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World Almanac app review: the best astronomical calendar



The World Almanac app is no longer in iTunes but you can find an alternative astronomy app on our iPhone list. You can also find all the best iPhone apps on our applists. We have also reviewed these stargazing apps or check out our iPhone app reviews:-

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To understand astronomy and geographical attributes of the world, you need to have a deep understanding of space and the various seasons. World Almanac is a new iOS application developed by Tod LLC to help users make informed predictions about astronomy. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices and is available in a number of languages such as Dutch, Italian, Japanese, English, Chinese, Danish, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Portuguese, Norwegian, and German. Since its inception it has amassed thousands of downloads from all across the globe.

American Almanac - Original Version


What to Expect from World Almanac

World Almanac is a new application that is unequal to no other app in the world. One of the highlights that give it a higher cutting edge in the market is that it is updated for 21st century. Hence, you can be sure that each detail that you get is precise and in line with the current weather conditions. In addition, you can use it from anywhere in the world and your device does not have to be connected to the Internet.

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For example, you will be able to carry out calculations on moon, planets, sunset, and sunrise from the comfort of your home. When traveling, you will be able to know the time in various destinations without browsing the Internet as it has a modern world clock. All you have do is launch the app, tab on the “world clock” icon and select the country or region.

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Best Features of World Almanac

World Almanac is a comprehensive astronomical calendar and calculator that you can use to carry out virtually all predictions and calculations. One of the best features is the Chinese calendar that you can use to predict when the next solar and lunar eclipses are most likely to happen. If you are involved in agriculture, you can use the app to learn more about seasons. This information will go a long way in helping you derive maximum profits from your farms.

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The developers have worked hard to include 64,000 world cities. Hence, rest assured that the app will help you manage your time well as you travel the world either for business or leisure. The details are provided in a clear format that is easy to understand.

There is also a new version (3.7) of this app that is compatible with iPhone 6. Other features that makes this version more advanced is dark mode, improved auto location that uses GPS to track your location, holiday colors and superior firewall to protect you from bugs and malware. 

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American Almanac - Original Version


Pros and Cons


  • Less prone to bugs and malware
  • Over 64,000 cities are covered
  • Advanced auto location that uses GPS
  • Chinese calendar to help you understand the planet better
  • Ability to calculate the next lunar and solar eclipses


  • There is no guarantee that the results generated from calculator are accurate

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Final Thoughts

World Almanac is an amazing app that you can use to learn more about our planet. It is easy to use and can be accessed from anywhere in the world. 

American Almanac - Original Version

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