Top 6 Free Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

We spend a good amount of money to make our office look good ,purchase furniture and buy software to make our office life more easy and productive. There are some apps which also increase our  productivity at work and they are absolutely free of cost.

The rise of the smartphones and the tablets have made huge numbers of apps available to users. All you need is a compatible device and an internet connection and you’re all set to go! Take the advantage of the top 6 free apps to increase your productivity with more efficiency and speed.

Here is the list of Top 6 Free Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work.

 

Evernote 

Puts Everything in One Place 

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Compatibility: Web, Apple, and Android

Cost: Free & Paid

More info: www.evernote.com

This app is my first choice. It’s like a digital notebook, where you can record and store notes, reminders, photos, web pages etc. It will help you to stay organized with your daily schedule.

Some of the best features Evernote has: create a to-do list, record voice reminders, taking notes and has the ability to record and take notes at the same time.

 

Dropbox

Share and send large files effortlessly

Top 6 Free Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

Compatibility: Apple, Android, and Windows

Cost: Free & Paid

More info: www.dropbox.com

One of the most popular cloud storage apps available. This app synchronizes your photo, files that you save in the app. You can access the documents from any location or device.  Although an internet connection is required to sync all of your files initially, they are then accessible to you offline.

The greatest advantage of using dropbox is that you can store files easily without using the storage of your device and share with other people easily and quickly. Dropbox just added a new cool feature called File request, where you can request submissions of large files or photos from colleagues and clients.

 

Wunderlist 

Set Reminders for Your To-do List 

Top 6 Free Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

Compatibility: Web, Apple, Android and Windows

Cost: Free

More info: www.wunderlist.com

Wunderlist is a fantastic app for every area of your life. Well first, it’s free (although they do have paid options) and it’s extremely easy to use.

You can organize and share your work, grocery, appointments and everything in your day-to-day life. Set alarms for your for your due dates and reminders. You can share your work with your team members and set a due date for that task along with a reminder.

 

Keeper

Keep your Passwords Protected 

Compatibility: Web, Apple, Android

Cost: Free & Paid

More info: www.keepersecurity.com

Do you remember those days when you can’t remember your password and had to wait for the IT department gets back to you with a replacement? Well, this app will take that onus off your shoulders, so you can deal with the things that really matter.

Best Feature: You don’t have to remember your password. This app will store and manage your password in the Keeper Vault. The use of fingerprint scanner gives an extra layer of protection for your passwords. If your office has the number of passwords for various tools, passwords, and programs Keeper also has a group option. Group administrators manage the accounts and users to control what goes to whom. Keeper protects the information with 256-bit AES encryption and PBKDF2.

 

Rescue Time 

Remove Distractions and Increase your Productivity

Top 6 Free Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

Compatibility: Web, Apple, Android

Cost: Free & Paid

More info: www.rescuetime.com

Do you easily get distracted at work? If you work in a job that involves a lot of time spending at your computer, it’s easy to get distracted which may cause serious damage on your work performance.

Rescue Time will be your savior.

Rescue Time helps you to understand your daily habit so that you can focus on your work. It works in the background of your computer and tracks time spent on various applications and websites. It also gives you an alarm when you spend a certain amount of time in an activity. The best part of this app is you can block distracting websites.

 

Shoeboxed

Keeping Track of your Expenses is now Easy 

Top 6 Free Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

Compatibility: Web, Apple and Android

Cost: Free

More info: www.shoeboxed.com

Making the expenses sheet every month is a daunting and a time-consuming process. You have to fill up the forms and also have to keep a track of the receipts. This is when Shoeboxed proves it’s worth. It enables you to scan your receipts into your phone as you go, it then collates and organizes these receipts for you. You can also send the expenses report straight from the app.

This app also comes handy for keeping your business cards organized. It automatically creates an online database of your contacts.

 

This is my list of top 6 apps which you can use in your workplace. These apps will help you manage your time efficiently. Try and give each one of these apps a fair trial (a week or so), and see which one works for you and allows you to become more productive.

If you use some other apps that you’ve found useful, I would love to hear about them. Share your comments below.

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