narwhal is a fast, gesture-based application to browse all of reddit. All of these features were designed from the ground up specifically for iOS:

- View any and all subreddits
- A seamless experience to see a link and its comments at the same time
- Voting on posts and comments through a simple swipe
- Hide and save links to your reddit account
- Add new posts to your favorite subreddit
- View all of your orangereds
- What are you waiting for!? It’s free, go ahead and download!

What's New

Version 2.14

Happy new year!! We hope you enjoy these new features:

- GIFs will now automatically play in big image mode while scrolling on WiFi.
- Adds automatic GIF settings for only on WiFi (default), always, or never.
- True black setting for night mode
- Adds support for smart invert so media looks as intended
- Sharing to remove ads is back!
- Fixes issue with sharing links not using the native UI
- Shows error when trying to comment on a locked/archived thread so you don't waste your time writing a comment!

Let us know what you'd like to see in the next version in /r/getnarwhal!

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5

5.4K Ratings

5.4K Ratings

So much customization!


Coming from iAlien (which I was very happy with) was kinda weird. The menu bar being on the right than the left was hard to get used to also. BUT as time went on the app gained more traction and more customization options kept being added. Things like what happens to a video or post when force touching (for force touch compatible devices) or what icon you prefer to use. Dark and light mode with a single tap! No going through settings to change the mode when viewing at night or day. The font you read can be changed. Literally almost everything can be changed to your liking. You can even hide certain menu options that you find yourself never using at all. Hopefully one day they add an option to switch the menu tab from the right to left lol.

Recently a new tab was added called recently viewed and my goodness I did not know how much I actually would use that tab. I always find posts I find interesting but forget to save it and wouldn’t be able to find it later. Now I just go to that tab and it’s there! It’s super useful.

True black mode made this the go-to Reddit client


I was an Alienblue user when it was a good app. Then Reddit bought Alienblue just to destroy it and replace it with the official Reddit app which I only hear bad things about. Narwhal took the best of what users love about Alienblue and expanded upon it. The $4 to make this ad-free was more than worth it. The app is so good, the developers are selling t-shirts now due to demand. And now, with the update of true black mode, no more greyscale night mode; this things looks absurdly polished now. Just pick this up and never return to another Reddit client that leaves screen real estate to die on the sides or never go back to official Reddit nonsense.

Really great! But...


The app is awesome, but one thing i don't like is that if you leave the app and then go back on it refreshes pretty often bringing you back to the top, this may be out of control for the makers though and thats understandable. One thing id really love to see and i think a lot of people would enjoy too is a folder setting for anything you save, for ex: if i want to save a song from a music sub id like to be able to create a folder specifically for music so i don't have to scroll through all the random crap i save. I hope you guys take requests like that, i know it would make my narwhal experience 100x better :D


Rick Harrison
72.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Unrestricted Web Access
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
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In-App Purchases
  1. narwhal pro upgrade $3.99


  • Family Sharing

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

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