We are in smart phone era where all the phones (even dumb phones) have native calendar and reminder apps. iOS 7 comes packed with many features but, still lacks the ease of use. That’s where fantastical comes in picture. I have been user of Fantastical 1 for long time but, since Calendar and Reminder apps were more appealing in iOS7; I stopped using it. Fantastical 2 again is two steps ahead of all personal manager apps by merging iOS Calendar and Reminders into one fabulously looking and easy to use app.

Highlights:

  • Integrates Calendar events, reminders and contacts with locations in one seamless interface
  • Intuitive event and reminder creator allows users to create new entries with use of natural language
  • Speak in natural language to create events/reminders the way you want, it understands what you are saying
  • Never go into separate calendars (e.g. work, personal) to create events, it all can be done in one line
  • Custom amount of reminders before timed event allows users to set multiple reminders for same event
  • It syncs! This app syncs flawlessly with iOS with help of background processing
  • Dark and light themes
  • Calendar view with event highlights
  • Options to choose what shows as badge number on app icon, I have it set for pending/today’s events and reminders
  • App also has a Mac version for $15, not that you need to have it but it’s made very simple to use from Mac menu bar.

Fantastical users can get this app for $2.99, for new users it’s $4.99. This app is on the top of ‘last personal manager app you ever asked for’ list.

Download from AppStore, click here.

Posted by Parag Joshi

A Healthcare IT professional and occasional blogger. My inspiration behind blogging comes from the idea of giving back to the online community. When someone Googles and finds what they are looking for, it's because someone else wrote it online. Keep blogging!

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  1. […] Fantastical 2: Last you will ever need for Calendar and Reminders (wiciwit.com) […]

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