Apple will offer new multitasking features for iOS 9 on the iPad, includng a split-app view that will let owners use two apps independently.
During Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote event today, Apple showed off new multitasking features that will be added to iOS 9, with many features available on the iPad. With the iOS 9 update, users will be able to double tap on the home button for a large app preview carousel. They will also be abe to swipe in from the side to bring in a pop-over app from a notification, like messages.
Users will be able create a split app view as well, with the ability to use both apps independently. They will be able to switch the main screen app without losing the one on the side. The split itself can be mov to adjust, and can be dragged all the way across to go fullscreen. The links between apps wiill work seamlessly. Video will be able to go picture-in-picture, be resized and move around, or be tucked off the side of the screen
Developer APIs will be able support this, with autolayout for iPhone version of app will allow it to put it on the side view. The split view only on iPad Air 2 with the rest of the features supported on iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 2, and iPad Mini 3.