Popular fitness app Gentler Streak received a major update today that takes advantage of new features introduced in iOS 17, iPadOS 17, and watchOS 10. The new version of the app brings an iPad version for the first time, as well as a new interface. for the Apple Watch app, as well as StandBy widgets for iPhone users.
What’s new in the Gentler Streak update
With iPadOS 17, Apple is finally bringing its Health app to iPad. Users can now track their health data on the big screen, with all data synced to iPhone and Apple Watch via iCloud. Of course, third-party apps can also integrate with the Health app on the iPad, and Gentler Streak is one of the first apps to do so.
The new version of Gentler Streak now has an iPad-ready interface that allows you to access the Streak section, Wellbeing and all the other features already available in the iPhone and Apple Watch version of the app. To make better use of your iPad’s screen, the activity path shows a 30-day view instead of a 10-day view, and the summary also shows additional information.
For Apple Watch users, Gentler Streak now has a new interface that follows new guidelines in watchOS 10. “The screens blend better with the background—like the first status screen of the Gentler Streak—while also conveying a specific message,” the developers explain.
On iPhone, the update introduces interactive widgets so you can launch the suggested Go Gentler app right from your home screen. And when your iPhone is in standby mode, you can also add Gentler Streak widgets to see Go Gentler recommendations or your current fitness status from a distance. Some sections of the application have also been redesigned and now look more modern.
More about the application
Gentler Streak received Apple’s “App of the Year” award for Apple Watch in 2022, and was most recently a finalist for the 2023 Apple Design Award. It was originally introduced for iPhone users in 2021, and its version for Apple Watch was released in February 2022 .
You can download Gentler Streak for free on the App Store, but some advanced features require a subscription or lifetime license. To get a deeper understanding of the app, be sure to read the interview with Katarina Lotrich, founder of Gentler Streak, here on .