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 and browse reddit as much as you want!

We are always trying to make the best reddit experience, so come visit our subreddit /r/getnarwhal and let us know what you want to see next!

What’s New

Version 2.23

- Fixes issue with YouTube videos after they updated their API
- Fixes issue with certain links crashing when opening in Safari

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
10.1K Ratings

10.1K Ratings

ClosetOtakuAMVz ,

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.

Fluffy-face ,

Still my favorite Reddit client

I’ve tried several Reddit clients. Yes, even the one that was huge in 2017. And yet this is the client I come back to. This client has everything some of the other clients offer for money—logins for multiple accounts, dark mode, icons, and more. And what I really like about this client is I can preview a webpage in Narwhal’s browser while looking at a Reddit thread at the same time. I haven’t seen a feature like it in other Reddit clients or even the official app. This client is totally worth paying the developers to only remove ads.

Quality reviewer ,

Inconsiderate icon design

The devs mentioned that a lot of people complain about the icon, but that they have no intention on changing it.

It's weird right. You don't see such complaints on other Reddit apps. But the devs are perfectly fine to tell you to go elsewhere if you are unhappy. Wouldn't it be polite to respect the user a bit.... Maybe not use a color scheme and art direction that clashes with every color scheme and wall paper you could pick? Many different people want a solid Reddit app. To go "well we like the design so we won't change it"... Isn't that an indicator of a developer who doesn't care? Any time this app is brought up, the design of it, the mascot eating bacon... The devs have no respect for the breadth of content that can be consumed on Reddit and how cohesive a dolphin eating bacon and a vegetarian subreddit might mesh. Or maybe adults who look at philosophy subreddit who are looking for a more serious experience. It's just a selfish decision, and I hope developers star really caring about what the people want.

Edit: and the fact that you can customize the app icon means nothing. This creepy cartoon is still everywhere in the interface.


Rick Harrison
94.2 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Unrestricted Web Access
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
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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