Toolbox Pro for Shortcuts by Alexander Hay (Universal)
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Released: Nov 13, 2019
Version: 2020.5
Size: 85 MB
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Toolbox Pro for Shortcuts

Alexander Hay
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Toolbox Pro gives you 106 powerful new actions to use within Apple’s Shortcuts app.

Tools include the latest iOS 13 technologies:

• iOS document scanner
• Lightning-fast, on-device text recognition (OCR)
• Tag files
• Manipulate reminders and calendar events with more options than Shortcuts
• Apple Music tools give you access to the whole catalogue of 60 million songs (Apple Music subscription required)
• Transcribe speech from audio files (offline)
• Add contacts and contact groups
• Get workouts and activity summaries from Health
• TouchID/FaceID authentication
• Style and render text to images
• NFC Read + Write
• Image filters
• Create photo albums
• The Preview Tool lets you present text, images, rich URLs & interactive maps with flexible layouts. Add your own buttons to create your own app-like experience
• Global variables let you store data between shortcuts and devices
• Menu creator
• Icon generator
• Recognise objects in images using machine learning
• Get current motion of device (driving, walking etc)
• Use haptic feedback in your shortcuts (on supported devices)
• Full-screen text input box
• Remove duplicates from list
• Quick-match text before, after or between words
• Device details like orientation/is dark mode on/is audio playing

And many, many more.

Use lots of tools for *FREE*, unlock everything with a single in-app purchase. Lots more tools in development.

You can find detailed descriptions of what each tool does in the app along with *lots* of example shortcuts to get you started.

This app supports dark mode, voice control and dynamic type.

Privacy policy: I don’t store any of your data or track you. (Read more:

What's new in version 2020.5

• Get Photo Albums
Get information about albums in your Photo library

• Add Photo Album
Add a new album or folder to your photo library

• Get Audio Output Device
Get information about the connected audio device

• Tag Files
Add, remove or retrieve tags from the given files

• Query Server
Get the status of the chosen website

• Convert Currency
Convert from one currency to another using the European Central Bank's latest exchange rate

• Format Currency
Format an amount to the chosen currency


• Colour Files
Tag the selected files with the chosen colours

• File Tagger
Bulk tag files with saved tags

• BabelFish
Full-featured text translator

• Icon Weights Example
How to change the weights of icons in the Quick Menu tool

• Font Awesome Example
How to use Font Awesome icons in the Quick Menu tool

• Currency Converter
View multiple conversions of the chosen currencies

• Emoji Menu Example
How to use emoji icons in the Quick Menu tool


• Quick Menu
You can now change the weight of SF Symbol icons by appending a weight to the end of the symbol name. You can also use Font Awesome icons as an alternative to SF Symbols, adding another 6,000 icons! Check the tool descriptions for details

• Create Reminder
You can now give the reminder a start date and due date (deadline)

• Edit Reminder
You can now edit both the alert date and due date

• Get Detail From Text
You can now get the lemma (stem) of the given words. You can also identify parts of speech and individual sentences or paragraphs

• Scale Image
You can now include an alpha channel in the output (saves as PNG instead of JPEG)

• Get Location From Text
If no location is found, nothing is returned instead of throwing an error

• Get Colours As Hex
You can now return all the colours as a dictionary

• Back In The Game
'Shuffle List', 'Is Dark Mode On' and 'Get Toolbox Pro Tools' have been reinstated after a short hiatus

• Edit List
You can now add a custom title to the edit list page

• Get Symbol Name
Font Awesome symbols are now listed as a category

• Edit Notifications
You can now remove individual notifications that have been delivered

• Get Text From Audio
The one minute restriction has been lifted, you can now transcribe audio of any duration. More languages have been added

• Create Icon
You can now use Font Awesome as well as SF Symbols for the icons. There's a new emoji mode which lets you generate an icon from an emoji and you can also adjust the scale of the icon within the frame

• Create Menu Item
You can now use Font Awesome as well as SF Symbols for the icons. There's a new emoji mode which lets you generate an icon from an emoji


• If Or
Fixed a bug that could mean the 'otherwise' text was never output

• Typos
Thanks to the eagle-eyed users who spotted them!

• Add To List
Adding an item to a list no longer displays a rogue prompt

• Find Movies
Genres are now returned correctly

• Quick Match
Matching between [special] characters is now {possible}

• Get Song Links
Improved error handling for invalid links


• Display Bug
Fixed an issue in 13.4 that caused the UI to overlap with the status bar

• Hey Siri
Tools should now work as expected when run through Siri

• Image Viewer
Fixed a bug that caused a crash when using the Image Viewer example shortcut
Our verdict: Ok
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