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Need to get unstuck? Socratic can help! This learning app, powered by Google AI, helps you understand your school work at a high school and university level. Ask Socratic a question and the app will find the best online resources for you to learn the concepts. Socratic supports most high school subjects, with more coming soon!

*** KEY FEATURES ***

- HELPFUL RESULTS
Use your voice or camera to connect to online resources and understand any problem.

- EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE
Find videos, step-by-step explanations, and more to learn subjects at your own pace.

- EXPERT-CREATED STUDY GUIDES
Socratic partnered with teachers and experts to bring you visual explanations in each subject, so you can learn the concepts behind any problem.

- WORKS FOR ALL YOUR SUBJECTS
Currently includes Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Environmental Science, US and World History, and Literature.

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Version History

Launched Jul 09, 2015 (over 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Aug 10
2020
(Current)
Version 5.4

You now have access to step-by-step walkthroughs for algebra! Take a picture of an equation and tap the “Top Match” card to see detailed explanations.

Jun 17
2020
Version 5.3

You can now access your gallery photos! Tap the “Picture” icon at the top to use images from your phone.

Feb 10
2020
Version 5.2

Socratic has flash! No need to struggle through studying in the dark. Just tap the "Flash" icon to illuminate your work and get. that. help. Huzzah!

Oct 28
2019
Version 5.1

This release brings a few fresh fixes and new Explainers for Calculus! Check ‘em out in the Explorer by swiping up from the home screen.

Aug 20
2019
Version 5.0.2

Socratic is now part of Google! The new app has more subjects and better help. #bettertogether

Aug 15
2019
Version 5.0

Socratic is now part of Google! The new app has more subjects and better help. #bettertogether

Feb 22
2019
Version 4.10

Teensy tiny updates to make the app all-around better. Ta-da!

Feb 10
2019
Version 4.9

Teensy tiny updates to make the app all-around better. Ta-da!

Oct 08
2018
Version 4.8

Teensy tiny updates to make the app all-around better. Ta-da!

Sep 26
2018
Version 4.7

Teensy tiny updates to make the app all-around better. Ta-da!

Jun 08
2018
Version 4.6

Teensy tiny updates to make the app all-around better. Ta-da!

Feb 15
2018
Version 4.5

After a hiatus, we’re back—and the best parts of the app are as fresh as ever!

Take a photo to get instant explanations to your toughest homework questions.

Big change: the app **no longer offers chat or study groups.** We’ve sunsetted these features to focus on what the app does best: helping you find answers and understand your homework problems. Questions? Shoot us a note at hello@socratic.org.

Onward!

Nov 21
2017
Version 4.4

iPhone X peeps: we've got your back. This release brings iPhone X support for homework do-ers everywhere!

For the rest of y'all, good things still come in threes:

1. Swipe over to the right to discover Study Groups at your school
2. Zoom in on pics in chat (for y'all who were panicking)
3. See when anyone from a Study Group is online

Loving the app? Leave us a review!
Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Nov 13
2017
Version 4.3

Good things come in threes:

1. Swipe over to the right to discover Study Groups at your school
2. Zoom in on pics in chat (for y'all who were panicking)
3. See when anyone from a Study Group is online

Loving the app? Leave us a review!

Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Nov 01
2017
Version 4.2

Trick… or TREAT?! We’ve treated y’all to some sweet improvements!

Loving the app? Leave us a review!

Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Oct 24
2017
Version 4.1

Create Study Groups for your toughest classes! Invite your classmates for hw help, sharing notes, and studying for all those tests!

Loving the app? Leave us a review!
Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Oct 10
2017
Version 4.0

Study Groups are HERE! The best way to get instant help on your homework from friends and classmates. You heard it here first—so drop everything and update, y’all!

It’s like a group chat, but better: see who’s online, share class notes, and get your homework done *together* without even switching apps. And if you don’t know many people in class, now you have a chill place to ask for help!

Highlights:
- Create Study Groups for your toughest classes (or like, all of them)
- Invite classmates via Messenger, Kik, or wherever they are
- Ask questions, share notes, and get help from each other when you need it

Now get after it and make those Study Groups, people. You’re welcome.

Sep 22
2017
Version 3.13

We've made a few low-key (but major key) improvements in this update!

Loving the app? Leave us a review!

Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Sep 11
2017
Version 3.12

Visual learner? This version's math card includes *illustrated* hints between steps (!) as well as light bulbs that will get you unstuck even faster. Plus, we've sprinkled in a few treasures to help you discover new features you may not have seen yet. Intrigue!

Aug 24
2017
Version 3.11

Get ready to ace those math tests. A fresh new look for Socratic’s math card makes navigating solutions easier than ever! Plus, this release includes support for new math concepts like factoring quadratics, systems of equations, derivatives, and more. You’ll also notice that the math card offers hints throughout the solution—helpful explanations or a deeper understanding are just a tap away. Yup, you need this.

Aug 03
2017
Version 3.10

Cropping just got a little bit easier. You’ll notice that when you scan a homework question, it’s easier to adjust the cropping area to make sure your *whole* question will get scanned. Boom!

Swipe below the camera button to access the keyboard or type with math symbols.

And the real magic: pull down anywhere on your screen to invite your classmates! Share the Socratic love by sending the app to your squad over Messages, Facebook Messenger, or pasting the link anywhere you please. Or have your peeps open Snapchat and scan our Snapcode for lightning-fast sharing. Holla!

Jun 28
2017
Version 3.9

Small improvements that will make your Socratic experience INCREDIBLE!

Jun 22
2017
Version 3.8

It's faster, it's better - you're gonna love it!

Jun 12
2017
Version 3.7

It's faster, it's better - you're gonna love it!

May 24
2017
Version 3.6

-Socratic goes global! Now available in English, Spanish, French, German, Indonesian, and Portuguese
-Socratic goes bigger! Now available on iPad
-Socratic gets more accessible! Now available with DynamicType, increased font size for low-vision users

May 02
2017
Version 3.5

-Socratic goes global! Now available in English, Spanish, French, German, Indonesian, and Portuguese
-Socratic goes bigger! Now available on iPad
-Socratic gets more accessible! Now available with DynamicType, increased font size for low-vision users

Apr 24
2017
Version 3.4

- Performance improvements

Apr 03
2017
Version 3.3

• Performance improvements

Mar 23
2017
Version 3.2

• Performance improvements

Feb 20
2017
Version 3.1

• Updates to the camera
• Faster startup

Jan 23
2017
Version 3.0.1

• Small fix to guide new users to our example questions
• Hi new students!! Try us on a few questions to get the hang of it!

Jan 18
2017
Version 3.0

Amazing math features, including:
-Color-coded steps to help you solve math problems
-Math Explainer cards to help you learn and understand
-Graph card for all math equations

Dec 05
2016
Version 2.8

-Faster camera
-Improved math results

Nov 22
2016
Version 2.7

-New rankings, best answers come first
-Easier to take and read photos
-More math solutions

Oct 28
2016
Version 2.6

• Much better math answers and explanations
• Cleaner design
• Better camera

Oct 11
2016
Version 2.5

• Performance enhancements, results will load faster!

Sep 27
2016
Version 2.4

• Share your answers with friends!
• Google results for your question so you never hit a dead end
• Improved math translation and results

Aug 31
2016
Version 2.3

• Take pictures of math!!
• Improved our math keyboard!
• Bug fixes and speed improvements

Aug 19
2016
Version 2.2

We've added Math support!

Type equations using the new math keyboard to get answers and explanations. (We don't yet support taking a photo of math equations)

Aug 09
2016
Version 2.1

* Q&A card finds the best answers from across the web and shows them to you instantly
* Faster loading

Jul 14
2016
Version 2.0

• Homework Genius is now called Socratic!
• Faster and prettier all over
• New demo mode: show off the app even when you don’t have homework with you
• Chemistry results improved: Explainers teach you how to answer your question
• Science and history improved: Videos and key definitions for better learning

Jul 01
2016
Version 1.15

* General stability improvements

Jun 09
2016
Version 1.14

* New camera design!

May 27
2016
Version 1.13

* It's easier to swipe between cards
* MORE ANSWERS!
* Fixed bugs

May 18
2016
Version 1.12.1

• Bug fixes

May 13
2016
Version 1.12

• New results design!
• Table of contents that displays an overview of your results
• Small bug fixes

Apr 11
2016
Version 1.11

• Faster camera! (You'll get results faster)
• Better camera (you don't have to zoom out as much to take a photo)
• Small bug fixes

Mar 15
2016
Version 1.10

• Improved design, animations and transitions
• Get notified if we find an answer later (optional)
• Better results of different types

Feb 16
2016
Version 1.9

• Faster and less steps than ever
• New, streamlined design
• Always finds a match if its on the internet
• Try a different search, right from your results

Jan 11
2016
Version 1.8

- Improved cropping experience
- Improved highlighting on results

Dec 21
2015
Version 1.7

• Now magically finds your question as you take a picture!
• Smarter, more intuitive cropping controls
• Scroll instantly to the best match on the page
• More improvements to results

Nov 16
2015
Version 1.6

• One less step - See results even faster
• Better highlighting - See where to look on a result
• No more blurry pictures - Automatically focus when you take a pic
• Bug fixes and improved results

Oct 23
2015
Version 1.5

• Automagically picks your question!
• Improvements to the camera
• Improved results algorithm
• Changed confusing cropping behavior

Oct 08
2015
Version 1.4

• New cleaned results that speed up our common answer pages!
• Improved results because you deserve it

Sep 02
2015
Version 1.3

• New welcome tutorial we are confident you will pore over
• Tap to focus - hallelujah!
• Better landscape support
• Helpful tips when things aren't working so well
• Introducing Wilda the robot - your guide through all your homework woes!

Aug 13
2015
Version 1.2

• Improved results! We improve our algorithms so that one day they might improve us
• Expand long questions, from the comfort of your results page
• Bug fixes!

Aug 03
2015
Version 1.1

• Now, search for your question by just taking a picture! What!
• Easily switch back to text when you need it

Jul 09
2015
Version 1.0

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Launched May 02, 2017 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Jun 06
2018
(Current)
Version 1.8.1

Loving the app? Leave us a review!

Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Jun 05
2018
Version 1.8

After a hiatus, we’re back—and the best parts of the app are as fresh as ever!

Take a photo to get instant explanations to your toughest homework questions.

Big change: the app **no longer offers chat or study groups.** We’ve sunsetted these features to focus on what the app does best: helping you find answers and understand your homework problems. Questions? Shoot us a note at hello@socratic.org.

Onward!

Feb 14
2018
Version 1.7.3

Loving the app? Leave us a review!
Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Nov 30
2017
Version 1.7.2

Chat is HERE! The best way to get instant homework help from friends and classmates. You heard it here first—so drop everything and update!
Invite your friends to Socratic so you can share class notes, check your work, see who’s online, and more... all without even switching apps!! Chat is life, y'all.
Loving the app? Leave us a review!
Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Oct 27
2017
Version 1.6.2

We've made a few low-key (but major key) improvements in this update!
Loving the app? Leave us a review!
Questions?! Shoot us an email at hello@socratic.org.

Sep 19
2017
Version 1.6.1

Easier cropping! Illustrated math hints! This version is packed with juicy updates. Visual learner? Light bulbs in the math card will help you get unstuck even faster. And now you can pull down anywhere on your screen to invite your classmates.

Sep 17
2017
Version 1.5.2

A little behind-the-scenes magic to make just a bit more sparkly. Huzzah!

Sep 05
2017
Version 1.5.1

Get ready to ace those math tests. A fresh new look for Socratic’s math card makes navigating solutions easier than ever! Plus, this release includes support for new math concepts like factoring quadratics, systems of equations, derivatives, and more. You’ll also notice that the math card offers hints throughout the solution—helpful explanations or a deeper understanding are just a tap away. Yup, you need this.

Aug 21
2017
Version 1.4.1

Improvements are mostly behind-the-scenes magic. We’ve bolstered the invisible architecture that makes the app run and added a new way to send you alerts and messages. The app now loads answers using less data—boom. So keep scanning those questions! We're cooking up even more back-to-school magic too, so stay tuned.

Jul 30
2017
Version 1.3

Text search is here! Now you can type in your question OR take a picture. More ways to ask = more ways to get an answer!

Jul 04
2017
Version 1.2

Tap to focus on the camera screen - no more blurry pictures!
Question crop screen is more user friendly

Jun 12
2017
Version 1.1.1

You asked for it and you've got it: speed improvements and bug fixes. Lots more stuff in the works.

May 18
2017
Version 1.1

You asked for it and you've got it: speed improvements and bug fixes. Lots more stuff in the works.

May 02
2017
Version 1.0

Socratic is now live in the Play Store!
Supports Math, Science, History, English, Econ and more
Available in English, Spanish, French, German, Indonesian, and Portuguese

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