About & Pics

Description

One of the world's most popular nature apps, iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. Get connected with a community of over 400,000 scientists and naturalists who can help you learn more about nature! What's more, by recording and sharing your observations, you'll create research quality data for scientists working to better understand and protect nature. iNaturalist is a joint initiative by the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society

KEY FEATURES
• Discover species new to you both near and far
• Record your own observations and share them with the community
• Receive suggestions and crowdsourced identifications of what you've seen
• Discuss and help others identify what they've seen
• Follow projects comprised of smaller communities and fellow citizen scientists passionate about a particular place and/or species

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

iNaturalist screenshot 1iNaturalist screenshot 2iNaturalist screenshot 3

Version History

Launched Feb 25, 2011 (over 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 30 days, on average.

Apr 24
2019
(Current)
Version 2.7.18

translations! also, a few bug fixes.

Apr 08
2019
Version 2.7.17

added Panama network partner

Jan 26
2019
Version 2.7.16

bugfixes

Dec 27
2018
Version 2.7.15

bug fixes

Nov 08
2018
Version 2.7.14

updated UI for umbrella and collection projects

Oct 24
2018
Version 2.7.13

fix bug in explore search

Oct 04
2018
Version 2.7.12

fixes for a few bugs in the explore tab (thanks @denkeni!)
updated translations
better layouts on iPhone X, XS, XSPlus and XR
show more detail reasons why login might have failed

Sep 06
2018
Version 2.7.11

fixes a crash when uploading to iNaturalist.org
fixes a bug where activity feed doesn't load content
add Dutch translations

Aug 13
2018
Version 2.7.10

Fixes for a few bugs, including one where observation fields could get clobbered.
Under the hood updates to the way we upload your observations to iNaturalist.

Jun 25
2018
Version 2.7.9

we have a new partner, National Geographic Society!
also, some under the hood networking updates

Jun 01
2018
Version 2.7.8

fix for changed naturewatch NZ url
updated language support, including romanian

Apr 26
2018
Version 2.7.7

some translations

Apr 02
2018
Version 2.7.6

bugfixes

Nov 10
2017
Version 2.7.5

bugfixes

Oct 28
2017
Version 2.7.4

bug fixes

Oct 19
2017
Version 2.7.3

fix for embedding EXIF into photos taken from within the iNaturalist app

Oct 02
2017
Version 2.7.2

bugfixes

Sep 19
2017
Version 2.7.1

accessibility labels for some stuff!
design tweaks to suggestions
make suggestion pref persist
fix map legal link not showing (oops)
formatting issues with guides

Jun 30
2017
Version 2.7

In addition to crowdsourced identifications provided by our amazing community of naturalists and scientists, iNaturalist for iOS will now give you automatic suggestions for your observations.

Jun 05
2017
Version 2.6.26

updated taxon/species details

Apr 28
2017
Version 2.6.25

a few more bug fixes

Apr 26
2017
Version 2.6.24

a few bug fixes

Apr 06
2017
Version 2.6.23

a few bug fixes

Jan 05
2017
Version 2.6.22

bugfixes

Dec 22
2016
Version 2.6.21

better photo library support

Dec 04
2016
Version 2.6.20

fixes for a few bugs

Nov 30
2016
Version 2.6.19

updates feed

Oct 14
2016
Version 2.6.18

updated signup screens
crash fix

Sep 02
2016
Version 2.6.17

bug fixes

Aug 12
2016
Version 2.6.16

Bug fixes

Jul 30
2016
Version 2.6.15

bugfixes

Jul 28
2016
Version 2.6.14

Bugfixes

Jul 07
2016
Version 2.6.13

Updates to taxa search

Jun 21
2016
Version 2.6.12

bugfix

May 25
2016
Version 2.6.11

bug & crash fixes
minor design tweaks

May 10
2016
Version 2.6.10

changes to project search
bugfixes

Apr 28
2016
Version 2.6.9

bugfixes

Apr 23
2016
Version 2.6.8

project details revamp!

Feb 13
2016
Version 2.6.7

fix for crash on iPad when viewing Projects & Guides

Feb 04
2016
Version 2.6.6

iNat site & projects news feed
bugfixes

Jan 17
2016
Version 2.6.5

new observation details screen

Dec 11
2015
Version 2.6.4

crash fixes & minor UI tweaks

Nov 18
2015
Version 2.6.3

new observation confirmation screen
you can now set captive/cultivated in the app

Oct 10
2015
Version 2.6.2

automatic uploads
bug fixes

Sep 15
2015
Version 2.6.1

new user interface for uploads
bug and crash fixes

Aug 12
2015
Version 2.6

- Language and design support for Right-to-Left text and Right-to-Left UI, starring Hebrew. All of the work for this was done by Eldad Ohana. Thanks Eldad!
- Lots of changes to how upload/sync works under the hood. Hopefully this fixes many of the issues that folks have seen with upload/sync, but it's a big change so it could also introduce new issues.
- As a side benefit of the previous change, you can now upload observations one at a time.
- Projects & Guides have moved from the tab bar into the header of the Me tab.
- Lots of minor bug fixes and crash fixes.

Jul 28
2015
Version 2.5.8

a few crash fixes
design & layout tweaks
new header on Me tab when non-logged in
notify users if we don't have access to camera or library
allow cancel of "search species" when adding an ID
download guide button should always be available
delete photo should delete the correct photo
don't show agree? for IDs you already agree with
show Research Grade prioritized over ID Please on the Explore tab
Explore tab grid view only shows observations with pics
Project lists sorted by scientific name

Jul 10
2015
Version 2.5.7

bug and crash fixes
minor text edits

Jul 02
2015
Version 2.5.6

- Updated signup & login
- iNaturalist Network partner support
- Bugfixes

May 14
2015
Version 2.5.5

bugfixes

Apr 27
2015
Version 2.5.4

- changed new observation
- updated “Me” tab
- multiple photo selection from the library
- updated settings screen
- bugfixes

Mar 02
2015
Version 2.5.3

explore changes: add leaderboards, add address lookup, now defaults to 1 mile around you

sync changes: give sync button more emphasis, always sync up before refreshing from inaturalist.org

updated tutorial

fixes for a few crashes

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