Celebrating a Decade of Retro Txt with the Launch of Version 2.0.0 - A Leap into the Future with a Nod to the Past
Biggest Update Yet—Where Nostalgia Meets Innovation
Celebrating a Decade of Retro Txt with the Launch of Version 2.0.0 - A Leap into the Future with a Nod to the Past
April 23, 2024

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, April 23, 2024 – Today marks a milestone for the beloved iOS app Retro Txt as we proudly announce the release of its most ambitious update yet: Retro Txt Version 2.0.0. Ten years ago, Retro Txt revolutionized the iOS keyboard experience by bringing the nostalgic charm of the '90s T9 keyboard to modern smartphones. Now, with the launch of version 2.0.0, we are setting a new standard for what a keyboard app can be.

Image of the new Retro Txt app showing the retro-styled keyboard themes New Retro Styled Keyboard Themes bring the charm of old-school texting to your modern smartphone.

What’s New in Version 2.0.0

Retro Txt 2.0.0 is not just an update; it’s a complete transformation inspired by user feedback and a passion for innovation:

  • Full T9 Word Prediction: The new word prediction feature mirrors the classic T9 input method but enhances it with modern, smart predictive text, making typing faster and more intuitive.
  • Retro Styled Keyboard Themes: Users can now dive into nostalgia with a variety of new retro-styled keyboard themes that celebrate the look and feel of classic cell phones.
  • Keyboard Designer: This feature empowers users to design their own keyboard themes, offering unprecedented customization from key shapes to background colors.
  • Customizable Dictionary: The updated customizable dictionary allows users to tailor their vocabulary by adding personal slang and shortcuts, ensuring the keyboard understands each user uniquely.
  • Enhanced Performance and UI Upgrades: Significant improvements in app performance and user interface, including bug fixes, ensure a seamless typing experience.

Celebrating a Decade of Innovation

The release of Retro Txt 2.0.0 is especially significant as it also commemorates the app's 10th anniversary. Over the past decade, Retro Txt has not only brought a piece of the '90s back to life but has also continually adapted to the ever-changing technology landscape.

Image of a user customizing their keyboard with the new Keyboard Designer feature The new Keyboard Designer feature in action, showcasing the depth of customization available in Retro Txt 2.0.0.