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Apps for Productivity

Page history last edited by Julia Ault 11 years, 2 months ago

This page is for  any apps that might  assist productivity in the work environment.


You can search in iTunes using the name of the app and this will give you a link to download the app and then sync to your device(s)


*Some free apps are ad-supported but there is usually a premium version that you can upgrade to if you prefer - often at quite low cost.


Name of App
Specific iPad App
iPhone  + iPad
Other Device
Free* /Cost Description Main Purpose
    £6 each x 3 Mac Office Suite of Apps Office Suite
NeoReader   x   Free Barcode scanner for Data Matrix QR and Aztec barcodes (smartcodes) Mobile Web
Dropbox x     Free File Storage in the cloud - sync with all devices inc mobile, pc, laptop  Files
SugarSync x     Free File Storage in the cloud - sync with all devices and can scan all docs on pc Files
iA Writer x     Free Simple basic writing app - no fuss, frills or distractions - with Dropbox sync files
  Free  TelePrompt app Lecture / Presentation
GW Mail
  £3.50 GroupWise email app Email
GoodReader  x x   £1.79

File management - connect to Dropbox, WebDAV, FTP, email etc. Plus PDF annotation.

QuickOffice Connect
    £8.99 Open and edit MS Office files on iPad
Office Suite
Read it Later
    Free Reading list / Bookmarks
Kindle for iPad
    Free Kindle app for iPad
ebook reader
iTranslate x     Free Translation tool (includes Welsh) Languages
iPronunciation   x   Free Translation/ Pronunciation tool Languages
Remember the Milk      Free  Task lists app - you can sync to your pc  and add a widget to Gmail to keep you on track of your to-do lists  Tasks 
Evernote x     Free  Take notes, save images view pdfs - sync to your pc (adding evernote app) and phones Tasks
x   Free Take notes, make lists Tasks
Popplet Lite x  
  Free Make popples (post-it notes) on a wall with text and images Tasks
JotNot   x   Free Create documents with imported pictures or pics taken on your phone Files
Doodle   x  


Meeting scheduler app - also creates polls - sync to email/calendar Meetings
Shop Shop x     Free Create shopping lists / to-do lists etc Tasks
Office Plus   x   Free Create and work with MS word compatible documents - word processing, spreadsheet, pdfs - copy to pc, Google docs and cloud based storage Office Suite
kkFiles   x   $1 Connect with Google Docs to read/update files  Files
MultiG   x   Free Access all your Google accounts - mail, calendar, docs reader YouTube etc Mail+
MultiApp   x   Free Sign in to Facebook, Twitter, the web Google maps, a browser etc all in one app Tasks


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