Management & Finance

13 Top Mobile Productivity Apps for 2018

Here are my favorite new mobile productivity apps for 2018. There are apps for content creation, video how-tos, multimedia notes, smart typing, and productive habits. Nearly all of these apps are free.

Otter Voice Notes

Otter Voice Notes

Otter Voice Notes

Otter Voice Notes lets you create voice notes that combine audio, transcription, speaker identification, inline photos, and summary keywords. Record live (via microphone, AirPods, or Bluetooth), or import existing audio and video recordings. See real-time transcription. Insert images, search keywords, tag speakers, and edit text. Share conversations via public links or private invitation. Available for Android and iOS. Price: Free.

Wisdo

Wisdo

Wisdo

Wisdo is a social network to get advice from others and share your experience — from body positivity to anxiety to motherhood. Available for Android and iOS. Price: Free.

easyUp

easyUp

easyUp

easyUp is a tool for teams to communicate and collaborate via video check-ins. Standups — quick status updates — can be recorded asynchronously, uploaded even the night before. Schedule standups according to your needs: daily, three times per week, once per month. All videos are automatically transcribed and can be searched. Available for iOS. Price: $7 per month.

Agenda

Agenda

Agenda

Agenda is a date-focused note-taking app to plan and document your projects. With its timeline, Agenda provides a picture of past, present, and future projects, letting you track your notes and your progress. Available for iOS. Price: Free.

Super Habit

Super Habit

Super Habit

Super Habit is an app to build healthy daily habits and improve your life. Super Habit shows your progress on a yearly calendar, your current and longest streak for each habit, as well as your yearly and all-time completion rates. Available for iOS. Price: Free.

Unfold

Unfold

Unfold

Unfold is a toolkit for content creators and storytellers. Create beautiful and engaging stories with clean, minimal, and modern templates. Preview your content in story mode before posting to social media. Available for iOS and Android. Price: Free.

Jumprope

Jumprope

Jumprope

Jumprope is an app to create step-by-step how-to videos. Edit using speed, music, text, and filters, and link to products. Export to Instagram Stories, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, or your own website. Available for iOS. Price: Free.

Shortcuts

Shortcuts

Shortcuts

Shortcuts provides a quick way to get things done with third-party apps with just a tap or by asking Siri. Create shortcuts with multiple steps from your favorite apps. Start from hundreds of examples in the gallery or drag-and-drop to create your own. Shortcuts includes over 300 built-in actions. Available for iOS. Price: Free.

Oak

Oak

Oak

Oak is an app to decompress by transforming meditation practices from experiments into habits. Individualize your meditations by duration, and customize with silence or calming background sounds. Oak tracks your progress and encourages you to continue building a healthy meditation practice. Available for iOS. Price: Free.

Grammarly Keyboard

Grammarly Keyboard

Grammarly Keyboard

Grammarly Keyboard helps you write on your mobile device mistake-free and with ease in any app. It provides hundreds of checks and features, along with seamless integration. Available for Android. Price: Free. Pro plans start at $11.66 per month.

Forest

Forest

Forest

Forest is a tool to help being distracted by your phone and get more things done. Plant a seed in Forest. As time goes by, this seed will gradually grow into a tree. However, if you cannot resist the temptation of using your phone and leave the app, the tree will wither. Available for Android and iOS. Price: Free.

Bouncer

Bouncer

Bouncer

Bouncer gives you the ability to grant permissions temporarily from other apps. As soon as you exit the app, Bouncer will automatically remove the permission in an instant so you can get back to doing what you do best, without having to worry about apps invading your privacy and wasting your battery. Available for Android. Price: $0.99.

JigSpace

JigSpace

JigSpace

JigSpace is a platform to explore and share truly interactive, 3D knowledge for anything. Dive through dozens of Jigs, learn at your own pace, and satisfy your curiosity. With the upcoming release of the Jig Workshop, users can create and share Jigs. Available for iOS. Price: Free.

Sig Ueland

Sig Ueland

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