* Universal app (if you buy the app, you can install it for both the iPhone and the iPad); it also supports both the portrait and the landscape mode; no internet connection needed
* Support iOS built-in Text-to-Speech feature, no need to download huge audio recording data(optional In-App purchase)
* One of the fastest bible search engines, as it uses a powerful SQL database engine that allows you to lookup or load any bible verse almost instantly; also features an “instant search” setting that automatically starts searching even as you type
* Ability to add/edit personal notes for every single verse (will show a NOTE icon next to that verse). This personal NOTE window is depicted as a floating, half-transparent, and movable window; this allows you to keep the window open as you read the Bible
* One of the best rich text note editing: supports "rich text editing" including "Bold", "Italic", "Underline", "Strike Through", "Font color/highlight/size", "Ordered or unordered list", etc. Video demo: http://facebook.com/handybible
* Includes ASV, BBE, DARBY, ISV, KJV, NHEB, WEB, YLT free domain bible text. Unlike other apps, need to go through several steps, with one single touch you can easily switch to the different Bible versions on the top navigation bar.
* Uses a rolling wheel-Picker to quickly and easily pick or lookup various books, chapters, or verses; it can also let you type the first letter of a book, which then helps you instantly select that particular book
* Powerful and rich search features: search for any text inside the Bible or any text in your own personal notes; it can also filter OT and NT books. Can also use "AND" or "OR" (words separated by space, or use begin-end double quotes to search as a whole phrase) to narrow down the search.
* Unlike other apps, can only show search result page by page, Search Result will be presented with all scriptures found in order by a Book with Book Index for easy access and the frequency of that serach strings within each Book.
* Easy navigation to the next or previous verse/chapter/book via a group of cursor buttons on the lower-right corner * The text of each bible verse or personal note can be copied or emailed to others
* Will automatically store any verse you search or lookup as “History”. You can also add personal bookmarks.
* Features customizable settings that allows you to change the primary Bible text, the Bible text font type/color/size, and the background image (can choose from built-in patterns or you can choose to add an image from your own iPhone Photo Albums library)
* Tools-Store - Purchase Copyrighted Contents: can purchase authorized copyright contents like ESV, Message, NASB, NET, NKJV bible
* The Chinese version is also available for purchase
* Can purchase"Pro version" separately-"Handy Bible Pro" will include features like the Dictionary/Strong Number concordance search, KJV with Strong Number, Bible text parallel comparison, and Bible Commentary(MHCC, CLARKE, JFB) lookup.
* Useful Tips/FAQ: http://vincentchiu.com/iphone_apps
* Latest info: http://facebook.com/handybible
* Optimized for iOS13
* Bible text updates
* Optimized for iOS 12
* Minor bug fixes and performance improvements.
* Support iOS 11 Drag and Drop bible verse
*.Fix bugs and performance improvements
* Fix bug - Share scripture via Line, WhatsApp
* Be compatible with iOS 10
* Some bug fixes and improvements
* iOS 9 compatible: support multi-task slide over and split view
* Bug fixes
* Bible text update
* Bug fixes
* Now "Note" can add audio recording and playing back(trial can create 3 audio recordings, In-App purchase to unlock this limit)
* Search: support scripture search using Regular Expression, just prefix with "regex:" and then follow regular expression search strings. For example, "regex"$jesus/i", will search any scripture starting with "jesus". "/i" is optional command parameter added here means case-insensitive.
* Prayer Requests: add "Prayer Requests" to "Tools", will let you create Prayer Request, features below:
- Can sort prayers based on Today's prayer requests, All, Answered, Not Yet Answered. Can search.
- Can set up Start Date and End Date. And also the Repeat Frequency of days.
- limit to 5 prayer requests, can In-App purchase to remove this limit
- can associate the scriptures for the prayer request
* some bug fixes
* Optimized for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
* Bug fixes
* Popup window: add Setting-"pinch to enlarge or shrink window size". Currently, pinch is only for zoom in and out popup window.
* "Tilt to Scroll" and "Roll to flip": Have "Tilt to Scroll" and "Roll to Flip" Settings, if turned on, you can tilt iPhone/iPad to scroll up/down scripture or roll to advance to next/previous chapter of bible
* Bug fixes
* Text-to-Speech enhancements: add "repeat" and "repeat one verse". Also can use iPhone's earphone remote control buttons to play/pause, next/previous chapter.
* Bug fixes
* "Tag" note now can also be shown from main bible window as Popup note. Unlike scripture note which is linked to scripture, this "Tag" note can serve as "topical" note. "tag" note also has the same rich text editing features as the above. Video demo: http://facebook.com/handybible
* Verse number of scripture will be resized as well. Also has option to be set for either short version or long version(Book Chapter:Verse, for example: Gen 1:1) from Settings
* "Share" scripture feature: now change from "Copy Verse" to "Share Verse". Use iOS built-in "Share" feature to share scripture - from "Share" screen you can share/post scripture via Message, AirDrop,Facebook, Twitter, Mail, Weibo, WeChat, etc.
* Search: will show the actual count of the same search keywords if it exists multiple times within the same verse.
* Text-To_Speech(In-App Purchase) improvements: will handle audio Interrupt/Resume situation during coming call. Also Reading Plan can read out bible as well. It can also work in background mode.
* "Color" preset selection: highlight color has preset color selection now in addition to current RGB color selection
* Several bug fixes
* Tag note search: now can search for all notes inside Tag
* Bible Search: Add Sort button to search by Order of Book, Frequency in descent or ascent order; now can search Header if selected from Options
* Settings: in addition to "Theme Color", add "Theme Text Color" to adjust color for Buttons/Title on Navigation Bar
* In-App Purchase: add Text-to-speech In-App purchase to read out bible text for iOS7
* Several bug fixes
* Popup bible window: add Next and Previous verse button for easy navigation.
* Dropbox Backup and Restore: now also backup Reading Plans and Settings
* Update bible text: NASB, NHEB * Bug fixes
* Copy bible verses: now can copy more than 1 verse(per user feature request)
* Add Table view bible verse picker. Can use top-right switch button to switch between "wheel" or "table" type verse picker
* Now personal note can sync with bible verse selection(same as Commentary)
* Add status for "Disable AutoLock" if enabled, there is "bulb" icon shown on top-right corner to remind "Disable AutoLock" is "on" so that users can be informed to disable this when done reading
* Settings - verse selection and highlight color can be customized from Settings
* Bible text update: ESV(optional purchase), NASB(optional purchase), NHEB
- 198.0 MB
- Update Date:
- Vincent Chiu
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