Windsock - Automatic METAR/TAF

Windsock - Automatic METAR/TAF

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Weather | 5.2MB | Update: 2019-06-28 | Version: 1.9.7 | Requires: Android4.1 or later

Price: $0
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Believe it or not! 20,000+ users downloaded Windsock latest version on 9Apps for free every week! You can enjoy it by use in your own phone. This hot app was released on 2019-06-28. If you still need more information collecting extra factors, read below.
Windsock for Android is an app that automatically downloads and notifies users of new airport weather observations (METARs) and forecasts (TAFs). You can customize Windsock to download new METAR or TAF information for your favorite airports and optionally notify you after doing so. You can also add unlimited METAR and/or TAF
widgets
for all your favorite airports.
Whether you're a professional pilot or weekend warrior, you can use Windsock to get the latest METAR observation and TAF forecast for your favorite airports. Use it to plan your commute! Use it to let you know when there's clear skies in the forecast for the weekend!
The FREE version includes the following features:
• Unlimited airports to receive weather updates from
• Unlimited METAR and/or TAF widgets to display on your home screen
• Easy-to-use airport lookup tool to locate your favorite airports by ICAO/IATA code, city, etc.
• Quickly see airport condition and precipitation (VFR, IFR, Rain, Snow, etc)
• Airport condition and precipitation icons
• Show METAR and TAF age (e.g. "25 minutes old")
• Sort airports by ICAO code, weather update time, or order added
• Update weather directly from widgets with just a click
• Update weather automatically when opening the app
You can optionally purchase a PRO key to get the following upgraded features:
• Colorized precipitation conditions
• Filter notifications by conditions and precipitation
• Custom sounds and vibration with notifications
• No advertisements
• Ability to schedule when to update weather each day
• Mute Mode - temporarily disable all weather notifications
Purchase your Windsock Pro Key here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iawix.windsockpro
If you receive any errors or app crashes, please email me! Comments and suggestions are welcome as well. I can be reached at android [at] iawix [dot] com - thank you for using Windsock!
Interested in helping translate Windsock? Please send an email to android@iawix.com!
In order to function, Windsock asks for the following permissions. The purpose of each permission is displayed below for total transparency:
INTERNET:
Used to download weather data from the US National Weather Service. Also used to display advertising in the Free version of Windsock.
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE:
Used to determine if device is connected to the internet before downloading data.
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED:
Used to start automatic updates after device boots, if notifications are enabled.
VIBRATE:
Used for Pro notifications.
READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE:
Allows Pro users to play notification sounds that are located on the SD card.
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What's new

Version 1.9.7
• Several small bugfixes for crashes. Future releases will no longer support devices using Android 4.3 and below.
Version 1.9.6
• New design! Airports now show their status more cleanly, and fonts have been updated.
• Introduction screen added.
• Added licenses dialog to About screen.
• Updated widgets to reflect new design.
• BUGFIX: Expired METARs/TAFs should correctly display at the beginning or end of month.

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