Productive Apps simple means applications that let you do things quite easily, swiftly and much more efficiently. And when it comes to Android Apps, the whole internet world is clustered with millions of such apps primarily because of Android being open source. And finding right apps to download or use can actually be tricky and tiresome for you. So in this article I have listed 10 Best Productivity Apps for Android, for you so that you don’t have to go through the tedious task of searching the right one on internet. These apps will help you to work smarter, get things organized and most importantly save your precious time.
If you loved those old ‘paper based’ personal organizer, then this free android app is just for you. Jorte has got very simple looks and easy to use user interface and looks more or less similar to a calendar planner, but obviously with much more customization capabilities. Jorte has everything in it to make your life much more organized. It has a scheduler and to-do app and is in sync with Google calendar. You can also control Jorte using Google voice and works well with Google maps too.
With all these features, it is of no wonder that why this app has been downloaded more than 250,000 times!!
2. 1 Password Reader
Get rid of remembering all your passwords, whether it is security numbers, software serial numbers, bank passwords or email passwords. ‘1 Password Reader’ lets you erase all these passwords and save all this information in it. This productivity app then provides you a 4 digit code with master password to secure it. But what’s great about ‘1 Password Reader’ is that it syncs itself very smoothly with all popular browsers and auto fill the information where ever required. You can also backup all its data on your PC or Mac. This android productivity app is available free of cost at android market place.
3. Spring Pad
This brand new productivity app is now gaining lot of popularity among android users. Although it is a simple notebook app, just like ‘Evernote’, but it is something more than that, this productivity app not only saves your items to a virtual notebook, but it also guides you to take further action on your notes, by gathering all relevant data from other sites.
Precisely this is what is it that makes this app a must have productivity app for your Droid and it is available free of cost at android market place.
Dropbox needs no introduction, it is by far the best productivity app built for any device. Dropbox is an online bucket for your data; you can upload any type of data in your Dropbox and access it from anywhere. You can even share your dropbox items through email or share links. What more is that you can directly shoot video from your phone, pictures, and audio recordings into your Dropbox. This productivity app also supports synchronization of data up to the limit of 2GB between your device and PC or Mac.
5. Slide Screen
Sometimes notification information get so much overloaded on your phone that it seems to get clustered on your phone’s screen, so in that case Slide Screen might be your ultimate savior to this!! With the help of this productivity app you can customize your phone’s home screen to display only relevant information (notifications). You can get notifications for text messages, phone calls, Gmail, Google Reader, stock Market data, Weather update, Twitter, Facebook and much more. Above all this productivity app helps your phone’s home screen to become more meaningful to you. Slide Screen is available free of cost at android market place, however pro version is available at $6.99.
6. Repli Go Reader
A simple PDF reader for your smart phone, easily reads PDF docs and at fairly good speed too. Although many Droids come with built in reader but they are not as smooth as required. With Repli Go Reader you can easily view PDF files either on web or from your memory card storage.
This productivity app comes with built in resizing tools and also supports embedded fonts.
7. Cam Card Reader
Now get rid of carrying business cards of all your contacts with you. With this new Android productivity app you can snap photos of business cards and import the information to your phone. This app also allows you to organize your contacts in a very easy and efficient way. It also supports grouping of all your contacts. Cam Card Reader also supports many languages ranging from English to Mandarin.
This app can be downloaded free of cost from android market place, however pro version of Cam Card Reader comes with price tag of $9.99. But here I would suggest you to go for the free version, as there are hardly any differences between both versions of this app.
8. Google Docs
As Android OS is developed and maintained by Google, so Google apps like: Google Maps, Google Docs etc work quite smoothly on Droids. As most of you must have idea about what Google Docs is, but just to mention, it is a text editing and maintaining app on web from Google, these files are stored on cloud which is maintained by Google itself, so your files are all the more secured.
Google Docs supports many text formats like .xls, .doc, .pdf and many more. This app is free of cost and can be downloaded from Android Market Place.
9. Olive Office Premium
Well if you want full featured MS Office like capabilities on your Droid, then this app is just for you. With ‘Olive Office Premium’ you can view and edit all Microsoft Office formats like DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT & PPTX. You can view Portable Document Format (PDF) and even Microsoft Compiled HTML Help (CHM).
And the greatest thing about ‘Olive Office Premium’ is that, contrary to what its name suggests, this app is free of cost. While many other office suites makes you pay the premium, for same features.
10. Deja Office Outlook USB Sync
Last but definitely not the least, this app is nearly “All In One” productivity app for your Droid. It has all features that you would need for productivity in your office or business: Task and notes features, Calendar functions, robust contact management. You can also protect your personal data with password protecting functionality of this app. In its pro version (non free version), it has PC sync feature, with the help of which you can sync this app with almost any software.
With a meager list of just 10 Android Productivity Apps, the productivity capabilities of Android Apps cannot be justified; there are many more productivity apps available. Which one is your favorite? Do tell us by commenting