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Best Android Apps 2019

Best Android Apps

From productivity and tools to games and entertainment, these are the best Android apps available in 2019 - complete with reviews and download links

Looking for the best apps for Android devices? You've come to the right place. There are almost 2.8 million apps available in Google Play Store today, and yet in 2019, 10 years after the App Store opened its doors, developers continue to deliver new and unique apps that blow us away.

Whether you're into productivity, games, creativity or music, we've got the best Android apps for you to install.

Productivity and Tools

Epic Books for Kids is a subscription-based ebook service for kids age 2–12. Kids and parents can choose from more than 25,000 books, and they can read them online or offline, on the Web, or on mobile devices.

Users can search books by subject, genre, and age, and some are audio or read-to-me versions where kids can follow along with highlighted words. On a Reading Stats page, time spent reading, number of pages flipped, and books read are tracked, and kids can earn badges and rewards based on certain milestones.


ClassDojo

( Google Play - Free )

ClassDojo is a consistent and very structured classroom management tool designed to help teachers improve student behavior and communicate more effectively with parents. It can be used to a small or large extent depending on your time, purpose, and interest.

Teachers can also put different sets of students into groups, offering a simple way for teachers to award table points and foster a collaborative classroom culture.


Star Walk - Astronomy Guide

( Google Play - £4.99 )

Star Walk is the most beautiful stargazing app you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. It will become your go-to interactive star chart of the night sky, following your every movement in real time and allowing you to explore over 200, 000 celestial bodies with extensive information about stars, planets, satellites, and constellations that you find.


Headspace: Guided Meditation

( Google Play - Free )

Headspace: Guided Meditations and Mindfulness takes a calm, relaxed approach to bringing calm relaxation into the lives of adults and kids. The app uses common meditation techniques -- such as body scans, becoming aware of environmental sounds, breath awareness, breath counting, and more -- to establish a serene, aware space for the mind to rest.

Users can learn the basics of meditation and mindfulness. As they follow the instructions and are reminded by the app to meditate each day, they can develop the habit of making time for personal growth and self-reflection in different situations, such as bedtime and waking up.


Microsoft Word

( Google Play - Free )

Microsoft Office apps are free to download from the Google Play - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - to any Android user running iOS 11 or later - Microsoft says that they will always support the two most current versions of iOS.

You can edit, view and print documents, presentations and spreadsheets on your Android with these apps for free, but to do so you will need to sign in. From a feature perspective, comparing Microsoft’s Office Web Apps and Office for Android reveals that the tablet app is just a few steps up from the Web-based app. The Office 365 subscription unlocks everything else, giving you access to the full power and featureset of the applications.

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Dropbox

( Google Play - Free )

If you're already a Dropbox user, add the mobile app to your Android device. You never know when you're going to need files that are stored in your Dropbox account. It's also useful to learn the ins and outs of the photo upload features, as it's a valuable tool that helps back up your pictures. The Dropbox app remains one of our favorite Android apps, and it's a a clear Educational App Store's Choice.

The Dropbox Android app also gives you the option to view all image files, which is handy when sharing photos. You can do some light photo editing in the Dropbox Android app, too, which is a wonderful feature.

The Android app is free to download, and Dropbox as a service uses a freemium model. A free personal account starts you out with 2GB of space.


Todoist: Organize your life

( Google Play - Free )

Todoist is a free Android app to keep track of everything for either personal use or work use, individually or as a group. It helps you to easily organize and prioritize your tasks and projects so you’ll always know exactly what to work on next. You will be able to connect Todoist to various apps like Dropbox, Amazon Alexa, Zapie, and so on.

The app creates one seamless, end-to-end integration of your Todoist lists on all your Android devices.

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Creativity and Photography

PicsArt Photo Editor + Collage

( Google Play - Free )

PicsArt is a leading all-in-one image editing app and creative community that makes it easy to take your photos to the next level. With thousands of powerful editing features, you can make amazing images, collages and drawings, and remix photos with friends.

Millions use PicsArt because it packs a selection of premium tools like photo blending, artistic filters, AI-powered photo effects, Photoshop-style layering and drawing tools, cropping, text overlays and more. Discover thousands of free sticker packs, fonts, collage templates, backgrounds and brushes.


Stop Motion Studio

( Google Play - Free )

Looking to get into moviemaking with your Android? Stop Motion Studio is a photo and video tool that makes creating animations simple and easy. Stop Motion Studio lets you to create their own stop-motion animations using a mobile device. As a creation tool, it's a great platform to share their stories. They can make a stop-motion animation about family vacations or birthday parties or a fantastical reenactment. The design focuses on the creation tools, and some kids may require prompts to get started. The featured videos provide great inspiration for those who need it and may even encourage to create work to share with a broader audience.

Stop Motion Studio comes with dozens of sound effects and music clips for you ready to use in your movie. Bring characters to life by recording a voice over track directly to your movie. Stop Motion Studio has support for new Android pencils and works great on the Samsung devices. Stop Motion Studio is available for iOS, macOS, Android and Windows.


Music

Spotify Music

( Google Play - Free )

Yousician will help you learn to play the piano, guitar, bass or ukulele. Yousician is an interactive music app that’s designed to really provide a fully-formed experience for just about everyone to better their instrument playing.

The app is designed to give the player a chance to improve through practice and competition. When you’re starting, you can tackle the standard lesson structure, and as I mentioned, the lessons ramp up at a very comfortable pace.


Flowkey is one of the easy and best way to learn piano. The app allows you to learn piano with the songs you love. The application flowkey is a series of courses to help people from the very beginnings to the more able develop their piano skills.

It is aimed towards any student wanting to develop their understanding and keyboard skills, and covers not only the skills to play the keyboard, but also the theory behind this, development of this as a musician, and a range of songs to work through. The display is very simple to navigate and understand, and the course is really interesting and versatile.


Finance

Wallet - Budget Tracker

( Google Play - Free )

Wallet is an income and expense tracking mobile app that helps you track your spending and save. Like many, it syncs your balance and transactions with your actual bank. It also features account sharing so you can share with your significant other, accountant, or whatever. It also supports multiple currencies, cloud syncing, warranty tracking, templates, shopping lists, and it can export to a variety of file types.

Record all of your lists, keep track of them, and know exactly how much your expense for the month is. Records will be saved and archived with the ability to share with friends or family in an instant.


Splitwise

( Google Play - Free )

Splitwise app takes the trouble out of sharing expenses – with friends, with roommates, with anyone. Dividing bills has never been easier. The app allows you to split payments across groups, different categories of events and most importantly manage what you have to pay.

The app tracks borrowing and lending over time. And, until the balance is settled up, each person’s outstanding balance may go up and down. Splitwise sends reminders at the end of the month so everyone can pay what they owe and go into a new month with a fresh start.

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