Apple bought a app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.
But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple has made the app free.
Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss army knife for completing complicated tasks, which the app calls “workflows,” on the iPhone or iPad.
For example, you can use Workflow to make GIFs out of photos in your camera roll, automatically make websites into PDFs, delete screenshots from your camera roll, and much, much more.
Workflow is designed to make you more productive on iOS, and it has the potential to replace entire apps on your home screen.
Here’s how it works: