Popular Reddit client Apollo received a notable update today that overhauls the notification experience. The app now features custom subreddit watchers that provide alerts when content you care about is posted, and supports alerts for trending posts in your favorite subreddits.

For those who often use the Reddit Remind Me bots, Apollo now has the ability to schedule a notification for a post you want to revisit for an update. The app includes a rebuilt inbox notifications experience, as well as customizable notification sounds.

Additionally, there are 10 new icons to choose from, along with a number of other small tweaks and bugfixes. The full release notes for the update are available below.

– New completely redesigned notification experience
– Introducing custom subreddit watchers. Incredibly powerful, you can now create filters and have Apollo monitor interesting content in your favorite subreddits, and get notified when a matching post exists. So you’ll never again miss a fascinating discussion about your favorite character Mark in your favorite TV show subreddit, or PS5 or Xbox sightings in your town subreddit, or squirrels posted on r/aww. It’s so incredibly convenient.
– Trending subreddit posts. With one click, you can turn on trending post notifications for any subreddits you want. So when a post from your favorite subreddit performs great, Apollo will send you a little notification to brighten your day.
– Remind Me In… tired of invoking “remind me bots” in the comments? Apollo can now easily schedule a notification for a post you want an update on, so you know to come back when OP releases the juicy update they promised
– Completely rebuilt inbox notifications (post replies, comment replies, messages, mentions)
– Probably the best set of icons ever added to Apollo. A team of absurdly talented designers have created some of the best Apollo icons for this update, and guess what, there are literally 10 of them, ready to make your home screen shine.
– A bunch of new custom notification sounds. You can even have APOLLO type on a mechanical keyboard while your notification sounds!
– Added Video Deblurinator feature/setting which helps videos not appear blurry for the first few seconds
– Added option to hide media controls by default when opening media viewer
– Improved album/gallery loading speed
– On profiles you can sort user comments and post by time period now
– Greatly improved efficiency with huge images
– Added option to paste the Reddit URL into the Search tab search bar to open this link
– Fixed an issue where users could be sorted incorrectly in the subreddits list
– Ability to share observers via URL
– Can long press the Search tab to quickly access the search bar
– Can long press on the Messages tab to quickly access the jump bar
– Changed Apollo logo for Safari extension
– Fixed a bug where it looked like you could edit the text of what you were replying to
– Playback speed options for YouTube videos using API
– Fixed a bug where sometimes titles were not selectable in select mode
– Added option to completely hide blocked users
– Fixed missing “Open in YouTube” setting
– Fixed Markdown formatting for long lists of subreddits in comments
– Added nice icons for long pressed notification actions
– Underlines can now be italic/bold in Markdown editor
– Fixed a bug with favorite users
– Fixed a bug where some URLs were not opening correctly
– Fixed linking some strange short subreddit links
– Fixed a bug where underscores in links could load oddly in Apollo
– Fixed open in Apollo redirect loop
– Improved some icons in the comment composer
– Fixed weird animation when upvoting a comment with a Wikipedia link
– Fixed a bug where custom gestures and Markdown tables could conflict
– Fixed a bug where some table heavy messages could crash (mainly in r/LeagueOfLegends)
– Keyboard opens faster when commenting
– Fixed bug with Face ID/Touch ID
– Fixed a bug where the flashing “live sort” icon for comments stopped animating
– Fixed a bug with some Reddit shortcuts
– A ton of other small little improvements

Apollo is free to download from app store, but more features can be unlocked through purchases of Apollo Pro or Apollo Ultra. Apollo Pro is priced at $4.99 as a one-time purchase, and Apollo Ultra is priced at $0.99 per month.

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