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Best Apps to Use to Stay Productive

A typical day in today’s modern age is a connected one. Let us explain. You are waking up, going to work, getting organized, finding the right address, scanning a document, keeping passwords. All this can be accomplished directly from your smartphone using your best apps! Which is always in your pocket and connected to the internet.

And beyond daily help, it even becomes a very effective working tool. New apps are created every day to make our lives easier and even increase productivity. In the endless sea of apps, it is hard to find the right ones. That’s why we decided to share with you the seven apps we prefer to use to improve our productivity.

PDF Converter

PDF document
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When you deal with a lot of PDF documents regularly, you simply need an app like this. PDFs are hard to edit, and when you receive a document, you need to make some changes to you are in trouble. Well, at least if you don’t have this app in your productivity arsenal. PDF Converter will help you make any PDF editable.

It will convert PDF files to more than 20 popular file format and vice versa. It has cloud storage support (Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox, and more) to upload and convert your files directly from supported services.

Price: Free  

Available on: Android and iOS

If you want to manage your to-do lists the best you can and keep everything organized, this app is a must. It will help you turn your ideas into actions and plans. The app is very easy to use, and has an intuitive user interface. will help you prioritize, program, and thematize your tasks. You can easily create an account via Facebook or Gmail and then choose categories between Personal, Shopping list, Work, Movies to see, Books to read, or others. 

Now you are all set-up and ready to create your first to-do list! These lists are exportable, and you can also add reminders to specific tasks. We especially like the little words of encouragement that pop up every time you accomplish a task: “Yeah you got it,” “Have a super day,” “Super you deserve a treat!”, “No one can stop you now!”

Price: Free

Available on: Android and iOS


Although the smartphone is a great productivity tool, it can also be a big distraction! You can’t stay focused for more than 5 minutes without notification, a call, a tweet making you think of something else. With Forest, it’s fun to cut distractions! Plant a seed whenever you need to stay focused on a task for a certain period of time. 

This seed will turn into a tree in 30 minutes unless you exit the application to view a notification or do something else. “The harder you work, the more beautiful your forest will be!” It is also great to know that the whole app is based on the Pomodoro technique.

Available on: Android (Free) and iOS ($1.99)

Scanner App / Tiny Scanner

You have a document to scan, but the scanner never works, is not plugged in, or you simply do not have it. Don’t panic, with Scanner App scan a document in just a few seconds by taking a photo with your smartphone! Very easy to use; it can scan documents in excellent quality and send them quickly by email or store it on your device or supported cloud storage services.

Price: Free

Available on: Android and iOS


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Each time it’s the same thing. You must fill in your credentials but unable to find your password. “Forgot your password? Don’t worry. This app will become your best friend! More practical and much less time consuming than renewing your identifiers each time: 1Password is your password safe! Everything is synchronized, easy to use, and, most importantly, secure.

Price: Free

Available on: Android and iOS


Knowing a foreign language not only enriches you on a personal level but is very useful when working in international waters. With Babbel, you can learn to negotiate in up to 14 languages ​​from your smartphone, without having to be connected to the internet; you just have to download the lessons in advance to practice whenever you want, even on the train or plane. 

For example, the French for work course has lessons designed exclusively for people traveling for work: it allows you to organize meetings and ask for addresses or useful phrases to use in any situation.

Price: Free

Available on: Android and iOS

Magic Fridge

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It was an intense day at work, but you, after all, managed to accomplish everything! You came home exhausted. And then something occurred to you, it is late, and you did not have time to do the shopping. Fortunately, Magic Fridge is here to help! This app will inspire you to cook with the few ingredients you have in your fridge! You will be covered from morning to night, and this application will have the perfect recipe for you.

Price: Free

Available on: Android and iOS

We love using these productivity apps and tools during the day. Your collection may be different, but the most important thing is to review the way you are using them in your daily routine to make sure that they are still useful to achieve your goals. In our case, these apps help us productively manage our business lives, and stay on top of things wherever we are. 

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