Pocket

Developer: Read It Later, Inc

Current Version: 1.6.6

Last Updated: 2 months ago

Download Size: 7.2 MB - Download

Description:

Pocket has been named one of the best apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad by the App Store.

Over 14 million people use Pocket to easily save articles, videos and more for later. With Pocket, all of your content goes to one place, so you can view it anytime, on any device. You can even read articles offline, making Pocket indispensable for subway commutes, flights, or anywhere else you find yourself without mobile data or Wi-Fi.

WHAT CAN I SAVE?
Save articles, videos, recipes, and webpages you find online or from your favorite apps.

VIEW EVERYWHERE, EVEN OFFLINE
If it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet or computer, even when you’re offline. Perfect for commutes, traveling, and curling up on your couch.

BEAUTIFUL VIEWING EXPERIENCE
See your saved items in a simple, easy-to-view layout that improves the viewing experience of any page.

WORKS OFFLINE
Access what you’ve saved offline. Set up Pocket to only download when connected to Wi-Fi to reduce data usage.

USE WITH YOUR FAVORITE APPS AND SITES
Whether you’re browsing online or on-the-go with your favorite apps, Pocket lets you save great content wherever you find it. After you’re done reading, send the articles and videos you love to another friend’s Pocket, or share to Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, or email.

PERSONALIZED HIGHLIGHTS
Save as much as you want, Pocket will highlight the best and most relevant content in your list.

POCKET PREMIUM
Upgrade anytime to Pocket Premium for powerful new features like advanced search, suggested tags, and a Permanent Library to back up the articles and web pages you save.

Pocket is available for Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, the Web, and any other phone or tablet.

You can also save to Pocket with our Browser Extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

Learn more about us at http://www.getpocket.com/.

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Release Notes:

Today’s maintenance update adds support for macOS High Sierra.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.5.2
Review by Dutchess23

Indispensible!!! - I have been using Pocket for a while now, and have compared it with many “similar” applications. Seriously, there are none that even come close. I use Evernote, and have found that the web clipper, Skitch and all the other companion apps just do not do the same kind of simple job of getting an articles and PDF’s onto all my devices (and thus into Evernote) as simply and elegantly as Pocket does. Whether it’s emailed, or something interesting you see on the internet, or even if you wish to use IFTTT to get certain updates on topics that you enjoy, you will see that Pocket gets it done. There are Pocket extentions that work as perfectly with Chrome as with Safari (and probably others), which makes my life so much easier. Once in Pocket, you can easily share articles, and much more. It’s a great application, and a must have for all!

Found helpful by 129 out of 132 people
1/5
Version 1.6.2
Review by Martin Prince

My Favorite Tool; My Least Favorite App - I've been a paid subscriber to Pocket Premium since the first day it was offered. And I recommend it to everyone, adding that they need to go with the paid version - it's an amazing deal. BUT... This is the single worst application on my computer. I haven't deleted it in hopes that it will soon match the online version, but I never use it. I can't. I have 400+ articles saved in my Pocket and it's impossible to navigate through them with the desktop application. As a digital marketer who leads UX/UI testing for a large agency, I'm imploring you to fix this. Throw the desktop application for mac out the window and start over. Half of the entire agency (500+) would probably have started using Pocket if it had a usable desktop version. Please. I'm not going to end my subscription, I just want to use the desktop app while in the office since I'm already running 30+ extensions and have 20+ browser windows open.

Found helpful by 27 out of 29 people

More Reviews for Current Version

1/5
Version 1.6.6
Review by j0hn0ah81

Latest update REQUIRES High Sierra - The “maintenance update [that] adds support for macOS High Sierra” actually REQUIRES High Sierra - it will not install on Sierra (10.12) or lower. Boo! This seems like an over sight on Pockets side; why dont they fix it?

Found helpful by 7 out of 7 people
1/5
Version 1.6.6
Review by wicklez

Not compatible - Latest update added support for High Sierra, but also seems to have removed support for older versions of macOS! Not okay.

Found helpful by 7 out of 7 people
1/5
Version 1.6.6
Review by esreverniemankcin

High Sierra "support" is a hard requirement - Unlike Apple, whom supports 2-3 previous versions, Pocket decided to just force High Sierra on everyone or not receive updates. How thoughtful and diplomatic.

Found helpful by 6 out of 6 people
1/5
Version 1.6.6
Review by UberBananaBread

High Sierra Mandatory? - I can’t install the app in my new Mac OS because of this 10.13 requirement. I get the update is not necessary for other MacOS versions, but a brand new install is also getting blocked. This is some bad software engineering in place right here. #sad

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
1/5
Version 1.6.6
Review by elgrego1939

1.6.6 adds High Sierra support, drops everything else - This update is described as a maintenance update that adds support for High Sierra (and that’s all), but it also requires High Sierra, meaning that older versions of the OS will no longer get updates for this app. Why? Is this necessary? What critical features does High Sierra have that Pocket now uses that make it unworthwhile to allow older versions of the OS to run the app? Seems dumb.

Found helpful by 2 out of 2 people
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