What's new in 2020.2

Rewrote the entire app for iOS 14.

Added week and day home screen widgets, with paging and themability.

Added a full fledget theme editor.

All previosly Pro features are now free, with the Pro upgrade you now unlock the ability to use your custom made themes inside the home screen widgets.

A refreshed icon.

What's new in 2020.1

Added support for RTL languages, currently only for Hebrew.

Small visual refresh, use popovers for some menus, change the background, make the preview properly blurry.

Event location is now displayed after the title in non-interactive mode (rather than after time).


Fix the widget not always refreshing on calendar events change.

Fix crash of the reminder widget when toggling a reminder.

Fix flickering of the select/deselect all calendars button.

Fix the time label, which sometimes ran off the widget.

What's new in 2019.19

Opening a mail url from notes will now use the chosen e-mail app.


Fix events starting and ending at midnight not appearing.

What's new in 2019.18

Add integration for opening Apple Mail, Outlook, GMail or Spark instead of an inline mail composer.

Open the Messages app when sending messages rather than an inline composer.

What's new in 2019.17

Add a new custom url token @d%FORMAT@. This allows for free date formatting which permits to use more apps with the interactive mode.


Fixed first time experience, calendars now appear correctly after the permission is granted.

Fixed time label being sometimes pushed out of the view.

What's new in 2019.16


Fix colors when swapping from light to dark mode.

What's new in 2019.15


Fixes the issue with events disappearing on iOS13

What's new in 2019.14


Remove some old code, in hope of resolving the iOS13 issues

Fixed a potential crash in presence of events with no identifiers

What's new in 2019.11


Tentative update for iOS13 issues with widget display

Fixed issues with the French translation

What's new in 2019.10


Quick update to fix potential issue on iOS11

What's new in 2019.9

Built for iOS13.

Support for default iOS Dark Mode.


Fix setting up calendars when the app is run for the first time.

What's new in 2019.8

More options for text sizes.

Visual update to Theme and Color scheme selectors.

Removed the Tint Weekends option, it is now on by default.

Performance improvements.


Fix occasional bad rendering of day headers.

What's new in 2019.7

Added possibility to reorder the reminder lists by drag and droppinging the rows in the reminder selection menu.

From now on the versions will be numbered by the year of release and the number of the release in that year.

What's new in 3.2.1

Added an icon for Apple Reminders integration.

When you delete calendars or reminder lists, Eventail will take the change into account and update selected calendar counts.

What's new in 3.2

Todo Widget

Add possibility to display reminders with due dates in the Todo widget instead of the Calenar widget

Interactive Mode

Show location that are not addresses for events, this is great for Meeting Rooms, Class Rooms...

Events with locations that do not have GPS coordinates and do not look like an address will no longer show the navigation button.

Add Skype integration

Add 'link in notes' integration, the first HTTP link in notes will be shown as action.


  • Fix the complete reminder action appearing in preview of Todo widget
  • Fix a possible bad display of events following an all-day event.
  • Fix widget sometimes displaying the up/down navigation when the widget could be expanded.

What's new in 3.1.1

Interactive Mode

Added support for Calendar 366 app for both events and reminders.

Added support for customized URLs for opening events and reminders.

What's new in 3.1.0

Graphical redesign of the Todo Widget

  • Added Dark and Black themes for Reminders Widget.
  • Text in the Todo widget will now uses the same font settings as the calendar widget.

Interactive Mode

The Todo widget now supports opening reminders in an app of user's choice and some integrations.

Added Memento, GoodTask3 and Waze integrations.

New universal URL action: if the event or reminder has a URL property, it will be available as an action. This is amazingly useful with events created from e-mails as they will retain a link back to the message.


Completed reminders are now visible for 2 minutes after completion in both widgets, before it was 1 and 5 minutes for calendar and todo widgets respectively.

Fixed the issue where "display completed reminders" setting affected the Todo widget.

Fix strikethrough display with condensed and bold fonts.

What's new in 3.0.2


Fix issue with the widget not appearing in the 3D touch popover.

What's new in 3.0.1

Interactive Mode

Eventail is first and foremost a display widget, but interactivity was a feature demanded from day one. After a long wait, here it is!

When interactive mode is enabled, events in the day view will expand and offer diverse contextual actions that can be executed.

  • Events and reminders can be opened in a selected application.
  • For events containing a location you can select a handler navigation app and invoke it directly from the widget.
  • Meetings set up using Google Meet, WebEx and Zoom can be joined diretly, either via the app or by phone.
  • You can direclty e-mail participants in a meeting.

Reminder Widget

A whole new widget is available for reminders that do not have a due date set. This widget can display tasks either as a list, suitable for todos or as a compact brick wall perfect for shopping lists.

Major Improvements

The widget is no longer constrained to a maximum height. Scroll up and down buttons will become visible when the widget displays more than a screenful of events.

Events that contain travel time will display it in detailed view.

Optionally automatically shrink the widget to always have minimum possible height.


What's new in 2.3.4


Fixed issue with display of overdue reminders that were due today but before now.

What's new in 2.3.3


Fixed an issue with events too close to DST changes.

What's new in 2.3.2


Fixed all-day events not appearing if they had a same name on consecutive days.

What's new in 2.3.1


Fixed a crash that happened if a day had two all-day events and at least one of them had no title.

What's new in 2.3

Quality of life improvements

Add an option to display overdue reminders

Add an option to remember the zoom state of the widget between loads

Collapse events that have exactly the same titles and dates into one

Add show/hide all buttons to calendar selection screen

When there are no events after some point, just display the last free day


  • Fixed a problem when past events were affecting the displayed time of the first event
  • Fixed display of events ending at midnight, which appeared on the following day

What's new in 2.2.1

More control about what is displayed

Added an option to show/hide completed reminders


  • Fixed an issue when the widget would not expand the first time "more" button was tapped
  • Fixed a one-pixel shift in events when the first few days were empty
  • Fixed an occasional "hole" in events if the day contained completed reminders
  • All settings now display correctly after reset

What's new in 2.2

RSVP status of events can be seen at a glance

It is now possible to hide declined and cancelled events. Also:

  • Events still avaiting RSVP are marked with a question mark.
  • Group events have an icon representing a group of people.
  • Declined and cancelled events are striked out.
  • Events answered as maybe have hollow indicators.

Widget now displays additional information

It is now possible to display weekends in alternative background color.

Birthdays now show the person's age if you give Eventail access to contacts.

More themes for Pro version

For iPhoneX users, a totally black theme called 'Black' is now available

Added a Vivid color scheme. If you give more importance to the event color, this options uses only very slightly dimmed calendar color.

The settings screen is now more visually pleasing

The UI was overhauled

  • The widget preview now looks like the widget.
  • Replaced the instructions text by an animation.

More information and help

The contact page now links to a new documentation page.

Bugfixes and Improvements

  • The widget no longer crashes when there are only a few events displayed.
  • Widget displays faster.
  • The events now also have a thin line colored as the calendar event, this looks more like the stock Calendar UI.
  • Reminder squares are now a little smaller with thinner lines.
  • Troubleshooting page is now available in Chinese version as well.

What's new in 2.1.5


More events are now displayed and there should be less crashes too.

Fixed events of last day not appearing in some conditions.

What's new in 2.1.4


All day events no longer reduce the number of days displayed.

What's new in 2.1.3


Fixes events sometimes not appearing on the last day

What's new in 2.1.2


Events and reminders without titles no longer cause crashes in the widget.

What's new in 2.1.1

Added a troubleshooting screen

As the issues with too many events persist, I have added a troubleshooting menu to the app.

  • Adds possibility to reset the settings
  • Adds a setting to limit the number of days checked by the app
  • Adds a setting to limit the number of visible events in the week view

What's new in 2.1

Eventail is now more memory conservative

When there should be too many events displayed, the app will trucate them and only make them visible in the day view.

Bullets and checkmark decorations are represented by layers rather than views and time labels are only generated when displayed.

Small fixes and improvements

The app now supports rotation on iPad.

Fixes to the Chinese translation.

Added a link to rate Eventail from the contact screen.

The widget is now called ‘Eventail’.

Feedback e-mail now contains some basic information about the application and device.

Added a link to rate eventail in the english version of the contact info.

What's new in 2.0.2

Fixes the problem when original customers did not get the Pro unlock.

What's new in 2.0.1

Fixes the problem that Eventail Pro purchase was not appearing.

What's new in 2.0

Eventail is now free

An in app purchase is available to unlock the following features:

  • Ability to view 6 and 7 days
  • Bold and Condensed fonts
  • Dark theme

People who purchased Eventail before version 2.0 do have access to these features for free, of course

Completely rewritten from scratch

Dropped support for older iOS (before 11).

Switching between views is now smoothly animated.

Days which only have "middles" of all day events now get shortened.

Integration in iOS is better, the widget is now light coloured by default and it suports the compact/expanded styles. A dark theme is also available.

Reminders support

Display reminders which have a due date associated

Better font selection

There is an option for San Francisco bold.

DIN Condensed font was replaced by Avenir Next Condensed, as it has better metrics.

What's new in 1.1.1

Speed has been improved radically

Switching between the week and detail views is now virtually instantaneous.

Minor bugfixes

The feedback section now has the correct colors.

Translation errors were fixed.

What's new in 1.1

You can now skip days without events

Days without events will not be displayed and a squiggly line will be inserted in the gaps.

Making all titles uppercase is now optional

By default all text will be displayed respecting the case of original. Optionally you can set all text in uppercase.

You can now choose between System or Condensed font

This means either San Francisco (iOS9 and later) or Helvetica (iOS8) for System font and DIN Condensed for Condensed. Condensed font is only available for latin scripts.

You can select between three different font sizes

This enables you to optimize for readability or content density. The normal size is the one in 1.0.

Events that have come and gone today are not displayed dimmed

Before these events were not displayed at all. In 1.1 you can optionally hide these events.

Chinese translation

The application is now localized in Chinese

Many a visual update

  • Event colors now more closely approach those in the built-in calendar.
  • All-day events are rounder
  • Animations are less jarring