New GoodLinks for Mac update includes macOS Big Sur, Apple silicon support

Goodlinks Ipad Iphone Mac
Goodlinks Ipad Iphone Mac (Image credit: Ngoc Luu)

What you need to know

  • GoodLinks has received a big new macOS update.
  • Version 1.2 brings support for macOS Big Sur, complete with a redesigned look.
  • The update includes new keyboard shortcuts, tag autocomplete, and more.

One of the best read later apps around, GoodLinks, has a big new Mac update out. Version 1.2 is in the App Store now and it includes everything needed for Apple's next round of Macs.

Those Macs will include macOS Big Sur and Apple silicon, two things this update is now ready for. That also means there's a visual redesign thrown in, too. Whether you're a fan of it or not, there's a definite look to macOS Big Sur apps.

Goodlinks Mac on Big Sur

Goodlinks Mac on Big Sur (Image credit: iMore)

There's more to enjoy in GoodLinks 1.2 as well.

  • Added support for Big Sur and the latest Macs.
  • Added tag autocomplete.
  • Added new keyboard shortcuts, click Help > Keyboard Shortcuts for more details.
  • Added option to show or hide read links in lists and tags.
  • Added settings to change badge counts for the app icon, lists, and tags.
  • Added ability to re-download article.
  • Bug fixes.

This latest update is available for free to all existing GoodLinks users. For everyone else, this is probably the best $4.99 you'll spend this week.

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.