New iMessage App and iOS 10 support

MathX 2.3 is now available on the App Store. This major update brings great new features, including full support for iOS 10, a powerful iMessage app, and a redesigned Widget.

A tour of MathX iMessage app

iOS 10 introduces the ability for third-party developer to create iMessage app. With the MathX iMessage app, you can make calculations or access to your history without having to leave the Messages app. Let's take a look at how it works.

Watch MathX iMessage App overview

All-new Keyboard

MathX iMessage App includes our all-new keyboard. This new keyboard allows you to turn your keyboard into a trackpad on 3D Touch devices and brings alternative and smart keys.

Watch Easy Text Selection video

Smart keys try to find which character is the most appropriate for the current context. For example, the smart key "( )" will try to find which parentheses is necessary.

We take our time to design the keyboard to take advantage of each screen size. For example, on iPhone 6 Plus and later, the keyboard includes additional keys you may find useful. You can see these keys when you hold iPhone in landscape orientation.

On the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the keyboard includes more keys, as well as useful shortcuts.

Our new keyboard will be available later in the app. We're really excited about it and we hope you’ll enjoy using it.

History

In the expanded mode, you have access to your history. It shows calculations performed in the app, the Widget, and the iMessage app.

Haptic Feedback Support

MathX iMessage app take full advantage of the Taptic Engine. You'll get a tap when you slide your finger over each alternative key. Press the keyboard and you'll get a double tap (even on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus). And you can enable Haptic Feedback when typing in Settings.

And there's a whole lot more to the MathX iMessage app. You can learn about the details on the MathX iMessage App page.

Calculator Widget

Along with new iMessage app, MathX 2.3 also brings a completely new Widget. Our Calculator Widget is now available in the Today View and Quick Actions menu.

The full calculator is still available in the Today Widget. Just tap Show More in the upper-right corner.

So there it is. Go ahead and update to our latest version and enjoy our new extensions.

We hope you’ll enjoy using it, and don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any feedback via email, or on Twitter and Facebook.

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20 October 2016

The power function in MathX 2.2.1

Today’s update to MathX, v2.2.1, brings a great improvement for the Standard Calculator, Graphical Representation, and the Today Widget.

We’ve improved our mathematical evaluation engine. With MathX 2.2.1, the power function can now handle negative numbers raised to a non-integer power.

The following example shows how xˆ(1/3) is plotted, using MathX 2.2 and MathX 2.2.1:

As you can see, negative numbers are correctly plotted. Here’s another example, this time in the Standard Calculator.

We hope you’ll enjoy using it, and don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any feedback via email, or on Twitter and Facebook.

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18 July 2016

MathX 2.2 is now available

Today, we've released MathX 2.2. It's a major update that brings three new operations. This free update is available on the App Store.

Complex Numbers

First and foremost in this release is the addition of a new section: Complex Numbers.

This new section includes two operations:

  • Complex Numbers Calculator: do basic mathematical operations with complex numbers such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Complex Numbers Converter: convert complex numbers in polar form to rectangular and trigonometric forms, rectangular form to polar and trigonometric forms, and trigonometric form to polar and rectangular forms. There's also a graph which shows you the meaning of what you've found.

Generalized Pythagorean Theorem

In the meantime, we've also added the generalization of the Pythagorean Theorem. You can use Generalized Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing lengths and angles of a triangle.

Launching directly into a specific view

MathX 2.2 improves its automation capabilities. You can now launch directly into a specific view. Here's a sample workflow to quickly launch your favorite operations from the Notification Center.

Here’s another great example of using URL schemes to plan your homework in Omnifocus.

Check out the documentation for more.

MathX 2.2 also includes a number of improvements. We hope you’ll enjoy using it, and don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any feedback via email, or on Twitter and Facebook.

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26 May 2016

MathX 2.1 is available

We are thrilled to release MathX 2.1 today, which adds support for iOS 9, iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, and also brings new features. This free update is available on the App Store.

Back to the iPhone

When we released MathX 2.0 late this year, we introduced a brand-new user interface on the iPad. Today, we bring the iPad-style interface to the iPhone. We’ve optimized MathX so that it looks great on iPhones and takes advantage of iPhone 6(s) Plus's larger screen.

MathX 2.1 also includes nice features for the new iPhone 6s with 3D Touch. You can now press MathX icon to quickly launch operation. Or, in the history, press a calculation to peek, then slide up to see actions.

Quick Actions and Peek and Pop

iOS 9 support

MathX 2.1 brings full compatibility and great new features for iOS 9 - including iPad's new multitasking, keyboard shortcuts, and Siri "Remind me about this".

iPad

With iOS 9, Apple introduced new features that take the iPad to the next level. Slide Over and Split View allow you to have two apps on-screen at the same time. These two new modes are great for working through MathX.

iPad Multitasking

Currently, the only way to share content between apps is to use the Clipboard. So we added a shortcut bar in the Standard Calculator to quickly access Clipboard content.

Another new iPad only feature in iOS 9 is the ability to turn the iPad keyboard into a trackpad. This feature wasn't available until today, because we don't use the standard iOS keyboard. MatX 2.1 now lets you control the cursor on your iPad like the Apple keyboard.

Easy Text Selection

Spotlight Search

MathX 2.1 takes full advantage of the new iOS 9 Spotlight integration by indexing operations. You can now search for and launch operation from search result.

New Features

Along with new features for iOS 9, this update also brings some great new enhancements to MathX.

First, we improved the Standard Calculator with a really cool new feature. You can now define variable and it's really simple to use - type an uppercase letter, set an expression, then save!

Then, we added History. It keeps track of all calculations that MathX performs.

MathX 2.1 also includes a number of improvements, support for Handoff, new localizations, and others. It's a huge update and we hope you’ll like it.

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10 December 2015

Today Widget

We are really happy to announce the release of MathX 2.0.2, which includes a new Notification Center widget.

With the MathX widget, you can make calculations from the Today View in the Notification Center, even on a locked screen. And you can tap the result to use it in MathX.

MathX 2.0.2 is available now on the App Store and it's a free update for all existing users.

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9 July 2015

Introducing MathX 2.0 for iPhone and iPad

On November 2013, we launched MathX 1.0 on iPhone. It provided a fast and easy way to solve some mathematical operations. Over the past year, we've continued to improve MathX. We added Graphical Representation, sharing options, and several nice iOS 8 features. Today, my brother and I are incredibly excited to announce the release of MathX 2.0 for iPhone and iPad - a free update for all existing users.

Watch the Introduction video

Universal App

That’s right, MathX is now a universal app. And this is not a quick conversion. We spent a lot of time creating a brand-new user interface to take full advantage of the iPad's screen. We've put all of the functionality and simplicity of MathX for iPhone on your iPad.

New Operations

There are two new operations available in MathX. The first operation is a standard calculator that gives you instant answers as you type. If you make a mistake, you don't have to start again, you can edit your expression like in a text editor.

The second operation is something we had on our to-do list for a long time and we are really happy we are finally able to ship it. Matrix Operations allows you to add, subtract, and multiply matrices.

Educational Tools

"We believe that technology has the power to transform the classroom" - Apple.We absolutely agree with this statement. When Apple introduced the iPad in 2010, we're still at university. So we saw how the iPad has changed the way we learn.

MathX 2.0 includes a set of educational tools. Now MathX lets you import your own formulas, theorems, and defintions which are synchronized between your devices using iCloud. And to make writing formulas easier, we have created a new technology called MaTeX. MathX supports also AirPlay Mirroring, so you can show graphs, formulas, and theorems on an external display.

MathX 2.0 also adds support for 5 new languages, new URL scheme, and a number of improvements. Learn more about MathX 2.0 or watch videos. We hope you enjoy the new features!

A huge thanks to everyone especially Morgane, Benoît, Charlotte and our beta testers.

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21 May 2015

MathX 2.0 Sneak Peek

2 month ago, we launched public testing, and today, we're thrilled to announce that MathX 2.0 will be launching next Thursday, May 21st. We’ve been working hard the past few months on MathX and we can’t wait to show it to you.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to be the first to know about this awesome new update. See you next week!

13 May 2015

MathX 2.0 public testing

I'm incredibly excited to reveal something that we have been working on for a while now. MathX 2.0 features a completely new application on iPad, as well as some new features on iPhone.

We are ready for public testing so if you’re interested in helping us, please fill out this form and we'll get back to you soon.

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3 March 2015

Welcome to iOS 8

Ever since Apple announced iOS 8 in June, we have been hard at work on a new version of MathX for iOS 8. We are incredibly excited about this new version of iOS. Apple’s mobile platform becomes more powerful then ever thanks to App Extensions and other very cool stuff.

We worked on adding the latest iOS technologies to MathX:

  • Sharing functions have been improved to support App Extensions
  • Now you can export PDF, TXT files and images to iCloud Drive and third-party document apps
  • Introduced in iOS 7, Dynamic Type lets you adjust the font size. MathX now supports this feature.

Alongside new features, we also made sure that MathX is fully compatible with the upcoming iPhone and yes, MathX is ready for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and it looks great!

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18 September 2014

Volume Purchase Program on the App Store

Friday, we heard some exciting news from Apple. Volume Purchase Program (VPP) has been extended to 16 new countries. It’s a way for business and educational institutions to purchase applications at bulk at discounted rate.

MathX is available on the Volume Purchase Program and institutions receive 50% discount when purchasing in quantities of 20 or more.

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25 August 2014

MathX becomes a Scientific Graphing Calculator

We are incredibly excited to launch our first major update to MathX. MathX 1.1 brings Graphical Representation on iPhone. Type a function with a smart keyboard (syntax coloring, autocompletion) and MathX will plot you its graph. You can compare up to seven different functions simultaneously on the same graph.

Graphical Representation can be used from other apps through the x-callback-url protocol (see more about MathX URL Scheme). Here's a simple workflow which allows you to plot a graph for a given function from Launch Center Pro.

Sharing functions have been improved. Answers and detailed explanations can be saved to Evernote as plain text with auto-title and smart tags. We have also added three new sharing functions:

  • Export as PDF
  • Export as TXT
  • Print as plain text

MathX 1.1 also includes a number of improvements for Quadratic Equation, Cubic Equation and others.This new update to MathX is available as a free update on the App Store!

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22 May 2014

MathX 1.0.2 Out Now

Today, we are happy to release our first update of 2014. The biggest change is hidden. We have rewritten a lot of codes to bring a more stable version on iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

Since its launch, we have received many suggestions to improve MathX. One of the most requested features is to see your original equation above the answer and it's now available.

In the meantime, we have added Linear Equation. Three equation forms are available:

  • ax + bx = cx + d
  • ax + bx = cx
  • ax + bx = d

Others improvements and bug fixes we’ve made with this update are here in detail.

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