Oops! Did I hear it is the age of apps? Is this the age of mobile powers? Surely yes. Smartphone owners can possibly do anything of everything with the power of mobile apps. Let me hit ‘refresh’ in this segment today from our earlier article in Top 5 section. Let me, as for today, limit myself to best Android applications which are free.
To get these free Android apps, head to Android market from Android mobile or PC and put the app name in the search box.
Office Suite apps for Android
Documents To Go
This is what required when we are on the go. We want an app that can open up the MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other related files. The limited version of the app is free where we can only view the files but won’t be able to create or edit.
For those who don’t want to spend money for the paid version of Documents To Go, here is a complete freedom app, Google Docs. With this you can view, edit and also share all the Google documents. Moreover, you can also take a printshot of any text and convert it to a Google document.
Notebook and Notepad apps for Android
Taking notes on the go, in hurry, for all your ideas now have become easier with Evernote. The notes, pictures and even recordings are easily synced to your Web or PC version with it. The app also recognizes the actual text that is within any picture to enable you search easily next time.
Similar to Evernote, the Springpad app is also easy and quick in adding and organizing notes, reminders, tasks, clippings, boomarks, and anything.
Reminder or To-do List apps for Android
Astrid Task/ Todo List
The app make things easier for you for when-to-do-what. It has got easy-to-use reminder with optional homescreen feature. The list is also easily synced with Google Tasks and Producteev.com
ColorNote Notepad Notes
All the handy notes appear in color with this app either it is in text form or checklist. It has also got reminder, search, password and backup functions. Scheduling the notes are way easy and you can stick a note on the homescreen with the help of widgets.
Personal Finance apps for Android
With this app you can record and monitor all the transactions made on daily basis with several accounts. You can choose any currency from the list. The app features scheduled and recurring transactions, reports, budgets, restore database, backup, and it can export details to CSV or QIF files.
This app manages your expenses easily and keep a track of income accounts in categories and its scheduled transactions. It has got some useful features such as payment alerts, charts, reports, password protection, importing account activities and vice versa, etc.
Translator apps for Android
Now easily translate texts from any language to your comfortable ones. The app supports fifty different languages and it also has voice input along with text-to-speech supports. There are many more to explore in this app.
Unit and Currency Converter app for Android
The app easily and quickly converts most common units of measure and currency. It has got clean user-friendly interface and automatically saves commonly used conversions.
Image Editor apps for Android
This app helps you to edit photos on your Android device with touch of your finger. You can crop the images, rotate it, adjust the color, add effects to it and many more. You can save the edited pics on your mobile and also can upload it to Facebook, TwitPic or Photoshop.com
With the help of PicSay app you can add title texts to any image, add balloons to it and put special effects. Resizing, cropping, flipping and rotating of images are very easy.
Barcode Scanner apps for Android
This app is highly efficient in scanning data matrix and QR codes of contacts, URLs, products info etc. It is a must app for your Android phones I must say.
This app is not just a scanner, but it is also a reader and generator. With it you can decode the QR codes scanned through the camera of the phone. You can also create your own QR codes from the contacts, other apps, SMS, bookmarks etc.
Media Player apps for Android
Now play all the multimedia content in one app. It also has good features such as selecting music by artists, genres, albums, ratings etc.
With MoboPlayer you can play videos in various format. Thumbnail displays, slide up/down or left/right, subtitles, volume and brightness adjustment, long press any file for adding to playlist, and many more are the useful features of the app.
There are many more useful apps for Android. For today let me limit here and wait for your comments with suggestions of some best apps to let your fellow readers know it.