All the iOS 8 widget apps you can download right now!

If you've somehow managed to get iOS 8 loaded up after all of the traffic today, and you're eager to get started with Notification Center widgets, we've dug up a bunch of notable apps that started supporting them today. There's a lot more to read about widgets in iOS 8, if you're interested.

Of course, it's a busy, busy time in the App Store, so leave a comment if you've found any other great new iOS 8 apps sporting a widget or two. If you're looking for more apps that make use of new iOS 8 features, be sure to dig into our master list of updates from earlier today.

  • Hours (opens in new tab) - Keep tabs on billable hours, now with a start/stop widget.
  • LinkedIn (opens in new tab) - See who's been checking out your profile in Notication Center.
  • LinkedIn Pulse (opens in new tab) - See news items coming in from your professional social network in Notification Center.
  • Yahoo News Digest (opens in new tab) - Catch up on the latest happenings with a new widget.
  • forScore (opens in new tab) - Check your instrument's pitch from Notification Center.
  • News360 (opens in new tab) - Stay up to date with the latest news stories through a dedicated Today widget.
  • Magisto (opens in new tab) - Start generating videos from your local media right from the notification tray.
  • Wunderlist (opens in new tab) - See what's next on your to-do list from a dedicated widget.
  • OmniFocus 2 (opens in new tab) - Task manager lets you see what's next in the Notification Center. Also, shoot new tasks to the app through sharing Extensions.
  • NYT Cooking (opens in new tab) - Check out the recipe of the day in the Today widget.
  • Yahoo Weather (opens in new tab) - Access the latest forecast from the Today widget.
  • Dropbox (opens in new tab) - See latest activity in Today widget, plus new sharing controls for Pro and Business users.
  • Wdgts (opens in new tab) - A whole collection of useful notification tray widgets.
  • Retro (opens in new tab) - Instagram viewer for iPad adds Today widget for keeping tabs on timeline and adds 1Password integration thanks to Extensions.
  • Day One (opens in new tab) - Today widget offers flashback to previous entries, Extensions allow for easy importing from other apps, and Touch ID enabled to unlock.
  • Evernote (opens in new tab) - Save notes with Notification Center widget, and clip content from all over with Extensions. Touch ID unlock for premium users.
  • OpenTable (opens in new tab) - Notification Center widget to let you know about upcoming reservations.
  • Buzzfeed (opens in new tab) - Catch the latest from the Today widget and bookmark from notifications.
  • Duolingo (opens in new tab) - Lesson progress widget added to language-learning app.
  • pCalc (opens in new tab) - Quick calculation widget added.
  • Snapguide (opens in new tab) - Recipe and home decor app adds iCloud Drive integration.
  • Redfin (opens in new tab) - Real estate reference adds Today widgets.
  • App in the Air (opens in new tab) - Flight tracker adds widgets.
  • Calendars 5 (opens in new tab) - Check your schedule with a new Today View widget.
  • Sky Guide (opens in new tab) - Sunrise, sunset, and lots of other information available in a Today widget.

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12 Comments
  • Waiting for a LinkedIn widget :D
  • Would love to see an AtBat widget Sent from the iMore App
  • I agree. Hopefully it will be there for the 2015 season.
  • I would hardly call those widgets. More like enhanced notifications.
  • This widgets is useful. Ps : There is a bug when you try to give an app a review Sent from the iMore App
  • Breaking News app has pretty good one. Sent from the iMore App
  • Also "Daily Steps" has a widget - enabling iPhone 5s (& above) users to view their step count right from Notification Center! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/daily-steps/id720629415?mt=8&at=10l3Vy
  • What about espn sportscenter app? Sent from the iMore App
  • Another one worth checking out is StepTracker which shows your step count and distance travelled in notification center.
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/steptracker/id714439468?mt=8&at=10l3Vy
  • Stocard also has a Notification Center widget. It also supports Touch Id to secure your reward cards:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stocard-rewards-cards-in-passbook/id4445...
  • Check forecast+ or agenda+
  • I agree. Hopefully it will be there for the 2017 season.