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ReleaseRadar 📬

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Lightweight framework to check release notes after an iOS app update is performed.


With iOS 7, automatic app updates were introduced making App Store release notes less relevant for the end user.

Other frameworks like Siren check for available updates, ReleaseRadar checks for release notes after an update was performed.

Check out the documentation here: Wiki


  • iOS 9.0+ / macOS 10.11+
  • XCode 9.0+
  • Swift 4.1+


  • [x] Check release notes on the Apple App Store
  • [x] Swift Package Manager Support
  • [x] CocoaPods Support
  • [x] Carthage Support
  • [ ] Unit tests

Installation Instructions

Swift Package Manager

.Package(url: "https://github.com/halcyonmobile/ReleaseRadar.git", majorVersion: 0, minorVersion: 2)


pod 'ReleaseRadar'


github "halcyonmobile/ReleaseRadar"


ReleaseRadar is easy to use through the exposed ReleaseRadar class.

let releaseRadar = ReleaseRadar(iTunesId: "12345678")
releaseRadar.verify(checkPolicy: .minor) { result in
    switch result {
    case .updated(let appInfo):
        // your app has been updated
        // access update information through *appInfo*
    case .notUpdated:
        // no update was performed


Apple is a trademark -, App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions.

ReleaseRadar is released under the MIT license. See LICENSE for details.

If you use the open-source library in your project, please make sure to credit and backlink to http://halcyonmobile.com


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v0.2.2 - Dec 20, 2018

  • Move mark read functionality to a different method.

v0.2.1 - Oct 16, 2018

• Make AppInfo attributes public

v0.2.0 - Oct 15, 2018

  • Update version check behavior. #15

v0.1.0 - Sep 18, 2018

  • Persist bundle version and check if the current version is greater than the one persisted.
  • Check App Store for release notes.
  • CocoaPods support.