Apple has launched its first dedicated Operating System for the iPad, making it easier to multitask, manage files and use apple pencil.
This seems to be the best thing that had happened to iPad in years. As announced at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, iPadOS comes with incredible range of nee customizable facilities that give iPad a difference to iPhone.
Apple iPadOS can transform your iPad into a proper desktop replacement, makes it easier to manage files and multitask.
The home screen which is available in dark mode includes a widget called Today’s View, and the display apps are present as they always do.
Users can now create a custom widget called Today’s View, which offers quick access to widgets, and also offering the latest headlines, weather forecasts, calendar updates and other at-a-glance information.
- Users can now work with multiple apps on the iPad effortlessly (Slide Over and Split View)
- You can work with same app in split view (Multiple Spaces)
- There is part in the new operating system where you can see all the windows you’re working with (App Exposes). You can also pin widgets to your homescreen.
- There is a floating keyboard that you can move around for quick one handed typing and more room for your apps. You can install fonts from App Store for use in your various documents.
- The files app are redesigned to give you a more detailed view of your files. Also includes more controls to do what you want with them.
- You can collaborate on files and documents with shared folders via iCloud Drive Folder Sharing
- Support for USB drives, SD card reader, or external drives
- New Photos tab to show you a curated view of your best moments from every day, month and year.
Finally, Here are the list of iPads that would be able to receive the new operating system update
- iPad Pro (12.9-inch)
- iPad Pro (11-inch)
- iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
- iPad Pro (9.7-inch)
- iPad (sixth generation)
- iPad (fifth generation)
- iPad mini (fifth generation)
- iPad mini 4
- iPad Air (third generation)
- iPad Air 2
Original iPad Air and the iPad mini 2 won’t be getting the update, which previously had gotten iOS 12.