Description

Fantastical is the award-winning calendar and tasks app with features like natural language parsing, beautiful Day, Week, Month, and Year views, and much more!

TRY FANTASTICAL FOR FREE

• Beautiful, clean, and easy to use calendar app allowing you to manage basic events
• The DayTicker and calendar makes your schedule look the nicest it ever has
• 3 day weather forecast (powered by AccuWeather)
• 14 day free trial for Fantastical Premium

UPGRADE TO FANTASTICAL PREMIUM (requires subscription)

• Includes Fantastical on all platforms: Mac, iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad
• Extended 10 day weather forecast with RealFeel and MinuteCast up-to-the-minute weather data (powered by AccuWeather)
• Browse and instantly subscribe to interesting calendars, including sports, TV shows, holidays, and much more (powered by SchedJoules)
• Full task support including Todoist and Google Tasks
• Calendar sets - quickly toggle multiple calendars on or off with a simple click or automatically when you leave or arrive, based on location
• Event and task templates
• Sync calendar sets and templates across devices
• Full screen day, week, month, and year views
• Apple Watch app with Up Next and Weather (and works over LTE)
• Parser autocomplete recommendations for invitees, locations, and calendars/task lists
• Propose multiple times to easily ask people when they can meet
• Combine duplicate events across multiple calendars
• Invitees and availability lookups
• Respond to event invitations
• Default alerts
• Time zone override
• Favorite time zones
• Push updates for Google and Exchange
• Manage Google Hangouts, Google Meet, and Zoom events
• Set event travel time and receive time to leave notifications
• Custom event colors
• Custom home screen icons
• Custom alert sounds
• Hide events without deleting them
• Add attachments to events on iCloud, Google, and Exchange
• Priority email support

ADDING NEW EVENTS OR TASKS IS FAST AND FUN

• The easiest and fastest way to add new events or tasks
• Type in your details or use dictation and watch your words magically turn into an actual event or task!
• Powerful parser features, including:
- Create tasks by starting your sentence with “task” ”reminder", "todo", or "remind me to"
- Powerful and expressive repeating events such as third Thursday of every month, every weekend, last weekday of the month, and more
- Create alerts with phrases like "remind me tomorrow at 3PM", "alert 1 hour before", or "alarm 3PM"

THE BEST TASKS APP TOO

• See your events and dated tasks together in the main list
• Add tasks directly from the Tasks list or new event screen - just flip the switch to toggle between events and tasks
• Set dates, times, and geofences (when I arrive/when I leave)
• Support for iCloud Reminders, Todoist, and Google Tasks

WORKS THE WAY YOU DO

• Connects to your favorite calendar services including iCloud, Google, Exchange, Office 365, Todoist, Yahoo, and more
• Automatically add alarms to your new events
• Fantastical is fully localized in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish
• Start typing your event or task in any of these languages and Fantastical will automagically understand!

EVEN MORE FANTASTICAL

• Background app updating enables events, tasks, and alerts to be pushed to Fantastical even if you don't launch the app often
• Birthdays - see your contact’s details or send a quick birthday greeting
• Handoff support between Fantastical for Mac, iPhone, and iPad
• Time zone support including floating time zone support
• Dark and light themes
• Stickers
• Accessibility support
• And much, much more!

What’s New

Version 3.2.2

- Added support for Vonage meetings and Hopin sessions
- Improved support for Exchange hybrid modern auth
- Improved performance and efficiency of background sync
- Redesigned custom snooze options when tapping and holding on a notification
- Sending emails now uses the default mail app on iOS 14 when possible
- Double-tap on the time picker to switch between 1 and 5 minute increments
- Fixed an issue where using Fantastical could stutter when making changes to multiple tasks at once
- Fixed an issue where the list could unexpectedly jump to the start of the day
- Fixed calendar week numbers sometimes being off by one in the widget
- Fixed an issue where reopening Fantastical sometimes changes the date
- Fixed a flicker in the list during app launch
- Fixed Zoom meetings getting removed incorrectly when associated with some iCloud events
- Fixed Zoom meetings getting removed incorrectly when deleting a single instance of a recurring event
- Fixed a hang when trying to refresh Zoom meetings that no longer exist on Zoom
- 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

3.1 out of 5
7.7K Ratings

7.7K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

If you live and breathe appointments and meetings, Fantastical was built for you. Not only does it offer a broad range of different ways to view your calendars and reminders, adding an event is as easy as talking to a digital assistant. And with support for widgets and Apple Watch, you’ll never forget an important event again.

Sundayraven ,

Very nice app, but not quite perfect.

Fantastical has a ton of functionality. This is a huge pro, of course, but it also leads to the app feeling cluttered or chaotic at times. I would love to see more options to have a simpler main screen. I don’t always want to see everything that I have planned for the coming days; it’s a lot easier to focus on immediate tasks if I have the option of only seeing the current day’s tasks and events. Seeing so many future events can feel overwhelming.

I would also like to be able to either create custom length tasks or to be able to check off events like you can in Sorted 3. If, say, I want to block off three hours to focus on cleaning the garage and I get finished in two hours, I have no easy way to end that event early which means it will remain visible on my Watch complication and my home screen widget. You can check off tasks, but unfortunately tasks don’t have a duration setting.

These are my only two complaints about the app. Unfortunately, they are pretty significant to the app’s functionality for me and I will likely go back to my previous calendar app after a little while. The way I use my calendar apps leaves some aspects of Fantastical lacking, but overall it is a great app and a lot of people would probably find it the perfect fit.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the feedback here! There are some setting that you can adjust to make the day ticker view of the app show only today or only today and the next day, this makes the amount of events and tasks in the app feel more focused. We also suggest users to try creating as many calendar sets as they see fit - grouping calendars and task lists into the various areas of life help you keep organized as well. Regarding task duration times, think of tasks as a reminder to do something at a specific point in time rather than a event on your calendar itself. If you have a "task" that you need to consume a certain amount of time in your day, consider this as an event and not a task reminder. We hope that this information finds itself useful to you, if you have questions or need support with anything mentioned here, please feel free to reach out to us at https://flexibits.com/contact

danvpeterson ,

By far the best, and great free upgrades for existing user

Before version 3 I had been actually using a few different calendar apps (including Fantastical 2). Version 3 has brought so many new features, and the feature parity across platforms, that it has fully won me over as my calendar app of choice.

The way that they allow version 2 users to upgrade for free, and made sure that we still get all of the same features we previously paid for across each platform, even if some of them are now normally under the new subscription tier, is very well done. It means you get all of the new design improvements (and there are many) at no cost and if you’re happy with all of the features you had before there is no need to pay anything at all. I found all of the new features so incredibly useful though that I immediately signed up for the yearly subscription. $40 for such a great app and across my iPhone, iPad, and Mac? 100% worth it. Seems like they tried hard to make it the fairest for every type of user and I appreciate that.

A few minor bugs but no show stoppers so far and they seem to be working toward improving things very quickly. I was on the beta for a little while and saw updates coming fast and furious. Looking forward to seeing what comes next!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review and kind words :)

Information

Seller
Flexibits Inc.
Size
122.2 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 13.2 and watchOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

Age Rating
4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Fantastical Premium (Monthly) $4.99
  2. Fantastical Premium (Yearly) $39.99
  3. Fantastical Premium (Monthly) $4.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

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

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