However most significantly, like Fantastical earlier than it, Cardhop can be switching to a subscription mannequin. The contact app is being added without spending a dime to the present Fantastical Premium subscription that Flexibits launched final 12 months. And to mark that expanded scope, Fantastical Premium can be getting a brand new title: Flexibits Premium.
The unique Mac and iOS variations of Cardhop beforehand value $19.99 and $4.99, respectively. Nevertheless, much like Fantastical, Flexibits will now offer a extra restricted, free model of each of these functions to anybody, with extra superior performance (together with most of the new options being launched with the brand new model of the app) locked to subscribers.
Flexibits, crucially, isn’t altering the worth of its subscription program to go along with the newly added app. Flexibits Premium will nonetheless value $4.99 a month or $39.99 a 12 months for a person consumer, or $7.99 monthly or $64.99 per 12 months for as much as 5 relations.
Present Cardhop homeowners will nonetheless have the ability to entry any options that had been already current of their current apps from earlier than the swap to the subscription mannequin with out having to pay (additionally much like the Fantastical swap). They only received’t get any main new options going ahead.
Cardhop 2.0 does add quite a lot of new options, although. There’s a brand new Relationships mode, which might generate household timber for contacts that you simply’ve set relationships between or — if in case you have Google or Workplace 365 accounts linked — org charts.
The iOS model of Cardhop has a brand new enterprise card scanning function, which does precisely what it says on the can, and there are new widgets for each macOS and iOS that may be custom-made so as to add fast hyperlinks to name, textual content, or work together with a contact utilizing any of Cardhop’s actions. (Desire a hyperlink to rapidly FaceTime a buddy? Now you may.)
And on condition that Cardhop and Fantastical are actually bundled collectively, there are additionally some deeper ties with the Flexibits calendar app. A brand new “Invite with Fantastical” motion makes it simple to ask contacts (or complete teams of contacts) to occasions. Scanning a enterprise card additionally offers an choice to rapidly observe up with an immediate calendar assembly.