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Prowl: Growl Client

Prowl: Growl Client
  • #: 233216
  • Price: $2.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated: 2016-03-11
  • Current Version: 1.5.3
  • 1.5.3
  • Size: 0.50 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Zac West
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later
  • © 2011 Zachary West
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Prowl is an easy push notifications client iOS. Push to your device notifications from your Mac or Windows computer, or from a multitude of apps and services. Easily integrate the Prowl API into your applications.

A list of supported apps/services: http://prowlapp.com/apps.php

The only limit of what the service can do is your imagination.


To receive notifications from your computer, you need the latest:

• Growl on your Mac @ growl.info, or

• Growl for Windows @ growlforwindows.com, or

• Snarl on Windows @ fullphat.net, or

• Any program or web service using the public API.


"I was extremely impressed with Prowl and the elegance with which I was able to view Growl notifications on my iPhone.”

—Aron Trimble, TUAW

"[A] powerful tool to connect your Mac with your iPhone, seamlessly over the air.

—Federico Viticci, MacStories

"Great idea. This opens up iPhone push notifications for anything you can think of.”

—John Gruber, Daring Fireball

"Probably the best $3 I’ve ever spent in the App Store.”

—Darrell Etherington, The Apple Blog


• Push Notifications—When a Growl notification pops up on your computer, it's sent to Prowl and displayed on your iOS device within seconds.

• Sweet application support—Prowl has support from a bunch of cool applications and services. Check out the full list at http://prowlapp.com/apps.php

• Redirections—Launch a different application when you open a push notification. For example, a notification from your desktop Twitter client can relaunch into your favorite mobile client. You can even pick custom URLs to launch, so you can go anywhere!

• Email to push—Use your Prowl email address (from the Prowl homepage's "API keys" tab) to get email delivery right on your device. Generate as many email addresses as you need!

• An amazing API—Use the Prowl API with a multitude of libraries in various programming languages. You can send notifications from anything that can talk to the internet, and do some fun things along with it.

• Quiet Hours—During the hours you specify, only the badge numbers are updated. No matter the source. Instead of getting a noisy alert, messages are quietly delivered. You can allow emergency-priority items to break quiet hours.

• Do Not Disturb—Keep the application quiet whenever you're busy, or when you need a break from a constant alert. Controllable from within the application.

• Control—Open the edit view to get a quick glance at your notifications, and do away with pesky ones. Quickly copy, email or SMS a notification directly from Prowl (depending on device and iOS version).

• Browse quickly—Use Prowl's internal browser to quickly open links from a notification without having to open Safari.

• History—Up to 10 days of notifications are kept on the server. You can delete notifications that you don't want to see any more, or remove all of your history.

• Customized notifications—Only events you want are sent to Prowl. You can specify all kinds of conditions from the Prowl plugin for Growl.

• Send any message to your device—From the Prowl website, you can send any text to your device: links and phone numbers are automatically linked, so you can easily navigate around without having to worry about typos. From the website or API, you can also automatically redirect to the attached URL.


Prowl is built into Growl 2.0. For earlier versions: http://prowlapp.com/installation.php — for Mac.

http://growlforwindows.com — for Windows.


@prowlapp on Twitter


What's New in Version 1.5.3

- Improves support for split view and slide over mode on iPad where available.
- Fixes redirects on iOS 9 not working correctly.

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Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.


5/5 stars

AWESOME new UI and icon

Seems like a minor thing but I love, love, love the new icon and updated artwork and design. A nice improvement to a mission critical app for me.

Nice work.

5/5 stars

Best app / service for the iPhone

With the combination of push notification and the prowl service this has to be the #1 thing that makes it so switching to another phone would be cazy.. The possibilities with the API give you lots of control, and with new prowlmail service goggle voice free SMS hs never been easier to set up! Good job!

5/5 stars

Works great

I'm a developer and I use this to get notifications when my indev apps crash, works great gj


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