OmniFocus 2.1 for Mac gets a Yosemite makeover

Much-loved task management app OmniFocus has received a new look with the release of version 2.1 for Mac, bringing the app in line with the design language of OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The update also brings new extensions, offering tie-ins a widget for Notification Center and sharing options in compatible apps across your Mac.

Here are the major points of what's new:

  • Vibrant Interface — We adjusted the OmniFocus interface to better match OS X Yosemite. That included making new toolbar icons, adjusting the appearance of some other elements, and incorporating vibrancy where appropriate.
  • Extensions — OmniFocus for Mac now has Today and Share extensions, just like on iOS. To enable the Today extension, click Edit at the bottom of Notification Center.
  • Sharing — In addition to accepting content from other apps, the text of actions can be shared from OmniFocus using the share button in the toolbar.
  • Tear-off View Options Popover — When the View Options popover is open, it can be dragged away from the window and exist on its own.
  • Find and Replace — Find and Replace now works in actions as well as their notes.
  • Help — In addition to being up to date with info on the new features, OmniFocus Help has a new look that should be easier to use. Scrolling is also smoother on retina screens.
  • OmniOutliner Import — When importing from OmniOutliner columns can once again be mapped to OmniFocus fields.
  • Localized Date Parsing — If OmniFocus can't parse a date using localized relative date names, it will try using English relative date names.

The new version of OmniFocus is available for $39.99 for the standard version of $79.99 for the pro version, and can be tried out for free for 14 days. And because we like things that sync with our mobile devices, there's also a $29.99 iPad OmniFocus app and a $19.99 iPhone OmniFocus app.

Source: OmniGroup

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