REQUIREMENTS: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
Save web pages for later offline reading, optimized for readability on your iPhone or iPod touch's screen. Featured by Apple and critically acclaimed by top blogs, newspapers, and magazines!
Great for long articles and blog posts that you find during the day and would like to read, but don't have the time when you find them. Save with Instapaper, then read later when you're commuting, in a meeting, or waiting in line.
Need something to read? You can browse articles that your friends posted on Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. Or browse the Editor's Picks, curated by hand from the Instapaper community's most-saved stories.
Sending to Instapaper is supported by over 150 other iPhone and iPad apps! You can even send long emails to Instapaper to read later.
- Saves most web pages as text only, stripping away the full-sized layout to optimize for the iPhone and iPad screens
- Distraction-free reading environment gets out of your way so you can focus on the content
- Everything you download is then available **OFFLINE**, so you can read whenever you want, even on airplanes, subways, or Wi-Fi-only devices away from internet connections
- Adjustable fonts, text sizes, line spacing, and margins
- Dark mode and brightness control for night reading
- Folders for organization
- Dictionary and Wikipedia lookups
- Tilt scrolling, page-flipping
- Share via email, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Pinboard, Evernote, or other supported apps
- Rotation lock
- Preview links in the built-in browser without leaving the app
- Download up to 500 articles on your iPhone or iPad, and store unlimited articles on the Instapaper website
- Search your entire reading history (available via in-app purchase)
- Featured by Apple many times in the App Store, including both the iPhone and iPad Hall of Fame
- Macworld Editor's Choice Award
- Featured in Wired, TIME, Daring Fireball, TechCrunch, PCMag, TUAW, The Next Web, and many more magazines, newspapers, and websites
4.0.1 is a bugfix release that improves accessibility, in-app purchase handling, iOS 5 compatibility, and minor interface issues.
Changes in 4.0:
- Completely redesigned iPad list interface as a grid with sidebar
- Redesigned iPhone interface with a black-and-white theme
- Multi-select articles in list to archive, delete, or move in bulk
- Search Subscription: the $1/month Subscription from the Instapaper website is now available in the app via In-App Purchase. It's called Search Subscription, and it adds server-side searching of the *full contents* of every article you've ever saved. This replaces the old downloaded-articles-only search in the app.
- Archive and Delete now peacefully coexist everywhere
- App Directory (in Settings) lists apps that integrate with Instapaper
- Hardware brightness control in iOS 5 (brightness now also available on iPhone)
- Draggable scrollbar for quickly jumping through documents
- Article authors, published dates, and site titles are now displayed when available (availability will increase over time)
- "Friends" section can now browse all recent links posted in your Facebook news feed, Twitter timeline, and Tumblr Dashboard
- "Editors" is now fully intergrated and sourced exclusively from Give Me Something To Read
- New settings to customize number of Liked/Archive articles stored on device
- Wikipedia lookups added to newly redesigned "Define" popups
- Footnotes are converted to inline "..." buttons that display in popovers
- [iPhone] Option to hide the status bar while reading (hidden by default)
- [iPhone] Redesigned font (ᴀA) panel to be like iPad's
- [iPhone] Redesigned Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Pinboard, Evernote share forms
- YouTube URLs now open in the system's YouTube app
- New option to use Apple's dictionary under iOS 5
- Minor improvements to the in-article styling
- Smoother tilt scrolling that works well in all orientations
- New icon
- Added Tweetbot and The Hit List to Share panel
- When updating, the entire table no longer reloads after each article downloads. It now just reloads once after the main update request, showing all (even un-downloaded) articles, and they enable themselves as they get downloaded.