5 Best Applications to Use Boost Your Productivity
- PDF to Word Converter
- Google Keep
Organizing and managing time well is crucial if you want to fulfill all the commitments that you face every day, both at work and in your personal life.
There are still people who use paper calendars and agendas to keep track of their pending tasks, but with the rise of new technologies, more and more people turn their mobile phones and tablets into complete and versatile tools they use to organize their time. There are many mobile applications on the market that can help you manage your tasks and thereby improve your productivity. Here we present some of the most popular ones.
1. PDF to Word Converter
In the introduction, we mentioned people who still use paper calendars and agendas to manage their tasks. If you are one of them, or know someone who is, you will be happy to know that there is an app that can help you digitize all your lists and plans that you have laying around in paper form.
Simply open the app and use its built-in document scanner with OCR to quickly scan your lists or tasks and convert them to editable MS Word documents. It’s that easy.
2. Google Keep
Google’s task manager is part of the suite of applications that come standard with Android. It is a free, simple, and interesting option for the personal organization of tasks, although limited if you want to give it a professional use, especially if you need to share content with your team.
It allows you to create and combine different types of content: text notes, task lists, voice notes, images, reminders, etc. You can organize your notes with labels and colors, share them with your contacts, search what you have saved, or cross out each activity when you have completed it. Further, what you save is synced across all your devices so you can access your information wherever you are.
This intuitive app is based on the Kanban method for project management, whose premise is to divide each task or project into different smaller phases and will allow you to track their progress through cards. The app interface is one of its biggest strengths, with a structure of boards and cards that shows, at a single glance, how your projects are evolving.
Each task is included in a card (within it you can add lists of subtasks, files, texts, graphics, photos, comments, highlight them with stickers, organize them by colors, etc.), and these cards are grouped into lists or boards. To move the cards from one board to another, simply drag them. Trello allows you to easily and visually manage several projects at the same time and coordinate teamwork.
This app with a minimalist design is basically a to-do list with reminders that can be synchronized across all your devices and calendars to better organize your schedule (it can also synchronize with existing calendars on your device such as Google Calendar or Apple Calendar).
Any.do allows you to quickly and easily add notes and multimedia files, and share tasks and lists with friends or colleagues so that you can manage team projects. In addition, it has a voice function, a location reminder option (it reminds you of a task when you arrive at a specific place), and a practical tool called Any.do Moment, that will help you focus only on the tasks that you have pending for that day.
Is one of the most popular and widely used productivity apps in the world, with more than 100 million downloads on Google Play alone. Evernote was born as a simple online notes application, but its possibilities have grown to become a powerful task management tools.
It allows you to add photos, voice notes, lists, alerts, keep track of pending tasks, share files, and even create a team chat to talk about ongoing projects. It is really the best all-in-one note-taking app you can find on the market.
We hope you enjoyed reading the article and that you found some really useful apps. If we forgot to mention some of your favorite productivity apps, feel free to let us know in the comments.