Longform: A Smart Reader by Longform (Universal)
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Released: Feb 1, 2012
Version: 2.2.3
Size: 20 MB
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Longform: A Smart Reader

Longform
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Find yourself wasting time on your phone instead of reading? The totally-free Longform app filters out the internet junk and delivers nothing but smart, in-depth articles.

• Follow writers and get notified when they publish anywhere
• Follow magazines and get only their new feature articles
• Read recommendations from your friends
• Every article available offline
• Daily curated picks from the staff of Longform.org

FOLLOW WRITERS
Follow any writer and you’ll get notified they next time they publish an article anywhere on the web—this service is only available from Longform.

FOLLOW PUBLISHERS
Explore a catalog of over 1,000 of the best publishers on the web—everything from major magazines to independent blogs. Each new feature article is delivered to your feed.

SEARCH
Search our archive of over 200,000 articles. Imagine Wikipedia, except authored by the best writers past and present.

STAFF PICKS
Our editors scour the web to find the best new articles, so you don’t have to.

GET RECOMMENDATIONS FROM FRIENDS
Read your friends’ favorite articles and easily share your own.

READ OFFLINE
Every article you see in Longform is automatically available offline and the app updates in the background, so even if you're on a plane, you'll always have plenty of great reading waiting for you.

BOOKMARK TO READ LATER
Save articles you don't want to forget to read, or send them to Pocket, Instapaper or Readability.

What's new in version 2.2.3
Fixes crash bug that was resetting app after session.

App now retains user settings more persistently as well.
Our verdict: Good
  • + Longform: A Smart Reader is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
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