Latest Updates

Latest Updates

June 12, 2022

New

Event Peek

We added new viewing options to the calendar view to give your even more customization.

Using the left and right bracket keys [ ], you can now swiftly hide or show the Inspector and Action Items.

When the Inspector is hidden, you can still get a quick preview of your meetings by clicking any event.

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New

State-of-the-art Overlapping Logic

We've also made two cool usability upgrades. The first is a redesign of overlapping events, which are now infinitely easier to view in the calendar, even if you have a busy day like myself  →

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New

Redesigned Participant List

We've also improved the design of the participant list so it's faster to add and search for people to join your meetings, or even copy their email addresses with one click.

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Improvements

  • Improved - fast typing experience in the content area
  • Fixed - RSVP status in the inspector doesn’t update
  • Improved - removing people from the participant list
  • Fixed - drop-down list in people property jumps
  • Dark more readability improvements
  • + other performance and improvements under the hood

May 26, 2022

New

Notion Integration

One of the top requests from our community of power users has been to integrate Magical with Notion.

We feel the love for Notion as well, as it’s the brain that runs our entire company.

So, we’re excited to share our latest rollout: Notion Integration!

How does it work?

You can now export your meeting notes in Magical directly into Notion with a single click.

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New

Better Action Items

Another great time-saver we’ve launched is Action Item RSVPs.

Using a single click (see a trend here 😉) you can swiftly Accept or Decline the outstanding meeting invites listed in your Action Items.

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Improvements

  • We improve mentions so you can now only mention participants
  • We bulletproofed Google Sync to be accurate and fast
  • You can now jump between weeks/months/years and events will load immediately
  • We improve the zoom integration to be more accurate
  • When you edit an event, the event won't move back to the original saving
  • Magical will now scroll to focus on working hours
  • You don't need to click "save when you RSVP to a recurring event
  • The style bar in the content area is back!
  • +Many more performance and bug fixes under the hood!

May 19, 2022

New

Private Notes 🤫

Previously, all meeting notes could be viewed and edited by any participant. By simply clicking the Private Notes button in your event, you can now create a separate set of notes that only you can access.

We heard from many users about the many use cases for Private Notes and think you'll love the quick ability to toggle them on in all of your meetings.

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Improvements

  • Fix Zoom link generator disappears
  • Duplicated events on “this and the following”
  • Can’t RSVP for this and following events
  • Question mark on team avatars bar
  • Gcal to Magical sync improvements
  • Slow events loading
  • Faster loading of contacts on initial login
  • Unpin inspector (responsiveness)
  • Back button from the settings menu

May 5, 2022

New

Custom Templates 🤹‍♂️

You can now save your meetings as Templates that you can reuse to create future events.

So much time is lost in the calendar with repetitive tasks, so Custom Templates are a true game-changer in letting you optimize your workflows.

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April 21, 2022

New

Instant search 🔎

Our newest feature is the ability to search through all of your event content. Using the simple key command CMD + K, you can rapidly search through all of your upcoming, future, and past events.

This FAST feature makes it incredibly easy to navigate and identify data in all of your meetings.

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New

Custom Recurrence 🤹‍♂️

As we strive to make your team routines and meeting prep more efficient, one of the main requests we received was a way to customize rules for recurring events.

You spoke, we listened!

Recurring events in Magical are now fully customizable. This means you can edit the frequency of the event (set for daily, monthly, specific days of the week, etc.), as well as end endings on a specific day or after a set number of occurrences.

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Improvements

  • App state persists when you refresh.
  • Contacts (now that Google Auth Permissions have been fixed)
  • Prompt to save (so you don't accidentally lose your progress)
  • Fixed recurring events that were being deleted after initial sync
  • Fixed mention issues.
  • Fixed misc issues with sharing events.
  • Fixed misc issues with action items which caused them to sometimes not appear in side bar.

April 7, 2022

New

Time Travel Through your Meetings ⏳

In a few short seconds, you can glance through previous meetings and swiftly view your upcoming recurring events.

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Improvements

  • Real-time sync with action items and content area
  • Fixed action items not appear in the sidebar
  • Fixed muggle access (with non-magical users)
  • Fixed duplicate action items
  • Fixed public sharing
  • Fixed log in issues
  • Fixed - recurring events are deleted after initial sync
  • Performance and stability improvements
  • Fixed missing mentions

Mar 23, 2022

New

I See Your True Colors 🎨

The Magical experience is now faster and more delightful than ever. These include faster navigation between weeks, faster loading times for events and content, and new colors! Events now have richer, beautiful colors, allowing you to color-code your time like an artist. Hit Right Click on any event to change the default event color.

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New

Zoom In 📸

Our other big feature improvement of the week is full Zoom Integration so that you can embed links directly into your events. The icing on the cake is that you can connect MULTIPLE Zoom accounts to your Magical account. So if you have accounts for work, personal life, etc.. you can instantly generate the appropriate Zoom link for the event.

To connect your Zoom accounts go to Settings S → Conferencing → Add Conferencing.

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New

One-click Access for Guests

Sharing events with non-Magical users is now frictionless then ever. One-click to share the event link for you, one-click to get inside the event for your guest. We now support Connect with Google for guests to instantly get verified to view and edit your event content.

Improvements

  • Guest access to events with Google Auth.
  • Share event dropdown.
  • Quick Save (CMD+Enter).
  • Navigating between weeks is much faster.
  • Initial load of events is much faster.
  • Typing in the content area is much faster.
  • Content in event page loads much faster.
  • Random alert banner inside of event page is gone.
  • Public sharing events broke in some instances, it's now stable again.

Mar 9, 2022

New

Action Items ✅

We set up to build the Swiss Army Knife of calendars.

Today, we are taking a big step in this direction by introducing Action Items.

A seamless way to manage actionable open loops scattered throughout your calendar.

From meeting todos, pre-reads, and RSVP requests — all surface in one place.

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Simply tag teammates or yourself inside the content area using @ in a checklist.

And, you can quickly manage your own to-dos by simply opening the Action Items sidebar.

Improvements

  • You can now quickly create events by double-clicking on the calendar grid.
  • Mentioning contacts is more accurate and robust
  • You can now hit esc to exit the event page
  • Contact autocomplete when adding participants loads faster
  • Fixed responsiveness issues in event cards
  • Fixed create event from the right-click menu.
  • General speed and performance improvement across the board