Free productivity apps for Apple and Android


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Genius Scan
By Grizzly Labs
Cost: Free
Available: App Store and Google Play

According to Grizzly Labs: “Genius Scan is a scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as a JPG or multi-page PDF file. Our scanner technology includes smart page detection, perspective correction and image enhancement. In addition, Genius Scan offers powerful tools to organise and safely export your documents.”

Confide
By Confide Inc.
Cost: Free
Available: App Store and Google Play

According to Confide Inc: “Confide is your off-the-record messenger. We combine end-to-end encryption with disappearing and screenshot-proof messages to foster genuine, unfiltered, and efficient communication.”

RefME – Referencing Made Easy
By RefME
Cost: Free
Available: App Store and Google Play

According to RefME, this is a “tool for automating citations, reference lists and bibliographies, on mobile and web”. You can generate citations by scanning book or journal barcodes using your phone’s camera, or search by book/article title, ISBN, ISSN, DOI or URL. Citing a website? Simply paste in the URL.  You can import and export your work to Microsoft Word, Evernote, Mendeley and many more applications.


One Comment on “Free productivity apps for Apple and Android”

  1. Kenn Tews says:

    ‘Office Lens’ from Microsoft is a free scanner for the iPhone and is part of ‘OneNote for the iPad’, which is also free.


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