The Shelf for iOS 11: One of the best iPad Pro utilities ever

“For the first time, my 12.9-inch iPad Pro is a suitable secondary computer that can replace my Mac laptop when I’m traveling,” Dennis Sellers writes for Apple World Today. “That’s due in part to the operating system update’s enhanced multitasking, Files app, and drag ‘n drop support. It’s also due to the handy, free app, The Shelf.”

“You simply drag files into the utility, where they sit until you need them. When you need the items, just drag them back out, thanks to iOS 11’s drag ‘n drop capabilities,” Sellers writes. “You can also copy items to the clipboard, switch to The Shelf, and hit Paste to paste them into the app.”

“If you use your iPad for productivity, you need to install The Shelf,” Sellers writes. “And it’s free, though in-app purchases will be supported as new features are introduced.”

More info and links in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: This one seems ripe for getting sherlocked in iOS 12.

As anyone who’s ever used one on their Macs knows, a clipboard manager is indispensable.

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  1. Wait! Where did all those complainers about Apple “faux leather” and “faux wood” shelves go?

    I expect they will be posting here in droves complaining about “Shelf” having a look of a,,,,hmmm,,,wooden shelf. Right?

      1. Sean, complainers about complainers are not complainers themselves. They are more likely wry observers of the commotion, commenters on the commenters. Their antennae are tuned to nuance. You used to be one of them. What happened? Nerve damage from overexposure to botvinnik, I assume.

        1. Duh, okay. Well, there are a few people who make complaints as stupid as what I though Paul was saying. /s is often a good idea.

          And thanks for asking, but I’m doing well. The multi-vitamins and minerals are keeping the nerve damage at bay.

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