What are the best apps for a notebook tablet?

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    #1Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome


    Janet Wong
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "good fit"
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    #2Microsoft OneDrive

    Microsoft OneDrive
    Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting service where you easily store, share and backup your files such as documents, photos, and other files from anywhere, on any device or computer. 

    Web, Android, iOS, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Wayne Hall
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "I recently bought a surface tablet and of course it is wonderful, it is especially nice when I can tap into Microsoft OneDrive and get my files from anywhere. This includes my smartphone and my PC at home from time to time. This app makes work super easy because all my important papers are everywhere with me all the time! OneDrive is a must have for the busy professional on the go. "
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    Skype is an online communication tool for videocalls, voice call, voice chatting and instant messenger services. You can use it for a wide range of needs, like calling your friends abroad,  voice chat and team chat for gaming, or many other necessities.

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Chrome


    Patricia Johnston
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This past year, Skype for Android reached the exciting milestone of over one billion downloads from the Google Play Store and was selected as a top Editors’ Choice for face-to-face video calling apps. We are releasing a new optimized version of Skype for our customers on Android devices 4.0.3 to 5.1. worldwide. This update—starting to roll out in the next few days—is lighter on both disk and memory consumption, allowing for greater speed and better audio and video quality on lower end Android devices, as well as increased performance in challenging network conditions. This update builds on our mission to connect people from wherever, whenever, and from whatever device possible."
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    #4Microsoft PowerPoint

    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Microsoft Powerpoint is a powerful app to create, view and edit great presentations on your computer or directly from your device.

    Android, iOS, Windows


    Brenda Hunter
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "I use PowerPoint for work so it is a good app for my tablet. I can put together presentations on a smaller scale when my laptop is too bulky to use on my commute. I found it worked just fine on the smaller platform so it is a fit my needs just fine."
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    #5Microsoft Word

    Microsoft Word

    Microsoft word is one of the most famous text processors all around the world. Well known by the users, it allows all kind of basic features involving text and images for quick and clean reports. It also permits PDF editing. 


    Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac


    Alexander Jacobs
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Microsoft Word continues to set a standard for document preparation and editing among all apps. While there are alternative and they have functionality, Word is used across platforms and is widely useful. "
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    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.


    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Ralph Oliver
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Dropbox! Whoa! I didn't know where to put stuff before, but now I know! It's really convenient. The cloud. That's where drop box is. I can ave stuff in Dropbox for others to download. Cool. My stuff's in Dropbox. It's the internet!"
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    #7Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Adobe Acrobat Reader is the most popular tool to manage PDF files. You can read it, make notes, highlight text and add sticky notes. 


    Mac, Android, iOS, Windows

    $12.99- Varies by plan

    Charles Wood
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Adobe Acrobat Reader is a fantastic app for anyone who needs to reads all kinds of files with their notebooks. Known for its ability to deal with PDF's Adobe Acrobate Reader is an invaluable resource."
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    #8Microsoft OneNote

    Microsoft OneNote

    With Microsoft OneNote, you can capture and organize ideas. You can access the software from anywhere and collaborate with other people with its cross-platform compatibility. You can revise notes with type, highlighting, or ink annotations.


    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ernesto Velázquez
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "If there is a must-have app for a Microsoft notebook, OneNote is it. Everyone has moments of needing to take notes in many forms, and OneNote lets you do it all. You can take notes by typing, drawing, or writing with a stylus or finger and convert it to text later if you wish. OneNote contains a host of other features to support your note-taking needs as well!"
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    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ajay Jaiteley
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Evernote is an app that I can't live without. A million thoughts go through my head any given day, and with Evernote, I can quickly jot down those fleeting thought that pop into my head or I can even make an audio or video note which is even more convenient. "
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    #10Poki for Pocket

    Poki for Pocket
    Poki is a Pocket client for Windows that allows you to save links and read them later. Simply put the content you want to read later in your Pocket and read it later even offline with Poki.



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    Timely is a time tracking app specially developed for companies and enterprises to get an auto tracking of their workers. Its simple and clean interface allows you to focus on what really matters: the time tracking of your company. 


    Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac


    Julie Harper
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I love this app, big or small companies will not be disappointed. This truly does give me time to focus on what matters and I utilize it every single day of operation. My employees think its useful, everything is neatly logged and no errors."
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    #12Wunderlist app

    Wunderlist app

    Wunderlist is a simple task manager app that helps you get organized. This app is useful if you're sharing a grocery list, planning a party, working on a project, or simply reviewing your daily tasks.


    Android, iOS, Windows


    Richard Lucas
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "One of my friends at work recommended I download this app because I tend to be disoganized. I really like the layout/format of the app! For someone who has had difficulty in the past, the Wunderlist app helps keep track of things I used to have problems with. I remember one particularly awkward instance during which I was supposed to be in charge of planning a party and I kind of... forgot. Then, at the last minute I couldn't organize efficiently and overall it was a bummer. This app is amazingly helpful. Get it!"
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    NoteLedge is a notepad for iOs, Android, Windows and Mac that allows you to write and organize your notes, save pictures, record audios and videos, and much more, in just one place.

    Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

    Kyle Hawkins
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Noteledge is an app that works on iOS so ideal for your iPad. It is for making and organizing notes in multiple media forms including written, audio and video. Sounds great in practice but the app is subscription based so you can't buy it outright which will put off most right away. There is a free version but you'd be bombarded with banner ads and constantly asked to rate the app which gets very annoying. Unless you are willing to shell out on a subscription you won't enjoy this app much despite its useful features."


Best What are the best apps for a notebook tablet
1Google DriveApps 25 Free
2Microsoft OneDrive Software 21 Free
3SkypeSoftware 20 Free
4Microsoft PowerPointApps 18 Free
5Microsoft WordApps 15 Free
6DropboxApps 12 Free
7Adobe Acrobat ReaderApps 11 Paid
8Microsoft OneNoteSoftware 9 Free
9EvernoteApps 7 Free
10Poki for PocketApps 5 Free

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