iOS 11 brought the Files app. Integrating with it is relatively simple. Writing a document provider (i.e. something like dropbox, or secure shellfish) is much more involved.
Mostly copied from what Big Nerd Ranch wrote. This is really two things you need to add to your info.plist:
UIFileSharingEnabled(Application supports iTunes file sharing) to
LSSupportsOpeningDocumentsInPlace(Supports opening documents in place) to
And that’s pretty much it.
Note that setting this will make ALL of the contents of
$APP_ROOT/Documents visible to the files app, so any private files you kept there will also be visible. These should instead be moved to the Application Support folder.
- AppCoda lists some more things you can do, such as using a
- Little Bites of Cocoa has a bite on opening files from the files app
Last updated: 2020-06-07 16:24:37 -0700