Trakt client Popcorn Movies gets a big iOS 15 update with new features, more

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im## What you need to know

  • Popcorn Movies has been updated to support iOS 15.
  • Liked lists make it easier to manage all of the movies you like and discover trending and popular movies at the same time.
  • The movie browsing experience has received a rework to improve the whole experience.

Popular movie tracker Popcorn Movies has today received its big iOS 15 update, bringing a slew of new features to the app along with it.

Popcorn Movies is an app that taps into Trakt for top-notch movie tracking and information gathering. Now, it's better than ever thanks to a new Liked Lists feature that makes it easier to manage liked movies from within the app while discovering new trending and popular movies at the same time. A swipe action makes liking and unliking any lists as easy as can be.

Beyond that, an improved browsing experience makes the app look and feel better throughout.

Get ready to meet a whole new Browse page featuring 2 new navigation options (Movies and Lists), a new For You section - showing all your movie recommendations -, Top Rated movies and the weekend Box Office.When selecting Movies, Lifetime or Premium users will now be able to expand their discovery with Genres by scrolling down to the bottom of the Movies page and selecting any genre to discover movies matching the selection.The new inline pagination makes it easier to keep loading items while scrolling horizontally. You can still tap See All to switch to a vertical scrolling behavior and enjoy the same automatic pagination

The newly updated app also now includes a richer information set, with person details also including a "Known For" section to make it easier to find other movies featuring your favorite stars.

There are a ton more changes that you can find over in the App Store right now. Popcorn Movies is a free download and you can grab it for yourself (opens in new tab) right now. In-app purchases are also available.

Oliver Haslam
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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.