You will ask yourself: What are the «complications » Apple Watch ?. They are small applications that appear on the clock face and provide a variety of information, beyond the time. The different dials of the Apple Watch models, depending on the version of watchOS they use, support various complications. Nowadays application developers create their complications based on individual specifications. These are in our opinion the best complications available for Apple Watch so far, which you should try this year.

CARROT Weather

CARROT Weather is a very powerful and entertaining weather application with a wide group of functions. Along with displaying the temperature, it provides information on humidity, precipitation, wind speed, and much more. With it, you can get quick summaries of 24/7 weather forecasts right on your watch screen. You only need to select the section of your interest to see its details. It also allows you to easily change location using the Force Touch.

CARROT Wheater

What we like

  • Wide variety of weather information
  • Complications show great detail.

What we don’t like

  • It can be difficult to find how to customize complications in the Watch iPhone app.

Download CARROT Weather for Apple Watch


Bear for Apple Watch

Bear (free) can be a simple hassle, but considering it’s one of the best note apps on iOS (and macOS), it’s invaluable. With Bear for Apple Watch, you can create new notes with just your voice, add text to existing notes, and mark tasks in your notes. Bear for Apple Watch works on all watch faces and integrates with Bear for iPhone and Mac.

Bear
Bear

What we like

What we don’t like

  • Large complication spaces should display a list of notes.

Download Bear for Apple Watch


MLB

The MLB complication is the number one tool if you are a baseball fan, with it you can select your favorite team, be updated with the game calendar and follow play by play all your favorite games within the professional league. The application developers keep up-to-date with the updated information on the teams (colors, etc.) and provide real-time scores and quick access to game information.

MLB offers two subscription options: an annual fee or a monthly fee. Although if you have a subscription to MLB.TV, you can benefit for free with the premium version of it. New features and updates are added frequently.

MLB
MLB

What we like

  • Provides scores and complete match information in real time.

What we don’t like

  • Sometimes the complication may not respond. Hopefully this is fixed in future updates.

Download MLB for Apple Watch


Citymapper

Both regular travelers and weekend travelers can benefit from the utilities of this application. Citymapper is a free application to take you from point A to point B, it integrates information on all means of urban transport, especially public transport; although it also adds options to go on foot, by bike, or in shared transport systems. In its complication for the Apple Watch, it provides all the information at a glance and without having to take out your iPhone.

The complication can be adapted in various ways to various spheres regardless of the size used.

Citymapper
Citymapper

What we like

  • Display of useful information in a simple way on complications.

What we don’t like

  • It could be expanded to show even more complications in a wider variety of sizes.

Download Citymapper for Apple Watch


Better day

Better Day does one thing, and it does it incredibly well – it provides a plethora of ways to view the day, date, month, and year. It has a complication for all watch faces and all sizes, and you can customize all of them to show what you want in the color you want.

A complication to display the date may seem a bit unnecessary, but Better Day has proven to be incredibly useful. It also adds fun elements, like the ability to see the year as a progress bar nearing the end.

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Better day

What we like

  • Steroid Complications Date.

What we don’t like

  • Too many customization options.

Download Better Day for Apple Watch


Spotify

Spotify (free and paid plans) were relatively late in providing an Apple Watch app and complication, but their offering should be great news for Spotify users. The complication does not provide anything new or revolutionary, but if you are a Spotify user of a lot, this complication may be all you need.

Spotify
Spotify

What we like

  • Finally we have the Apple Watch complications from Spotify.

What we don’t like

  • Sometimes buggy and slow.
  • Requires watchOS 4.0 or later.

Download Spotify for Apple Watch


FITIV Press

For those who want or need to track their heart rate in more detail than Apple Watch offers, FITIV Pulse GPS Cardio Tracker (free) is a great option. Its complications show your heart rate, even in small versions, which saves space on the screen. It is a good complement to one of the most complete cardio apps out there.

FITIV
FITIV

What we like

  • Big complications organized in small spaces.

What we don’t like

  • Real-time heart rate information cannot be displayed.

Download FITIV Pulse for Apple Watch


Dark sky weather

At the beginning we talked about CARROT Weather, but, in case you didn’t know, it uses data from Dark Sky, but Dark Sky Weather itself still deserves mention here because its real-time rain complication can show if and when it will rain. rain where you are. Not only is it one of the best weather apps, but it has some fantastic complications for the Apple Watch.

Dark Sky Weather has options for most complication sizes and can simplify the information if all you want is to know if it is going to rain.

Dark sky weather
Dark sky weather

What we like

  • Visualizations in complications are helpful.

What we don’t like

  • Could use more customization options.

Download Dark Sky Weather for Apple Watch


PCalc

With PCalc, you will have on your Apple Watch a powerful scientific calculator, with unit converter and other interesting functions, and even better, it has intelligent complications available. Imagine that once you have calculated a problem in the calculator, the answer will be automatically displayed in the complication, even after the application has been closed and you have moved on to something else, useful for the forgetful working at a fast pace.

PCalc
PCalc

What we like

  • Useful for remembering long numbers.

What we don’t like

  • Having a number on the screen seems like a waste of space for the big complication.

Download PCalc for Apple Watch


Things 3

Things 3 is arguably one of the best to-do apps, and its beautiful complications work on any watch face. It focuses more on completing tasks than managing tasks.

A little annoyance is that the remaining tasks are displayed as a progress bar and don’t show the actual number of remaining tasks. When asked about it, the developer explained that he was more interested in branding (always showing a check mark) than showing the number of tasks remaining.

Things 3
Things 3

What we like

  • The application and complications are updated quickly.

What we don’t like

  • It would be helpful to see the number of tasks remaining.

Download Things 3 for Apple Watch

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