Beta signup for iFlash 3!

Loopware — Tags: , , — Davey @ January 9, 2015

Hey everyone,

I’ve just posted the beta signup for iFlash 3 and the new iFlash Touch! If you’d like to help test them out, sign up here:

I greatly appreciate your help in making this the most awesome version of iFlash ever :).



Quick update on iFlash 3 (Aug 2014)

Loopware — Tags: — Davey @ August 14, 2014

Wow, has it been a few months already? How time flies.

Progress on the new iFlash for Mac and iOS is coming along well! The Mac version is being designed for OS X Yosemite, and the results are pretty awesome so far. Here’s a sneak peek:


It’s still very early though, and there’s lots of work left. I’ll announce more updates later :).


Quick Update on iFlash (May 2014)

Loopware — Tags: , — Davey @ May 29, 2014

Hey everyone,

A quick update: since the last iFlash and iFlash Touch updates in March, I’ve started work on a completely new version of iFlash that will share a single core between both the Mac and iOS versions. This rewrite of iFlash for both platforms will allow me to add many desired features (like images and audio on iOS… finally!).

Rewrites take time, so it will be a while before the new iFlash is ready.

I think the result will be worth it though :).


iPad support in iFlash Touch

Loopware — Tags: , , — Davey @ March 13, 2014

iFlash Touch 1.2 has been posted to the App Store, with full support for iPad! Fun tip: try pinch-closing your decks once you’ve opened them on iPad.

iFlash for Mac has also been updated to 2.9.3, and includes some small tweaks and fixes (read the release notes here).

If you enjoy iFlash and iFlash Touch, please consider leaving them a good review. They really help, and they’re a joy to read :).



iFlash Touch 1.1 is live, with iOS 7 support

Loopware — Davey @ February 21, 2014

iFlash Touch 1.1 is now live on the App Store. It’s fully designed for iOS 7 and the latest iOS devices. That means it has iPhone 5 support, totally new Retina icons, and multitasking (!) support… all only 4 years late!

iFlash Touch 1.1 also has other additions, the largest of which is that it now supports all three memorization modes of iFlash for Mac (Simple, Score, and Interval).

Hop on in to your local App Store to get the update.



(and also, please let me know what’s not working so I can fix it in the inevitable 1.1.1 update!)

Small update to iFlash, 2.9.1, released

Loopware — Tags: , — Davey @ February 14, 2014

iFlash 2.9.1 has been posted! The App Store version should be available immediately, and non-App-Store-ers can go get it now. You can read the change log here, if you’re so inclined.

Next up: iFlash Touch :).


Update: iFlash 2.9.2 has been released to fix an issue users of OS X 10.8 were seeing.

iFlash 2.9 is ready

Loopware — Tags: , — Davey @ January 29, 2014

iFlash 2.9 (surprise! it’s not actually 2.8.3!) has been approved by the App Store. You should see the update in your App Store shortly.

Get iFlash 2.9 from the App Store. Also, view release notes for iFlash 2.9, if that’s your thing.

The non-App Store version of iFlash has also been updated and is available immediately for all users who bought iFlash directly from Loopware.



iFlash 2.8.3: Last public beta!

Loopware — Davey @ January 23, 2014

Here’s the last public beta of iFlash 2.8.3, beta 3.

Try this one out if you use images in your card deck, as images are now being compressed to save a significant amount of space and loading time.

Make sure to back up decks before you try them with this beta, especially if you’re using images. Decks modified with iFlash 2.8.3 cannot be opened by earlier versions of iFlash.

  • (iFlash 2.9 has been released!)



iFlash 2.8.3 public beta 2

Loopware — Tags: — Davey @ January 21, 2014

Hi everyone!

I come today with a new public beta of iFlash 2.8.3, beta 2. Here’s how to get it:

  1. Make sure you have an App Store copy of iFlash installed (it’s required for the beta).
  2. (Get beta 3 from the post above!)
  3. View the change log and discuss the beta in this Google Group.

Small but notable change in this beta: images are now shown inline when you’re studying (no more floating window). I’d love to hear your feedback on this change especially.

Thanks all!


An update on iFlash (including a public beta)

Loopware — Tags: — Davey @ January 17, 2014

First, an apology.

I’m sorry. I’m really sorry. It’s been far too long since the last iFlash update. iFlash users deserve better, and I feel horrible for not updating iFlash and for not posting status updates to this blog.

Why hasn’t there been an iFlash update? Until very recently, I was working for Apple as a designer and engineer. I am incredibly lucky to have worked at Apple, and you can see some of my work in the latest versions of OS X, as well as iOS 7.

I recently decided to leave Apple to pursue my own projects. As part of that change, I’m now allowed to provide new updates for iFlash.

The public beta.

Let’s get right to it then. Here’s a public beta of iFlash 2.8.3 for Mac that adds support for modern OS X features like Versions and App Nap, and also fix a handful of issues.

This beta is still in development. Please let me know about bugs!

To get iFlash 2.8.3 beta 1:

  1. Make sure you have an App Store copy of iFlash installed (it’s required for the beta).
  2. (iFlash 2.8.3 beta 2 has been posted above. Get that instead!)
  3. View the change log and discuss the beta in this Google Group.
  4. Keep getting new betas as they’re posted (this one will expire in about a month).

Known issues so far:

  • Playing audio won’t work when studying for audio recorded on iFlash 2.8.2 or earlier (the audio data is still there — it’ll work in the next beta of 2.8.3).

Please leave feedback for me at the Google Group above, especially if you experience any crashes (post crash logs if you can).

I hope you enjoy this new beta.


P.S. iFlash Touch is getting a modernization update too, but that isn’t ready yet. I’ll post about it here when it is.


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