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Movie tracker FilmNoir gets a big update with a reworked interface and more

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What you need to know

  • FilmNoir has been updated to version 1.2.
  • The app has a reworked workflow for watched content and more.

Popular movie and TV show tracking app FilmNoir has received a big version 1.2 update that not only adds new features but builds on existing ones to make the app better and easier to use than ever before.

The new update includes a reworked "Mark as watched" flow with more actions for series/seasons as well as the ability to hide content.

New features that are available as part of FilmNoir 1.2 include:

  • Reworked mark as watched flow with even more options for tv shows and seasons.
  • Added support for hiding a TV show/season from "To Watch" and "Up To Date" sections. Accessible from the more button in show/season details.
  • Added new section for hidden shows/seasons in TV watchlists. Progress is removed for any hidden TV shows.
  • Added the ability to mark remaining episodes of a show/season as watched.
  • Added the ability to mark the first episode of a show/season as watched.
  • Added option in settings to mark a film/episode as watched using current time as the watch date. When enabled long tap the button to see all options.
  • Added option in settings to set the selected tab on app launch.
  • Added show status in details view.
  • New design for in app notifications and messages.

Improvements to existing features include faster image loading, a more reliable sync engine, and an improved flow when marking content as watched in the past.

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You can download the updated FilmNoir (opens in new tab) from the App Store now. It's free, while an in-app purchase is available to unlock additional features.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.