Tide (iOS Version 2.8.5)

Tide (iOS Version 2.8.5) -Synopsis of the App: Tide is a mental and physical health platform focused on sleep, meditation, relaxation and focus.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple and Android.

RDN Score: 3/5


  • Easy-to-use design.
  • Includes a nature timer, sleep sounds and prompts for mindfulness.
  • Choose to focus on work and study, sleep (with bedtime and nap options), relaxation, meditation or breathing.
  • Easily swipe to pause or change the scene on the phone screen and sound effects.
  • Choose from different sounds including ocean, storm, rain and more.
  • Access some content without logging in or log in to track your focus logs.
  • Activate options for daily focus or sleep reminders.
  • Set alarms to wake up to standard alarm tunes or use the light wake up option for a gentle awakening. If you need help remembering to shut down, try the bedtime reminders.
  • Includes mini meditations on subjects such as eating.
  • Set the focus soundscape time from 5 to 90 minutes.
  • Offers daily inspirational quotes.
  • Connects to Apple Health to synchronize data with sleep, focus, meditation and breath (as part of mindfulness).


  • Noted a few grammatical errors.

Bottom Line: With a small catalog of clear, relaxing soundscapes, Tide is a calming companion to help you focus or relax.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.