Byword adds support for 3D Touch, iPad multitasking, and posting to Medium

Byword, one of our favorite writing apps for iPhone and iPad, has been updated with support for iOS 9. The text editor has added support for Spotlight search, along with 3D Touch quick actions and Split View and Slide Over multitasking support.

The app also now lets those who paid $4.99 for Byword Premium publish directly to blogging platform Medium. Check out the list below for everything new in Byword 2.5:

  • Optimized for iOS 9

    • Search documents directly from iOS Spotlight;
    • Multitasking and split screen on iPad;
    • 3D Touch shortcuts to create new document and access most recent documents.
  • Publishing to Medium

    • Publish stories to Medium (requires Premium in-app purchase to enable publishing);
    • Stories should be text only (uploading images to Medium will be available soon);
    • Set title, tags and publish status before publishing.

Byword 2.5 is available in the App Store now.