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Automate iOS using JavaScript

  • iPhone
  • iPad

What is Scriptable?

Scriptable is an automation tool that enables you to write scripts that integrates with native features of iOS such as files, calendars, reminders, documents and much more.

Your scripts can be run from the Scriptable app, from a Siri Shortcut or from other apps using the share sheet extensive or Scriptable’s URL schemes.

Features include:

  • Write and run JavaScript.
  • Auto complete of variable names, functions, keywords and properties as you type.
  • Access lots of native iOS features from your JavaScript code, including managing files, calendars, reminders, contacts, photos, location, pasteboard, web views and more.
  • Extensive support for Siri Shortcuts enabling you to present images, tables, websites, HTML and more in Siri as well as making Siri read out loud a text.
  • Support for input and output parameters in Siri Shortcuts.
  • Easily schedule rich notifications to run your scripts periodically.
  • Work with files and directories from third party apps using File Bookmarks.
  • Synchronise scripts to all of your devices using iCloud Drive.
  • Scripts are stored as plain JavaScript files and can be browsed using the Files app.
  • Assign one of over 800 glyphs and a color to a script to easily identify it in your directory of scripts.
  • Run a script by 3D touching the app icon.
  • Run a script from a share sheet and process the inputs.
  • Schedule notifications and run a script directly from a notification.
  • URL schemes enabling you to run scripts from other apps.
  • Support for x-callback-url enabling advanced integration with other apps that support x-callback-url.
  • Export and share scripts.
  • Example scripts helping you get started creating your own scripts.
  • Extensive documentation for all the native APIs you can use in your scripts. Available offline in the app and online on
  • View the documentation in a separate window on iPad.
  • Support for dark mode.
  • Customise the editor to your liking.
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  • Developed bySimon Støvring
  • LicensingProprietary and Free product.
  • Alternatives18 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Norwegian Bokmål
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish

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