List of iOS 9 apps with 3D touch and other new features

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iOS 9 was released last week and has seen an adaption rate of 50 percent amongst all compatible iOS devices. Apple’s new mobile operating system brings forth a lot of new changes to how apps work. New functionality such as universal deep links, spotlight search, split view, slide over and picture in picture allow apps to integrate deeply into the operating system and provide better experiences than ever possible before in iOS.

We have compiled a list of apps to help you get started with discovering and making the best use of the new features in iOS 9, on both iPhone and iPad. Before you go through the list, here is a list of key new features from iOS 9:

[ft_accordions open=””] [ft_accordion title=”Universal links” ] Item content hereInstead of opening a link in a website, opens it in the app, if you have it installed. For example, clicking on a Twitter link in Messages app should open the Twitter app [/ft_accordion] [ft_accordion title=”Quick reply from push notifications” ] You can reply from the top of your iPhone or iPad screen, from the notification, like you already could with Messages [/ft_accordion] [ft_accordion title=”iPad multitasking features” ] These are split view, slide over and picture in picture. Check which multitasking features does your iPad support: [/ft_accordion] [ft_accordion title=”Spotlight Search” ] Lets you search for the app’s content from iOS 9 search. For example, you could search for your email in a third party app from the global search. [/ft_accordion] [ft_accordion title=”Safari Webview” ] Apple’s new web view which uses a modified Safari user interface. Uses the same features as Safari so your existing history/cookies erc are all used in this webview. [/ft_accordion] [ft_accordion title=”3D Touch” ] Supported only on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, 3D Touch works as by sensing pressure and showing contextual menus or options, along with providing haptic feedback [/ft_accordion] [/ft_accordions]

Apps with new iOS 9 features

Twitter – free

Supports: 3D touch, universal links, quick reply from push notifications and split screen and slide over on iPad

Twitterrific – free for

Supports: quick reply from push notifications and split screen and slide over on iPad

Instagram – free for iPhone only

Supports: 3D touch

Instagram 3D touch

Pocket – free

Supports: Spotlight search and picture in picture for videos on iPad

IMDB – free

Supports: universal links, Safari web-view, Spotlight search (only for the latest movies and cinemas showing near you, for now)

Flipboard – free

Supports: Spotlight search

Buzzfeed – free

Supports: Spotlight search

Pinterest – free

Supports: 3D Touch, Spotlight search, universal links

Pinterest 3D touch Spotligh SearchDropbox – free

Supports: 3D Touch, Spotlight search, universal links

Dropbox 3D touch Spotligh SearchWorkflow – $3.99 (price is 20% off regular price at time of writing)

Supports: 3D Touch, Spotlight search, universal links, Siri ‘remind me’ and Split screen on iPad

Spark – free for iPhone

Supports: 3D Touch

Spark 3D touch Spotligh Search

Launch Center Pro – $4.99 for iPhone only

Supports: 3D Touch
Launch Center Pro with 3D Touch

Documents 5 – free

Supports: 3D Touch, Spotlight search and Split View on iPad

Documents 3D touch Spotligh Search

Pixelmator – $4.99

Supports: open-in-place and split screen and slide over on iPad

The Guardian – free

Supports: Spotlight search, universal links and split screen and slide over on iPad

Shazam – free

Supports: 3D Touch, universal links and Spotlight search

Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote – free

Supports: Spotlight search and split screen and slide over on iPad. Read more here

Camera+ – free for iPhone only

Supports: 3D Touch

Foursquare – free

Supports: Spotlight search and universal links

YouPlayer – free

Supports: split screen and picture-in-picture on iPad

Hipstamatic Camera – free for iPhone only

Supports: 3D Touch

P.S. If you are an Apple Watch user, don’t forget to check our list of WatchOS 2 apps.