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Best iPad Productivity Apps

Best iPad Productivity Apps

Productivity apps will help you manage your schedule and daily tasks. In today’s fast-paced and busy world, we are increasingly depending on apps to boost our productivity.

Productivity tools are tailored to different lifestyles, and different interests. It ranges from time management apps, project management apps, online planners and calendars.These apps will definitely help make life a little easier when it comes to getting things done.

We have rounded up a list of some of the best iPad productivity apps to help you become organized, focused to become successful in 2020 and beyond.

When it comes to productivity, the first thing you're going to think of is a task manager. Things combines beauty and power with plenty of flexibility to suit your needs.

Unlike other task managers, Things is never complicated and doesn't need a lot of time to learn and start using. You create Areas with Projects under them, and then add in your project tasks. There's always a circle for your projects to show your progression, and all tasks can be given a due date, tagged, have a checklist if necessary, and even flagged for deadlines. Everything can be moved around via drag-and-drop, and there are intuitive gestures to get things where they need to be.

Price: Free


“Fantastical – Calendar & Tasks” has been a top calendar app for iOS. With various highly user-friendly features like natural language parsing, reminders, a beautiful week view available, you will be able to effortlessly keep an eye on the upcoming event and remain alerted to about essential things.

Fantastical is one of the best calendar apps available for the iPad. It combines your tasks and calendar entries into one app, and it's easy to use thanks to features like being able to create a new entry just by typing a single line of text. For example, if you enter "Meeting with David next Thursday at 3" the appointment will be created without any further effort on your part.

Price: Free


One of the biggest productivity killers are distractions such as online surfing, online shopping, games, social networks, and pretty much everything on the web. People easily get sucked in, and they get carried away, losing a lot of valuable time.

RescueTime is an app that measures how much time you or your employees have wasted on these distractions. This is how all of you can see where you are wasting your time and make a conscious effort to remove these bad habits. Additionally, you can set the app to notify you when you overdid it, and that it’s time to stop messing around and go back to work because let’s face it, short breaks can be good for refreshing your mind and continuing to work efficiently.

Price: Free


One of the best apps for online collaboration that you can use to improve the productivity of your team is Google Drive. Instead of sharing valuable documents using a flash drive or, even worse, CDs, the whole thing could work a lot better if your employees have a cloud storage platform where they can upload, share, collaborate on, or change important documents.

This is what your team will be able to do if you give them Google Drive. People can even access the cloud from their home and perform any urgent actions if needed.

Price: Free


Todoist is another app with simplicity in mind. It differs from other platforms by offering more services within the free tiered platform. Create subtasks and subprojects for greater organization, collaborate on projects with other users, receive push alerts when the status of a task item changes and assign due dates and recurring dates.

Todoist features color-coded priority levels. Track your productivity and achievement levels in handy little trend charts. Todoist also lets you use filters and label, though that requires a premium account. Other premium features include adding tasks via email, location-based notifications and productivity tracking and charts.

Price: Free


Any.do is the simplest task management tool on this list. Its minimal interface shows what you need to do today, tomorrow, later, and someday, so you're not overloaded with a laundry list of responsibilities. At the beginning of the day, Any.do walks you through a "daily review" where you decide what you want to tackle that day, and what you want to defer until later.

Any.do natively integrates with Google Apps, too. That means you can add to-dos in Gmail with the help of a Chrome extension, and the Android app even asks if there are any action items whenever you leave a meeting that was on your Google Calendar.

Price: Free


With the free PDF Reader app, you can have all your PDFs stored right on your iPad. What's more, you aren't limited to just viewing PDFs, but you can annotate them with text, handwriting, strikethroughs, highlights, and more. You can also fill out forms and add your signature. The application ‘PDF Reader Pro - Sign, Edit PDF’ is a versatile PDF Reader for users who wish to read, highlight, sign and fill out PDFs on their mobile devices.

Price: Free to try


Simplenote makes note taking incredibly easy. With this app, you will be able to capture ideas and make lists fast and efficiently. Use tags and pins to keep all of your important notes organized. The clean interface and easy-to-use features make it more convenient to play. You can sync your files to access them via all of your devices.

Price: Free


Evernote excels in letting you manage and organize your personal and professional projects. You can capture and write your thoughts as checklists, notebooks, notes and to-do lists.

The app allows you take notes in several formats such as text, sketches, photos, audio, video, PDFs, web clippings, etc. With your iPhone camera, you will be able to scan documents, business cards, drawings and handwritten notes. It also allows you to annotate images. You can use the passcode to provide more security to your account.

Price: Free


Microsoft OneNote is a powerful note-taking app. With this app, you can capture your thoughts, ideas and keep them organized just the way you want. You will use the built-in recorder to record audio notes.

It allows you to pin pages to instantly find them. You can work with your colleagues or friends in a shared notebooks. Keep your account safe using Touch ID. The app supports some languages like English, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, etc.

Price: Free


Wunderlist is a handy task manager with a fun and simple interface. This app is great for work, home and play. Users will accomplish more during the day by using Wunderlist to organize tasks, create lists, set goals, save notes, share lists and more.

Price: Free


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30/30 app is a must-have time-management app that will help you organize and utilize your time in a more effective way. To-do list apps are useful ways to keep track of what you do, but the simple-looking Due does something few of those programs will: it refuses to stop nagging you until you've completed your task. So, when you've got a task you need to do, but don't exactly enjoy doing it, just use it.

Price: Free


MindMeister is an online mind mapping software that lets you share and collaborate on projects in real-time. It is a web-based tool that doesn’t require you to download any app on your computer but it does offer mobile apps for Android and iOS for better convenience.

Price: Free to try


GoodNotes lets you create a digital notebook, and then fill it with pages upon pages of digital notes. Rather than being limited to a blank page or lined page, kids can customize the background with different styles of lined paper, graphing paper, and even custom images.

Price: Free to try


Tiny Scanner is a free document scanning app that can quickly capture your receipts, documents, or anything else you need to scan as either an image or a PDF. You can quickly toggle between photograph, black and white, or greyscale. The app can save the scanned files in the folders to keep yourself organized and then share your scans in just a few taps.

Price: Free to try


Make the best use of these apps to take control of your tasks, capture notes fast even on the go and bolster your productivity. Don’t forget to set reminders to keep you on the charge all the time. Set a goal and make sure to achieve it by putting your best foot forward.

Which app will you use to accelerate your productivity? Let us know that in the comments.