuesday at 8am”.
• TravelAssist™ helps manage the timezone mess! Let Informant automatically setup your timezones for you – both inside and outside your trip dates!
• Today Widget allows you to see and access your Informant data from your device home screen!
• Travel ETA to your next event
• Location Aware - PI suggests locations as you type. See today’s events plotted on a map. Tap to get driving directions to your events.
• Type (or speak*) naturally! Enter phrases like “Take out garbage every Friday at 8am”.
• Import Apple Reminders into any Project or Task List
• Checklists - for tasks that contain lists - like groceries, packing, etc.
• Fully integrated in the calendar - or as a separate view
• Several handy built-in filters or create your own Smart Filters.
• Create templates to automatically pre-populate new tasks
• Task Modes - Simple, GTD, or Franklin Covey. Manage your tasks in your own way!
Automatically bring up templates and contacts as you enter an event or task title to setup meetings, calls, and more!
Link to phone numbers, addresses, email addresses for quick access
WEATHER (included in the Power Pack)
Planning a day out on the beach? Check the forecast on your calendar!
SYNC LETS YOU WORK OFFLINE
• Informant Sync - The best way to keep all your Informant data in sync across all your iOS & other devices.
• Google Calendar & Tasks
• Access Apple Events and Reminders directly
Several built-in themes to fit your style! Colors, icons, tags, and more!
SO MUCH MORE!
Check out our website (http://pocketinformant.com/) for more information!
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Informant Sync is available for $1.99 per month or $14.99 annually. You will be automatically billed $1.99 through iTunes every 30 days or $14.99 every 365 days until you cancel your subscription. Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You subscription can be managed and the auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the iTunes Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.
Informant 5 is now available as a separate app in iTunes.
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What's New in Version 4.94
This release of Informant 4 is designed to get ready for Informant 5 coming later this year and to support iOS 10 better. Changes include:
• Today widget has a better appearance on iOS 10
• Improve restoring from a backup if you are using Informant Sync
• Improved the Multi-task Editor
• Improved reliability throughout running on iOS 9 and 10
• Improved behavior with Reminders when completing them and working with Repeated Reminders
• Improved generating ICS export data
• Fixed future fading of Reminders
If you have any issues with Informant, please use the in-app support by going to Settings and then Support. If you are happy with Informant, please leave a review here on the App Store. We cannot respond to reviews, but we can respond to support requests.
A solid & flexible app with functionality to suit varied style preferences.
Updated review October 2016...
I have used PI since the days of Palm Pilot and Blackberry. I have also strayed away from PI over the years to use primarily Omni Focus but am now "back". While there is no doubt that OF is a very good and much buzzed about application, Pocket Informant - or now simply Informant - has been quietly improving while maintaining a level of user flexibility that in my opinion can not be found in other PIM applications to either the degree or quality level experienced with PI. The learning curve for PI takes a bit longer than some other apps but the time invested is worth the payoff.
The iPad and the iPhone versions provide a seamless and consistent user experience. The Mac version continues to lag as incremental improvements to get to a true v1.0 are taking a very long time to become available. Once the Mac milestone is achieved I expect the quality and thought behind it will live up to expectation. Unlike some other recent reviews I have not found pricing to be an issue. There is a monetary value to me as a user and there has to be monetary reward to a developer. I don't work for free and I don't expect someone else to.
Customizable - great task integration
If you use tasks (or apple reminders) like a list of items to-do on a given date (but without a time) then this is the app for you! It allows you to view them on your calendar and manage them easily - for example, uncompleted tasks carry over to the next day, can be quickly assigned to a different due date, and incorporated into projects.
App is also highly customizable - if you wish you can view weather, all day events, estimated time of arrival etc - so that you can make the app suit your workflow, rather than your having to change what you do to match the app.
I have been using this product for 10 years now - first on WinDoze mobile, then Crackberry, and now on my iPhone/iPad - and it is my most used, most important app.
But sadly the today widget is much less useful than previous versions, which showed start and end times aligned on the left so you could quickly scan your upcoming appointments (now that they are right justified you have to take an extra second or two to find the info).
Great app- unhappy at paying $4.99 Ransom
I've used this app for about 15 years. Ever since the Pocket PC days. Alex Kac the CEO and I have communicated on and off over the years online but not in the last few years. And I have tested out various functions in years gone by but life has made this difficult recently. But I have paid for upgrades as and when no problem. I love supporting the app and Alex's / his team's hard work. I am very annoyed at having functionality taken away- tasks, notes etc, that I already paid for. THEN being forced to pay $4.99.
Give me something more and charge- but do not hold my app to ransom and make it useless unless I pay. This is the last time Alex. And this comes from a 15 year user. You have screwed up. If you bill me again for any reason while I own this app or stop support in the next 2 years, then I will ask for a refund from Apple. And I will get it. They are very reasonable. I am offended after being such a loyal user. I will pay for effort and improved functionality. Heck, I will even pay for any update that just ensures compatibility with major iOS updates. I have in fact. But blackmailing me is offensive.
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- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Sep 14, 2016
- Version: 4.94
- Size: 113 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Seller: Fanatic Software, Inc.
- © 2001-2016 Fanatic Software, Inc. (formerly Web IS, Inc)
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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