About & Pics

Description

Often referred to as the “Netflix for Catholics”, the FORMED iOS App by the Augustine Institute provides convenient mobile access to any FORMED subscriber. Just login with your existing FORMED credentials and access thousands of video-based study programs, movies, documentaries, audio talks, audiobooks and even eBooks onDemand. Let these materials facilitate your spiritual journey as you try to more fully understand, live and share your Catholic Faith. Don't have a FORMED account yet? Visit our website to create an account.

Whether you are brand new to FORMED or a current subscriber, you will love the ease of use that this application supports. Once logged into the app, you will find a familiar home page constantly updated with featured content based on the Liturgical calendar and access to your recently played content. When looking for new content, you will find intuitive
browse and search features to help you quickly find exactly what you are looking for. The built-in media player supports video, audio and allows for seamless download of eBooks and PDF Workbooks to your favorite iOS Apps like iBooks, Kindle or GoodReader.

Key Features:
- Supported on any iPhone/iPad running iOS 10+.
- Home screen with curated featured content, updated regularly.
- Rapidly browse and search thousands of Catholic pieces of content.
- Smooth playback for streaming video and audio content.
- Download eBooks and PDF workbooks to your favorite iOS Apps.
- Share your favorite pieces of content to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Email and iMessages.
- Pause and resume where you left off across devices.
- Offline playback of selected content for access without requiring an active internet connection.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jun 08, 2017 (about 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 18 days, on average.

May 28
2019
(Current)
Version 2.7

What's New:
- Language Content Filter: You can now sort content based on your language . Go to the Account Settings page to try it out!
- Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Love the app? Rate us! Your feedback keeps the FORMED engine running.
Have a question? Email us at parishcare@formed.org

May 02
2019
Version 2.6.5

General bug fixes and improvements.

Apr 11
2019
Version 2.6.4

General bug fixes and improvements
- Fixed an issue where some users were unable to play some content.

Apr 08
2019
Version 2.6.3

General bug fixes and improvements.

Mar 25
2019
Version 2.6.2

General bug fixes and enhancements.

Mar 11
2019
Version 2.6.1

General bug fixes and enhancements.

[FIXED]:
- Some users were unable to see their Market purchases in My Library.

Mar 06
2019
Version 2.6

Enhancements to community, more details coming soon...

Feb 06
2019
Version 2.5.8

General bug fixes and improvements.

Feb 01
2019
Version 2.5.7

General bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jan 24
2019
Version 2.5.6

General bug fixes and improvements.

Jan 09
2019
Version 2.5.5

General bug fixes and improvements.

Dec 19
2018
Version 2.5.4

General bug fixes and performance improvements.

Dec 05
2018
Version 2.5.3

General bug fixes and improvements.

Dec 03
2018
Version 2.5.2

General bug fixes and improvements.

Nov 02
2018
Version 2.5.1

- General bug fixes and improvements

Oct 24
2018
Version 2.5

- Platform Wide Discussion Groups.  Check your Community tab and join FORMED members from around the globe in lively faith based discussion groups!
- New Rate the App reminder
- Various bugs fixes and player enhancements

Oct 05
2018
Version 2.4.1

- You can now edit or delete topic shares you've created.
- Fixed an issue where some Community items weren't displaying.

Sep 24
2018
Version 2.4

General bug fixes and enhancements to the video player.

Aug 13
2018
Version 2.3.4

- General Bug Fixes

=== New in 2.3 ===
Topic Sharing: You can now create clips from any video or audio and share with anyone via social media.
- Create/play Topic Share’s of up to 5 min in length from any piece of video/audio content and then monitor how many plays and likes they have received from right within the App. Enjoy the power of digital evangelization at your fingertips!
- A new Trending Topic stripe now appears on the Home Page where you can discover and play the latest and most popular Topics being shared by FORMED users.
- "Like and re-share" Topics from inside the App!

New video player with easy access to Airplay

Aug 09
2018
Version 2.3.3

Whats New:
- Now you can create/playTopic Share’s of up to 5 min in length from any piece of video/audio content and then monitor how many plays and likes they have received from right within the App. Enjoy the power of digital evangelization at your fingertips!

Jul 31
2018
Version 2.3.2

- General bug fixes

Jul 25
2018
Version 2.3.1

What's New:
More Topic Sharing Features.
- A new Trending Topic stripe now appears on the Home Page where you can discover and play the latest and most popular Topics being shared by FORMED users.
- Also the App will now open and play FORMED Topic links shared by others.
- Users may also "like and re-share" Topics from inside the App!

Jun 28
2018
Version 2.3

NEW in 2.3:
- In-app Topic Sharing! You can now create up to 3 min clips from any video or audio and share with anyone via social media.
- New video player with easy access to Airplay
- General bug fixes and improvements.

Jun 24
2018
Version 2.2.7

- General bug fixes and improvements

May 29
2018
Version 2.2.6

NEW in 2.2.6:
- In-app registration! You can now create an account via a parish access code or custom URL.
- General bug fixes and improvements.

May 05
2018
Version 2.2.5

- Bugfixes
- Fixed an issue where some users were unable to download ebooks.

May 03
2018
Version 2.2.4

- Bug fixes

May 02
2018
Version 2.2.3

- Bug fixes
- Spanish translation

Apr 02
2018
Version 2.2.2

- Minor bug fixes/refinements

Mar 26
2018
Version 2.2.1

What's New:
- Minor bug fixes/refinements
- Offer to download app when browsing FORMED site with a mobile web browser
- Added capability to open the IOS app to specific page when clicking any FORMED web link

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New in 2.x:
- Airplay support through Control Center
- Support for standard iOS player controls (Lock Screen / Control Center)
- Downloading and offline playback of FORMED On Demand content
- Personal Cloud Library of items purchased or rented in the FORMED Market.
- New Community tab

Mar 08
2018
Version 2.2

What's New:
- New Community Tab to view parish featured content.
- Fixed an issue where some users were unable to play specific content.
- Display account in profile page.

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New in 2.x:
- Airplay support through Control Center
- Support for standard iOS player controls (Lock Screen / Control Center)
- Downloading and offline playback of FORMED On Demand content
- Personal Cloud Library of items purchased or rented in the FORMED Market.

Feb 27
2018
Version 2.1.1

- Various bug fixes

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New in 2.x:
- Airplay support through Control Center
- Support for standard iOS player controls (Lock Screen / Control Center)
- Downloading and offline playback of FORMED On Demand content
- Personal Cloud Library of items purchased or rented in the FORMED Market.

Feb 05
2018
Version 2.1

New in 2.1:
- Airplay support through Control Center
- NOTE: We're working on getting the Airplay icon inside the video player for easier access.
- Support for standard iOS player controls (Lock Screen / Control Center)
- Various bug fixes

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New in 2.0:
This is a major new release! In addition to normal streaming access we now support downloading and offline playback of FORMED On Demand content as well as access to a personal cloud library of items purchased or rented in the FORMED Market. This allows users to enjoy uninterrupted access to thousands of entertaining and inspiring audios, movies and study programs while traveling or in spotty WiFi areas, and yet still avoid unnecessary cellular data charges. Enjoy!

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We're still working hard to get you Chromecast support! Please reach out to our support team at parishcare@formed.org if you experience any issues.

Feb 01
2018
Version 2.0

New in 2.0:
This is a major new release! In addition to normal streaming access we now support downloading and offline playback of FORMED On Demand content as well as access to a personal cloud library of items purchased or rented in the FORMED Market. This allows users to enjoy uninterrupted access to thousands of entertaining and inspiring audios, movies and study programs while traveling or in spotty WiFi areas, and yet still avoid unnecessary cellular data charges. Enjoy!

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We have been listening to your feedback! We will be releasing v2.1 very soon with Airplay capability and the ability to control your playback with iOS's standard audio controls in Control Center and Lock Screen.

We're now working hard to get you Chromecast support! Please reach out to our support team at parishcare@formed.org if you experience any issues.

Dec 20
2017
Version 1.1.1

- iPhone X support
- Comment on and rate your favorite pieces of content
- Bug fixes with video player orientation

Dec 08
2017
Version 1.1

- Comment on and rate your favorite pieces of content

Sep 29
2017
Version 1.0.4

Minor bug fixes:
- Fixed a crash upon logging in.

Aug 07
2017
Version 1.0.3

Minor bug fixes
- Fixes occasional network errors

Jul 10
2017
Version 1.0.2

Minor bug fixes
- Fixed issue where books weren't consistently downloading

Jun 30
2017
Version 1.0.1

Minor bug fixes
- Fixed an issue where some users were experiencing the app crashing upon logging in.

Jun 08
2017
Version 1.0

Previous 3 versions

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