Apple has recently launched the latest version of iPadOS, known as iPadOS 17, for its iPads. This updated version offers a range of features, such as a personalized lock screen, interactive widgets, and new native applications like the Health app. Additionally, the Notes app has been improved to enhance user experience.
iPadOS 17 is currently available in beta for developers and will be offered as a free software update this fall. Apple’s iPadOS 17 simplifies working with PDF files with auto-completion, improved PDF markup, and collaboration in the Notes app.
Messages gets significant updates, including improved sticker options, while FaceTime lets users leave video and audio messages. The Health app comes to iPad with interactive charts, and HealthKit allows developers to create personalized experiences.
“With interactive widgets on the lock screen, updates to PDFs and notes, and improvements to Messages and FaceTime, iPadOS gives users more ways to get things done easier and faster than ever before,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s executive vice president. Software production.
iPadOS 17 brings improved user interface elements with improved live interaction. These interactive widgets provide a dynamic and engaging home screen, allowing users to access information and perform actions directly from the widgets themselves.
With greater flexibility and functionality, users can customize their home screen according to their preferences and workflow, similar to iPhone customization options.
Apple brings the Health app to the iPad with iPadOS 17. The previously iPhone-only Health app now offers iPad users access to their health information on a larger screen. In addition, users can now access their health data from iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and compatible third-party apps and devices.
Entering data into PDF files has never been easier. iPadOS 17 uses machine learning to identify fields in a PDF file so users can quickly add information such as names, addresses, and emails to contacts.