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Designed exclusively for macOS, Fantastical 2 includes powerful features such as an incredibly intuitive parsing engine, a full calendar window (with day, week, month, and year views), a quick access mini window, iCloud reminders support, time zone support, and much, much more.

"Fantastical 2 is the calendar app your Mac has been waiting for." - The Verge
"Terrific new version of one of my very favorite apps." - John Gruber (Daring Fireball)
"It's my favorite calendar app for OS X." - MacStories
"The calendar app you've been waiting for." - iMore
"Fantastical 2 is a crazy-powerful calendar app for your Mac." - Wired

Fantastical 2's natural language event and reminder creation, beautiful calendar views, and ultra-smart event list make it the best calendar and reminders app you'll ever use. Just type in that you have "Lunch with John on Friday at 1pm" and Fantastical 2 will schedule it! Or type in "remind me to Buy Milk on Tuesday" and Fantastical 2 will create a reminder with a due date!

WHAT'S NEW IN FANTASTICAL 2

• Beautiful, all-new design exclusively for macOS
• Full calendar window with Day, Week, Month, and Year views
• macOS Today Widget, Action Extension, and Share Extension
• Handoff support between Fantastical 2 for Mac, Fantastical 2 for iPhone, and Fantastical 2 for iPad
• Calendar sets - quickly toggle multiple calendars on or off with a simple click or automatically when you leave or arrive, based on location
• Maps are now displayed for your locations
• Improved iCloud reminders with a separate reminders list and support for geofenced location-based reminders
• Multiple parser improvements including improved repeating event and reminder support, the ability to add alerts (like "Meeting 3pm alert 1 hour"), time zones, and many other improvements
• Time zone support including floating time zone support
• Dark and light themes
• And much, much more!

THE EASIEST WAY TO ADD EVENTS AND REMINDERS

• Open Fantastical 2 with a single click or keystroke
• Type in your event or reminder details and press return
• That's it!

STAY ON TOP OF YOUR DAY

• The infinite scrolling event list and calendar let you easily locate and plan all of your events and reminders
• Today's past events fade to gray so you can focus on your upcoming events
• Add event notes, URLs, or locations to new or existing events
• Use search to instantly locate your events

WORKS THE WAY YOU DO

• Works with your favorite calendar services with native CalDAV support including iCloud, Google, Yahoo, and more
• Automatically add alarms to your new events
• Fantastical 2 is fully localized in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and for the first time ever, Japanese
• Start typing your event or reminder in any of these languages and Fantastical will automagically understand!

Fantastical 2 — the frustration of calendaring has been solved.

What's New

Version 2.4.8

- Fixed an issue where adding Google accounts wasn't working for some people
- Forwarding a recurring Exchange event now gives the option to forward the entire series or just one instance
- Added support for creating events with invitees through AppleScript or the URL scheme
- Added a contextual menu to Join Google Hangout button to copy the URL
- Improved handling when URLs are put next to each other without spaces in notes
- Fixed an issue where some recurring events would ignore Daylight Saving Time changes on Google Calendar
- Various fixes and improvements

By the way, App Store reviews are very helpful to us. If you think Fantastical is worthy, would you mind taking a moment to write a nice review? We'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks for using Fantastical! :)

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5

160 Ratings

160 Ratings

Finally Upgraded From V1 & I’m Very Happy

UWSider

I bought Fantastical V1 right when it was first released and have loved it right up till this morning. I held off upgrading when V2 came out because I was perfectly happy with the last version of V1, and didn’t feel like spending the money. It was an expensive upgrade back then as now. However, the latest version has improved on things to the point where I felt it was only right and proper that I upgrade, though I’m still not happy about the pricing, and, despite that, I’m happy that I did so: from the new color schemes to the wealth of additional data that’s now available (time to leave, which I want to see if it works with public transportation here in NYC), I’m happy. Had there been a reduced price for those upgrading (on top of a generally lower price overall), even so long after V2 first came out, this would’ve been a 5-star review. Instead, a star loss because of the price.

If you’re still using V1, I think it’s time to come around and support the developer, despite the lack of an upgrade price.

If you’ve never used it before, you’ll be very happy with it. The ease of the drop-down calendar from the top-line menu is simply terrific and I’ve used that all the time.

The Calendar app I wish was native to MacOS

puck-smiley

Right up front I have to say I will always prefer native MacOS software over having to download anything extra. With extra comes a lot of potential problems (performance, stability, security… etc). I used the “Calendar” application and it was…. Ok-ish. The interface/usability isn't great but I can live with it. However the problem became issues with support of Exchange calendar for work (the company I was working for was doing silly things with Exchange in general).

Initial thought was to go to Outlook, which I already had installed along with Microsoft office suite, but there was one glaring problem with that… Support for non-Exchange calendars! I wanted to see both my work calendar as well as personal (Google) so I that would know if there were conflicts anywhere.

So the hunt began, and ended with Fantastical. Now that I have used its for about a year I can’t imagine going back.

It is…
* super light weight
* great support for any Exchange implementation I have encountered to date
* awesome easy “quick add events" input box to create new events *fast*
* thus far, crazy stable, no issues with High Sierra upgrade at all

The thing I find myself using the most, and didn't expect to, is the quick add events feature. For me I don't want to talk to my computer (makes to much noise), but this is what I imagine Siri would be if you were able to type into an input field for it.

I would highly recommend this to anyone.

Looking forward to it

FlareLight

Just purchased Fantastical 2 and dumped Busy Cal for a couple of reasons. Both apps are competitive and offer great features, but Fantastical 2 has touchbar support on my MacBook Pro. The two times I’ve reached out to Busy Cal about the touchbar support, each time their respons was “it’s on our wishlist”. Come on, it’s been a year and a half and still no touchbar support from them? The 2nd reason, and the one that sold me, is that I come here to the app store and look at the reviews and the Fantastical 2 team has responded to most every post here. Can’t say that with the other app. Looks like the Fantastical team is just more active and connects with their customers better. I expect that type of support from a $50 app because Apple Calendar is free so I didn’t have to spend cash on a calendar app. Didn’t feel that type of appreciation from the other guys. Anyway looking forward to getting to know this app and having fun.

Developer Response

Thank you for leaving us a review! Hope you enjoy using Fantastical's Touch Bar features, and you can count on our continued support too :)

Information

Seller
Flexibits Inc.
Size
13.8 MB
Category
Productivity
Compatibility
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
Copyright © 2011-2018 Flexibits Inc.
Price
$49.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

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

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