What are the best Android apps for architects?

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    #1magicplan

    magicplan

    The magicplan app will help you to design your home like a professional. You can create floor plans, view the rooms in 3D and furnish your home. After, you will be able to export your plan in different formats and share them with the community of users of the app.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Michael Robinson
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "I work as a home designer and travel frequently. I discovered magicplan last week and was pleasantly surprised at how well it worked. The app is easy to use and has all the features I needed. If you are on Android give this app a try."
  2. 5

    #2PlanGrid

    PlanGrid

    PlanGrid lets you manage all your document without using paper. This free app allows you to share plans, photos, and any type of text in a very easy way!


    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Janet Robertson
    Written on November 23, 2017
    "Since I work at a busy construction site, it pays to have PlanGrid. It is the best app out there because I save both time and paper. I never have to rush back to the trailer to grab my plans if I forget them. Life is simpler for me thanks to PlanGrid! "
  3. 4

    #3AutoCAD

    AutoCAD
    AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software that allows you to design every detail with 2D and 3D and share drawings across desktop, cloud, and mobile.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Peter Hu
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "the software is good as it helps in designing all designs of details"
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    #4Clock

    Clock

    In the same app, you can set alarms, see what hour is and count down. A simple and useful app that always is welcomed. Alarm sound can be personalized. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Amber Ren
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "I have been using the android clock app for about a year. I like the ease of use, the graphics are simple and not cluttered. I am an architect and can sometimes get so involved in my work, that I lose track of time. The clock app easily sets alarms and so I can set up multiples through out the day to keep me on schedule."
  2. 3

    #5Trello

    Trello

    Trello is an effective task management system that lets you customize your list of items, so it's easier to drag, drop, modify or assign tasks. This is ideal if you are involved in projects with other people.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Navya Jindal
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "This is a must have app. It has everything you basically need. It covers everything from scheduling to prioritizing and hiring. Try it out you won't be disappointed."
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    #6Office Lens

    Office Lens

    Microsoft app to convert images into Word, Powerpoint or PDF document. With this app, you can scan any paper or board. It is a fast way to digitalize files.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Ethan Fisher
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "This is a perfect application to digitize anything you want to take a picture of. It's almost like a scanner that converts whatever you want into Word, Powerpoint, or PDF documents. The entire concept is not unheard of. I had an application that did the same as this about four years ago and it worked perfectly as well. "
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    #7ArchiSnapper

    ArchiSnapper

    ArchiSnapper is an app for architects, engineers, and contractors in creating reports onsite and making access to blueprints. The files can be uploaded to Cloud storage and can be shared with smartphone, tablet, or PC. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Jeroen De Paepe
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "This is a simple app for creating field reports and punch lists. Architects save up to one hour per field report. Available on Android. Very quick and professional support."

Summary

Best What are the best Android apps for architects
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1magicplanApps 9 Free
2PlanGridApps 5 Free
3AutoCADSoftware 4 Paid
4ClockApps 3 Free
5TrelloApps 3 Free
6Office LensApps 2 Free
7ArchiSnapperApps 0 Paid
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