Gladys is a drag-and-drop shelf that holds things you want to set aside, such as links, text snippets, map locations, contacts, images, photos, emails, messages and much more (even if the application that the information came from is removed)

It works with any app that supports drag-and-drop, and lets you concentrate on whatever it is you are setting aside, without having to think where it needs to be dropped, or having to constantly switch between apps.

• Works with any app that supports drag-and-drop, but also provides an extension for apps that don't yet support it, as well as the ability to paste items to & from the clipboard.
• Quickly search for items inside the app or via Spotlight. Access your top items from the home screen / Today widget, your Apple Watch, and even iMessage.
• Annotate items with notes, custom titles, and tag items with labels that allow you to easily categorise, browse, and sort your collection.
• Take your collection with you on your iPhone, and keep it updated by turning on automatic iCloud syncing.
• Import/export/merge collection archives simply by dragging.
• Ideal for bookmarking between apps: For example you can quickly return to dropped email items by selecting 'Open' in their info view, or quickly share links between different browsers.
• Experienced users can get details on every item and extract specific components (e.g. extract the URL of an image link, instead of the whole item).
• Power users can use Gladys' Files extension to view/edit items in-place from other apps, as well as exporting all items in a ZIP file for sharing.
• Technical users can inspect binary data using the in-built hex viewer.
• Contains no analytics, ratings prompts, or noise.

Gladys is free for casual use (up to 10 simultaneous items). Power users with larger libraries can expand Gladys to hold unlimited items with a 99 cent in-app-purchase.

What's New

Version 1.1.11

• Improved support for preview icons from website URLs added to Gladys.
• Added support for the x-callback-url protocol for interacting with other apps. (Please see the "Tips" section for details.)
• Built with the latest toolchain to improve performance and stability.
• Added a tips section in preferences highlighting useful features.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

59 Ratings

59 Ratings

Highly Useful


Quick and easy way to manage the fast and recognizes URLs as a separate the labeling for organization...I use this app to quickly capture things to review or read later in the’s a life saver... Gladys has permanently been on my HomeScreen for the last few months now...the shortcut on the share menu I just cannot live without it...I suggest adding a dark color scheme for night time use...Thank you for creating this very useful app!

Love Gladys!


Other than the odd app name and icon, it works great for iOS 11 drag and drop on my iPads. There are 3 ways to get the data (text, photos, gifs, etc.) in: drag and drop, Share/“Keep in Gladys”, and copy/paste). It’s easy to pull out a clip, drag and drop it; the original will stay right there in case you need to use it again. Just started with the app but already can tell it’s going to increase my productivity. And what a bargain, price-wise! Highly recommend Gladys!

An Essential Productivity App


After less than a week of use, Gladys is already one of my *all-time favorite* iOS productivity apps. The app is deceptively simple; the potential use cases in the era of iOS drag-and-drop are immeasurable. On my iPad, the functionality of Gladys already “feels” like a “natural extension” of iOS multitasking. IMHO, Apple should acquire this app.


Pavlos Tsochantaris
27.2 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© (c) Paul Tsochantaris 2017
In-App Purchases
  1. Unlimited Items $0.99


  • Family Sharing

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

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