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***Featured as one of Apps to Start the Year Off Right***
@ Take a look on our other Coppertino apps: VOX and Wallpaper Wizard! @

If there's a lack of inspiration in your life, you need advice or just want somebody to cheer you up - 'Forismatic' is an app for you!

There are no catalogues or alphabetic lists. We don’t believe in a random choice. Only you can guide your destiny. Just listen to yourself and one of the most inspiring expressions of mankind will be the sign for you.

* 'Inspire Me' - click and get a wise expression.
* 'Spark of an Idea' - hard to predict when it strikes but always on time.
* 'Relaxation Mode' - recommended for workaholics. If you need a pause to think over - go to Relaxation Mode. Lean back, relax and read inspiring expressions..

To extend your inspiration get 'Quotations collection 2011' with in-app purchase and broaden your quotations database and get an endless source of inspiration.

Also try Forismatic App for iPhone.
More details about Forismatic project on

--> Found Typo? Quotations database isn't perfect now, so if you found any typo - please go to click 'Feedback' and suggest proper spelling or maybe any quote you think worth adding to database.

Special thanks to Studio Soda for helping designing this App. Please visit

What's New in Version 1.4

* Fixed crash for 10.6 users
* Improved memory ussage


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Customer Reviews

Forismatic WAS a 5 star app until the last iOS upgrade =(

This was hands down one of my favorite apps on my macbook. I’ve spent most of my time in the past 2 yrs working on my laptop (typing my life away!) case notes.. intakes... assessments… I was very stressed out & overwhelmed with all the course work, plus my (unpaid) internship consumed a great portion of my time & energy; there was no sight of ever being done! Forismatic helped me zone out, and reflect on myself rather than my woes… The «Break Mode» was designed for people to take 10.. you HAVE to relieve eyestrain when working on a computer for hours and hours! It was set up perfectly: users were ‘given permission to stop for a bit' & personally I found the motivational quotes to be very therapeutic (encouraging!) You chose the duration of each quote, & you were also being timed but starting AT 0:00, which technically ENCOURAGED people to disengage themselves from stress, who else can you say does that!?!
PLEASE fix it! I NEED it back for my sanity, Im graduating in December!
The icing on top: a link was provided for people who wished to learn more about the author.

Excellent application, Doesn’t Work for OS 10.9.x

I really loved this application due to its simplicity, the quotes that I found inspiring, as well as the relaxation mode that allows one to step back away from the digital world we live in and take a break to relax. It just was really a brilliant application. It helped me relax and “chill out” in times of stress, anxiety and other types of not so great feelings. However, the developers are gone and have abandoned Forismatic it seems, and don’t seem to care about this application. I just find it a bit dismaying to see such a great application that I (and many others love) become neglected. It works for everything below OS 10.9.x, but it no longer works for me since I upgraded to this new operating system. I guess I just find a great deal of Frustration for a service one pays for, and when it is made so well, with a simple concept, it remains neglected to a huge extent and now I have to give it only 1 star.

Definitely Worth Checking Out

Essentially this app is a collection of inspirational and thought provoking quotations, delivered in a relaxing and delicate manner. I wasn't expecting much out of this app but it truely surprised me! This app is great if you are on break, collecting thoughts before setting out to do a task, wanting motivation or wanting to relax. It's free and there's no profile creating process to use this app.

The only issue I have with this app is the text and symbols they use for Facebook, Twitter, etc. are not modified for retina displays so they are a bit fuzzy if you are using an Apple retina product, such as my 15in Retina Macbook Pro.

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  • Free
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.4
  • Size: 1.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Russian
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Quotations Collection 2011$1.99